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Dr. Louis Probst

 


"LASIK is more than a procedure. It is a life changing event. We try to make LASIK as pleasant, professional, as perfect as possible".

As National Medical Director of TLC Laser Eye Centers, the largest laser vision correction group in the United States, Dr. Probst is one of the most experienced surgeons in the United States. Over 20 years, Dr. Probst has performed over 110,000 LASIK procedures, given over 200 lectures and provides training to surgeons and eye doctors at refractive surgery conferences throughout the world. He has published over 50 articles in peer-reviewed journals and 80 book chapters on refractive surgery. Dr. Probst co-authored the reference textbook titled LASIK: Advances, Controversies, and Custom, used by eye care professionals worldwide. As a leader in LASIK, he developed several instruments specifically for LASIK procedures.

Dr. Probst performs all aspects of refractive surgery - LASIK for myopia, hyperopia, and astigmatism, as well as PRK. Dr. Probst strives to make the laser vision correction experience as pleasant as possible for each patient. His extensive experience and genuine concern for each patient is demonstrated through his confident, calm, and compassionate demeanor.

Dr. Probst completed residency training in Ophthalmology at the University of Western Ontario where he received four awards from his peers for outstanding achievement. He was selected from among ophthalmologists across North America for a surgical fellowship in corneal transplantation and refractive surgery at the University of Minnesota. The fellowship included training with world leaders in cornea and refractive surgery and treating patients from across the world with complex corneal conditions. Prior to the US FDA approval of laser vision correction in 1996, Dr. Probst began performing LASIK in Canada. He has since relocated to the United States and performed over 100,000 LASIK procedures over the last 16 years using the best lasers available in the world, including the VISX Star S4 CustomVue and the IntraLase iFS femtosecond lasers.

Awards:

2016 - OSN Premier Surgeon 300 Innovators in Refractive Cataract Surgery, April 25, 2016

2010 - Best Paper of Session, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Chicago, Illinois, October 15, 2010

2006 - Voted one of the top 50 worldwide opinion leaders in Cataract and Refractive surgery by the surgeons receiving Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today

2005 - Voted one of the top 50 worldwide opinion leaders in Cataract and Refractive surgery by the surgeons receiving Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today

2004 - Best Papers of Session. ISRS/American Academy of Ophthalmology subspecialty meeting, New Orleans, LA, Effect of Altitude on LASIK nomograms, October 23, 2004

2004 - Achievement Award, American Academy of Ophthalmology

2004 - Best paper of session, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, May 1-5, San Diego, CA: Ernest P, Probst LE. Rates of retinal tears and detachments following cataract surgery in high myopes.

2004 - Best paper of session, Rodriguez, S, Probst, LE, Hutnik, CML Central corneal thickness and intraocular pressure: a nonlinear "correction" factor and its implications. Canadian Ophthalmology Society Annual Meeting, Vancouver, Canada.

2001 - VISX Star Award

2000 - VISX Star Award

1999 - VISX Star Award

1994 - University of Western Ontario Excellence Award

1994 - Xomed-Treace Resident Research Award

1993 - DW Mills Ophthalmology Grand Rounds Award

1992 - Hermant Fellowship Ophthalmology Examinations Award

1990 - Lillian Zbar Internal Medicine Prize

1989 - Isobel McConville Surgery Scholarship

1989 - Victor Lyall Goodwill Memorial Psychiatry Prize

Education of Dr. Louis Probst

Dr. Probst completed residency training in Ophthalmology at the University of Western Ontario where he received four awards from his peers for outstanding achievement.

He was selected from among ophthalmologists across North America for a surgical fellowship in corneal transplantation and refractive surgery at the University of Minnesota. The fellowship included training with world leaders in cornea and refractive surgery and treating patients from across the world with complex corneal conditions.

Association Memberships

Training

  • Fellowship:
    Anterior Segment and Refractive Surgery/Cornea and External Disease, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota, 1994-1995

Personal

Dr. Probst has been married for 16 years to his wife Kate who also works as a physician specializing in breast radiology. They have 3 children ages 9, 11 and 13. As a mature athlete, Dr. Probst is a five time All-American triathlete who qualified as one of the top American triathletes to represent Team USA at the World Triathlon Championships in Chicago in 2015. He is also an Ironman and has set 4 Michigan masters swimming records.


  • LASIK for Millennials, Hillsborough Society of Optometry, Tampa, FLA, May 20, 2014
  • Ideal pocket position for femtosecond flaps, American College of Eye Surgeons, Cancun, Mexico, February 1, 2014
  • Advanced techniques of Wavefront LASIK, American College of Eye Surgeons, Cancun, Mexico, February 1, 2014
  • Grand Rounds in Refractive Surgery, Hillsborough Society of Optometry, Tampa, FLA, June 18, 2013
  • Femtosecond alignment incisions for LASIK, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, Ca, April 21, 2013
  • Comparison of Techniques and Results of Elliptical Versus Round Femtosecond Flaps for Myopic LASIK, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, Ca, April 21, 2013
  • Driving LASIK Outcomes beyond 20/20 Practical Considerations, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, Ca, April 21, 2013
  • Astigmatic Orientation In Refractive Surgery Population, ISRS, Chicago, Il, Nov 9, 2012
  • Pupil tracking and Iris Registration, ISRS, Chicago, Il, Nov 9 , 2012
  • Addressing the Impact of Customized Femtosecond Flaps on Patient Outcomes, AAO, Orlando, FLA, October 23, 2012
  • Oval/Elliptical LASIK flaps. AAO, Orlando, FLA, October 23, 2012
  • New Techniques and Technology in Refractive Surgery. Tampa Optometric Association Fall Classic, October 13, 2012
  • Femtosecond lasers in Refractive Surgery. IOA Annual Meeting, September 29, 2012
  • LASIK Grand Rounds. WOA Annual Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, September 28, 2012
  • Refractive Surgery Mythbusters. WOA Annual Meeting, Wisconsin Dells, WI, September 28, 2012
  • Femtosecond Lasers. IOA Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, September 17, 2012
  • Orientation of Astigmatism in the Refractive Surgery Population. ARVO, Fort Lauderdale, FLA, May 6, 2012
  • Elliptical Flap Creation with the Femtosecond Laser for the Treatment of "With-the-Rule" Astigmatism, ASCRS Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 21, 2012
  • Defining Current Standards of Successful Outcomes after LASIK, ASCRS Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL, April 21, 2012
  • Customization of LASIK flaps with the IFS Laser, ACES/SEE Annual Meeting, Grand Cayman, Cayman Islands, February 2, 2012
  • LASIK Complications. ASCRS Webcast. April 26, 2012
  • Defining LASIK Outcomes. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery San Diego, CA, March 26, 2011
  • Visual Acuity Improvements. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, CA, March 26, 2011
  • Flap thickness and weight. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, CA, March 26, 2011
  • LASIK Demographics. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, CA, March 26, 2011
  • LASIK Demographics, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Winter Symposium, West Palm Beach, FLA, January 29, 2011
  • LASIK vs. IOLs. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA, October 16, 2010
  • LASIK Demographics. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA, October 16, 2010
  • LASIK Flap Position. American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA, October 16, 2010
  • LASIK Demographics. European Society of Refractive Surgery, Paris, France, September 7, 2010
  • LASIK Flap Position. European Society of Refractive Surgery, Paris, France, September 7, 2010
  • New Refractive Surgery trends, lasers, and techniques for 2010, Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology, Minneapolis, Minnesota, April 16, 2010
  • Better LASIK Outcomes, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Boston, MA, April 11, 2010
  • IntraLase Tips, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Boston, MA, April 11, 2010
  • Better LASIK Outcomes, American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA, October 24, 2009
  • IntraLase Tips, American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA, October 24, 2009
  • WFG vs. WFO LASIK, American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA, October 24, 2009
  • Phakic IOLs vs. LASIK, American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, CA, October 24, 2009
  • CustomZone CustomVue LASIK, European Society of Refractive Surgery, Barcelona, Spain, September 12, 2009
  • IntraLase, European Society of Refractive Surgery, Barcelona, Spain, September 12, 2009
  • WFG vs. WFO LASIK, European Society of Refractive Surgery, Barcelona, Spain, September 12, 2009
  • CustomZone CustomVue LASIK, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, California, April 6, 2009
  • IntraLase Pearls, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, California, April 6, 2009
  • Reduction of Enhancement Rates with IntraLase and CustomVue, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, California, April 4, 2009
  • Top Ten IntraLase Pearls, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, California, April 4, 2009
  • Minimizing OBL and Maximizing Outcomes with IntraLAse, IntraLase Users Meeting, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, California, April 2, 2009
  • CustomZone CustomVue LASIK, VISX User Meeting, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, California, April 2, 2009
  • Minimal Zone CustomVue, American Academy of Ophthalmogy, Atlanta, Georgia, November 6, 2008
  • Reduction of Enhancements, American Academy of Ophthalmogy, Atlanta, Georgia, November 6, 2008
  • Minimizing OBL, American Academy of Ophthalmogy, Atlanta, Georgia, November 6, 2008
  • Top Ten LASIK Pearls, American Academy of Ophthalmogy, Atlanta, Georgia, November 6, 2008
  • Minimizing Enhancements with Custom and Intralase, American Society of Refractive Surgery, Atlanta, 2008
  • ILASIK Optimization, COS, Whistler, June 12, 2008
  • ILASIK Optimization, American Society of Refractive Surgery, April 3, 2008
  • Intralase Top Ten Pearls, American Society of Refractive Surgery, April 3, 2008
  • Minimizing Enhancements with Custom and Intralas, Eyeworld, April 2, 2008
  • Strategies for preventing Enhancements, Refarctive Congress, Telluride, Co, Feb 24, 2008
  • Intralase Parameters, Refarctive Congress, Telluride, Co, Feb 24, 2008
  • LASIK Business Model, Refarctive Congress, Telluride, Co, Feb 24, 2008
  • Custom Intralase Optimization, American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 12, 2007
  • SBK, IOA, Chicago, September 29, 2007
  • SBK OSN NY, New York, August 29, 2007
  • Intralase Video Grand Rounds American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 11, 2006
  • Intralase optimization American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 11, 2006
  • IR reliability American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 11, 2006
  • VISX IR 1 year Experience American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 11, 2006
  • Intralase techniques and Pearls American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 11, 2006
  • IR course, American Academy of Ophthalmology, November 11, 2006
  • IR reliability European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, London, September 10, 2006
  • Flap, Zap, Flap, Zap IntraLASIK, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, London, September 10, 2006
  • Risk of Keratoconus, European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, London, September 10, 2006
  • All Disposable IntraLASIK American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, March 18, 2006
  • LASIK and Surface Ablation Pearls American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, March 18, 2006
  • State of the Art American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, March 18, 2006
  • IR Reliability American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, March 18, 2006
  • VISX IR Pearls, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, March 18, 2006
  • The Ideal Refractive Laser, Refractive Congress, Whistler, BC, Feb 4, 2006
  • LASIK for high myopia, Refractive Congress, Whistler, BC, Feb 4, 2006
  • Why I switched to Intralase. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, Oct 15, 2005
  • Surface Ablation Technique. Video Grand Rounds. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Chicago, Oct 15, 2005
  • Practice flow with three custom laser systems. European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Lisbon, Portugal, September 14, 2005
  • The Cosine Effect and peripheral laser compensation. European Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Lisbon, Portugal, Septmenber 13, 2005
  • Geriatric and Pediatric LASIK. Aspen Refractive Invitational Symposium, Aspen, CO, March 6-9, 2005
  • Custom LASIK. Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Kansas, January 8 , 2005
  • LASIK Complications. Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Kansas, January 8 , 2005
  • Patient Psychology. Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Kansas City, Kansas, January 8 , 2005
  • Complex LASIK Case Management Panel, ISRS/American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA, October, 23, 2004
  • Time Comparison study of wavefront LASIK. Eyeworlld Symposium, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, LA , October 23, 2004
  • Effect of Altitude on LASIK nomograms, ISRS/American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual meeting, New Orleans, LA, October 23, 2004
  • Innovations in Refractive Surgery. SCOA Annual Meeting, Pawley’s Island, South Carolina, July 25, 2004
  • What’s new with Custom LASIK. AOA Annual meeting, Orlando, Fla, June 26, 2004
  • LASIK Psychology. Aspen Invitational Refractive Symposium, Aspen, Colorado, March 16th, 2004
  • Comparison of Wavefront LASIK Systems: American College of Eye Surgeons Annual Meeting, Marco Island, FLA, March 3, 2004
  • Wavefront LASIK: The Canadian Experience, American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas, TX, December 6, 2003
  • Phakic IOL: Fact or Fiction. Future of Refractive Surgery Sympsoium. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Anaheim, CA, Novmber 18, 2003
  • LASIK enhancement Complication. LASIK Video Grand Rounds. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Anaheim, CA, Novmber 18, 2003
  • LASIK flap complications. ISRS/American Academy of Ophthalmology Subspecialty day, Anaheim, CA, Novemeber 18, 2003
  • Problem with Pupils. Ocular Surgery New Meeting, New York, NY, September 21, 2003
  • ICL Complications. Ocular Surgery New Meeting, New York, NY, September 21, 2003
  • Zyoptix Pearls. Ocular Surgery New Meeting, New York, NY, September 21, 2003
  • Patient management in LASIK: What’s new in 2003. AOA, San Diego, CA, June 19, 2003
  • IOP, Central corneal thickness, and LASIK. AOA, San Diego, CA, June 19, 2003
  • LASIK: Innovations, advances, and controversy. Midwest Vision Congress, May 17, 2003
  • Wavefront Technology: What’s new in 2003. Midwest Vision Congress, May 17, 2003
  • New techniques in corneal refractive surgery. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, April 14, 2003
  • LASIK Pearls. LASIK Video Grand Rounds. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, April 14, 2003
  • Treatment of corneal haze with PTK. PTK course, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, April 14, 2003
  • Pupil measurements before LASIK. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, April 14, 2003
  • Zyoptix. CRST Dinner Meeting, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Francisco, April 14, 2003
  • Phakic IOLs: The future of Refractive Surgery? Eyecare 2002. St. Charles, IL, May 4, 2003
  • Surgical Correction of Presbyopia: AT-45 Accomadating IOL. Eyecare 2002. St. Charles, IL, May 4, 2003
  • Tracker Assisted Fixation. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida, October 23, 2003
  • Zyoptix In Clinical Practice. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Orlando, Florida, October 20, 2003
  • LASIK for +3.00 D Hyperopia debate. ISRS, Orlando, Florida, October 19, 2003
  • Management of Corneal Bleeding in LASIK. Video Grand Rounds. ISRS, Orlando, Florida, October 18, 2003
  • LASIK Pearls after 40,000 Cases. ISRS, Orlando, Florida, October 18, 2003
  • Bioptics. British society Refractive Surgery, Birmingham, England, March21, 2002
  • Intralase. British society Refractive Surgery, Birmingham, England, March21, 2002
  • Zyoptix. British society Refractive Surgery, Birmingham, England, March21, 2002
  • ICL Personal Experience. British society Refractive Surgery, Birmingham, England, March 21, 2002
  • LASIK Complex Cases/ Complications. British society Refractive Surgery, Birmingham, England, March 21, 2002
  • LASIK Complications and Management. Bluegrass Ophthalmology Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, April 12, 2002
  • Phakic IOLs/ Zyoptix Custom LASIK. Bluegrass Ophthalmology Conference, Lexington, Kentucky, April 13, 2002
  • Innovation in LASIK. Eyecare 2002. St. Charles, IL, May 4, 2002
  • Zyoptix Custom Wavefront LASIK. Eyecare 2002. St. Charles, IL, May 4, 2002
  • Treatment of corneal bleeding during LASIK. Video Grand Rounds Course. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Philidelphia, June 1, 2002
  • Zyoptix: Methods and Techniques. Custom LASIK Course. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Philidelphia, June 1, 2002
  • Zyoptix: Complex Cases. Bausch and Lomb Zyotix Alliance. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Philidelphia, June 1, 2002
  • Zyoptix: Incorporation into practice. Bausch and Lomb Refractive Alliance. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Philidelphia, June 1, 2002
  • ICL Implantation Pearls. ICL Course, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Philidelphia, June 1, 2002
  • Ultra-thin flaps for LASIK? American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Philidelphia, June 1, 2002
  • LASIK Complications: American Optometric Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 28, 2002
  • LASIK: Today and the Future. American Optometric Association Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisiana, June 28, 2002
  • Femtosecond Laser. Cornea 2002, London, England, November 15, 2002
  • Innovation in LASIK. American Academy of Optometry Annual Meeting. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, December 6, 2001
  • Canadian ICL Experience, STAAR Users Meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisianna, November 11, 2001
  • ICL Experience. Booth Presentation, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisianna, November 11, 2001
  • Zyoptix Personal Experience, B & L Booth Presentation, American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisianna, November 11, 2001
  • LASIK Enhancement Techniques. Video Grand Rounds Course. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, New Orleans, Louisianna, November 11, 2001
  • ICL Pearls and Pitfalls. ISRS Annual Meeting. New Orleans, Louisianna, November 10, 2001

  • Corneal Dystrophies, Degenerations, and Ectasia. Illinois Optometric Association Convention 2001, Chicago, Illinois, October 8, 2001
  • LASIK Nomograms for Mltli-user Centers. VisionQuest 2001, Chicago, Illlinois, August 11, 2001
  • Bioptics. VisionQuest 2001, Chicago, Illlinois, August 11, 2001
  • IOP changes after LASIK. VisionQuest 2001, Chicago, Illlinois, August 11, 2001
  • Phakic IOLs – The Future of Refractive Surfery? EyeQuest 2001, Rosemont, Illinois, May 19, 2001
  • Refractive Sugery Blockbuster Panel. EyeQuest 2001, Rosemont, Illinois, May 19, 2001
  • Experience with over 100 cases with the ICL. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, California, April 29 , 2001
  • Pure cross cylinder ablation for mixed astigmatism. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery , San Diego, California, April 29 , 2001
  • One drop LASIK. In LASIK II Course. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery , San Diego, California, April 29 , 2001
  • Nidek MK 2000 microkeratome. In LASIK I Course. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery , San Diego, California, April 29 , 2001
  • Pearls with the ICL. In Phakic IOL Symposium. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery , San Diego, California, April 29, 2001
  • Enhancement after second cut of a button hole flap. In LASIK video grand rounds. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery , San Diego, California, April 29, 2001
  • 217 Laser vs. the VISX laser. In Refractive surgery controversies: The great debate. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery , San Diego, California, April 29, 2001
  • Custom LASIK. In Beyond LASIK Course. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, California, April 29 , 2001
  • Advances in Refractive Surgery. Wisconsin Optometric Association Meeting, Stevens Piont, Wisconsin, April 27, 2001
  • Complex Cases in LASIK. American Academy of Optometry. Orlando, Florida, December 8, 2000
  • Innovations in LASIK. American Academy of Optometry. Orlando, Florida, December 7, 2000
  • Holmium LTK. LEO refractive surgery course. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas, Texas, October 16, 2000
  • Phakic IOLs. LEO refractive surgery course. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas, Texas, October 16, 2000
  • Late LASIK complications. LEO refractive surgery course. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas, Texas, October 16, 2000
  • LASIK patient selection. LEO refractive surgery course. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas, Texas, October 16, 2000
  • Severe Epithelial ingrowth. LASIK Video grand rounds course. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas, Texas, October 16, 2000
  • LASIK Complications, LASIK Fundamentals course. American Academy of Ophthalmology, Dallas, Texas, October 16, 2000
  • Custom LASIK. Illinois Optometric Association Convention 2000, Springfield, Illinois, September 22, 2000
  • Marvin Kwitko Invited Lecture: Megatrends in Refractive Surgery. Canadian Implant and Refractive Surgery Association, Montreal, Quebec, June 3, 2000
  • ICL: 18 months of experience. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 22, 2000
  • Severe Epithelial Ingrowth. American American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 22, 2000
  • Severe Interface Keratitis. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 22, 2000
  • Treatment of Severe Astigmatism. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, Boston, MA, May 20, 2000
  • Refractive Surgery for the 21st Century. EyeQuest, Rosemont, Illinois May 19, 2000
  • Intraocular Contact Lens. EyeCare 2000 for North Central States Optometric Council, St. Charles, Illinois, May 6, 2000
  • Recent Innovations with LASIK. EyeCare 2000 for North Central States Optometric Council, St. Charles, Illinois, May 6, 2000
  • Customized LASIK. American Academy of Optometry Meeting, Seattle, Washington, Dec 12, 1999
  • Phakic IOLs. American Academy of Optometry Meeting, Seattle, Washington, Dec 9, 1999
  • Complex Cases with LASIK. Ophthalmology Management Seminar at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Orlando, Florida, October 26, 1999
  • Intraocular Contact Lens. Laser Surgery Symposium. Illinois Optometric Association Annual Convention, Chicago, Illinois, September 1, 1999
  • Results with the VISX S2 Smoothscan and the Technolas 217. VI Simposio International de Atualizacao em Oftalmologia da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 3, 1999
  • Experience with the Staar ICL. VI Simposio International de Atualizacao em Oftalmologia da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 3, 1999
  • LASIK Complications. VI Simposio International de Atualizacao em Oftalmologia da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 3, 1999
  • LASIK: What’s new in 1999. VI Simposio International de Atualizacao em Oftalmologia da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 2, 1999
  • Complex Cases in LASIK. VI Simposio International de Atualizacao em Oftalmologia da Santa Casa de Sao Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil, July 3, 1999
  • LASIK Interface Keratitis. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, April 13, 1999
  • Overview of LASIK Advancements. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, April 13, 1999
  • Treatment of Flap Straie. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, April 12, 1999
  • Treatment of Mixed Astigmatism on the Technolas 217 Laser. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Annual Meeting, Seattle, Washington, April 10, 1999
  • Phakic Intraocular lenses. Current Concepts in Ophthalmology. University of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology, Bi-Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 12, 1999
  • LASIK Complications. Current Concepts in Ophthalmology. University of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology, Bi-Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 13, 1999
  • LASIK Complications. Current Concepts in Ophthalmology. University of Minnesota, Department of Ophthalmology, Bi-Annual Meeting, Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 12, 1999
  • Advances in myopic and hyperopic LASIK. Minnesota Academy of Ophthalmology. Minneapolis, Minnesota, March 12, 1999
  • LASIK Complications. Clevland Ophthalmological Society Meeting, Clevland, Ohio, February 16, 1999
  • Hyperopic LASIK Update. Clevland Ophthalmological Society Meeting, Clevland, Ohio, February 16, 1999
  • ICL Update. Clevland Ophthalmological Society Meeting, Clevland, Ohio, February 16, 1999
  • Hyperopic LASIK Update. TLC Island Symposium. Paradise Island, Bahamas, February 15, 1999
  • ICL Update. TLC Island Symposium. Paradise Island, Bahamas, February 15, 1999
  • LASIK Interface Keratitis. Discusion. American Academy of Ophthalmology, New Orleans, November 10, 1999
  • Hyperopic LASIK. ISRS Breakfast with the Experts. New Orleans, November 7, 1999
  • Advancements in LASIK. Grand Rounds Guest Presentation, University of Wisconsin, Madison, Wisconsin, July 18, 1998
  • The Chiron ACS Microkeratome. Candian Society of Cataravt and Refractive Surgery, Canadian Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, June 26 & 27, 1998
  • IOP changes after LASIK. Canadian Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Calgary, Alberta, June 26 & 27, 1998
  • Removal of flap striae after LASIK. Canadian Implant and Refractive Surgery Association, Montreal, Quebec, June 6, 1998
  • Phakic Intraocular Lenses: Preliminary Experience. Canadian Implant and Refractive Surgery Association, Montreal, Quebec, June 6, 1998
  • Treatment of epithelial ingrowth. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium on Cataract, IOL, and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, April 17-22, 1998
  • Principles of LASIK. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium on Cataract, IOL, and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, April 17-22, 1998
  • Removal of flap striae after LASIK. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium on Cataract, IOL, and Refractive Surgery, San Diego, April 17-22, 1998
  • Advances in Cataract Surgery. Ontario Association of Optometrists Meeting, Hamilton, Ontario, April 4, 1998
  • LASIK. Ontario Association of Optometrists Meeting, Hamilton, Ontario, April 4, 1998
  • Discussion on: Prospective Study of Laser In-Situ keratomileusis (LASIK) for the Correction of Myopia in 724 Consecutive Eyes. 1997 Annual Meeting American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, October 29, 1997
  • Discussion on: Treatment of iatrogenic Hyperopia with Laser Thermal Keratoplasty. 1997 Annual Meeting American Academy of Ophthalmology, San Francisco, October 27, 1997
  • Corneal Integrity Following LASIK. ISRS Pre-American Academy of Ophthalmology Conference and Exhibition. San Francisco, October 25, 1997
  • The Treatment of Hyperopia. The Foundations of Refractive Surgery, A Centennial Synposium. Washington Hospital Center. Washington, D.C., September 20, 1997
  • Hyperopia/Presbyopia: LASIK. Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Point Clear, Alabama, July 9-13, 1997
  • LASIK for moderate myopia. Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Point Clear, Alabama, July 9-13, 1997
  • LASIK- The imperfect result. Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Point Clear, Alabama, July 9-13, 1997
  • LASIK: Results, rehab time, tricks for success. Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Point Clear, Alabama, July 9-13, 1997
  • Overview: Refractive Options. Alabama Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, Point Clear, Alabama, July 9-13, 1997
  • Microkeratome fundamentals. Canadian Society of Refractive Surgery, Canadian Ophthalmology Society 1997 Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, June 13-16, 1997
  • LASIK fundamentals. Canadian Society of Refractive Surgery, Canadian Ophthalmology Society 1997 Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, June 13-16, 1997
  • Has laser technology influenced the treatment of dry eye? Canadian Ophthalmology Society 1997 Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, June 13-16, 1997
  • Perforation pressures and integrity of the posterior corneal stroma following LASIK. Canadian Ophthalmology Society 1997 Annual Meeting, Quebec City, Quebec, June 13-16, 1997
  • Perforation pressures and integrity of the posterior corneal stroma following LASIK. ARVO Annual Meeting, Forte Lauderdale, Florida, March 15, 1997
  • Results of LASIK for low, moderate, high, and extreme myopia with the Chiron Technolas 116 excimer laser: One year follow-up of 1000 cases. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Symposium on Cataract, IOL, and Refractive Surgery, Boston, April 29-30, 1997
  • PRK and LASIK. Telemedicine Canada. February 18, 1997
  • Microkeratome pearls and pitfalls. LASIK Study Meeting. ISRS Pre-Academy Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, October 24-26, 1996
  • Conservative PRK Post-RK. ISRS Pre-Academy Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, October 24-26, 1996
  • Results and techniques of LASIK enhancements in 110 cases. ISRS Pre-Academy Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, October 24-26, 1996
  • Optical zone size following ALK and LASIK. ISRS Pre-Academy Meeting. Chicago, Illinois, October 24-26, 1996
  • Cataract surgery and IOL implantation following PRK. ISRS Summer Symposium. Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 18-20, 1996
  • Optical zone size following ALK and LASIK. ISRS Summer Symposium. Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 18-20, 1996
  • Multizone PRK results for 510 cases of low, moderate, and high myopia with the Chiron Technolas Keracor 116 excimer laser at a single center. ISRS Summer Symposium. Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 18-20, 1996
  • Sunrise noncontact holmium:YAG laser thermal keratoplasty for the correction of primary hyperopia, post-PRK hyperopia, and post-LASIK hyperopia. ISRS Summer Symposium. Minneapolis, Minnesota, July 18-20, 1996
  • Sunrise noncontact holmium:YAG laser thermal keratoplasty for the correction of primary hyperopia, post-PRK hyperopia, and post-LASIK hyperopia. American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery Meeting, Seattle, Washington, May 28-June 1, 1996
  • PRK Patient Management. Metro 96: Ophthalmology Update, Troy, Michigan, March 17, 1996
  • Photorefractive keratectomy and Lasik. Metro 96: Ophthalmology Update, Troy, Michigan, March 17, 1996
  • The quality of corneal donor tissue in the greater than 75 year age group. EBAA Meeting, Atlanta, October 28, 1995
  • The ultrastructure of Descemet's membrane, ARVO Meeting, Forte Lauderdale, Florida, May 14-19, 1995
  • Computerized statistical analysis of corneal topographic data Cornea Federated Societies Scientific Session,International Congress of Ophthalmology, Toronto, Ontario, June 24, 1994
  • Computerized videokeratographic analysis of astigmatism with sutured vs. unsutured 4 mm phacoemulsification incisions, Cornea Federated Societies Scientific Session, International Congress of Ophthalmology, Toronto, Ontario,June 24, 1994
  • The ultrastructure of Descemet's membrane, International Society for Ophthalmic Pathology, International Congress of Ophthalmology, Toronto, Ontario, June 23, 1994
  • Computerized videokeratographic analysis of astigmatism with sutured vs. unsutured 4 mm phacoemulsification incisions, Canadian Ophthalmology Society, Meeting Canadian External Disease and Cornea Society, Montreal, Quebec,June 27, 1993
  • Unusual mucocutaneous disease with ocular manifestations, Canadian External Disease and Cornea Society, Canadian Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Montreal, Quebec,June 27, 1993
  • Congenital syphilis presenting in adults with interstitial keratitis, Canadian Ophthalmology Society Meeting (poster), Montreal, Quebec, June 27, 1993
  • Computer-assisted image amalgamation, Canadian Ophthalmology Society, Meeting, Canadian Society of Oculoplastic Surgery, Montreal, Quebec, June 27, 1993
  • The prophylactic use of intra-operative antibiotics with the Medporsurgical implant, Canadian Ophthalmology Society Meeting, Canadian Society of Oculoplastic Surgery, Montreal, Quebec, June 27, 1993
  • Recent advances in cataract surgery: periorbital anaesthesia, viscoelastics, phacoemulsification technique, and astigmatism, Seventh Oculoplastic Workshop, Kanchan Eye Hospital and Research Centre, Hyderabad, India, January, 1993


Alcon Wavelight Refractive Suite

 

LASIK Instruments by Dr. Louis Probst

Using his extensive LASIK experience, Dr. Probst has designed new instruments to enable LASIK surgeons around the world to better perform LASIK. Several instrument companies now offer instruments designed by Dr. Probst.

Slade/Probst LASIK Spatula

Probst-Slade LASIK Spatula

Purpose

  • Protects the hinges of the flap during the ablation
  • Particularly useful for hyperopic ablations or scanning lasers, as their blend zones extend onto the flap

Manufacturer
American Surgical Instruments Corporation (ASICO)

 

Slade/Probst LASIK Cannula

Slade LASIK Cannula

Purpose

  • Atraumatic interface irrigation to produce a pristine interface after LASIK

Manufacturer
American Surgical Instruments Corporation (ASICO)

 

Probst LASIK Speculum

Probst LASIK Speculum

Purpose

  • Full-bladed speculum allows easy placement during LASIK enhancement

Manufacturer
American Surgical Instruments Corporation (ASICO)

 

Probst "Smiley" LASIK Marker

Probst "Smiley" LASIK Marker

Purpose

  • Provides corneal alignment marker to assist with flap repositioning

Manufacturer
American Surgical Instruments Corporation (ASICO)

 

Probst LASIK Sponge

Probst LASIK Sponge

Purpose

  • The versatile 2 x 4 mm sponge will absorb fluids from corneal neovascularization after the keratectomy

Manufacturer
Hurricane Medical

 

Probst Disposable LASIK Cannula

Probst Disposable LASIK Cannula

Purpose

  • Atraumatic interface irrigation to produce a pristine interface after LASIK

Manufacturer
Hurricane Medical

 





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