Dr. Hirsch is the Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology at St. Luke’s Medical Center. He is one of a few board certified and fellowship trained corneal specialist performing LASIK. He has performed thousands of eye surgeries. He has personal experience with laser vision correction having undergone the procedure himself. As a patient he went through all the same considerations as his patients and thus is uniquely positioned as a surgeon to advise his patients. Dr. Hirsch uses state-of the art technology to perform his laser vision correction procedures. He performs LASIK surgery with the most cutting edge technology, the Alcon WaveLight® Refractive Suite, for better outcomes and faster healing.
He uses the Wavelight EX500 Excimer Laser. This laser has sophisticated tracking devices to ensure the treatment is placed with the utmost accuracy. It is approved by the FDA for a wide range of treatments including myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness), and astigmatism.
He performs his procedures at a state-of-the art facility with a highly trained technical staff. The same staff members calibrate and operate the equipment. The equipment is maintained at it’s highest functioning level.