As National Medical Director of TLC, Dr. Louis Probst is one of the most experienced surgeons in the world having performed more than 100,000 LASIK procedures in almost 20 years. Dr. Probst is a fellowship trained ophthalmologist with subspecialty training in corneal transplant/anterior segment and refractive surgery at the University of Minnesota.
For the last ten years, Dr. Probst has performed exclusively refractive surgery and currently specializes in bladeless all-laser LASIK.
Dr. Probst completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Western Ontario where he received four awards from his peers for outstanding achievement. He was selected among ophthalmologists across North America for a surgical corneal fellowship in corneal transplantation and refractive surgery at the University of Minnesota.
Dr. Probst is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. International Society of Refractive Surgery and Florida Medical Association.
He has received 16 awards including the Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Dr. Probst has given over 300 national and international lectures and provides training to surgeons and eye doctors on LASIK and PRK at conferences throughout the world. He has published 7 textbooks, 72 book chapters, and over 50 peer-reviewed articles on refractive surgery and LASIK. As a leader in LASIK, he developed ten instruments specifically for LASIK.