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Dr. William H. Steen


Dr Steen is an American Board Certified Ophthalmologist. In addition, he was the first Ark-La-Tex eye surgeon to be certified by the American Board of Eye Surgery in both Cataract / Implant Surgery and Incisional Keratotomy (Refractive) Surgery. He underwent extensive training in excimer laser in his country and abroad participating in the Summit Technology Visionary program. He is the most experienced surgeon in the Ark-La-Tex in the field of excimer laser refractive surgery. He performed the first excimer laser surgeries in the Ark-La-Tex for the treatment of nearsightedness, including the first Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK) and the first Lamellar In Situ Keratomileusis (LASIK) procedures.

Dr Steen has a vast experience in cataract and refractive surgery. He has been in the private practice of eye surgery for more than 25 years, since 1970. He has performed over 28,000 operations, including more than 19,000 cataract surgeries and in excess of 5,000 operations using only topical anesthesia, making him the most experienced cataract surgeon in Louisiana. He has authored numerous papers and served as a clinical investigator for emerging technology. In addition, he implanted the first thermolabile intraocular lens in a living, sighted eye on a worldwide basis.

Dr Steen has also performed over 19,000 refractive surgery procedures in which the refractive status of the eye has been adjusted. He performed the first Automated Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK) procedures in the Ark-La-Tex for the treatment of both severe nearsightedness and mild farsightedness. He is a Co-Founder of the Steen-Hall Eye Institute.

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2611 Greenwood Road 
71103 Shreveport, Louisiana, U.S.A.
tel.  (318) 631-2020       
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