Ohio LASIK EYE Surgeon and Cataract EYE Surgeon
James Knowles, MD, MPH

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Stahl Vision LASIK and Cataract Eye Surgeons in Dayton Ohio is conveniently located for patients interested in LASIK surgery or cataract surgery from Sidney Ohio, Springfield Ohio, Urbana Ohio, Dayton Ohio, Cincinnati Ohio, West Chester Ohio, Eaton Ohio, Xenia Ohio, Jamestown Ohio, Franklin Ohio, Springboro Ohio, Waynesville Ohio, Lebanon Ohio, Mason Ohio, Oxford Ohio, and Middletown Ohio.

James R. Knowles, M.D., M.P.H.  LASIK SURGEON and CATARACT EYE SURGEON.   Dr Knowles is a highly experienced and highly respected LASIK and cataract eye surgeon and is Board Certified in both Ophthalmology and Aerospace Medicine.  Dr. Knowles received his B.S. degree from the USAF Academy in Colorado where he was the Cadet Wing Commander. He received his Medical Degree from the Mayo Medical School and completed a Residency in Ophthalmology and surgery training at Wilford Hall Medical Center in Texas.  He also has a Master of Public Health (MPH) degree and completed a Residency in Aerospace Medicine at the United States Air Force School of Aerospace Medicine. Prior to joining Stahl Vision, Dr. Knowles served as the Chief of Ophthalmology and Refractive Surgery at the Wright-Patterson Air Force Base in Dayton, Ohio where he provided laser eye surgery as part of the Warfighter Laser Eye Center sponsored by the Department of Defense.  He also served as a commander and eye surgeon at a major trauma hospital in Iraq, receiving the Bronze Star.  He retired from the USAF as a Colonel.  Dr. Knowles is one of the best and most experienced LASIK surgeons and cataract eye surgeons in the area and state of Ohio.

Dr. Knowles is a member of the American Medical Association, a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the International Society of Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Knowles has been a partner with Stahl Vision since 2005. He and his wife, Martina, are active with their local church and community activities. They have five children and five grandchildren that they enjoy traveling to see. Dr. Knowles has been on many mission trips to multiple countries, gaining new experiences and helping patients, over his years in practice.

Patients genuinely appreciate the quality time he spends with them both at the exam and during the procedures (LASIK surgery, Cataract surgery).  His calm demeanor puts them at ease as he is known for being both composed and informative. Dr. Knowles is a very personable surgeon, caring enough to call all his patients after surgery to ensure they are doing well and answer any additional questions they or family members may have.

The Stahl Vision Center Team

Dr. Brian Stahl and Dr. James Knowles together form Stahl Vision LASIK, and our regional center houses our Stahl Vision Center, Laser Vision Correction of Dayton, and Eye Laser and Cataract Surgery Center all in one building. Whether it is laser eye surgery, LASIK plus PRK, or advanced cataract surgery, we have the experience and technology to help you get the vision you deserve.