Dr. Hatsis has performed tens of thousands of in-office refractive surgical procedures since 1985 in his private practice located in Rockville Centre, NY. Dr. Hatsis is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. He was the first and currently the only Long Island based refractive surgeon specifically certified by the American Board of Eye Surgery in LASIK and Incisional Refractive Surgery. In 1995 Dr. Hatsis was the first surgeon to perform Excimer laser correction of nearsightedness on Long Island. He was also the first to treat farsightedness and astigmatism on Long Island as well.