Bruce J. Ballon, MD, Eye Surgeon, Arlington, WA

You might find it interesting to know that Dr. Ballon is not only  highly skilled ophthalmologist and seasoned eye surgeon, he speaks fluent Mandarin.

Dr. Ballon is Board Certified by the American Academy. Dr. Ballon is highly skilled eye surgeon with an excellent bedside manner. He is a comprehensive ophthalmologist and advanced eye surgeon. But don’t take our word for it. Ask your optometric physician whether they would recommend Dr. Ballon.

Dr. Ballon performs Bladeless CustomVue iLASIK, PRK, Verisyse Phakic Lens Implants, Refractive Lens Exchange, Cataract Surgery with standard or premium upgrade lifestyle lenses, as well as seeing patients for comprehensive exams. He is a seasoned surgeon in Arlington, Washington, and holds impressive credentials.

Dr. Ballon welcomes new patients for refractive surgery LASIK, PRK and Lifestyle Premium Lens Implants to Pacific Northwest Patients.

Dr. Ballon is one of the first two surgeons in the state of Washington to perform phakic lens implants with the Verisyse lens. Dr. Ballon is the first surgeon in the state of Washington to insert the ReZoom multifocal lens.  Since then he has implanted Tecnis multifocal lenses, Crystalens, TruLign and now, Symfony lifestyle lens implants.  Dr. Ballon has practiced at the prestigious Hawaiian Eye Center as well as at the Lafayette Eye Center and North Cascade Eye Associates here in the Pacific Northwest.  He joined The Harman Eye Clinic in 2002.

Commitment to Excellence!

Dr. Ballon, Dr. Wietharn and Dr. Bajenova are partners and plan to work here at The Harman Eye Clinic until the day they retire. This fact is comforting to patients who seek a commitment and wish to develop a rapport with their Eye Doctor and surgeon over a period of time. Dr. Ballon believes, along with his partners, Dr. Wietharn and Dr. Bajenova, that the relationship between doctor and patient is the most important element to successful eye surgery.

Impressive Credentials

  • Dr. Ballon first received his BA in East Asian Studies, 1981.
  • Dr. Ballon speaks and writes fluent Mandarin.
  • In 1988, Dr. Ballon received his Medical Degree from the Medical College of Virginia.
  • His internship, Internal Medicine, was completed at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill.

During 1989-1992, Dr. Ballon’s Residency was completed at the renowned Duke University Eye Center.

Dr. Ballon loves to play tennis. He practices yoga and relaxes through Chinese watercolor painting.