Alice T. Epitropoulos, M.D., F.A.C.S.


Dr. Alice Epitropoulos is a Columbus, Ohio, native passionate about improving the vision of her Columbus neighbors. Her highly personal, hands-on approach to preoperative evaluation and measurement enables her to provide an unmatched level of care, and unusually low re-treatment rate. She is proud to be one of the cofounders of The Eye Center of Columbus, an innovative affiliation of more than 70 ophthalmologists.  The Eye Center is one of the largest dedicated Eye Care Centers in the United States and is located in the Arena District of downtown Columbus.


Alice T. Epitropoulos is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in refractive and cataract surgery.

She has been performing laser vision correction since 1995 with excellent results. She is also offering femtosecond laser cataract surgery with premium lens surgery for her cataract patients.  In addition to operating a private practice, Dr. Epitropoulos serves as a clinical assistant professor at the Ohio State University. Currently Dr. Epitropoulos has a patent of a medical device known as the EpiGlare Tester to measure visual disability from oncoming headlights in cataract patients. There was a multicenter clinical trial to validate the device, and recently signed a license agreement to manufacture, market and distribute the device.


Dr. Epitropoulos received her bachelor and medical degrees with Honors from The Ohio State University. She completed her internship at Riverside Methodist Hospital and returned to The Ohio State University for her residency in ophthalmology where she served as Chief Resident. She is a Diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology.  Several of Dr Epitropoulos' articles have been published in inent ophthalmic journals, and she has presented numerous papers at prominent national eye meetings.  She maintains memberships, fellowships, and/or diplomatic status with the following groups and associations:

National Board of Medical Examiners

American Board of Ophthalmology

Fellow American College of Surgeons (FACS)

International Society of Refractive Surgeons

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons

American Academy of Ophthalmology

Ohio Ophthalmological Society


 Dr. Epitropoulos has served as a medical correspondent on the NBC Channel 4 Health Team and is one of the team ophthalmologists for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

Our Services

Laser Cataract removal and more

 If you are interested in seeing your best without glasses, please contact Dr Alice Epitropoulos and we will evaluate the appropriateness of this technology for you.

Premium Implants

Alice Epitropoulos MD was the first ophthalmologist in Columbus to implant the AcrySof® ReSTOR® Intraocular lens (IOL).

Lasik and Refractive Procedures

Custom Wavefront™ LASIK or Surface Ablation has the potential to provide clearer, sharper vision and a degree of customization never before possible.

The next generation of LASIK - Custom Wavefront™

 The next generation of LASIK technology is here. Custom Wavefront™ LASIK has the potential to provide clearer, sharper vision and a degree of customization never before possible.

 Dr. Epitropoulos has been recognized as one of America's Best Doctors.

Dr. Epitropoulos has been voted as one of the top refractive surgeons by fellow physicians in the Central Ohio.

Dr. Alice Epitropoulos included in NBC Channel 4's health team.

Part of NHL Columbus Blue Jacket's ophthalmologist team