Avi Wallerstein, MD, FRCS(C)
Pierre Demers, MD, CM, FRCS(C)
Peter J. Agapitos, MD, FRCS(C)
Robert B. Morgan, MD, FRCS(C)
Ralph Zabel, MD

407 Laurier Ave West
Minto Place Atrium
Suite 10/11
Ottawa, Ontario K1R 7Y7

(877) 373-9888

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LASIK MD pioneered the concept of giving people freedom from glasses and contact lenses using the most advanced technology at affordable prices.

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Laser Vision Correction

LASIK MD offers the latest laser vision corrections procedures and technology, including Standard LASIK, Custom LASIK, Standard PRK and Custom PRK. LASIK MD also offers abladeless procedure known as All-Laser LASIK. Patients over the age of 40 can also benefit from Monovision, an effective option for patients with presbyopia.

Here are some facts about LASIK MD:

  • Canada's No. 1 choice for laser vision correction
  • Canada's only national laser vision correction provider with more than 25 locations
  • Patients can visit any LASIK MD clinic across Canada for post-operative follow-ups
  • Winner of "Canada's 50 Best Managed Companies" award
  • LASIK MD surgeons have performed more than 500,000 procedures
  • LASIK MD performs more than 70,000 surgeries annually in Canada – more than any other Canadian clinic
  • Team of more than 50 surgeons using standardized techniques that allow for the best possible outcomes and unequalled safety
  • Offers the lowest prices guaranteed with financing and low monthly payments
  • Provides Canada's only 20/20 Vision Commitment
  • Committed to offering the latest, most advanced technology in laser vision correction to achieve the best possible results
  • Offers a Patient Mentor Program, in which former LASIK MD patients share their experience with current patients

Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking

In addition to offering laser eye surgery, LASIK MD also offers an effective keratoconus treatment called Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL). This innovative technology is proven to slow or halt the progression of keratoconus. At LASIK MD, you can combine CXL with an excimer laser treatment, which helps to provide a better overall quality of vision.

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LASIK MD Ottawa Surgeons

Avi Wallerstein, MD, FRCS(C)
Dr. Avi Wallerstein co-founded LASIK MD and has performed more than 50,000 LASIK procedures. He is one of LASIK MD's two National Medical Directors. Dr. Wallerstein has worked in several laser vision correction clinics throughout Canada, Europe and Asia. He is one of 14 surgeons in North America who is a certified C-LASIK instructor, allowing him to teach the LASIK procedure to other surgeons. The first laser eye surgery teaching curriculum for ophthalmology students is attributed to Dr. Wallerstein.

Throughout his career, Dr. Wallerstein has played an important role in the development of new technologies. As one of the first surgeons in North America to use Bausch & Lomb's Technolas 217 laser and Hansatome keratome, Dr. Wallerstein contributes his expertise as an investigator for new technologies to Bausch & Lomb. Dr. Wallerstein was the first Montreal surgeon to perform the now-standard vertical flap LASIK technique for myopia. Dr. Wallerstein has also performed thousands of advanced custom wavefront procedures.

As one of the leading refractive surgeons in Canada, Dr. Pierre Demers has performed over 44,000 procedures.

Pierre Demers, MD, CM, FRCS(C)
As one of the leading refractive surgeons in Canada, Dr. Pierre Demers has performed over 44,000 procedures. Dr. Demers has diverse experience in microsurgery of the eye and has published and lectured internationally on laser surgery, cataract surgery, corneal surgery and corneal topography. As a recognized Canadian expert on therapeutic uses of the excimer laser, Dr. Demers has extensive experience using a scanning-spot excimer laser for therapeutic applications on the cornea.

Peter J. Agapitos, MD, FRCS(C)
A recognized expert in refractive surgery, Dr. Agapitos has performed more than 15,000 ocular procedures. He has been performing excimer laser vision correction since 1992 and was the first surgeon in Canada to treat a patient for hyperopia with the excimer laser. Dr. Agapitos has lectured in both Canada and the United States and has published many scientific articles in peer reviewed journals.

Robert B. Morgan, MD, FRCS(C)
Dr. Morgan has performed more than 12,000 LASIK procedures. He has also performed thousands of advanced custom wavefront procedures and has extensive experience with the VISX and Technolas laser systems. Dr. Morgan is also a member of several associations and professional societies, including the Royal College of Surgeons and the Canadian Ophthalmological Society.

Ralph Zabel, MD
A highly respected surgeon in North America, Dr. Zabel has performed more than 25,000 ocular procedures. He was the first Canadian surgeon to treat a patient with the excimer laser and has extensive experience in laser surgery using the Summit, VISX, Meditec and Bausch & Lomb excimer lasers. Dr. Zabel has also performed thousands of advanced custom wavefront procedures.

The ophthalmologists at LASIK MD have performed tens of thousands of refractive procedures, and are among the most respected vision care specialists in Canada. Patients who are interested in learning more about LASIK, cataracts surgery, implantable contacts, or Ottawa / Toronto LASIK, PRK, cataracts surgery, and keratoconus treatment, can contact the practice today to schedule a consultation.

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