Mounir Bashour, MD, FRCS(C), PhD, DIP. ABO, CM
Mark Cohen, MD, CM, FRCS(C)
John Lloyd, MD, FRCS(C), DIP. ABO
Dwight Silvera, MD, FRCS(C)
Avi Wallerstein, MD, FRCS(C)
Keon Nia, MD, FRCS(C)

LASIK MD Toronto
(877) 336-9888

The Exchange Tower
130 King Street West, Suite SW7
Toronto, Ontario, M5X 1C8

North York:
2235 Sheppard Ave. East
Atria II, Suite 101
Toronto, Ontario, M2J 5B5

5025 Orbitor Drive
Building #2, 3rd floor
Mississauga, Ontario, L4W 4Y5

Dr. Mounir Bashour

Dr. Mark Cohen

Dr. John Lloyd

Dr. Dwight Silvera

Dr. Avi Wallerstein

Dr. Keon Nia

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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 vision correction procedures and technology, 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 Toronto Surgeons

Mounir Bashour, MD, FRCS(C), PhD, DIP.ABO, CM
With extensive experience performing refractive laser surgery, Dr. Bashour has completed more than 45,000 LASIK procedures, including thousands of advanced custom wavefront procedures. Dr. Bashour is one of the few ophthalmologists in the world to have completed three post-doctoral fellowships and he was a part of the first group of ophthalmologists to perform laser refractive procedures in the United States.

Mark Cohen, MD, CM, FRCS(C)
Dr. Mark Cohen co-founded LASIK MD and has performed more than 50,000 LASIK procedures. He is President of LASIK MD, and one of its two National Medical Directors. Dr. Cohen has extensive experience in laser surgery using several types of lasers and microkeratomes. He was one of the first surgeons in North America to use a scanning-spot laser and large flap microkeratome, now a standard in the field of LASIK that has resolved night vision problems. He was also the youngest surgeon in North America to perform LASIK surgery. In conjunction with Bausch & Lomb, he became the first surgeon in the world to clinically assess the new "zero compression" keratome, specifically designed to allow for safer and thinner corneal flaps for LASIK surgery. Dr. Cohen has also performed thousands of advanced custom wavefront procedures.

Dr. Cohen is a certified C-LASIK instructor, one of 14 surgeons in North America with this designation to teach LASIK. He has lectured and taught the PRK and LASIK procedures to more than 100 eye surgeons and ophthalmologists-in-training. He has given six international courses on beginner and advanced LASIK techniques. Dr. Cohen is co-author of the governmental Council for the Evaluation of Health Care Technology's report on LASIK and PRK.

John Lloyd, MD, FRCS(C), DIP.ABO
Dr. John Lloyd has performed more than 10,000 ocular procedures. His training includes ophthalmology residency at the world-renowned Albert Einstein Medical College in New York, where he was named Chief Resident. Dr. Lloyd is certified in several types of state-of-the-art excimer lasers. He is also an active lecturer on both anterior segment surgery and comprehensive ophthalmology.

Dwight Silvera, MD, FRCS(C)
Dr. Dwight Silvera has performed over 17,500 ocular procedures. He has diverse experience performing laser surgery and is proficient in several types of state-of-the-art lasers, including the VISX Star S4, Bausch & Lomb Z100 and Allegretto Wavelight, and is certified for the IntraLase laser. As a Corneal Specialist, Dr. Silvera also offers a new treatment for keratoconus Toronto patients called corneal collagen cross-linking (CXL).

Dr. Avi Wallerstein co-founded LASIK MD and has performed more than 50,000 LASIK procedures.

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 refractive 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.

Keon Nia, MD, FRCS(C)
Dr. Keon Nia has performed over 10,000 ocular procedures and has experience and expertise using the latest and most advanced excimer laser platforms. He completed his training in refractive surgery at LASIK MD with some of the top surgeons in North America. Dr. Nia has worked at laser eye surgery centres in Toronto, Edmonton, Calgary and Saskatoon. He has also been involved in training other ophthalmologists on staff. In 2008, Dr. Nia had advanced custom wavefront surgery on both eyes at LASIK MD.

Dr. Nia has written extensively on ophthalmological and otolaryngological matters. Dr. Nia was the recipient of the University of Toronto faculty of medicine research scholarship and has presented research papers at meetings of the Canadian Ophthalmology Society and the University of Toronto's Ophthalmology Research Day.

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