Michel Pop, MD

Cliniques Michel Pop
Toll Free (all locations): (800) 661-6345

9001 Blvd. Acadie North, Suite 900
Montréal H4N 3H5
(514) 381-2020

200 Montcalm Street, Suite R-11
Gatineau J8Y 3B5
(819) 773-2020

Dr. Michel Pop

LASIK Montréal – Serving patients seeking LASIK eye surgery in Montréal, Gatineau and the surrounding area

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Michel Pop, MD, is a board-certified ophthalmologist and LASIK surgeon in Montréal with more than 20 years of experience. Dr. Pop is internationally recognized as an authority on refractive surgery; he has been invited to present at medical conferences and moderate scientific meetings all over the world. Dr. Pop has also been featured in several prestigious publications, including Ophthalmology Times, Ocular Surgery News and Eye World. His work has been published in Ophthalmology and the Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.

Dr. Pop practices at two locations in Quebec: Gatineau and Montréal. His offices are outfitted with the latest laser technology to equip him to perform complex vision correction procedures, including LASIK, all-laser LASIK, PRK, cataract surgery and intraocular lens implantation.

To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Pop and learn more about your vision correction options, please contact Cliniques Michel Pop. You can reach our Montréal clinic at 514-381-2020 or our Gatineau clinic at 819-773-2020. The toll-free number to reach both locations is 1-800-661-6345.

More About Vision Correction at Cliniques Michel Pop

Dr. Pop uses wavefront technology to obtain a map or “fingerprint” of the patient’s refractive errors, including very subtle visual problems that cannot be detected with any other diagnostic system. Dr. Pop then uses this information to calibrate the surgical laser that reshapes the corneal tissue.

During LASIK eye surgery, Dr. Pop creates a corneal flap using either a surgical instrument called a microkeratome or a femtosecond laser (during all-laser LASIK). Both methods are safe and effective, and the method used depends on the particular patient and his or her needs. After folding back the corneal flap, Dr. Pop applies an excimer laser to the underlying corneal tissue to reshape it, thus correcting the eye’s refractive error. When he is satisfied with the newly shaped cornea, Dr. Pop restores the corneal flap to its original position, where it seals itself to the surface of the eye.

Montréal LASIK patients of Dr. Pop’s usually notice an improvement in their vision within 24 to 48 hours of the surgery. Many patients are able to achieve 20/20 vision or better. Dr. Pop’s clients give him a 99 percent satisfaction rating.

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What Do Patients Say About Dr. Pop?

"My IntraLase Wavefront surgery by Dr. Pop was a success. Everyone in the clinic was warm, helpful, and knowledgeable. From the time I entered the operating room till I left the clinic, I was constantly updated on what was going to happen next; which made it a very reassuring and good experience. Thank you, Dr. Pop and all your staff."

"I had IntraLase in both eyes three months ago and it went great! The staff was great and very helpful, especially the blonde nurse in the operating room … I think her name was Sonia!! She explained every step to me as Dr. Pop was operating and even put her hand on my shoulders to reassure me during the surgery … I recommend Dr. Pop and his nurse any day!"

"Very professional. Surgery went well. Excellent follow-up process. Clear explanations every time."

More About Michel Pop, MD

Michel Pop, MD, earned his medical degree from the Université de Sherbrooke in Quebec, where he also went on to complete his ophthalmology residency. He completed further surgical training at the Hôpital Notre-Dame at the University of Montréal. Dr. Pop was certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology in 1980. Since opening up his private practice in 1992, he has improved the vision of thousands of patients. In addition to his practice, Dr. Pop lectures to fellow ophthalmologists, performs research and publishes his findings in reputable medical journals. He is a member of several professional associations, including the Canadian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

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