- Over 10,000 ocular procedures
Dr. Anthony Cabrera earned his medical degree at Memorial University of Newfoundland and completed his specialization in ophthalmology at the Ivey Institute of Ophthalmology, University of Western Ontario. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship training in cornea and ocular pathology at McGill University in Montreal where he acquired sub-specialty skills in the area of corneal diseases and surgery. After obtaining specialist certification in Canada, Dr Cabrera was awarded fellowship from the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and shortly became a Diplomat of the American Academy of Ophthalmology in 1996.
Dr. Cabrera has been performing laser vision correction since 1996. Dr. Cabrera has performed over 10,000 laser vision correction procedures. He performs Standard as well as Custom LASIK treatments and is experienced in the VISX and Bausch & Lomb Z100 excimer laser platforms. After completing his post graduate training, Dr. Cabrera practiced ophthalmology in New Brunswick for four years. In that time, he gained expertise in a wide variety of eye surgery procedures, including cataract surgery, cornea surgery, and laser surgery of the eyelids and retina. He has lived in Hamilton since 2007.
Accomplishments and Awards
Dr. Cabrera is a well-respected surgeon who has provided lectures to medical colleagues and one of the first surgeons in Canada to earn certifications in presbyopia reversal surgery in 1998 and multifocal implants for presbyopia in 2006. His awards include "Best Clinic Pathological Correlation" award from McGill University. In developing countries he performs ophthalmic surgery, teaches surgical techniques and has assisted in establishing an eye clinic. As a medical director for out-of-hospital facilities he has been active in quality assurance programs which earned him OHPIP (Out-of-Hospital Premises Inspection Program) certification from the College of Physicians of Ontario.
Associations and Professional Memberships
- Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada
- Canadian Ophthalmological Society
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- Surgical Eye Expeditions International
- Association for Vision and Research in Ophthalmology