- Over 40,000 ocular procedures
Dr. Richard Léger completed his medical degree at the University of Sherbrooke and completed his residency in ophthalmology at the University of Montreal in conjunction with Maisonneuve-Rosemont Hospital and Notre-Dame Hospital.
Dr. Leger has been the medical director of LASIK MD’s Edmonton, Calgary, and Vancouver clinics for the past three years. Prior to this, his professional experience in refractive and cataract surgery includes work at Laser Visuel in Quebec, and Laservue in Montreal. Dr. Léger was medical director at Lasik Vision’s Windsor, Ontario clinic—one of Canada’s busiest— and also worked at the company’s Vancouver and Burnaby clinics in British Columbia.
Throughout his career, Dr. Léger has performed thousands of advanced custom wavefront procedures. His expertise in laser surgery includes extensive experience using VISX, Bausch & Lomb, Autonomous and Lasersight lasers, and also extends to ACS and Hansatome keratomes.
Dr. Léger also teaches cataract and refractive surgery to ophthalmologists-in-training.
Having dedicated his career to refractive surgery and believing strongly in the amazing results and safety of laser vision correction, Dr. Léger performed LASIK surgery on his own wife and she now has 20/15 vision in each eye without glasses or contacts.
Associations and Professional Memberships
- Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- Canadian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- Canadian Ophthalmology Society