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I had my laser eye surgery done on june 21st with Dr.Cohen at LasikMD in Montreal, I am a very anxious person but the staff walked me through the whole process and were able to answer all my questions before going through the procedure which really helped to calm me down. I was also able to talk to Dr. Cohen before the surgery, he was quite nice and reassured me concerning the procedure. I am so glad I am now glasses free ! .

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flag | Submitted June 27, 2017

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I recently got my vision corrected by Dr.Cohen at LasikMD in Montreal, his staff were super friendly and both them and him took the time to explain the whole procedure to me. After a few minutes I could not believe the results, I now no longer have an astigmatism and couldn't be happier with the results. I strongly recommend Dr.Cohen and LasikMD

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flag | Submitted May 21, 2017

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On March 16, 2017 I was very fortunate to have Dr. Mark Cohen perform eye laser surgery on me. From the moment I walked into Lasik MD Montreal branch I felt welcome and at ease. The day of surgery, I did additional tests for precision purposes. The first step I was seen by an ocular specialist, Maher, he was very professional, informative and supportive. After meeting with him I did some more examinations with another technician, I then signed consent sheets, met with a surgical councilor; she went over the rules to follow, explained how to use the drops answered a couple of questions, and finalized with the payment. Afterwards, I was seen by Joel, a surgical assistant, he was very informative and sympathetic, he advised me that this was going to be a lot less nerve-wrecking than expected, it would be quick and painless (I must admit he was not lying). I then met with the surgeon, he explained the following steps thoroughly, asked if I had any questions and was extremely professional, which allowed me to feel comfortable with my decision of undergoing the surgery. The procedure happened; I was told it would last around ten minutes, it felt like three. Post-Surgery another specialist examined my eyes to confirm everything was well and finally I was on my way. I went to bed right after I got home, as I woke up I felt a bit of discomfort. The next morning I went back for the 24-hour follow up appointment at the Laval branch, (as it was more convenient). The receptionists Adrianna and Sabrina were very caring, I was seen right away by the optometrist, Dr. Carolyn she was extremely informative, and patient, she answered all my questions precisely, she also explained that I had dry eyes but with the Systayne eye drops it should get better otherwise there are many alterative solutions that can be considered should the problem persist. In conclusion, throughout the entire experience I was followed and reassured, I hardly had time to worry, I felt no pain and I no longer feel discomfort. I can now see perfectly without depending on glasses or contact lenses! Thank you Lasik MD staff for being informative, professional, supportive and caring and most of all thank you for giving me my vision back!!!

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flag | Submitted March 20, 2017

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I had my laser eye surgery at Lasik MD Montreal on February 11th. The clinic atmosphere is very nice. Everyone I met with had a professional and charming welcome. They answered all of my questions and reassured me the entire way. I'm very happy I had the chance to have my surgery with Dr.Cohen. He's very calm, speaks softly, and very nice. For me his approach was perfect as he kept me calm by chit-chatting a bit. I’m very happy with the outcome. Already seeing 20/20 and glasses free!

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flag | Submitted February 17, 2017

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I had my surgery with Dr. Cohen last week, and it was a great experience. The staffs were very nice and comforting. Dr. Cohen himself was very professional and attentive, he managed my expectations very well and definitely earned my trust. Now I can see so clearly, it's amazing. 

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flag | Submitted December 7, 2016

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My experience during the procedure with Dr. Cohen was pretty welcoming. The idea of going through with the surgery was nerve-wracking at first, and Dr. Cohen took notice as he sat me down and asked me if I had any questions. I didn't have any because so many things were running through my mind, but he was aware of my concerns and I appreciated his approach towards me and making sure I was comfortable. The whole process went by like a blur, but went great. There was also the right amount of staff helping around and making sure everything went by like a charm. I already thanked Dr. Cohen a few minutes after the surgery, and I'd like to solemnly thank him again for the work he has done on my eyes. The recovery process has been a lot less daunting than I was advised or that I expected. Kudos to Dr. Cohen and the entire staff for their hard work.

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flag | Submitted November 2, 2016

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I have recently undergone Laser eye surgery with Dr. Cohen. I was a bit nervous right before walking into the surgery room but once Dr. Cohen introduced himself and walked me through the process I felt much more comfortable. Dr. Cohen was very amiable and made sure I was okay during the procedure. He might've sensed that I was a bit tensed during the process so he engaged me in a conversation in order to relieve my anxiety which truly helped. The procedure itself was quick and painless, the surgery was over before I knew it! Right after the surgery, Dr. Cohen did the final check and answered to any questions I had. It was a very good experience!

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flag | Submitted April 20, 2016

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I have just recently undergone Lasik surgery and I have to say it is one of the best decisions I've made. I completed my surgery at the Montreal Lasik MD Clinic which was an amazing experience in itself. The staff made my stay very enjoyable and everyone was in such high spirits. My surgeon was Dr. Mark Cohen and he was excellent. He was approachable and answered all of my questions in order to calm my nerves. He even carried on a conversation during the procedure to help alleviate my stress. He works in a professional manner, and I am grateful to have been matched with such an excellent surgeon. I recommend this surgery to anyone who is deemed a candidate and I would recommend Lasik MD.

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flag | Submitted March 24, 2016

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J'ai eu ma chirurgie le 19 mars a Lasik MD Montréal et je ne vous cacherai pas que j’étais anxieuse mais heureusement le Dr Cohen a su me rassurer. Il a su me détendre , me calmer et me rassurer avant de reprendre son travail. Se fût la meilleure décision que j'ai prise de ma vie; non seulement la chirurgie a été sans souffrance mais surtout cela c’est passée très rapidement. C'est tellement merveilleux de bien voir que je joue maintenant avec mon conjoint à : Qu'est-ce que je vois ! Je conseille cette chirurgie à tout le monde. Dr. Cohen est expérimenté et a un grand cœur : il se souci de notre bien-être.! En plus j'ai réussi à ne pas prendre de calmant, moi qui est anxieuse de nature dans la vie. Allez-y…n’hésitez pas à voir clair

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flag | Submitted March 24, 2016

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Professionnel, motivé, connaisseur, disponible et a l'écoute! Absolument impeccable comme médecin. Chapeau!

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flag | Submitted September 25, 2015

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Biography

PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND Dr. Mark Cohen co-founded LASIK MD along with Dr. Avi Wallerstein. He is the president of LASIK MD, and one of its two national medical directors. As a cornea and laser vision correction specialist, Dr. Cohen is responsible for teaching laser eye surgery to ophthalmology residents from the University of Sherbrooke, University of Montreal and McGill University. He also teaches the basic science of corneal imaging to all first year Canadian ophthalmology residents at an annual course offered at the University of Toronto. EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND Dr. Cohen completed his medical degree and specialization in ophthalmology at the internationally renowned McGill University. While at McGill, he was awarded the prestigious Holmes’ gold medal, given to the graduate of the faculty of medicine with the highest academic standing upon completion of four years of medical school. He then completed his training with a post-doctoral fellowship in corneal transplantation and refractive surgery. REFRACTIVE EXPERIENCE Dr. Cohen is a world-renowned refractive surgeon. He has performed over 60,000 procedures and has trained more than 200 Canadian ophthalmologists. He holds the distinction of being the youngest surgeon in North America to perform LASIK surgery. A pioneer in the field, he was one of the first surgeons in North America to use a scanning-spot laser and large flap microkeratome, both standard technologies today. Dr. Cohen is well-versed in the Corneal Collagen Cross-Linking (CXL) procedure for keratoconus patients. He is also an expert in topography-guided laser treatments and teaches this procedure internationally for Alcon Wavelight. Because of his extensive experience with topography-guided ablations for complex corneal cases, Dr. Cohen’s expertise is renowned. Since 2009, his colleagues from all over North America have referred their patients to him for such treatments. ACCOMPLISHMENTS AND AWARDS Dr. Cohen is a certified C-LASIK instructor, one of 14 surgeons in North America with this designation to teach LASIK. He has given several international courses on beginner and advanced LASIK techniques. He is co-author of the governmental Council for the Evaluation of Health Care Technology's report on LASIK and PRK. In 2007, Dr. Cohen was named Quebec’s Young Professional of the Year, by the Chamber of Commerce of Quebec. He (along with Dr. Avi Wallerstein) was awarded the Ernst & Young 2008 Entrepreneur of the Year Award in the professional/financial services category for Quebec. Also in 2008, Dr. Cohen was named one of Canada’s ‘Top 40 Under 40’, in a national competition sponsored by the Globe and Mail. This award is given annually across Canada to 40 individuals who have demonstrated “vision, innovation, achievement and community involvement under the age of 40”. ASSOCIATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS • Royal College of Surgeons of Canada • Canadian Ophthalmology Society • American Academy of Ophthalmology • International Society of Refractive Surgery • American, Canadian and European Societies of Cataract and Refractive Surgery


Languages

  • English
  • French

Education

  • Université de Sherbrooke
  • McGill University
  • Universite de Montreal

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Awards & Recognitions

  • Young Professional of the Year
  • Globe & Mail ‘Top 40 Under 40’

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