Dr. Mark Eltis's Credentials
Accepting New Patients
Yes, this doctor is accepting new patients
With over fifteen years of experience, Dr. Mark Eltis has practiced Optometry in New York, California and Toronto. He is a graduate of the University of Waterloo School of Optometry and continues to be a lecturer there. He is also a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry. Dr. Eltis has served as an examiner for national licensing assessment in both Canada and the United States (NBEO, CSAO and CACO). He has presented and published internationally and has been sought as an expert on optometric issues for national television and print. In 2013, Dr. Eltis was honored as a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society (OGS) having “demonstrated excellence in the care of patients with glaucoma through professional education and scientific investigation.” Dr. Eltis is a reviewer for over a dozen publications including Journal of Glaucoma and Canadian Journal of Optometry. In 2017, Dr. Eltis was recognized for his “outstanding contribution in reviewing” by the editors of Journal of Optometry and Elsevier. Dr. Eltis has been a consultant for academic institutions overseas, contact lens/pharmaceutical companies, law firms, and a subject matter expert for competency evaluations. In 2018, Dr. Eltis was appointed as a member of the College of Optometrists of Ontario’s Discipline Committee (adjudicating allegations of professional misconduct at formal hearings). He also recently completed the full sequence of courses at University of California at Berkeley to achieve Glaucoma Certification TLG (the highest level of licensure in the state). Most recently he has been writing a monthly column for Primary Care Optometry News to share his perspective on the latest developments in Glaucoma research.
- University of Waterloo (Grad. 2003)
Areas of Expertise
Awards & Recognitions
- In 2013, Dr. Eltis was honored as a member of the Optometric Glaucoma Society (OGS) having “demonstrated excellence in the care of patients with glaucoma through professional education and scientific investigation."
- In 2017, Elsevier and the Journal of Optometry awarded Dr. Eltis a Certificate of outstanding contribution in reviewing in recognition of the contributions made to the quality of the Journal.
- Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry
- Diplomate of the American Board of Optometry
- Awarded Membership, International Association of Contact-Lens Educators
Publications & Research
- A Paradigm Shift in Primary Open Angle Glaucoma
- Contact-lens-related microbial keratitis: case report and review
- Pingueculae and their clinical implications
- Seborrheic Blepharitis
- Long-Term Outcomes and Recent Advances in Refractive Surgery