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Full-Time Ophthalmologist, Owen Sound Hospital
(posted 17 April 2019)

We have an immediate opening for one full-time general Ophthalmologist to join our team to perform cataract surgery. Specialists provide on-call support, in-patient surgical services and outpatient consultations and follow-up to a wide catchment area of over 170,000 residents and more than 2 million short-stay visitors each year. Operating Room time is based at the Owen Sound hospital as part of the Division of Ophthalmology, and two half-day OR blocks per week are being offered for this position. MORE

Full-Time Ophthalmology Position, Lakeridge Health Corporation
(posted 12 April 2019)

The Section of Ophthalmology within the Division of Surgery, Lakeridge Health Corporation is now seeking a full time community comprehensive ophthalmologist, who meets the definition of a new graduate, according to the Ministry of Health guidelines. The new candidate will join a busy and vibrant group, providing ophthalmology care to the entire Region of Durham. This position will commence on July 1st, 2019. MORE

Oculo-plastic / orbit surgery position, Hamilton Regional Eye Institute, St. Joseph’s Healthcare
(posted 4 April 2019)

Responsibilities: Provide full oculo-plastic and orbit clinical care for adult and pediatric patients (elective & emergency on-call service); Dedicated supervision and teaching of medical students and residents both in the clinic and operating room setting; On-going sustained involvement in research activities within the department. MORE

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Nova Scotia Health Authority
(posted 12 March 2019)

The Nova Scotia Health Authority is currently seeking a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist to provide surgical and clinical care in Cape Breton. The individual would be an autonomous, patient-oriented, team player. Sub-specialty training and experience would be a welcome asset.

The OR has a new Zeiss microscope with Callisto Eye system for Premium IOLs, an Alcon phaco machine and an outstanding surgical support staff. There is one full day per week of OR time available for local procedures. The ambulatory care centre has Zeiss Cirrus OCT, fluoroscein angiography, Argon and YAG lasers as well as excellent clinic support staff including a COMT and nursing. One day per week is available for injections, lasers and minor procedures. Orthoptic services are available locally.

Cape Breton is a naturally beautiful area on the ocean with a strong, family oriented community. A wonderful work-life balance is possible with fabulous outdoor activities such as golf, hiking, cycling, boating and fishing. There is a handy regional airport with direct flights to Toronto and Halifax.

The Ophthalmologist should be certified or eligible for certification by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada (FRCSC) and must be eligible for licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Nova Scotia. Support is available for site visits and relocation.

Interested candidates may submit a copy of their CV to:

Dr. Kristine Mayer
31 Riverside Drive, Sydney, NS

General/Refracting Ophthalmologist, InSightful Visions, Sechelt, BC
(posted 6 March 2019)

We are offering 2-3 days a week with a flexible schedule for you to see patients for primary care and refractions in our warm and welcoming spacious 3200 sq ft office, designed with coastal ambiance, in a relaxed professional environment in Sechelt. MORE

Two full-time Ophthalmologists, Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre
(posted 14 February 2019)

Thunder Bay Regional Health Sciences Centre is currently recruiting 2 full-time Ophthalmologists to join our existing team of 2 full-time ophthalmologists with full spectrum practices and 1 community ophthalmologist who assists in non-operative on-call coverage. The preferred candidates will have certification in Ophthalmology and be licensed or eligible for a license to practice in Ontario with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario. MORE

Ophthalmologist, Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital, Kitchener
(posted 29 January 2019)

Grand River Hospital and St. Mary’s General Hospital are jointly recruiting for one full time Ophthalmologist to fill an upcoming vacancy in the spring 2019 in the Kitchener-Waterloo area. The hospitals are seeking an Ophthalmologist who will work with the other eight local ophthalmologists, to provide specialized medical and surgical care for patients presenting with a wide range of ocular and visual disorders. In addition, the Ophthalmology Program provides regional on-call coverage, which includes Kitchener-Waterloo, Cambridge and Guelph. MORE

Ophthalmologist, Nanaimo, Vancouver Island
(posted 29 January 2019)

The Island Health Division of Ophthalmology has a position for a general ophthalmologist to join three others at the Nanaimo Regional General Hospital starting July 15, 2019. Eligible candidates will hold, or be eligible for, full FRCSC in ophthalmic surgery and full licensure with the College of Physicians and Surgeons of B.C. Sub-specialty training would be an asset. On-call responsibility is one in six as it is shared with ophthalmologists in nearby Duncan. MORE

Ophthalmologist, Grande Prairie, Alberta
(posted 29 January 2019; closing date 30 June 2019)

Alberta Health Services – North Zone, Grande Prairie, is seeking a full-time Comprehensive Ophthalmologist and Skilled Surgeon, with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in Cataract Surgery, Glaucoma, treatment of Diabetic Maculopathy and Age-related Macular Degeneration with Intravitreal Anti-VEGF injections and Uveitic syndromes. The new Ophthalmologist will have Queen Elizabeth II Regional Hospital privileges, and the position will include hospital call.

Full job description and application
Inquiries and application to: Susan Smith, Physician Resource Planner

General Ophthalmologist, Eastern Health, St. John’s, Newfoundland
(posted 23 January 2019)

Eastern Health is currently recruiting an Ophthalmologist within the Surgery Program. Based in St. John’s, Newfoundland, this position is fee-for-service and will encompass a full day of OR time per week under local anesthetic and the option to acquire general anesthetic time when available. Call will be shared equitably amongst the group which is currently 6 Ophthalmologists. Locum terms may be available. MORE

Glaucoma Sub-Specialist/General Ophthalmologist, Eastern Health, St. John’s, Newfoundland
(posted 23 January 2019)

Eastern Health is currently recruiting an Ophthalmologist within the Surgery Program. Based in St. John’s, Newfoundland, this position is fee-for-service and will encompass a full day of OR time per week under local anesthetic and the option to acquire general anesthetic time when available. Call will be shared equitably amongst the group which is currently 6 Ophthalmologists. Locum terms may be available. MORE

Associate Medical Director/Refractive Surgeon (Refractive Laser & RLE), Ottawa, Ontario
(posted 7 January 2019)

Focus Eye Centre Inc., a private refractive centre, has an opportunity for an Associate Medical Director / Refractive Surgeon in Ottawa, working Part-Time and/or leading to Full-Time. The position includes surgical privileges for Laser Vision Correction and private RLE surgery performed at a CPSO Level II-accredited surgical suite.

Focus Eye Centre, a high-volume centre established in 1992, is a leader in Laser Vision Correction and Refractive Lens Exchange in Eastern Ontario.

Additional benefits of Focus Eye Centre:

  • All medical and surgical services delivered in-house
  • Experienced Laser and Surgical Team
  • RLE performed with an Anesthetist
  • Multiple exam lanes
  • Flexible OR hours
  • ODs and COMTs on site to assist with Patient Care
  • ISO certified clinic
  • Affiliate Centres in Kingston, Calgary, and Kelowna

Please forward your CV and cover letter to Mr. Kevin Chadwick, Director:


Remplaçant dans le service glaucome, Centre Universitaire d’Ophtalmologie, Québec
(1 février 2019)

Le Centre Universitaire d’Ophtalmologie à l’Hôpital du Saint-Sacrement à Québec est à la recherche d’un remplaçant pour une durée d’un an dans le service glaucome, débutant le 1er juillet 2019. Il y a possibilité d’un nouveau poste à temps plein suivant le remplacement.

Le CUO, affilié avec l’Université Laval, regroupe plus de 28 ophtalmologistes avec des spécialistes dans toutes les surspécialités de l’ophtalmologie. Le candidat éligible doit avoir une certification équivalente au FRCSC en ophtalmologie, une formation supplémentaire en glaucome et un intérêt à contribuer aux activités académiques et de recherche du département. Le candidat rejoindra un groupe de trois spécialistes en glaucome.

Voici des informations supplémentaires en lien avec le poste:

  • deux à trois journées de clinique par semaine
  • quatre journées de bloc opératoire minimum par mois pour opérer les cas de glaucome et de cataracte
  • une journée de clinique d’urgence par mois (8 h à 17 h)
  • une semaine de garde générale par trimestre (avec résident en 1ère ligne)
  • enseignement clinique et chirurgical aux résidents et externes
  • accès aux priorités opératoires avec anesthésie générale selon les besoins
  • intérêt et aptitudes au développement de la recherche clinique en glaucome
  • attitudes compatibles avec un enseignement de qualité et à l’affût des dernières connaissances autant pour des résidents que pour des étudiants en médecine et des médecins en formation complémentaire
  • désir de s’impliquer dans le Département d’ophtalmologie

Merci de contacter Dre Béatrice Des Marchais, chef de service de glaucome au CUO.


Locum Comprehensive/Glaucoma Ophthalmologist
(posted 17 January 2019)

Kingston Health Sciences Centre/Queen’s University Department of Ophthalmology is seeking a qualified comprehensive ophthalmologist with special interest in treating glaucoma. The full-time comprehensive ophthalmologist will provide general medical and surgical eye care services within a busy glaucoma service. They will also join a large on-call roster as required by the Kingston Health Sciences Centre. The successful candidate will be provided regular OR time. The position is open from March 31, 2019 until June 30, 2020. The successful candidate may be invited to apply for GFT appointment for a permanent academic appointment. MORE

Surgical Locum
(posted 4 January 2019)
Wanted: surgical locum for comprehensive practice in Victoria BC, July, August, and September 2019. Busy office, great staff and technician. Fully equipped (IOLmaster, topography, OCT, SLT/YAG tango, Humphrey field analyzer, fundus camera etc). Three months preferred, partial dates considered. Please forward CV to

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, Kingston
(posted 6 November 2018)
For immediate occupancy: Comprehensive Ophthalmologist urgently needed in Kingston, Ontario, to take over busy community-based practice due to an injury in the principle physician. All diagnostics and therapeutics available on site, 5 lanes, 3-4 technicians, including femtosecond laser cataract surgery suite, minor procedure suite, Argon, YAG, SLT, Lipiflow, PIXL, OCT, HRT3, FDT and HVF perimetry. Medical retina including intravitreal injections on site. Practice is fully booked for 6 months ahead with no doctor available. No on-call responsibilities. Applicants may be able to apply for a permanent position in the event of future openings. Length of locum – undetermined at this time, minimum 3 months. Please contact or fax 613 546-4060


For sale by auction – Complete Lasik and Catarct Surgery Centre, Toronto
(posted April 18, 2019)

Timed online auction: lots start closing Tuesday, May 7 at 11 am EST


  • Schwind excimer laser system, model Amaris 750s, w/ Schwind patient bed
  • Takagi Seiko operating microscope, model OM-8 Plus
  • Stryker patient bed
  • Zeiss surgical microscope, model OPMI VISU 160, set on S88 suspension system
  • (3) S40ptik combo chairs and stands, model 2000 CD
  • (2) S40ptik slit lamp, model SL-990-2X, w/Tonometer
  • (3) Reichert phoroptor, model 11625B
  • CSO mega digital vision slit lamp, model SL-990-5X
  • (2) Heine Omega 500 unplugged binocular indirect ophthalmoscope
  • (2) Heine Omega 500 unplugged binocular indirect ophthalmoscope
  • (2) Nidek system chart, model 1600
  • Schwind Ocular Wavefront Aberrometer Analyzer, model IRX3
  • Schwind topographer diagnostic system, model Sirius
  • Schwind adjustable ophthalmic workstation
  • Oculus Anterior Segment Tomography system, model Pentacam HR
  • Clarion RTVUE scanner
  • K2 Tables adjustable ophthalmic table, model K2-110C
  • Visionmetrics, AcuTarget HD optical quality analyzer
  • Nidex specular microscope, model CEM-530
  • Carl Zeiss optical biometry, model IOL Master
  • Tracey Technologies ray-tracing wavefront aberrometry, model iTrace WSL524M
  • Various adjustable ophthalmic tables
  • Additional assets to be added shortly

For further information and inspection of assets, please contact TCL Asset Group Inc. :Phone: 905-660-1367 or via email at:, or

Practice Opportunity, Dartmouth, Nova Scotia
(posted March 29, 2019)

Take over established practice of retiring Ophthalmologist from Dartmouth Nova Scotia and/or buy existing office equipment so physician can clear out office space.

If you feel you a are potential candidate to take over the practice please contact the ministry and university to discuss if a position with the province is available or if you can move from an existing location. We will be unable to help you with these matters. Excellent opportunity to take over a well run and established practice.

Second option is to buy physician’s existing 2 lane Ophthalmology equipment in good condition but is not new and has been used for a number of years. Great for new grads to start practice or for existing physicians to put in a spare exam room or for teaching purposes. Other office supplies are also available such as waiting room chairs, office desk and chair, bookcases, filing cabinets, computers, printers etc. You must arrange pick up and delivery. Best is if you come and look at the equipment to get details.

Complete exam lane includes:

  • Refractor
  • Slit Lamp
  • Exam Chair
  • Instrument Stand
  • Visual Acuity System
  • Trial Lenses
  • Trial Frame
  • BIO lens
  • Contact and non-contact lenses
  • Ophthalmoscope
  • Retinoscope
  • Transilluminator
  • Binocular Indirect Ophthalmoscope
  • Exam Stool
  • Color Tests
  • Occluders

To be sold at a reasonable price as physician is looking to clear out or find a replacement ASAP. For more information please email: or call 647-920-4885.

Practice available, Ottawa, Ontario
(posted May 24, 2018)

Solo ophthalmology practice available in desirable area of downtown Ottawa. Large stable patient base, currently focused on anterior segment disease. Attractive unit on ground floor of main street. Three exam lanes with room for fourth. Major diagnostic equipment new or almost new. Please reply with CV to :

Practice wanted
Vancouver or the Lower Mainland or Fraser Valley
(posted Apr 23, 2018)

We are interested in purchasing an established ophthalmology clinic in Vancouver or the Lower Mainland or Fraser Valley. If you are in a scenario where you are thinking about working part time, nearing retirement and/or have been considering selling your clinic, please send us an email:

We will need some general information about your practice (location, square footage, # exam rooms, how long it has been in operation, EMR file system, number of active patient charts, most recent 3 years financials, and how long you were willing to transition practice).

Thanks and looking forward to hearing from you.

Practice for Sale
Grande Prairie, Alberta
(posted Apr 17, 2018)

This is a well-established, fee-for-service, comprehensive ophthalmology practice within an accredited Non-Hospital Surgical Facility (NHSF). The NHSF serves a city of 80,000 people, with a catchment area/population of over 300,000 people.

This practice and NHSF offer the full scope of general ophthalmology services, including Cataract surgery, Anti-VEGF treatments, SLT, Corneal crosslinking, surface/dry eye clinics (including Lipiflow) and also refractive surgery. Ample operating time are available in a dedicated eye care facility. The facility has a vast array of diagnostic equipment, 2 modern surgical suites equipped with Zeiss Lumera 700 ceiling-mounted microscopes and Centurion Phacoemulsification units. 1,000 Cataract procedures are performed each year at this NHSF. Above-average revenue can be expected. There is a significant opportunity for expansion of private surgical services.

Existing sub-specialties in the region include pediatric, refractive and medical retina services. The practice currently hosts two full-time and one part-time Associates. Call expectations are 1:4.

Grande Prairie is the largest city in Northern Alberta, with exceptional access to outdoor recreational activities, including golf, hunting, hiking, ATV activities and fishing at your doorstep. High-quality local public and French immersion schools and educational facilities are available. Grande Prairie hosts a regional airport, and our tertiary care centre, Edmonton, is only 400km away.
Required qualifications include eligibility for licensure in Alberta/CPSA, Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada Certification (FRCSC) and CMPA membership.

Qualified applicants are asked to submit a CV and 2 letters of reference to:

Daniel Senekal
10115-99 Avenue
Grande Prairie AB T8V 0S1


Call for grant proposals to National Glaucoma Research (NGR), a program of BrightFocus Foundation

Applications for 2019 awards are due on November 9, 2018. BrightFocus provides research funds for U.S. domestic as well as international researchers pursuing pioneering research with relevance to the prevention and treatment of glaucoma.

The maximum award value of the NGR Standard Award is US $200,000, payable over two years.

Preference is given to exciting, cutting-edge type projects that would not, at their present stage, be competitive for large government or industry awards. Typically, these awards are made to junior investigators or to more established investigators who are proposing particularly innovative research.

For application instructions and information about our programs, please visit our website at

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