Bruce Nichols, BSc, MD, FRCSC, FACS, is a highly experienced ophthalmologist who has performed more than 25,000 refractive surgery procedures throughout his 28-year career. He is trained on a variety of advanced laser technologies including the WaveLight EX-500, iFS Intralase, Catalys Femtosecond Laser, VISX, Bausch and Lomb Technolas, Autonomous LADAR Vision and Sunrise.
Dr. Nichols earned his Medical Degree from McMaster University in 1980 after completion of an Honors Biology Degree at the University of Waterloo. He completed his residency in Ophthalmology at the University of Saskatchewan after a two-year residency in Family Medicine at Western University.
Dr. Nichols trained with a world leader in LASIK surgery undertaking a Fellowship in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery at the University of Minnesota in Minneapolis Minnesota. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
Dr. Nichols is an Associate Professor of Ophthalmology at Western University and is the Head of the Cornea and External Disease Unit. He is a faculty member at The Ivey Institute of Ophthalmology, St. Joseph's Health Center in London, specializing in Cornea, Cataract and Refractive Surgery. Dr. Nichols is Past President of The Canadian Cataract and Refractive Surgery Society and a member of The International Society of Refractive Surgery. He is also a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Canadian Ophthalmological Society, and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Nichols received the American Academy of Ophthalmology Achievement Award in 1999 for his teaching and dedication within that society. He received the E.A. Baker Fellowship and is a Melvin Jones Fellow of Lion's Clubs International. He is also a Canadian National Research Council Scholar.
Dr. Nichols has given more than 150 scientific presentations and provides training to surgeons and Eye Doctors at conferences across North America. He is widely published in peer-reviewed journals and is well known as an invited guest speaker at medical meetings at home and abroad.
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