1880 Sismet Road Mississauga, ON L4W 1W9, Canada

+1 905-212-9482

ACCOMPLISHMENTS
OF OCC EYECARE



2001

Ophthalmic consultant centres Inc., opens its doors

2002

Dr. Dan DeAngelis, MD, FRCS(C) joins as OCC Eyecare’s Oculoplastic and Reconstruction Surgery Specialist.

2005

Dr. Fareed Ali , OCC’s Medical Retina Specialist, becomes the first Medical Retina Specialist in Canada to offer Avastin to patients with Age related Macular Degeneration.

2006

OCC introduces Cataract Clinic, a 45-minute educational session that allows patients to receive tailored information regarding their condition, treatment options and the surgical procedure with a trained Surgical Associate.

2006

OCC introduces Wet AMD Clinic, an educational session, whereby patients receive one-on-one information with an OCC Surgical Associate regarding revolutionary treatment options specific to their conditions.

2007

The first live combined cataract and vitrectomy surgery is performed on site at OCC.

2007

Dr. Fareed Ali leads the retinal disease division at OCC to perform the first ever Lucentis intraocular injection in Canada.

2008

Dr. David Yan is the first Cataract Surgeon in Canada to implant the C-Flex Aspheric 970C lens in a select group of patients. This lens is a hydrophilic lens offering increased sensitivity, optimizing visual outcome in scotopic conditions and the potential for superior post-op vision correction.

2008

Dr. David Yan and Dr. Dan DeAngelis perform a Live Cataract Surgery presentation using a Toric IOL.

2008

Dr. Narendra Armogan, OCC’s Cataract and Vitreo-Retinal Surgeon, implants the first Tetraflex intraocular lens in OCC’s Surgical Division. This is a lens that works with eyes ciliary muscle to give patients near, intermediate and distance vision.

2008

2009

OCC meets with Dr. Gaetano Savaresi of Milan, Italy, about his invention of surgically implanted intraocular telescope (IOL VIP) and a plan is discussed to bring it into the Canadian market.

2009

First surgery with Aspheric Toric Lens is performed at OCC.

2010

Bausch & Lomb awards Dr. Narendra Armogan and Dr. David Yan for their work with Crystalens and proclaims OCC as a Centre of Excellence.

2010

OCC has the first guarded Canaloplasty procedure performed at its facilities for a complicated case using joint Retina and Glaucoma team.

2011

OCC implants the first Sulcus Toric Aspheric and Multifocal Lens designed to address post operation refraction errors and further improve vision.

2011

OCC begins the use of AMO Toric, an astigmatism correcting lens that also surgically reduces spherical aberration.

2011

OCC’s Surgical Division is the first clinic in North America to implant the intraocular telescope (IOL VIP) invented by Dr. Gaetano Savaresi of Milan, Italy.

2012

OCC's subspecialist Dr. Armogan completes the first two laser assisted cataract procedure in Canada.

2012

OCC welcomes, Dr. Alan Kosaric MD CCFP, EM, FRCS(C), for comprehensive Ophthalmology.

2012

OCC introduces AMO’s All Laser LASIK platform with IntraLase and Advanced Custom Vue Technology for its Laser Vision Correction procedures

2013

AMO’s CATALYS Precision Laser System for Femtosecond Laser Cataract Surgery becomes an integral part of the clinic.

2015

Ophthalmic consultant centres Inc., becomes OCC Eyecare

2016

Dr. Dermot O'Brien MD FRCS(C) joins OCC Eyecare

2017

Dr. Kwesi McGuire MD FRCS(C) joins OCC Eyecare

OCC EYECARE CENTRE LOCATIONS

Our specialized team of doctors and state-of-the-art facility
are available at two convenient locations

1880 Sismet Road Mississauga,
ON L4W 1W9, Canada

+1 905-212-9482

2630 Rutherford Rd #105, Vaughan,
ON L4K 0H2, Canada

+1 (905) 212-9482

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