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Top 5 Clinics for the Laser Eye Surgery in Toronto

Fuzzy vision, eyestrain, and distorted images? If you’re the right candidate for a surgical procedure, we may have found just the right solutions for your eyesight.

In this review, we featured the best laser eye surgery clinics in Toronto that passed our standards. Read on to discover more pertinent information about this matter, starting with the costs of this procedure.

The Cost of Laser Eye Surgery in Toronto

In general, the cost of laser eye surgery in Canada is $500 to $2,000 per eye. 

Fortunately, since it’s considered as an elective procedure, it is covered under most insurance policies. Plus, most clinics have surgery financing options as well.

Additionally, laser eye surgery is also an eligible expense under a Health Spending Account (HSA). So, you can deduct the cost as a pre-tax expense.

The Best Laser Eye Surgery Clinics in Toronto

Each clinic on this list was evaluated based on the following parameters: 

Reputation based on their number of procedures performed relative to their years of experience, as well as training, certifications, and credentials.
Technology and surgery proceduresmust specialize in a specific or offer a variety of laser surgery procedures including the most common ones (LASIK, PRESBYOND and Laser Blended Vision).
Patient Experiencestarting from the initial consultation, pre-operative care, to the post-operative check. 
Client feedback based on the aggregated results of our survey and Google Reviews.

1. LASIK MD

LASIK MD Homepage
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SERVICES Laser procedures, PresbyVision, lens implants, corneal cross-linking (CXL) for keratoconus
WEBSITEhttps://www.lasikmd.com/clinics/toronto
ADDRESS100 King St W #120, Toronto, ON M5X 2A1
CONTACT DETAILS+1 416-362-8677
OPERATING HOURSMonday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Saturday: 8:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Reputation★★★★★ (5/5)
    Number of procedures performed    ★★★★★ (5/5)
    Training, certifications, and credentials    ★★★★★ (5/5)
Patient experience★★★★★ (5/5)
    Consultation    ★★★★★ (5/5)
    Pre-operative care    ★★★★☆ (4/5)
    Post-operative check    ★★★★★ (5/5)
Technology and surgery procedures★★★★☆ (4/5)
Client feedback★★★★☆ (4/5)

Laser eye surgery isn’t a cheap procedure so we were glad to find LASIK MD. The minimum you’ll spend in this clinic is around $490, plus they offer flexible financial options with two different payment plans.

Apart from the relative affordability, clients can also generally expect thorough testing and comprehensive aftercare. Prior to the procedure, tests are done twice, which can help with peace of mind since everything is basically double-checked.

Consultants also take the time to walk the patients through the steps of the procedure. This in turn results in less anxiety and a more comfortable experience, according to the clients we’ve interviewed.

Following the procedure, the clinic provides patients with a bag filled with items to assist in their fast recovery. Although not unique, when matched with their constant follow-ups, this post-procedure stage easily beats most of the competition.

Additionally, there are various post-operative examination options depending on the patient’s risk of complications. Clients can also choose which professional (LASIK MD co-managing optometrist or own eye care specialist) they want to perform this examination.

The biggest issue we encountered was that there were a very few clients who were called back to redo their initial tests. It obviously affects the feeling of trust, in our opinion, but these were relatively few cases compared to the millions of procedures they’ve done.

Pros

  • Free, no-obligation initial consultation
  • Flexible payment and financing options
  • Provides pre-operative items to assist recovery
  • Performed more than one million procedures
  • Multi-awarded surgery clinic

Cons

  • Difficult to book online at times
  • Issues with the conduct of initial tests
  • Inefficient customer service

Customer Reviews

One of the best experience

Special thanks to Akari Lang at reception. She took the time to make sure that the information I was provided was correct. She was patient and prompt with her responses. She was a real pleasure to deal with and definitely provided one of the best customer service experiences I have ever had. She deserves a raise! – Y.M.

Seamless surgery

Amazing experience getting LASIK at this location! The staff are welcoming and make you feel at ease. Procedure went seamlessly and it’s been almost 4 weeks since my surgery and I’m still in awe about how easy it all was. – Katrina Maltais

2. Herzig Eye Institute

Herzig Eye Institute Homepage
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SERVICES ZEISS ReLEx Smile, lasik prk, intraocular collamer lens (ICL), refractive lens exchange (RLE) refractive cataract surgery, traditional cataract surgery, presbyopia treatments, corneal cross-linking dry eye clinic
WEBSITEhttps://www.herzig-eye.com/
ADDRESS150 Bloor St W Suite #210, Toronto, ON M5S 2X9
CONTACT DETAILS+1 416-929-2020
OPERATING HOURSMonday - Friday: 8:30 AM - 5:00 PM
Reputation★★★★★ (5/5)
    Number of procedures performed    ★★★★☆ (4/5)
    Training, certifications, and credentials    ★★★★★ (5/5)
Patient experience★★★★★ (5/5)
    Consultation    ★★★★★ (5/5)
    Pre-operative care    ★★★★★ (5/5)
    Post-operative check    ★★★★☆ (4/5)
Technology and surgery procedures★★★★★ (5/5)
Client feedback★★★★☆ (4/5)

Herzig Eye Institute offers various vision correction options using state-of-the art technology and methods. With them offering all-inclusive fees, clients need not worry about costs, which is a plus.

In our opinion, what really sets the clinic apart is their Herzig Eye Institute’s High Definition Vision® solutions. In general, these solutions involve comprehensive diagnostics, thorough tests and consultations, and the use of an appropriate vision correction lane.

What makes their process unique is that they include a lifestyle assessment for all patients. This is particularly useful to help them achieve their post-operation goals, whether they’re a reader, a passionate athlete, or an amateur driver.

Once matched with the right procedure, clients receive a personalized treatment plan. Apart from the generally high success rates, they also earned our favor by offering a lifetime guarantee on the procedures they performed.

What this means is that they’ll perform a vision enhancement (if medically necessary) at no extra cost. In addition, they also offer a year of post-operative care on their refractive procedures (fees already covered on initial payment). 

Although they promise competitive rates, we’re quite disappointed seeing the fees some clients had to pay. But apart from this and the occasionally chaotic customer services, they’re very solid.

Pros

  • All-inclusive fees on procedures
  • Offers a wide range of procedure options
  • Technologically competent diagnostic stage
  • Personalized treatment plan
  • Lifetime guarantee (under certain conditions)
  • One-year, post-operative care (refractive procedures)

Cons

  • Procedures are on the expensive side
  • Rocky customer service (communication)

Customer Reviews

Impressive results

Extremely happy I chose this place for SMILE surgery. Treated me like I was family and will always recommend them. One thing they offer that impressed me, if you don’t live in the area, the cost of the surgery includes all follow up appointments with your own eye doctor. – Edward Brock

Outstanding quality of service

From my first phone inquiry to schedule a consultation,  through the pre-op, the surgery and post-op, Dr. Herzig and his team provided an outstanding quality of care, comfort and service. The best part for me is that I can see the world again with clarity and focus. A revitalizing and truly remarkable gift!! – Peter Suchanek

3. Bochner Eye Institute

Bochner Eye Institute Homepage
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SERVICES LASIK surgery, PRK surgery, traditional cataract surgery, laser cataract surgery, refractive lens exchange, implantable contact lenses, keratoconus, dry eyes, age-related macular degeneration (amd), cosmetic eyelid surgery
WEBSITEhttps://www.bochner.com/
ADDRESS40 Prince Arthur Ave, Toronto, ON M5R 1A9
CONTACT DETAILS+1 416-960-2020

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OPERATING HOURSMonday - Friday: 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM
Reputation★★★★★ (5/5)
    Number of procedures performed    ★★★★★ (5/5)
    Training, certifications, and credentials    ★★★★★ (5/5)
Patient experience★★★★☆ (4/5)
    Consultation    ★★★★☆ (4/5)
    Pre-operative care    ★★★★☆ (4/5)
    Post-operative check    ★★★★★ (5/5)
Technology and surgery procedures★★★★☆ (4/5)
Client feedback★★★★☆ (4/5)

For us, experience is one of the best benchmarks of top-quality services and results. Having 25 years in the business, Bochner Eye Institute was obviously among the seasoned options for vision correction procedures.

Additionally, the team of doctors in the clinic has over 90 years of combined experience. Over the years, they’ve performed about 400,000 procedures – and at this rate, it’s safe to assume that they’re experts in the field.

Speaking of expertise, clients often come to the clinic for LASIK surgery, although the clinic offers many more procedures. In fact, they even have high-profile patients among their clientele including musician, Serena Ryder.

Moving on to patient care, our surveys revealed a high level of satisfaction among clients. To sum it up, the process combines friendliness and professionalism, from the testing process to the post-operative care.

Treatment plans are personalized to ensure fast and efficient recovery based on the client’s unique conditions. In most cases, post-operative rest takes less than a week which is a solid recovery time.

Overall, we just find their appointment system a bit wonky because there weren’t any follow-ups (in our case at least). Other than the customer service, everything is up to par with the standards we’ve set.

Pros

  • Toronto’s Top Choice vision correction for 2022
  • 25 years in business
  • 90 years of combined experience
  • Specializes in LASIK surgery
  • Personalized treatment plans
  • Fast recovery rates (variable depending on procedure)

Cons

  • Lack of follow-ups after appointment setting
  • Issues with customer service

Customer Reviews

Life-changing results

Dr. Gilani performed my LASIK and I couldn’t be happier with the results! The experience with Bochner was smooth every step of the way. Thank you to the staff at Bochner and Dr. Gilani for the life-changing results! – Mark C.

A successful process

Couldn’t be happier with my experience doing LASIK at Bochner. Even with small eyes, Dr. Stein’s skill allowed me to avoid PRK and enjoy a very successful process with LASIK. Barely any side effects even just one day after surgery! – Sam Huang

4. North Toronto Eye Surgery Centre

North Toronto Eye Surgery Centre Homepage
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SERVICES Laser eye procedures, cataract surgery, glaucoma surgery, cornea surgery, pterygium surgery, cosmetic procedures, eyelid, surgery, dry eye treatments, refractive lens exchange
WEBSITEhttp://www.northtorontoeyesurgery.com/
ADDRESS2 Champagne Dr Unit C2, Toronto, ON M3J 0K2
CONTACT DETAILS+1 416-792-3043

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OPERATING HOURSMonday - Thursday: 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Reputation★★★★★ (5/5) 
    Number of procedures performed    ★★★★★ (5/5)
    Training, certifications, and credentials    ★★★★★ (5/5)
Patient experience★★★★☆ (4/5)
    Consultation    ★★★★☆ (4/5)
    Pre-operative care    ★★★★☆ (4/5)
    Post-operative check    ★★★★☆ (4/5)
Technology and surgery procedures★★★★★ (5/5)
Client feedback★★★★★ (5/5)

North Toronto Eye Surgery Centre has been in the business of vision correction for more than 25 years. Their range of services includes both medical and cosmetic procedures performed by seasoned professionals.

As with other eye clinics, this one also provides a customized treatment plan based on your diagnosis. However, they get an advantage when it comes to accessibility with eye surgeons because they’re partnered with North Toronto Eye Care.

The same professionals will perform both the pre- and post-surgery examinations on the patients. In our opinion, this is better than having the clients go to their own eye care specialist because it streamlines the assessment.

Apart from that, we also favor its ocular diagnostics technology, not only because it’s advanced and modern, but also because it’s cost-effective. It’s one way to save on surgeries, at least before the actual procedure.

Speaking of the procedure, the majority of the clients we surveyed reported that they experienced impressive progress. On average, recovery times take about a week but it will still depend on your procedure and your level of risk.

We only encountered minor issues when setting appointments via phone call which feels a bit rushed. Beyond that, we have no qualms with what we’ve seen in this clinic and the services they offer.

Pros

  • Personalized treatment plan
  • Accessible eye surgeons
  • Cost-effective ocular diagnostics
  • Relatively fast recovery times

Cons

  • Difficult to set appointments via phone

Customer Reviews

Highly recommended clinic

Well organized place. One of the rare places I’ve been where your surgery schedule time means something. I came 10 minutes before my appointment and was admitted right away. 25 minutes later I was on my way home. Incredible! All staff is very kind and very professional. I would recommend this location any time. – Radmila Cuk

Satisfactory results

I am very happy with the results of my surgery. Dr. Rabinovitch and his team are amazing. Very caring and professional in every way. I have a history with Dr. Rabinovitch. He did my mother’s surgery 12 years ago and he also did my friend’s surgery last month. Dr. Rabinovitch and his team are definitely at 10+!! – Janet Nonis

5. Goldberg Centre Vision Correction

Goldberg Centre Vision Correction Homepage
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SERVICES LASEK procedure
WEBSITEhttps://www.goldbergcentre.com/
ADDRESS2235 Kennedy Rd, Scarborough, ON M1T 3G8
CONTACT DETAILS+1 416-412-4441
OPERATING HOURSMonday - Thursday: 10:00 AM - 6:00 PM

Friday: 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Reputation★★★★★ (5/5)
    Number of procedures performed    ★★★★☆ (4/5)
    Training, certifications, and credentials    ★★★★★ (5/5)
Patient experience★★★★★ (5/5)
    Consultation    ★★★★★ (5/5)
    Pre-operative care    ★★★★☆ (4/5)
    Post-operative check    ★★★★★ (5/5)
Technology and surgery procedures★★★★☆ (4/5)
Client feedback★★★★☆ (4/5)

Goldberg Centre Vision Correction offers vision correction surgeries and has been in the business for over 30 years. As of writing, they’ve already treated more than 100,000 patients, the majority of whom enjoyed satisfactory results.

In our opinion, what makes this clinic different is their no-cut laser eye procedure. We favor this because traditional laser surgery is more prone to flap-related complications and this procedure eliminates that risk.

Another thing that we liked is that clients are handled by only one and one doctor alone throughout the process. Dr. Goldberg will be with you from the initial consultation up until your follow-up examinations.

Now that we’ve mentioned consultations, we like that there’s an option so consult with him remotely. This makes it a convenient option for patients who have tight schedules and can’t drive personally to the clinic.

Consultations are free and there is no pressure to proceed with the surgery whatsoever. Plus, there are occasional promotions that can help you save a couple of dollars before your procedure.

The only major concern we have is that it’s difficult to assess exactly what you’re paying for. But other than the confusing pricing structure, we’re pleased with this eye clinic.

Pros

  • 30 years of experience
  • Offers a no-cut laser eye procedure
  • One doctor from start to finish
  • Virtual consultations available
  • Occasional promotions for discounts

Cons

  • Confusing pricing structure
  • Issues with rebooking canceled appointments

Customer Reviews

Thorough and meticulous

I just wanted to thank the team at the Goldberg Centre Vision Correction for my procedure a few months back. They are very thorough and meticulous and make you feel comfortable the entire way through the process. They provide an easy payment plan as well which makes it all worth it. I highly recommend them – thank you! – Danny Cagen

A positive experience 

I got my lasik eye procedure about 6 months ago and so far everything has been amazing. I have gone in for many follow ups and every time there are only positive experiences. The staff is great and Dr Goldberg is great at his job. Definitely would recommend 10/10 – Pooja Sood

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