Michael Chaiken, OD

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Dr. Chaiken spent more than three decades as a highly successful practicing clinical Optometrist and practice owner while taking on numerous leadership roles focused on the regulatory, business and financial side of the eye care industry.

His clinical career and practice ownership roles culminated with Dr. Chaiken served as CEO of IRIS The Visual Group, Canada’s leading eye care provider with over 170 locations and revenues in excess of $110MM at the time of its sale to the New Look Vision Group, Inc. Previously, Dr. Chaiken also served as President, PRN Canada and President, Clinique Visuelle 20/20 Inc.
Over the years, Dr. Chaiken served three terms as the President of the Quebec Order of Optometrists and held numerous other leadership and committee roles within that organization. He was also named “Optometrist of the Year” by the Quebec Order of Optometrists.

Dr. Chaiken earned a Bachelor’s Degree from the State University of New York at Stony Brook and Doctorate Degree from the University of Montreal School of Optometry.

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MOA ODs Name America’s Best Eye Doctors by Newsweek

Medical Optometry America in the News

MOA ODs Name America’s Best Eye Doctors by Newsweek

Medical Optometry America in the News

Medical Optometry America is proud to announce that two members of our medical leadership team have been named to Newsweek’s List of ‘America’s Best Eye Doctors 2022’.J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO, Chief Medical Officer and Leslie O’Dell, OD, FAAO, Medical Director for MOA – Shrewsbury, were both named to the list for 2022.According to Newsweek, […]

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August 9, 2022
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Medical Optometry America is proud to announce that two members of our medical leadership team have been named to Newsweek’s List of ‘America’s Best Eye Doctors 2022’. J. James Thimons, OD, FAAO, Chief Medical Officer and Leslie O’Dell, OD, FAAO, Medical Director for MOA – Shrewsbury, were both named to the list for 2022. According […]

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Scleral Contact Lens Technology – a Game Changer for Many Patients

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If you are a Dry Eye sufferer who has tried other therapies with limited success or are having complications following an eye surgery, there is an innovative solution you may not be aware of – scleral contact lenses. Scleral lenses are also a good option for patients who need a high-powered prescription contact lens, who […]

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If you are a Dry Eye sufferer who has tried other therapies with limited success or are having complications following an eye surgery, there is an innovative solution you may not be aware of – scleral contact lenses. Scleral lenses are also a good option for patients who need a high-powered prescription contact lens, who […]

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Diabetic retinopathy is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the United States. Approximately 1 in 10 Americans are living with diabetes and need annual eye exams and specialized medical eye care to monitor the impacts of the disease and preserve their sight. Medical and eye care professionals have historically observed a worrisome trend that […]

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