Dr. Ron Baldassare, MD, CM, FRCSC, ABO
Dr. Ron Baldassare has devoted his career to the study and treatment of the cornea starting with some of the pioneering LASIK research in 1994. He is the only cornea specialist in the Okanagan, and the only surgeon with a fellowship in Refractive Surgery in the Okanagan.
He is involved in clinical research, is a reviewer for the Canadian Journal of Ophthalmology, has presented his research at the American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, and is a sought after speaker and educator about new ophthalmic surgical technology.
Membership in several professional associations…
Executive board member for both the British Columbia Eye Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons, and the Canadian Cataract Institute.
Athletics: Hockey, triathlons, and skiing including competing for Team Canada In the World Age Group Triathlon Championships In 2010 [Budapest, Hungary] and 2012 [Auckland, New Zealand]. Selected for Team Canada, 2011 World Age Group Triathlon Championships [Beijing, China].
Stephanie provides surgery consultations and post-operative care at Vivid Laser, and she's also co-owner of Stickle & Strawn Optometry in West Kelowna. Stephanie and her husband Mike have a daughter named Finley and a Shorkie named Aubie, and they enjoy all that the Okanagan has to offer.
Stephanie practices as an optometrist at Vivid Laser Centre providing laser surgery consultations and post-operative care. Stephanie is also an associate at iSight Optometry. She and her husband Dave have two beautiful children, Alex and Anna.
Hear directly from Dr. Ron Baldassare in this video: