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Raymond M. Stein, MD, FRCSC
Harold A. Stein, MD, FRCSC
Albert Cheskes, MD, FRCSC
Jordan Cheskes, MD, FRCSC


Bochner Eye Institute
40 Prince Arthur Avenue
Toronto, Ontario M5R 1A9
(877) 691-9885

Dr. Raymond M. Stein, MD, FRCSC


Serving patients seeking laser eye surgery, cataract surgery and keratoconus treatments in Toronto, Scarborough, Unionville and the Greater Toronto Area


Consumers' Choice Award
and the Top Choice Award

Bochner Eye Institute is a comprehensive eye care facility and laser centre that has been serving patients for more than 80 years. For nine consecutive years Bochner Eye Institute has been a recipient of the Consumers' Choice Award and the Top Choice Award, both given by leading independent research firms. In addition, Bochner Eye Institute has been selected as the official vision correction centre for the Toronto Blue Jays, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Raptors professional sports teams. Patients from around the world, including celebrities, professional athletes and other surgeons, have traveled to Toronto to undergo vision correction under the care of the distinguished Bochner Eye Institute eye surgeons.

Bochner Eye Institute is led by internationally-recognized ophthalmologists who combine their unsurpassed surgical expertise with state-of-the-art technology to provide their patients with superior vision correction results. Drs. Raymond Stein, Harold Stein, Albert Cheskes and Jordan Cheskes received their medical training at the world-renowned Mayo School of Medicine. They have more than 100 years of combined experience and have successfully performed thousands of vision correction procedures. The surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute have published more textbooks than any other private institute in North America and are frequently asked to contribute to leading ophthalmology publications.

Laser Eye Surgery at Bochner Eye Institute

Bochner Eye Institute is recognized as a laser eye surgery leader in North America. The eye surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute are dedicated to adopting the latest technology and were among the first ophthalmologists in Canada to offer laser eye surgery. They were also among the first to perform Custom Wavefront LASIK in combination with IntraLase, or "All Laser LASIK." This method promotes higher safety and precision during the creation of the corneal flap. Bochner Eye Institute is equipped with two different laser eye surgery systems: the VISX S4 CustomVue and the Allegretto Wave. Both systems can be used to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. For patients who do not qualify for LASIK, the eye surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute offer a range of alternative treatment options, including PRK, implantable contact lenses and refractive lens exchange (RLE). Most patients who undergo laser eye surgery at Bochner Eye Institute are able to achieve near-perfect vision with greater freedom from glasses and contact lenses.

Bochner Eye Institute is the official vision correction centre for the Toronto Blue Jays, Maple Leafs and Raptors.

Cataract Surgery at Bochner Eye Institute

The experienced surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute have successfully treated thousands of patients whose vision has been impaired by cataracts, an age-related condition that leads to the clouding of the eye's natural lens. When performing cataract surgery, the eye surgeons use the latest "no-stitch" method, which promotes higher levels of patient safety and comfort. To restore the patient's vision following cataract surgery, the surgeons offer an array of sophisticated intraocular lens implants (IOLs) designed to mimic the function of the eye's natural lens, thereby providing patients with clear vision at most distances, often without the need for traditional eyewear.

Keratoconus Treatments at Bochner Eye Institute

Bochner Eye Institute was the first eye care practice in Canada to offer an effective treatment method for keratoconus, a disorder that causes the normally round cornea to become thin and cone shaped, thereby decreasing visual acuity. The surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute use the corneal collagen cross linking method with riboflavin to strengthen the eye's stroma and prevent the cornea from bulging out and taking on an irregular shape. The procedure involves special eye drops in combination with UV-A light. Although not a cure, this leading-edge procedure performed by the skilled surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute may prevent the progression of the disease and reduce nearsightedness or astigmatism caused by keratoconus.

 

The Bochner Eye Institue is located in the beautiful city of Toronto.

To schedule a one-on-one consultation with one of the skilled Toronto laser eye surgery providers of Bochner Eye Institute and learn more about your vision correction options, please contact their practice in Toronto, Scarborough or Unionville at (877) 691-9885.

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What Do Patients Say About the Eye Surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute?

"Demonstrating a self defense technique without being able to clearly see the attacker puts you at a great disadvantage. Thankfully, LASIK has given me the ability to train and teach with perfectly clear eyesight. There is no doubt that my performance has greatly improved, my reflexes are faster, as I am better able to judge distance, and my depth perception is more accurate." — Collin Simon, Black Belt Martial Arts Instructor

"I have been boxing for almost 20 years and have represented Canada in over 30 countries, including the 1992 Olympics. When I became nearsighted and couldn't see the big 'E' on the chart, I decided to have the laser procedure at Bochner Eye Institute. My procedure was absolutely painless and without question was an absolute KNOCK-OUT. Thank you for enhancing my vision...and my career." — Billy "The Kid" Irwin, Professional Boxer

"Driving a racing car places a tremendous strain on the eyes. In a sport where the difference between victory and defeat is often measured in thousandths of a second, perfection in everything must be tirelessly pursued. The level of professionalism displayed by the staff at Bochner Eye Institute – as well as their attention to detail – left me astounded with the results of my surgery. I encountered no side effects, and my nighttime vision has since improved from wearing glasses or contact lenses. These results leave me with no hesitation in recommending the LASIK procedure to anyone – except of course my competition!" — Robert Calisi, Professional Race Car Driver

"As an active sailor for years, I'm constantly exposing my eyes to the elements. Before my laser procedure, the salt water, wind and rain made it virtually impossible for me to see with glasses or contacts. Thanks to the doctors and staff at Bochner, it's smooth sailing today." — Oskar Johansson, Summer Olympics 2004, Gold Medalist

More About the Eye Surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute

Dr. Raymond Stein is the
official refractive eye surgeon
on the W Network's
"Style by Jury" program.

Raymond M. Stein, MD, FRCSC, received his medical degree from the University of Toronto Medical School. He served his residency at the prestigious Mayo Clinic in Rochester. He then served a one-year fellowship at the renowned Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Stein is the Medical Director of Bochner Eye Institute and serves as Chief of Ophthalmology at Scarborough General Hospital. He is also a cornea consultant at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto and Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto. Dr. Raymond Stein is a former president of the Canadian Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and currently serves as the editor of two highly prestigious ophthalmology journals.

Dr. Raymond Stein is an internationally recognized eye surgeon who has contributed to the development of excimer laser eye surgery. He has performed more than 30,000 laser eye surgery procedures, has authored numerous articles and book chapters, and has lectured extensively on refractive surgery topics around the world. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a proud member of many other professional organizations.

Harold Stein, MD, FRCSC, completed his medical education at the University of Toronto Medical School and his medical internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in Toronto. He served a fellowship in eye surgery at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Stein continued his education with a Master of Science degree from the University of Minnesota and a fellowship with the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada. He currently serves as a Clinical Professor at the University of Toronto Medical School and is on the board of several international ophthalmic organizations.

the eye surgeons at Bochner Eye Institute

Dr. Stein was among the first eye surgeons in North America to practice laser vision correction. He was a pioneer in the development of the intraocular lens for cataract surgery, has authored several ophthalmology textbooks, and has written hundreds of articles for peer-reviewed medical journals. He frequently travels around the world to speak at medical meetings and conferences. Dr. Stein's commitment to ophthalmology extends to economically developing nations, where he has volunteered to perform eye surgery on patients who may otherwise not have access to quality medical care. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a member of numerous professional associations.

Albert Cheskes, MD, FRCSC, earned his medical degree at the University of Toronto Medical School. He completed his residency at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. He is currently an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto, Chief of Ophthalmology at Centenary Health Center, and an active staff member at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto. He is also on the ophthalmology staff at Sunnybrook Hospital and Scarborough General Hospital.

Dr. Cheskes is widely respected as a skilled cataract and laser eye surgery specialist. He has been a pioneer in the field of ophthalmic surgery and witnessed some of the first experiments in corneal refractive surgery. He was one of the first eye surgeons in Canada to perform laser vision correction procedures and has since helped thousands of patients obtain better vision. Dr. Cheskes is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and he is affiliated with several professional organizations.

Jordan Cheskes, MD, FRCSC, graduated from the University of Toronto Medical School and served his five-year fellowship at the Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota. Dr. Cheskes is a highly skilled retina specialist and serves as a Chief of Retinal Vision at Bochner Eye Institute and at Scarborough Eye Associates. He is also on staff at St. Michael's Hospital and Rouge Valley Hospital.

Dr. Cheskes is a lecturer at the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Toronto and is frequently asked to speak at medical meetings both nationally and internationally. He is a Fellow of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada and a proud member of many professional associations.

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Transcript: Founded more than 80 years ago, Bochner Eye Institute is recognized throughout Canada and across the globe as a leading eye care facility and laser vision correction centre.

In recognition of its excellence, Bochner Eye Institute has been honored with the prestigious Consumer's Choice Award and the Top Choice Award for nine consecutive years.

The surgeons at Bochner Eye Institute are highly-skilled ophthalmologists who received their training at the world-renowned Mayo School of Medicine, Department of Ophthalmology.

Drs. Raymond Stein, Albert Cheskes, Harold Stein and Jordan Cheskes are internationally recognized eye surgeons who have published more textbooks than any other private institute in North America and are frequently asked to contribute to leading ophthalmology publications.

Bochner Eye Institute has been selected as the official laser eye center for the Toronto Blue Jays, the Toronto Maple Leafs and the Toronto Raptors.

In addition, Dr. Raymond Stein is the official refractive surgeon on the W Network's Style by Jury television program.

The eye surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute were among the first ophthalmologists in Canada to offer laser eye surgery. They perform "All Laser LASIK," a method that promotes higher safety and precision. Bochner Eye Institute is equipped with the VISX S4 CustomVue and Allegretto Wave systems, each of which delivers excellent vision correction outcomes.

Most patients who undergo laser eye surgery at Bochner Eye Institute are able to achieve near-perfect vision, with greater freedom from glasses and contact lenses.

Many high-profile patients have trusted the Bochner Eye Institute with their laser vision correction needs, including Black Belt Martial Arts Instructor Collin Simons – who says Bochner Eye Institute has given him the ability to teach with clear eyesight.

"There is no doubt my performance has...improved."

Professional Boxer Billy Irwin is thankful to Bochner Eye Institute for enhancing his eyesight and his career.

"My procedure was...an absolute "Knock Out."

Professional Race Car Driver Robert Calisi was shocked by the results of his laser eye surgery.

"These results leave me no hesitation...to recommend LASIK."

The experienced surgeons of Bochner Eye Institute specialize in the latest cataract surgery techniques with intraocular lens implants, which allows patients to resume their active lifestyles with clear vision at most distances and greater independence from corrective eyewear.

Bochner Eye Institute was also the first eye care practice in Canada to offer an effective treatment method for keratoconus.

With locations in Toronto, Scarborough and Unionville, Bochner Eye Institute fills the vision correction needs of patients throughout the Greater Toronto Area.

To learn more about Bochner Eye Institute, please review the profile below or visit their website. To schedule a consultation, please call (877) 691-9885.

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