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his medical degree from Dalhousie University Donald C. Fiander, M.D. completed his ophthalmology
training at McGill University, Montreal and subsequently was
a research fellow at Montefiore Hospital Medical Center, Bronx,
As a Michigan physician licensed also in Canada, in 1992 Dr.
Fiander became one of the first ophthalmologists in the Detroit
area to become experienced in the use of the Excimer laser for
the correction of myopia. He was also one of the first ophthalmologists
in Michigan to perform Lamellar Keratoplasty or in-situ keratomileusis
to correct severe myopia and hyperopia.
Since he began investigating Laser-in-situ keratomileusis or
LASIK in 1993 Dr. Fiander's work has been presented at numerous
meetings both within the USA and internationally. He has been
published in the Journal
of Refractive Surgery and was an invited contributor to Review of Ophthalmology discussing " LASIK: How to Avoid
and Manage Complications". He was invited to contribute
a chapter titled LASIK:
in the textbook LASIK, edited by Ioannis Pallikaris. His most
recent publication was "Should you wait for a scanning excimer
?" in Review
Because of his extensive experience in LASIK Dr. Fiander has
frequently been consulted by his colleagues in Michigan and elsewhere
in the U.S.A. and Canada for advice in the management of patients
with complicated problems.
Dr. Fiander is a Board Certified Ophthalmologist. He is a Fellow
of the American Academy of Ophthalmology , a Fellow of the Royal
College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada, and a Fellow of
the International College of Surgeons. He is a member of the
International Society for Refractive Surgery , The American Society
for Cataract and Refractive Surgery as well as a Charter Member
and current President of the Michigan Keratorefractive Society.