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Dr Sylvain Mc Mahon, Optometrist


Dr Mc Mahon, optometrist, obtained his doctorate from the Université de Montréal at the start of the year 2000. In the following months after having graduated, he completed the exam National Canadian Examiners in Optometry. During his studies, he performed an externship in the United States while working in a hospital specialized in glaucoma and retina-related illnesses. He has since kept a special interest in the management of ocular diabetes. Dr Mc Mahon, optometrist, teaches at the School of Optometry at the Université de Montréal as a clinical instructor since 2003. His work consists primarily of teaching advanced examination techniques to graduating students, and of supervising their theoretical and practical training during their internships.

Dr Mc Mahon also acts as a guest speaker in Europe, where he lectures about ocular diseases and techniques used to detect them. He has been appointed by the Ordre des Optométristes du Québec (O.O.Q.) to give formal training to optometrists in the province of Quebec on a variety of subjects, including, among others, retinal illnesses, nutrition and medication. Furthermore, he gives first aid classes relative to eye-related work accidents. His preferred fields of competence include eyewear, contact lenses, and ocular illnesses. He also helps children with their visual rehabilitation treatments.

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Dr Danielle Jérôme, optometrist

Dr Danielle Jérôme began her practice in her hometown, Ste-Rose, after having graduated from the school of optometry at the Université de Montréal in 1979. Soon afterwards, she placed herself on the Montreal map. In 1980, she opened her first office on the St-Joseph Boulevard.

In December of 2011, she joined our team of optometrists at the St-Joseph Optometry Clinic in order to offer a greater array of services to her clientele.

In 2001, she took part in the elaboration of the content of the contact lens section of the Dictionnaire visuel des Éditions Québec Amérique. She has also been asked on several occasions to make the visual examination of subjects participating in research projects of the sleep-study center of the Hôpital du Sacré-Coeur de Montréal.

 

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Dr Élyse Desjardins, optometrist

In 1988, after having completed a master’s degree in microbiology, Dr Élyse Desjardins, optometrist, graduated from the school of optometry at the Université de Montréal. At first, she practiced in the Quebec City region. With her associate, Dr Mario Nadeau, O.D., she later went on to acquire 2 optometry clinics: the St-Joseph Optometry Clinic in Montreal, and the Desjardins Nadeau Optometry Centre in Acton Vale.

Dr Desjardins long acted as the board Vice-President of O.S.I, tresurer, and President of the Verification Committee.  O.S.I. is Canada’s largest network of independent optometrists, which unites more than 710 clinics in the country. She is now a member of the board of Opto-Reseau, a group of optometrists which our clinic joined in 2013.

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Dr Marjolaine Baril-Nadeau, optometrist

Dr. Marjolaine Baril-Nadeau, optometrist, holds a Bachelor of Business Administration obtained in 2009 from HEC Montreal. She also completed her doctorate in optometry from the University of Montreal in 2014. As part of her studies, she underwent an internship at the Eye Institute of the Laurentides, which mostly focused on the management of ocular emergencies and eye health. She was also very involved throughout her doctorate, occupying the offices of class President, Coordinator of Student Life and Student Association President.

Since 2015, Dr. Baril-Nadeau is a member of the board of the Quebec Association of Optometrists. She also carried out in collaboration with a colleague, a guide for new graduate optometrists. Her practice extends to several dimensions such as fitting contact lenses, binocular vision, pediatric optometry and eye health field, which she particularly enjoys.

 

All our optometrists completed a special formation to be able to diagnose ocular pathologies and to treat most of them. This special permit allows them to prescribe any ocular medication to treat ocular infections, inflammation, allergies, dry eyes, and to extract foreign bodies from the eye. They also can perform a thorough examination of the back of the eye using techniques as a pupil dilation or gonioscopy.

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Julie Delebarre, optician

In 2001, Julie graduated as an optician in Paris. It is during her practice in France that she managed to upgrade her skills. She decided to continue her studies in order to successfully obtain her master’s degree in optometry.  Expert in the art of frame selection, her gentleness and ability to listen will be at your service.

Her passion for travelling and her desire to discover different cultures have pushed her to see several areas of the world, including Oceania, South-East Asia and Latin America. Julie recently landed in Montreal, where she now resides. Since her arrival, in 2012, she has obtained her equivalence, so that she may continue her practice as an optician in Quebec.

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Roxane Péladeau, optician

Graduated as an optician in 2011, Roxane is today our head of laboratory. She is meticulous and attentive, she constantly strives for perfection in the finishing and precision of our patients' glasses. She is therefore our expert in cutting and assembly of glasses, frame repairs, welding, etc.

You will like her efficiency and work ethic in the manufacture of your glasses.                                               

  

Marion Brus, optician

Marion received her optician license in 2010, in France. Her love for travel led her to Montreal, where she resides since 2013. She quickly earned her Quebec equivalency diploma and made her mark in the world of optics with her talent.

Her great strength is her ability to identify the needs of our patients and give them judicious advice. You will love her empathy, patience and attention to detail.

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Denise Marin, clinic manager

In 1989, after having completed her studies in gerontology at the Cégep de St-Hyacinthe, Denise joined our team. At first, she managed our Desjardins Nadeau Optometry Centre located in Acton Vale. In 1993, she came to manage our Montreal based clinic, the St-Joseph Optometry Clinic.

Denise is not only a diligent administrative assistant, she is equally devoted and close to her clients. Her developed artistic outlook and relish for originality reflect themselves in her work at the clinic.

Denise enjoys painting on her free time, and regularly exposes her pieces.

 

 

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Johanne Lemay, secretary-assistant

Johanne has been a secretary-assistant for optometrists for over 7 years. At their side, she has acquired a wide range of pertinent knowledge regarding the ocular-visual field of study. On top of that, she has over 20 years of experience with the public, having served clientele in the medical, legal and even sportive spheres. Her welcoming personality inspires trust and will quickly put you at ease. 

 

 

Dominic Pelletier, optometric assistant

Dominic excels in his role of optometrist assistant. He is the son of a veteran optometrist from Gatineau, who also works in our Opto-Réseau group. After accumulating a good experience in the field of optics with his father, he joined us in Montreal while continuing his studies at McGill University.

The contact and interaction with the patient is what Dominic prefers in his work. Also, to be able to see the satisfaction of the patient throughout his stay in our clinic is what motivates him most. His good humor and courtesy will charm you.

Dominic is a lover of outdoor activities and has already made a 5 month-trip to Europe.