Meet Dr. Conlon

Dr. M. Ronan Conlon

Dr. M. Ronan Conlon is the founder and Medical Director at the Conlon Eye Institute. Dr. Conlon has been practicing ophthalmology in Saskatoon since 1994, providing top-tier patient development and practices to ensure procedures are of the highest technical capability and comfort to all of his patients. 

 

His special interests include refractive laser surgery (PRK and LASIK), and advanced laser cataract surgery. Dr. Conlon had LASIK Surgery himself in 2000 and has performed over 20,000 refractive procedures. He is recognized across Canada as a leader in the use of advanced technology implants to provide patients with optimized visual outcomes. Dr. Conlon is an innovator and leader in his field and was the first surgeon in Saskatchewan to perform the following procedures:

 

  • Perform hyperopic PRK and LASIK
  • Laser Flap Creation (Intralase)
  • Insert the KAMRA Inlay for correction of presbyopia
  • Laser Cataract Surgery
  • Intra-operative Aberrometry (ORA)
  • PanOptic Lens Implantation

He completed his residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Western Ontario in 1991. Dr. Conlon has completed 3 years of fellowship training in ophthalmology; one year at Harvard University (1991-1992) and two years at the University of Iowa Hospital and Clinics (1992-1994). Dr. Conlon first began performing PRK and LASIK Surgery in 1995.

Credentials

  • Medical Director, Conlon Eye Institute, non-hospital accredited independent surgical facility
  • Medical Director, Lions Eye Bank, Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
  • Attending Refractive Surgeon and Board of Director, Horizon Laser Vision Center, Saskatoon
  • Associate Clinical Professor, University of Saskatchewan,
  • Department of Ophthalmology
  • Chief of Staff, Saskatoon Health Region (2003-2005)
  • Head of Ophthalmology, Saskatoon Health Region (2000-2003 and 2009-2011)
  • Former Medical Director, Horizon Laser Vision Centre
 

 

 

 

Memberships and Licenses

Canadian and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Canadian and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Canadian Association of Ophthalmology

Canadian Association of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology

American Academy of Ophthalmology

 

Member of Saskatoon Health Region with full surgical admitting privileges

Member of Saskatoon Health Region with full surgical admitting privileges

Member of Kelsey Trail Health Region with full surgical and admitting privileges

Member of Kelsey Trail Health Region with full surgical and admitting privileges

Fully licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan

Fully licensed by the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Saskatchewan

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