Our history at a glance

Our history at a glance

since 1992

A few highlights of our history.


Assurance-maladie du Québec and new device for cataract surgery

Dr. Michel Pop registers with the Régie de l’assurance maladie du Québec (RAMQ).

Some of our services are now covered by RAMQ.

Acquisition of the Infiniti Vision System phacoemulsification device for cataract surgery.


Innovative treatment and new diagnostic device

Dr. Pop begins offering an innovative treatment for keratoconus with corneal cross-linking and Intacs.

Addition of a new diagnostic device, the OCT (optical coherence tomography) which performs an extremely high-resolution, 3D examination of the eye, retina and optic nerve.


Centre médical spécialisé (CMS) certification

The Cliniques Michel Pop are the first clinics of their kind in Quebec to obtain Centre médical spécialisé (CMS) certification, issued by the Ministère de la Santé et des Services sociaux du Québec (Montreal).


Acquisition new technology and Dr. Christian Perreault joins the Cliniques

Acquisition of the new IntraLase® femtosecond laser technology: the All-laser LASIK. Dr. Pop performs LASIK treatments without using the microkeratome (blade).

Dr. Christian Perreault, ophthalmologist, joins the Cliniques Michel Pop Montreal team.


New developments

Correction of presbyopia, thanks to new developments in intraocular lenses.


Ophthalmology teleconsultation service and new Wavefront technique

Launch of an ophthalmology teleconsultation service, the first of its kind in Canada. Dr. Pop is now able to examine his Gatineau patients from his clinic in Montreal.

Acquisition and integration of the new Wavefront technology, also known as HD Excimer laser.


Intraocular lens

Correction of certain vision problems by intraocular lens implantation: ICL lens (phakic lens)


Opening of a private centre

Opening of a private cataract surgery centre at the Montreal clinic, comprising two operating rooms.


New surgical technique

Introduction of LASIK vision correction, a new surgical technique used by Dr. Pop in Montreal and Hull.


Withdraws from the RAMQ

Dr. Michel Pop withdraws from the RAMQ to devote himself to his private practice at Cliniques Michel Pop.


Second Clinique Michel Pop

A second clinic is established in Montreal. Dr. Pop practises vision correction using the PRK technique with the Excimer laser.


First Clinique Michel Pop

The first Clinique Michel Pop opens its doors in Hull. Dr. Michel Pop corrects a range of vision problems using the PRK technique with the Excimer laser.