Director of clinical training Institut de Recherche en Lentilles Cornéennes de Montréal (IRLCM), Université De Montréal
Patrick Simard became an optometrist in 2002 after graduating from the University of Montreal’s School of Optometry. He divides his time between his private practice at the Bélanger Optometry Clinic and teaching clinical and theoretical optometry at the University of Montreal. He completed a Master’s in vision sciences, specialising in keratoconus, as well as a second Master’s in business administration. He is a Fellow of both the AAO and the BCLA. His current research focuses on myopia correction, and he holds a patent for a contact lens design that corrects the development of myopia and axial length.