Langis Michaud

A graduate of the School of Optometry at the University of Montreal in 1986

Dr. Langis Michaud graduated from the School of Optometry at the University of Montreal in 1986, where there is also obtained a Masters in Physiological Optics (1998). He also holds a 3rd cycle degree from the National School of Public Administration (2006 - public health).

He is a member of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO) since 1989 as Ambassador of the Cornea and Contact Lens Section (Dipl) since 1994. He was recognized member of the Scleral Lens Education Society (FSLS - 2010) and British Contact Lens Association (FBCLA - 2013). It is since 2013 president of the College of Optometrists of Québec (regulatory body).

Dr. Michaud is a professor at the School of Optometry at the University of Montreal. He worked there since 2001, clinical specialty contact lenses, and ensures the leading position of contactology department in 2006. In this capacity, he oversees a team of 9 clinicians are consulted by 5,000 people annually. He is also involved in the first emergency eye care and has permits to treat with topical medication.

Dr. Michaud has conducted numerous clinical studies for pharmaceutical companies and contact lenses. He has published numerous scientific articles and is the author of several chapters in books published in Europe.

He is currently involved in a longitudinal study on Fabry disease and various clinical research projects. With its recognized expertise, he is a frequent speaker in Europe and the United States.

Examples of recent publications:

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Diaconu, V. Michaud L. Forcier P. Garon ML. Analysis of the oxygen blood-flow at the head of the optic nerve. Poster accepté pour le congrès de l’Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO). – avril 2015. (A)

Michaud L. Oxygen transmissibility and scleral lenses: theoretical and practical considerations CLAO congress, Toronto, Juin 2014. (O)

Michaud L. The use of an Ortho-K contact lens for the correction of an irregular cornea related to Peter’s anomaly. EAOO Congress. Varsovie, May 2014. (A)

Michaud L.Managing corneal-scleral and scleral lens complications. Global Specialty Lens Symposium. Las Vegas, January 2014 (O)

Gauthier, AJ. Michaud L. Comparative study of visual and optical performances between different soft contact lenses for high order aberrations. Am. Acad. Optom. Seattle. (A).

Michaud L. Longitudinal study of ocular manifestations on a cohort of non-related Fabry’s disease patients : new findings and early results. BCLA meeting, Manchester, UK. Mai 2011. (A)

Michaud, L. Visual impacts of the cosmetic contact lenses Color Blends. SECO meeting. Electronic Poster. Atlanta, 2010. (A)

Michaud, L. Cross-linking enhanced with PRK: a retrospective study. Global Specialty Contact Lens Symposium. Las Vegas, 2010. (O)

Michaud, L. Roy, F. The modern use of semi-scleral contact lenses. World Congress of Cornea VI. Boston, 2010. (A)

Michaud, L. Trottier, N. Fabry’s disease: the unique role of optometrists. BCLA meeting, Birmingham, UK. Mai 2010 (A)


Michaud L. A case of monocular diplopia. Clinical and Refractive Optometry 2014; 25(2): 38-44.COPE

Michaud L. For a better understanding of scleral contact lens related pathophysiology. Research Highlight comments. IOVS-14-15564. Accepté le 28 août 2014.

Michaud L. Brule J. Dufour JS et al. Life After Areds 2: What Should We Recommend To Patients With Or At Risk Of Amd ? Can. J. Optom. Accepté en mars 2014.

Michaud L, Brazeau D, Corbeil ME, Forcier P, Bernard PJ. Contribution of soft lenses of various powers to the optics of a piggy-back system on regular corneas. Cont Lens Anterior

Eye. 2013 Mar 16. pii : S1367-0484(13)00032-5.

Michaud L. Van der Worp E. Brazeau D. Warde R. Giasson C.J. Predicting estimates of oxygen transmissibility for scleral lenses. Contact Lens & Ant. Eye. Accepted for publication

July 2012.

Michaud, L. Exposure keratopathy secondary to cosmetic lid surgery. Clinical and Refractive Optometry 2010; 21(7):136-42. COPE

Michaud, L. Carrasquillo K. Piggy-back cosmetic contact lens as an occlusion therapy in a patient with familial dysautonomia. Soumis à Eye & Contact Lenses, 2010 oct 8. LIVRES ET CHAPITRES DE LIVRE

Michaud L. Kovarski C. Chapitres 9, 10, 20, 28,30, 3, 60 et 61- Les anomalies de la réfraction. In Kovarski C. ed. Les anomalies de la vision chez l’enfant et l’adolescent. 2e édition.

Paris, Lavoisier, 2014 ; 76-100.

Michaud, L. Breton L. Gagnon F, Simard P. Les lentilles de contact : optimisation de l’adaptation, utilisation et entretien- Paris, Lavoisier Éditeurs, Collection Tec et Doc, 2012. 217 pages. ISBN 978-2-7430-1442-1

Michaud L. Episcleritis. In Onofrey B.E, Skorin L jr, Holdeman N.R. Ocular Therapeutics Handbook. A Clinical Manual. Third edition. Philadephia, Lippincott, Williams & Wilkins,

2011; 276-79.