Don R. Nixon, MD is currently medical director of TriMed Eye Center, Barrie and Assistant Professor Northern Ontario School of Medicine.
Dr. Nixon received his medical degree from Queen’s University, Ontario and completed his internship at University of Toronto, Ontario.
After completing his ophthalmology residency at Queen’s University, he went on to an Oculoplastic fellowship at the University of Toronto. He completed further fellowship training in medical retina as well as refractive surgery. Dr. Nixon is currently in private practice specializing in anterior segment surgery, glaucoma, and medical retina.
He has multiple peer reviewed publications, contributed chapters, and numerous presentations at national and international meetings as a guest speaker.
Dr. Nixon has won five best papers of session awards for research work presented at the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS). His study interests include intraocular lens design and in vivo performance, software and hardware design for phaco systems, and glaucoma trials.
Dr. Nixon’s vast experience and continuing education allows him to provide patients with exceptional surgical outcomes. He is very professional, calm and will always take the time to educate his patients on best surgical options. Dr. Nixon understands the anxiety patients have when making decisions relating to their most precious gift – their eyes and will strive to make the experience as positive as possible.