MCOptom, FCOVD, PhD
Dr. Quaid is founder and CEO of the Vue3 Vision Therapy Network with locations in Guelph and North York. He also serves at the University of Waterloo School Of Optometry (UWSO) & Vision Science as an Adjunct Professor interacting with final year interns and sitting on graduate student committees for UWSO. Dr. Quaid has numerous publications in both optometric and medical journals on topics ranging from the effects of eye teaming issues on reading efficiency to the incidence of eye teaming issues in athletes and the effect of concussions on the visual system. In 2019, Dr. Quaid co-authored a landmark book chapter in a medical textbook on visual dysfunction in concussion in conjunction with the Chief of Johns Hopkins Neuro-Ophthalmology: Neurosensory Disorders in Mild Traumatic Brain Injury.
In addition to his training to become an eye doctor in the UK, Dr. Quaid attained his PhD in 2005 at UWSO and his USA Board Certification in Visual Rehabilitation in 2011. He has delivered over 550 lectures worldwide to optometrists, physicians and allied healthcare professionals. Dr. Quaid lectures in particular about proper visual assessment “beyond 20/20” in both concussion cases and also in reading based learning difficulties. He makes a point of making his lectures very visual and uses real patient footage and demos to explain his interventions and research. Dr. Quaid also makes it a priority to publish data from his clinics to add to the evidence base for vision therapy and has a new book that has recently been published to help parents of children with visual issues interfering with reading skills: Learning to See = Seeing to Learn. Dr. Quaid also published in a chapter of the book A New Hope in Concussion by Dr. Lawrence Komer MD.
Dr. Quaid has been involved in assessment as a subject matter expert for Touchstone Institute in addition to other optometric organizations in Canada, the United Kingdom, and the United States.