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Our Optometrist

Optometrist Near You in London, ON

At Mao Eye Care, our eye care professionals specialize in eye disease, and understand how the human eye really works. They know how to diagnose conditions that affect your sight – many of which do not have obvious symptoms.

Our priority is taking the time to explain the results of your eye exam, listening to your eye care needs and explaining all of your options to you. We understand that maintaining eye wellness is an ongoing partnership. We welcome your questions, and encourage you to share your health information with our optometrist in London, Ontario. Anything regarding your health might be vital to monitoring, diagnosing and treating potential vision issues.

Meet Our Eye Doctor


Alexander J. Mao, OD, MPH

Dr. Alex Mao completed his undergraduate and post-graduate medical training at Qingdao Medical College and Beijing Institute of Ophthalmology. This was followed by further graduate studies at the University of Western Ontario and Harvard School of Public Health.

He holds an academic appointment in the Department of Ophthalmology as Assistant Professor. Dr. Mao has a full scope primary optometric practice at the Ivey Eye Institute in London, Ontario with clinical interests in low vision rehabilitation and scleral contact lenses. Dr. Mao’s main research interests have been in clinical outcome research and clinical trials.


  1. Primary eye care
  2. Low vision rehabilitation


Assistant Professor, Western University


  1. Schulich School of Medicine & Dentistry
  2. Lawson Health Research Institute
  3. Ontario Association of Optometrists
  4. Canadian Association of Optometrists