Dr. William Johnston specializes in cataract, corneal, and refractive surgery. He was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, and received his medical degree from the University of British Columbia in 1984. He completed his ophthalmology specialty training at McGill University in Montreal in 1990. Following working for two years as a surgical ophthalmologist in Vancouver, B.C, where he held the position of Clinical Instructor with the University of British Columbia, he chose to undertake a further year of sub-specialty training in corneal and refractive surgery. This was undertaken at the Jules Steyn Eye Institute at UCLA, Los Angeles, California. Subsequently he relocated to Vancouver Island in 1993, and has created a successful surgical practice employing the latest techniques of his specialty.