Dr. Renee Laliberte has been practicing optometry since graduating with honors from the Michigan College of Optometry at Ferris State University in 1997. She recieved her undergraduate degree in Biological Sciences from the University of Windsor. Dr. Laliberte completed three externships each providing a fundamental base for practicing primary care full scope optometry. The externships included Beaumont Hospital specializing in low vision and contact lenses, the Duane L. Waters Hospital in Jackson Michigan, emphasizing ocular disease management and the Saginaw Special Needs Clinic focusing on pediatric care and low vision needs.
Dr. Laliberte received the Wesley Jessen Contact Lens Fitting Award upon graduation for proficiency in contact lens fitting. She specializes in bifocal and monovision contacts for those with near vision needs. Dr. Laliberte has an honest, straight forward approach to practicing optometry. Her belief is that every patient has the right to know exactly what is going on with their eyes and all the options available to them whether it includes glasses, contact lenses, vision therapy or surgery.
Dr. Laliberte is fully certified to use and prescribe all topical and oral medications necessary in diagnosing and treating all diseases of the eye.
Dr. Laliberte is a proud member of the Michigan Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. Main Street Optometry and Dr Laliberte are members of Visionsource. North America's Premier Network of Private Practice Optometrists
She has taken part in humanitarian endeavors abroad such as her VOSH (Volunteer Optometric Services for Humanity) mission to Honduras during which she provided free eye exams and glasses to the local people in need. She and her husband enjoy traveling, skiing, scuba diving and spending time with their two daughters.