Dr. Boxer Wachler's practice is limited to vision correction.
He specializes in all procedures to correct glasses and contact
lenses. His techniques include LASIK, LTK, Intacs, presbyopia reversal
implants, and implantable contact lenses among other procedures.
He also holds a Diagnostic and Repair Clinic to treat patients in
the community who have experienced problems after LASIK - or other
vision correction procedures.
Dr. Boxer Wachler
was raised in Santa Monica, CA. He graduated from Santa Monica High
School followed by an undergraduate degree in Psychobiology at the
University of California, Los Angeles. While at UCLA, he was an
intercollegiate athlete while competitively rowing on the crew team.
He also was an avid public speaker as member of the championship
debate team. He was chosen for the Rotary Foundation International
Scholarship and studied abroad at Edinburgh University in Scotland
as an ambassador from the United States.
from Scotland, Dr. Boxer Wachler attended Dartmouth Medical School
in New Hampshire. Following graduation, he was married to his wife,
Selina. Dr. Boxer Wachler completed a residency in ophthalmology
at Saint Louis University Eye Institute. Early in his training,
his interest in refractive surgery was sparked and he initiated
original research in quality of vision after radial keratotomy (RK),
photorefractive keratotomy (PRK), and later in laser in situ keratomileusis
(LASIK). He spent an additional one-year of training in a refractive
surgery and corneal surgery fellowship at the University of Kansas
Medical Center and Hunkeler Eye Center in Kansas City. From fellowship,
he was recruited by the UCLA Department of Ophthalmology at the
Jules Stein Eye Institute to be Director of Refractive Surgery as
well as Director of the UCLA Laser Refractive Center.
He and his wife
Selina, an architect, live in Los Angeles.
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Wachler is one of less than 100 refractive surgeons in the United
States certified by the Council for Refractive Surgery Quality Assurance.
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler of the Boxer Wachler Vision Institute is well known for his contribution to the ophthalmic industry and for his other eye care efforts. Dr Boxer Wachler has helped preserve or improve the vision of many patients. Dr. Boxer Wachler is often asked to lecture, both in the United States and abroad, about his advancements in LASIK and in the treatment of keratoconus. Dr. Boxer Wachler has his private practice in the Beverly Hills area of Los Angeles.