Dr. William Trattler

LASIK Surgery
Miami, FL
28 years experience male

Locations

Office

Miami, FL

Address

8940 N Kendall Dr #400 E, Miami, FL
Directions

My office hours

Saturday: Closed
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Insurances accepted

Aetna

AvMed Health Plans

BlueCross BlueShield

UnitedHealthcare

About

Bio

Dr. Trattler is the Director of Cornea at the Center for Excellence in Eye Care and is on the Volunteer faculty at Bascom Palmer Eye Institute and Florida International University School of Medicine's Department of Ophthalmology After graduating from Dartmouth College, he attended medical school at the University of Miami School of Medicine and completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of Pennsylvania, Scheie Eye Institute. He spent an additional year for subspecialty training in cornea and refractive surgery at the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center in Dallas. Dr. Trattler has participated in numerous phase 3 and phase 4 studies in the areas of dry eye, blepharitis, refractive surgery, cataract surgery and new technologies such as corneal collagen crosslinking for keratoconus and intraoperative wavefront aberrometry during cataract surgery. Dr. Trattler was awarded Best Paper of Session for his research on accommodating intraocular lenses at the 2009 ASCRS meeting. Dr. Trattler has authored many books, articles, and text book chapters including Microbiology Made Ridiculously Simple, a textbook he helped co-author that is used by medical, nursing, and veterinary students throughout the world. In 2002, Dr. Trattler received the "Outstanding Young Ophthalmologist Leadership Award" from the Florida Society of Ophthalmology. In 2006, he was named one of the top 50 Cataract Refractive Surgery Opinion Leaders, as voted on by readers of Cataract Refractive Surgery Today. Dr. Trattler, is the Medical Editor for Eye Tube, an online resource for physicians with medical and surgical videos. Most recently, Dr. Trattler was named Chief Medical Editor of Advanced Ocular Care, a new publication that reaches 17,000 eye care professionals in the United States. William Trattler, MD Center For Excellence In Eye Care 8940 North Kendall Drive; #400E Miami, FL 33176 WWW.CenterForEyeCare.com

Specialties
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LASIK Surgery

Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

181 Answers
765 Agrees
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. William Trattler
28 years experience LASIK Surgery
Effective Treatment: I am happy to hear that you will be having cross linking for keratoconus. The procedure will stop your condition (keratoconus) from worsening. As we ... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. William Trattler
28 years experience LASIK Surgery
Keratoconus: A lazy eye can occur in keratoconus. It important that you see a specialist who can help you determine whether vision is not good due to keratoconus a ... Read More
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. William Trattler
28 years experience LASIK Surgery
Crosslinking (CXL): Side effects or risks with CXL depend on the technique. Eli-Off - where the epithelium is removed - has more risk - as the epithelium has to heal ove ... Read More

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Testimonials
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Aug 30, 2013
Dr. William Trattler is a World Renown international expert on Cornea and external Diseases, Cataract and refractive surgery. His profound knowledge is only exceeded by his superior surgical skills. H...Read More
D.r Trattler is well known and respected cornea specialist. I have known him for years and respect his work and knowledge!
Aug 23, 2013
Dr. Trattler is one of the best ophthalmic surgeons, specializing in cataract and refractive surgery in the country.
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Miami Miller School of Medicine
Graduated 1992MD

Residency

Pennsylvania Hospital

Awards

Best Paper of Session, ASCRS Annual Meeting, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
Poster selected as one of the best posters at the 2006 Meeting, American Academy of Ophthalmology
Top 50 Cataract & Refractive Surgery Opinion Leaders, Cataract and Refractive Surgery Today (Publication)

Affiliations

American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
American Academy of Ophthalmology
International Society of Refractive Surgery
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