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Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler

Ophthalmology
Beverly HIlls, CA
29 years experience male

Locations

Boxer Wachler Vision Institute

Beverly HIlls, CA

Address

465 N. Roxbury Drive #902, Beverly HIlls, CA
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My office hours

Wednesday: 8:00am - 3:00pm
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Practice website

Fax

(310) 860-1902

Insurances accepted

Medicare

About

Bio

Dr. Brian is married to Selina (an architect) since 1993 and they have two energetic twin daughters born in 2006: Jordanna and Micaela. Fortunately Dr. Brian and Selina work out regularly so they can keep up with the girls!<br /><br />Enjoying working with his hands, Dr. Brian loves restoring classic muscle cars. See how his 1971 Dodge Charger made its debut in a recent film on his website. Balancing both science and art, Brian recently started playing piano again after a 6 year hiatus. Also, he began racing crew in 2010 after a 21 year hiatus from his UCLA days.<br /><br />You can learn more about Dr. Brian on his Facebook account to see photos and home video www.facebook.com/laeyedoc You can read several Boxer Wachler reviews by patients here: http://www.boxerwachler.com/reviews/

Specialties
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Ophthalmology

LASIK Surgery

Doctor Q&A

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
1) : 1) take organic coldpress flaxseed oil supplments - whole foods has a brand as well as barleans. 3000mg - 6000mg orally by mouth daily - take for 4-6... Read More
A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Stye treatment: Try a warm compress and then massage the eyelid. If the stye does not reduce in size over the next 3-4 days of using warm compresses and massage, see... Read More
A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Widden eyes: I would suggest seeing an Oculoplastic (eye surgeon who performs eyelid surgery) doctor for a consultation. Sometimes the eyelid skin can be tightene... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
You : You might have a slight infection of the meibomian gland at the base of the eyelids. Since you have had no improvement with hot compress, see your ey... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
More : More than likely you just rinsed out the natural oils and tear film and the eyes feel a little dry. This can disrupt the ph of your tear film. Likel... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Vision : Vision training by an eye care specialist in vision therapy can be helpful. Also, there is an at home program that can improve vision, www.Revitalvis... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Depending : Depending on the amount of nearsightedness lasik or visian icl are the most common options. An increasing number of patients are opting for the visia... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
This : This is a good question and one that concerns many. The good news is that blood thinners rarely have an impact on patients exploring lasik. Lasik is... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
You : You may want to seek a second opinion with a occuplastic eye surgeon. In the los angeles area there are two very good doctors. Dr. Guy massry (www.D... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Latisse (bimatoprost) : Latisse (bimatoprost) is like moisturizer. If you stop moisturizing or moisturized less your will not have as great of an effect as if you daily mois... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Ignore: Known as "stye", pt can reduce size by using hot wash cloth or hot potato, causes clog gland to open.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Red eyes treatment: Sometimes there can be an underlying dry eye condition or an inflammation of the eyes lids called blepharitis or meibomian gland dysfunction can cause... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Causes of red eyes: Two conditions: blepharitis or meibomian gland dysfunction could cause red eyes. These are conditions of the eyelids that can cause inflammation lead... Read More
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Ignore: Glasses or contacts can correct astigmatism, if increasing astigmatism rule out Keratoconus as cause.
A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Ignore: Update glasses prescription annually and don't push or rub eyes to temporarily improve vision.
A male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Most : Most surgeons are able to use a lens during cataract surgery to greatly reduce your myopia. There are more advanced lenses that also help restore read... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Colored : Colored implants are offered for injuries for the eye on limited basis through fda humanitarian exemption, but they don't correct vision. They are exp... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
There : There have never been patients using the product Latisse (bimatoprost) that have had an eye color change. This has only occurred in patients using th... Read More
A female asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Watery : Watery mucous discharge, signficant crusting around eyelids upon waking almost difficult to open eyes, red eye, sometimes red eyelids, itching, burnin... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
It : It is best to apply Latisse (bimatoprost) at night time after you have cleaned your face. You can then apply your eye make-up normally in the morning... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Stye treatment: Try warm compresses with a wash cloth 2-3 times a day and massage the area. If the stye does not reduce in size within 3-4 days see an eye doctor to ... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Healing time: Vision can take up to 3 months for full healing after PRK. Be sure to use artificial tears frequently, we recommend 4x's daily for first 3 months. S... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Most : Most patients are able to drive the next day. In our practice, most patients find within 6-8 hours after their procedure that their vision has cleared... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
A : A lensectomy is essentially a premature cataract surgery, meaning your natural lens has not fully developed a cataract (clounding of natural lens). T... Read More
A member asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
I : I would suggest you have an evaluation by an eye doctor to determine if you have a low grade dry eye situation or dysfunction of the glands around the... Read More
A 39-year-old male asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Exam needed: I would suggest you see an ophthalmologist for dilated eye exam to confirm the retina (back portion of the eye) is normal. Symptoms you discuss sugge... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Brian Boxer Wachler
Ophthalmology 29 years experience
Stye treatment: If you have tried warm compresses and massage to the eyelid for a period of 3-4 days and there is no change in the size of the stye, seeing the eye do... Read More

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Dec 16, 2012
Throughout my adult life I have lived with bloodshot eyes. For at least the last six years I have been researching the condition and have met with three primary care physicians, two eye doctors and an...Read More
HealthTap member
Dec 16, 2012
Dr. Brian has been my "eye guy" for many years and has done lasik in both my eyes and has done cataract surgery on both my eyes. IF I could design a doctor with all of the best qualities, Dr. Brian i...Read More
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Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Dartmouth Medical School
Graduated 1993MD

Residency

St. Louis Eye Institute
Completed 1994

Residency

St. Mary's Medical Center San Francisco, CA
Completed 1993

Awards

Best of LA Nominee, Best of LA
Best of LA Eye Surgeon Nominee, Best of LA
Best of LA Viewers Choice, Best of LA

Affiliations

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

Publications

Factors that correlate with improvement in vision after combined Intacs and trans-epithelial corneal crosslinking
Optimizing the vault of collagen copolymer phakic intraocular lenses in eyes with keratoconus and myopia
Safety and efficacy of transepithelial crosslinking (C3-R.CXL)
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