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Dr. Trattler is Director of Cornea at the Center for Excellence in Eye Care, in Miami, Florida ( www.CenterForEyeCare.com )
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. During his corneal fellowship, he performed research on dry eye and blepharitis. Dr. Trattler has continued his involvement in research, and has participated in numerous phase 3 and phase 4 studies in areas ranging from cataract and refractive surgery to dry eye and blepharitis.
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.