Your TLC St. Louis LASIK Doctor Team
Dr. Stephen A. Wexler, LASIK Surgeon
Dr. Wexler has been performing refractive surgery since 1991. He is one of the most experienced surgeons in the Midwest, having performed more than 35,000 LASIK procedures. He is also certified by VISX® to train and credential surgeons nationwide in the use of the excimer laser.
Dr. Wexler graduated from the University of Michigan Medical School in 1982. Following an internship at Henry Ford Hospital in Detroit, Dr. Wexler completed his residency training in ophthalmology at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, where he served as Chief Resident of Ophthalmology in 1985.
In 1996, Dr. Wexler was named “Teacher of the Year” by the residents of the Department of Ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine. In 2002, he earned recognition as one of the top five LaserVision® surgeons in the United States (LaserVision is a division of TLC Vision Corporation).
Dr. Wexler is a Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Washington University School of Medicine where his responsibilities include teaching LASIK surgery to ophthalmology residents and cornea fellows. Dr.Wexler is past president of the Missouri Ophthalmological Society. He is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery and the American Academy of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Wexler’s original research on refractive surgery has been selected for publication in ophthalmology journals, and he has presented papers on LASIK at national Ophthalmology meetings. He is a member of the TLC Clinical Advisory Board where he assists surgeons from around the country. Dr.Wexler has received national recognition and is frequently sought after by medical professionals for their own vision correction and that of their families.
Dr. Stephen Wexler recently published an article in The Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery titled: Outcomes of custom laser in situ keratomileusis: Dilated wavescans versus undilated wavescans.