Dr. Koffler grew up in Brooklyn, New York and graduated from Brooklyn College. He attended Georgetown University School of Medicine in Washington, D. C. and completed his Internship, Residency, as well his Fellowship in corneal Transplants and Infectious Eye Disease at the Georgetown Center for Sight. He began his academic career in 1979 and became an Associate Professor at the University of Kentucky Lions Eye Bank. In 1983, Dr. Koffler opened his private practice, the Koffler Vision Group. He continues to specialize in corneal disease of the eye. Koffler Vision Group also operates a Dry Eye Center and Clinical Research Institute. Dr. Koffler Vision Group serves as the President of the International Medical Contact Lens Council (IMCLC) and helps to organize the symposium for the World Ophthalmology and Congress (WOC). He also serves as the International Director for the Contact Lens Association of Ophthalmology (CLAO) and he is a Board member for the American Association of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control and the International Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control. He travels nationally and internationally for various speaking engagements for the organizations he represents. Dr Koffler was honored by his peers as the Best Doctor in America designation and was most recently awarded the “Senior Leadership Award for the American Academy of Ophthalmology” and the Fick-Kalt- Muller award for the ECLSO society. The first non-European to be presented this honor.