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Professional Statement

  • Dr. Hufnagel has been recognized as a VISX STAR, an award granted only to the leading excimer laser surgeons in the United States. Dr. Hufnagel has participated in an FDA-sponsored investigation for LASIK surgery. His pioneering involvement with excimer lasers dates back to 1987 with published studies on the pathological aspects of laser surgery applied to the cornea. To date, he has performed several thousand laser vision correction procedures and tailors all surgeries to each patient's individual needs. He is an instructor in IntraLASE™ bladeless LASIK surgical technique and actively teaches LASIK to other surgeons.


  • Medical School - Faculté de Médecine Pierre et Marie Curie
  • Johns Hopkins University, Fellowship in Cornea and External Disease
  • Yale University, Fellowship in Pathology
  • Jules Stein Eye Institute, Fellowship in Ophthalmic Pathology

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Board of Pathology

Professional Memberships

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology

Language Spoken

  • English
  • French