Meet Our Team

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Brad Winfrey

Co-Founder and President

Paul M. Karpecki, OD FAAO has served FOCUS Laboratories as Chief Optometric Medical Advisor since April 2008. In this role, Dr. Karpecki assists FOCUS…. He currently works at the Koffler Vision Group in Lexington, KY where he focuses on corneal disease, ocular surface disease, and clinical research. (fact checks or need more information)

A noted educator and author, Dr. Karpecki lectures on new technology, surgical advancements and therapeutics with an emphasis on cornea and external disease. He has spoken at over 400 symposia covering four continents and is the first Optometrist to be invited to both the Delphi International Society at Wilmer-John’s Hopkins and the National Eye Institute’s Dry Eye Committee.

He graduated from Indiana University and completed a fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery at Hunkeler Eye Centers in affiliation with the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1994. Dr. Karpecki presently serves on eight professional journal editorial boards, is a past president of the Optometric Council on Refractive Technology, the Chair of the Refractive Surgery Advisory Board to the American Optometric Association (AOA), Chairman of the Topical Interest Group in Refractive Surgery, Chairman of the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeon’s Task Force on the Integrated Eye-Care Delivery System, Chairman of the Kentucky Optometric Association Education Committee and serves on the AOA Congresses Education Committee.

Dr. Karpecki is also a board member of optometry’s largest charity, Optometry Giving Sight, which serves over six million people around the world each year with vision care needs.

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