Dr. Stockman received his undergraduate degree from Boston University in Boston, Mass. where he majored in Chemistry, and his doctorate from The SUNY College of Optometry in New York. During that period, he did research at NYU medical school on Cystic Fibrosis. He received the prestigious 10 year membership award from the American Optometric Association, is a Senior examiner for the National Board of examiners in Optometry, and has published numerous articles in the fields of Contact lenses, ocular pathology and general health related topics. Dr. Stockman has owned and operated a contact lens manufacturing facility, and is a master Gas Permeable contact lens designer. Dr. Stockman is an established internet Web and software designer, and is a founding member and sits on the Board of 2 internet companies as well as being their CEOs. He is also an expert skier and champion amateur tennis player.