Ophthalmology

FOR PATIENTS

CLINICAL FACULTY

  • Our award-winning and internationally recognized clinical faculty offer the best in innovative ophthalmic care across the spectrum of eye and periorbital disease.

IN THE NEWS

WELCOME

Jeffrey L Goldberg, MD, PhD

Jeffrey L. Goldberg, M.D., Ph.D.
Professor and Chairman
Department of Ophthalmology

Welcome to the Byers Eye Institute in the Department of Ophthalmology, at Stanford University School of Medicine, a top-tier, internationally recognized, multidisciplinary center combining world-class resources with a commitment to providing the highest level of diagnostic and therapeutic care to our patients.

Through an integrated, personalized approach to healthcare delivery, our dedicated team of specialists, surgeons, nurses, and technicians provides the latest therapies in treating eye disorders such as glaucoma, cataracts, uveitis, and retinal, pediatric, and corneal disease. Associated with Stanford Health Care, and the Lucille-Packard Children's Hospital, our faculty and staff has been providing excellence in ocular and vision healthcare to patients across Northern California and from around the world, while our cutting-edge team of researchers carries out some of the most innovative laboratory research and clinical trials anywhere in the world.

The Department of Ophthalmology's educational mission is focused on clinical service, cutting edge research and innovation, and training the next generation of clinicians and scientists in ophthalmology and visual science. Stanford faculty are trained specialists in Retina, Glaucoma, Cornea and Refractive Surgery, Pediatrics, Oculoplastics, and Neuro-ophthalmology, and are prepared to serve your needs.

I am very proud of our exceptional faculty and staff and their accomplishments in our mission areas of patient care, research, education and community outreach. Whether you are a patient, a resident, or a leader in academic or clinical ophthalmology, I invite you to explore our programs, visit our clinics and operating rooms, and receive your eye care from our premier faculty.

We are here for you.

EYE INSTITUTE AT STANFORD
NAMED FOR BROOK & SHAWN BYERS

The new Eye Institute at Stanford, which opened to patients in September 2010, was named for its lead donors, Brook and Shawn Byers. The state-of-the-art facility was formally named
The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford.
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INNOVATIONS

PHILLIPS HEALTHSUITE HACKATHON
March 2015

Team 6 Analytics and their app: MediDash
In this recent developer "Hackathon", Team 6 and its leader,
Robert Chang, MD., Stanford assistant professor
of ophthalmology, developed the winning application
over one weekend. See the video below:

Read more about the Phillips Healthsuite Hackathon

 

EyeGo Adapters

EyeGo

EyeGo adapters let you perform eye exams
using a smartphone

Developed by Stanford Ophthalmology assistant professor
Robert Chang, MD., and ophthalmology resident, David Myung, MD., the system consists of two adapters that are added to an existing smartphone camera.
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Research Projects

 

EYE AND VISION
RESEARCH

Learn more about the latest in basic and translational research as well as clinical trials let by this premier group of visionary scientists

Research Overview

Meet our Research Faculty

FACULTY RECRUITMENT

We are searching for the best clinicans, clinician-scientists, and vision research scientists to joing our faculty at Stanford.

RESIDENCY AND
FELLOWSHIPS

Residency training and clinical and research fellowships in Retina, Glaucoma, Cornea, Oculoplastics, Pediatrics and Neuro-ophthalmology offer exciting opportunities and career development at Stanford University.

Education in Ophthalmology

IN THE SPOTLIGHT

Photovoltaic retinal prosthesis promises easier surgery and restoration of higher visual acuity in patients blinded by retinal degeneration
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Palanker
Daniel Palanker, Ph.D.

Photovoltaic subretinal implants for restoration of sight to patients blinded by degenerative retinal diseases...
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Retinal chip



Electronic Enhancement of Tear Secretion promises to improve corneal health in patients with Dry Eye Syndrome
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Lacrimal gland


Scientists developed neural stimulator for the lacrimal gland
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Lacrimal stimulator

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