Aug 31 2017

Ophthalmology – Stanford University School of Medicine #stanford #masters #in #education



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.


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 .
More on The Byers Institute at Stanford


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:

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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