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The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University School of Medicine spontaneously burst into dance to celebrate the graduating class of 2020. Congrats, grads, and thank you for your wonderful contributions to the department. We wish you the best in your future career endeavors!

PATIENT CARE

The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University is dedicated to combating blindness and preserving sight. We deliver effective, integrated vision care across all specialties from one state-of-the-art, patient-centered facility in Palo Alto, California.

RESEARCH

Our premier group of visionary scientists is leading innovations in diagnostics and the next generation of vision restorative therapeutics. Stanford's vision research faculty bring the latest in basic and translational research as well as clinical trials.

EDUCATION

Residency training and clinical and research fellowships at Stanford in Retina, Glaucoma, Cornea, Oculoplastics, Pediatrics and Neuro-Ophthalmology, as well as special fellowships in international health and ophthalmic innovation, together offer exciting opportunities to advance the field and develop careers. 

WELCOME

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 provides the latest therapies in treating eye disorders. Associated with Stanford Health Care, and the Lucille-Packard Children's Hospital, our

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.

faculty and staff provide 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.

We are here for you.

FACULTY RECRUITMENT

We are searching for the best clinicians, clinician-scientists, and vision research scientists to join our faculty at Stanford. If you are looking for staff positions in administration or laboratory or clinical research, please follow this link.



In the News

Dr. Jeffrey Goldberg elected to National Academy of Medicine

Jeffrey Goldberg, MD, PhD, Blumenkranz Smead professor and chair of ophthalmology, and director of the Mary M. and Sash A. Spencer Center for Vision Research at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University School of Medicine, has been elected to the prestigious National Academy of Medicine (NAM).

Byers Eye Institute at Stanford hosts Collaborative Community on Ophthalmic Imaging conference

On September 3 and 4, the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford, as the convening center for the Collaborative Community on Ophthalmic Imaging (CCOI), co-hosted a two-day virtual conference on “The Future of Artificial Intelligence (AI) Enabled Ophthalmic Imaging.” 

Stanford Vision 2020

2020 is a special year for Stanford Ophthalmology reflecting our goal of 20/20 vision for all. We invite you to learn how Stanford is accelerating science to achieve a future without blindness.

Shining the light on concussion related vision disorders in adolescents

Approximately 3.6 million concussions occur every year in the United States, and adolescents comprise the highest affected age group. Vision problems are common after a concussion with many patients reporting blurred and/or double vision, inability to keep one’s place when reading, and associated headaches.

Investigating disparities in eye cancer treatment

Ocular melanoma is the most common form of eye cancer in adults. Though it's relatively rare, if left untreated, it can be lethal, spreading to other parts of the body. 

Three Stanford trainees place in top 10 for ASRS awards

Congratulations to John Hinkle (mentor: Dr. Prithvi Mruthyunjaya), resident Jose Davila, and former resident Ryan Shields (mentor: Dr. Ira Schachar) for being ranked American Society of Retina Specialists top 10 poster award winners!

Stanford Ophthalmology Flash Mob Celebrates 2020 Grads

The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University School of Medicine spontaneously burst into dance to celebrate the graduating class of 2020. Congrats, grads, and thank you for your wonderful contributions to the department. We wish you the best in your future career endeavors!

DIYs at risk for increase in eye injuries during Coronavirus (COVID-19) sheltering-in-place

There are different ways to occupy your free time during COVID-19 stay home orders, but you should exercise extra caution before considering your next at-home do-it-yourself (DIY) project.

Mary M. and Sash A. Spencer Center for Vision Research established at Stanford

Philanthropic gift creates center to help accelerate translational research, recruit faculty and train the next generation of leaders in vision science.

The inaugural Stanford Ophthalmology 2019 Annual Report, "Vision Matters" highlights the department's recent news and accomplishments. Click here to read or download the PDF and click here to visit the Annual Report web page.

Illustration by Alton Szeto, MFA, © 2019.

The recent issue of Stanford Medicine magazine, a theme issue on eyes and vision, includes details about projects and others pushing the boundaries of biology and technology to help people see.  Click here to learn more

Illustration by John Hersey