Our medical team is made up of world-renowned physicians, who are at the forefront of medical eye research. Many of the breakthroughs in understanding eye problems and their treatment have been developed at Columbia.
Patients wear a wireless device that sends a readout to the ophthalmologist. Doctors told CBS News that the ultimate goal of the smart lens technology is to help monitor patients continuously, day and night. See the full interview here.
Stanley Chang, M.D. and Tongalp H. Tezel, M.D., Director of the Retina Division are among Columbia Ophthalmology’s world-known clinicians, clinician-scientists, and research scientists who are leading current clinical care initiatives and new, innovative centers of excellence for research and patient treatment.