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Education Links


  • Stanford Ophthalmology Department: Stanford Ophthalmology’s eye specialists are dedicated to training new generations of ophthalmologist to be the best and the brightest in the field. Close collaborations between researchers, surgeons, clinicians, and staff are driving a precision medicine approach that is elevating both patient care and research to new levels of excellence. Residents and fellows work together with faculty to tackle eye disorders such as glaucoma, cataracts, uveitis, and retinal, pediatric, and corneal disease.


  • Stanford Medicine: Stanford Medicine encompasses Stanford School of Medicine, Stanford Health Care, and the Lucile Packard Children’s Hospital. The ophthalmology department is housed in Byers Eye Institute. It is the only Level I trauma center between San Francisco and San Jose.


  • Stanford Medicine Lane Medical Library: The Lane Medical Library on the Stanford Medicine website offers extensive education resources for students and trainees. Under the subject guides, the Stanford ophthalmology page links readers to academic programs and eye centers, ophthalmology textbooks and journals, clinical trials, and American Academy of Ophthalmology resources. This collection requires a Stanford login.


  • Atlas of Inherited Retinal Diseases: Mahajan lab collaborator Stephen Tsang M.D., Ph.D. and Tarun Sharma M.D. have compiled an eight-section atlas designed to keep medical students, residents, fellows, Ph.D. students, postdocs, and practicing retinal specialists up to date on genetic testing practice patterns, genetic counseling, and gene therapy trials. Tsang is a Professor of Ophthalmology and Professor of Pathology and Cell Biology at Columbia University. He is an expert in retinal disorders and eye genetics.



Ophthalmology Journals