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The Byers Eye Institute: Dedicated to Combating Blindness and Preserving Sight
The Byers Eye Institute at Stanford is dedicated to combating blindness and preserving sight. We deliver an effective, integrated collection of comprehensive vision care specialties from one state-of-the-art, patient-centered facility in Palo Alto, California.
Created to accommodate the science of complex ophthalmic medicine, the Byers Eye Institute is comprised of multiple care centers, including an advanced Diagnostic Imaging Center, an Eye Laser Center, Comprehensive Ophthalmology and Optometry services, Ophthalmic and Neuro-Ophthalmic specialists, and more.
Byers Eye Institute 2452 Watson Court
Palo Alto, CA 94303
Providers at the Byers Eye Institute are now offering synchronous video visits. A video eye visit can substitute for an in- person appointment in some cases, and is particularly helpful to determine if and with what urgency (even same day or next day) and in-person appointment is needed. Currently this is available for patients in California.
We have included example videos if you wish to get a sense of what some of your examinations may be like:
Visual System Examination During Video Visits
Visual Acuity (Central Visual Function)
Heather E. Moss, MD, PhD & Shannon Beres, MD
Byers Eye Institute at Stanford
Jennifer Thompson suffered unexpected tearing during pre-operative procedures for cataract surgery. A skilled team at Stanford saved her eye and vision.
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