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Christina Rapp Prescott, M.D., Ph.D.

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  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology


Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Cornea Transplant, Corneal Diseases, Corneal Dystrophies, Keratoconus, Laser Therapy, Ophthalmology, Pediatric Corneal Surgery, Refractive Surgery more

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Pediatric Corneal Surgery; Improving Patient Experience and Outcomes in Cataract Surgery more

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Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute - Bel Air

Appointment Phone: 410-893-0480
620 Boulton Street
Bel Air, MD 21014 map
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600 N. Wolfe Street
Wilmer Eye Institute
Baltimore, MD 21287 map


Christina R. Prescott, M.D., Ph.D., specializes in medical and surgical management of serious corneal diseases including artificial corneas (keratoprosthesis) and modern forms of corneal transplants such as Descemets stripping endothelial keratoplasty and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty. She also specializes in laser vision correction (LASIK) and cataracts.

Dr. Prescott earned her M.D. and Ph.D. (neuroscience) from the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center. She completed an internship at the Hospital of St. Raphael in New Haven, CT, and her ophthalmology residency at Yale University. Dr. Prescott then completed a fellowship in cornea, refractive surgery and external disease at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary of Harvard University before joining the Wilmer faculty in 2012. more


  • Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology

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  • MD; University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus (2007)


  • Ophthalmology; Yale-New Haven Hospital (2011)


  • Ophthalmology; Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary (2012)

Board Certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology (Ophthalmology) (2013)

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Recent News Articles and Media Coverage

The Most Common Causes of Eye Injuries in the U.S. - CBS News (Nov. 2015)

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