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Christina Rapp Prescott, M.D., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Expertise: Cataract Surgery, Cataracts, Cornea Transplant, Corneal Diseases, Corneal Dystrophies, Keratoconus, Laser Therapy, Ophthalmology, Pediatric Corneal Surgery, Refractive Surgery ...read more
Research Interests: Pediatric Corneal Surgery; Improving Patient Experience and Outcomes in Cataract Surgery
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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.
- Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology
Departments / Divisions
- Ophthalmology - Cornea and Anterior Segment
Centers & Institutes
- MD, University of Colorado Denver Anschutz Medical Campus (2007)
- Yale-New Haven Hospital / Ophthalmology (2011)
- Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary / Ophthalmology (2012)
- American Board of Ophthalmology / Ophthalmology (2013)