Dr. Sandy T. Feldman, MD, Medical Director of Clearview Eye & Laser Medical Center in San Diego discusses tips to maintain and improve your eye health.
Sandy T. Feldman MD has successfully performed more than 30,000 refractive procedures and is recognized as a leader in the field of ophthalmology. She has such confidence in the precision of laser eye surgery that she even performed LASIK on her own husband. Her vast experience and expertise using sophisticated technology that customizes the procedure for each patient ensures the highest probability of attaining the best possible outcomes.
Numerous professional athletes have entrusted their eyes to Dr. Feldman, including skateboarder Tony Hawk, former Iron Man triathletes Scott Tinley and Lori Bowden, former pitcher for the Philadelphia Phillies Aaron Harang, relief pitcher Brett Tomko of the Colorado Rockies and many others. She has performed eye surgery on so many athletes in the Southern California region that she is known as “the Athlete’s Choice.” Dr. Feldman has also performed surgery on thousands of medical professionals, including other surgeons and the inventor of the WaveScan™ device used in custom LASIK, Dr. Josef Bille.
Dr. Sandy T. Feldman is Medical Director for Clearview Eye & Laser Medical Center in San Diego, which has been voted best laser eye center multiple times in the “San Diego’s Best Union-Tribune Readers’ Poll as well as the Spectrum Award by City Beat Magazine.” Other awards include Top Doc San Diego; the Goldline Award, an honor granted to only 10 laser eye care specialists in the U.S. each year; and the Silver Elite RealSelf Award. She has been profiled in publications such as Forbes and Newsweek and makes frequent appearances as an expert commentator on TV talk shows and news programs, including The Doctors, e-Heath Radio and various San Diego TV network affiliates.
Dr. Feldman attended medical school at Rush Medical College, Rush University in Chicago, where she also fulfilled her ophthalmology residency. Additional training followed with a fellowship in Cornea External Disease and Refractive Surgery at the University of California, San Diego (UCSD). She remained on faculty at UCSD, serving as Associate Professor in Residence and as Director of Refractive Surgery. Her most recent research work has encompassed FDA clinical studies of custom LASIK, as well as studies of a new treatment to halt the progression of keratoconus, a disease which makes fitting contact lenses problematic.
Dr. Feldman is a fellow of the prestigious American and European College of Ophthalmic Surgeons, as well as a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Outside of her busy practice, on-going research and media appearances, Dr Feldman enjoys spending time with her family, hiking local trails and practicing yoga.