• Dr. Rosenstiel is a primary eye care practitioner with an emphasis in contact lenses. She treats patients with a variety of complex conditions that require custom contact lenses. Dr. Rosenstiel has more than 20 years' experience fitting scleral, rigid gas permeable, multi-focal, and astigmatic contact lenses. Dr. Rosenstiel's expertise includes treating patients with keratoconus, ocular trauma, corneal transplants, dry eye conditions, aphakia, and other medical conditions that require contact lens treatment.
  • Selected Publications

    Academic Article

    Year Title Altmetric
    2008 Efficacy of cyclosporine 0.05% ophthalmic emulsion in contact lens wearers with dry eyes 2008
    2006 Longitudinal changes in visual acuity in keratoconusInvestigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.  47:489-500. 2006
    2005 Differences in keratoconus as a function of genderAmerican Journal of Ophthalmology.  140:459.e1. 2005
    2005 Predictors of visual acuity loss in keratoconusInvestigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.  46. 2005
    2003 RGP lens treats irregular astigmatism from intracorneal glass 2003
    2002 Between-eye asymmetry in keratoconusCornea.  21:671-679. 2002
    2002 Aging-related changes in the multifocal electroretinogram 2002
    2002 Prosthetic contact lenses: a role in the treatment of ruptured RK incision with iris damage. 2002
    2001 Age-related changes in the multifocal electroretinogram of central vision.Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.  42:S69-S69. 2001
    2000 Asymmetry in keratoconusInvestigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science.  41:S678-S678. 2000
    2000 Disease asymmetry in keratoconusOptometry and Vision Science.  77:117. 2000

    Research Overview

  • Dr. Rosenstiel was an investigator in the 10-year Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Keratoconus study, which characterized the progression of keratoconus over a broad spectrum of disease severity.
  • Education And Training

  • Doctor of Optometry in Ophthalmology Residency Program, University of Alabama at Birmingham 1988
  • Full Name

  • Carol Rosenstiel