Director, Contact Lens Service; Associate Professor of Ophthalmology
Areas of Interest
contact lenses; primary eye care
Dr. Rosenstiel joined the faculty in 1992 and is the director of the contact lens service and an associate professor of ophthalmology. She holds a secondary appointment in the UAB School of Optometry.
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.
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.
A native of Mobile, Ala., Dr. Rosenstiel received her Bachelor of Science from UAB. She graduated from the UAB School of Optometry in 1988 with honors in the contact lens field.
Education & Training
University of Alabama at Birmingham
University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Optometry
UAB Callahan Eye Hospital, Suite 601