DEPARTMENT OF OPTOMETRY

Robert Kleinstein, O.D., M.P.H., Ph.D., F.A.A.O.
Professor, Optometry
Professor, Public Health

Contact Information:
Academic Office - (205) 934-3036
Patient Services/Appointments
UAB Eye Care - (205) 975-2020

Physical Address:
518 Henry Peters Building
1716 University Boulevard

Mailing Address:
HPB 518
1530 Third Avenue South
Birmingham, AL 35294-0010

 
 
 

Biographical Sketch:

Education:
OD, MPH, PhD - University of California, Berkley

Secondary Appointments:

Professor, UAB Public Health

Scholarly Activity:

Research:
Current research emphasizes myopia, accommodative lag in children, and clinical outcomes 

Recent Publications:

LinksKrumdieck CL, Fernandez JR, Desmond RA, Kleinstein RN, Shipp MD, Prince CW. C677T methylene-H4-folate-reductase variant decreases binocular accommodation. Optom Vis Sci. 2008 Mar;85(3):196-200.

Mutti DO, Hayes JR, Mitchell GL, Jones LA, Moeschberger ML, Cotter SA, Kleinstein RN, Manny RE, Twelker JD, Zadnik K; CLEERE Study Group. Refractive error, axial length, and relative peripheral refractive error before and after the onset of myopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2007 Jun;48(6):2510-9.

Mitchell GL, Hayes JR, Jones LA, Moeschberger ML, Cotter SA, Kleinstein RN, Manny RE, Twelker JD, Zadnik K; CLEERE Study Group. Accommodative lag before and after the onset of myopia. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2006 Mar;47(3):837-46.

Kleinstein RN, Jones LA, Hullett S, Kwon S, Lee RJ, Friedman NE, Manny RE, Mutti DO, Yu JA, Zadnik K; Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Ethnicity and Refractive Error Study Group. Refractive error and ethnicity in children. Arch Ophthalmol. 2003 Aug;121(8):1141-7.

Zadnik K, Manny RE, Yu JA, Mitchell GL, Cotter SA, Quiralte JC, Shipp M, Friedman NE, Kleinstein RN, Walker TW, Jones LA, Moeschberger ML, Mutti DO; Collaborative Longitudinal Evaluation of Ethnicity and Refractive Error (CLEERE) Study Group. Ocular component data in schoolchildren as a function of age and gender. Optom Vis Sci. 2003 Mar;80(3):226-36.

 
Dr Jillian Meadows presents her research during the VSGP Student Seminar Series
Sponsored by the UAB VSRC, the Helen Keller Art show honors students with visual impairments for their artistic abilities and creative works.
Vision Science PhD trainee Katie Bales presents her research during the VSGP Student Seminar Series



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UAB School of Optometry
1716 University Blvd
Birmingham, AL 35233
P: (205) 975-2020

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