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Anthony Aldave, M.D.

Anthony Aldave, M.D., is a professor of ophthalmology at the University of California, Los Angeles, and is the Walton Li Chair in Cornea and Uveitis at the Stein Eye Institute there. He is director of the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Fellowship Program and directs the Corneal Genetics Laboratory.

Dr. Aldave’s research focuses on the molecular genetics of corneal dystrophies, a group of inherited disorders that affect corneal clarity and constitute one of the primary indications for corneal transplantation. He has authored more than 100 peer-reviewed scientific publications and serves as a scientific reviewer for 18 ophthalmology and genetics journals.