Dr. Chang is considered an authority in the field of "Refractive Intraocular Lenses (IOLs)". To help educate patients about this topic, Dr. Chang wrote the scripts and collaborated with Eyemaginations to develop a series of patient educational videos. Called the “Chang IOL Modules”, these videos are marketed through Eyemaginations and are used by physicians around the Dr. Chang donates his royalties to the humanitarian cataract charities – Project Vision and Himalayan Cataract Project.Educational Videos
Within ophthalmology, Dr Chang is widely considered one of the leading cataract surgeons, educators, and clinical investigators in the world. In this capacity, he has often been selected by medical associations to respond to media requests for information.Dr. Chang In the News
Although curable with surgery, cataracts remain the leading cause of blindness in the world, accounting for more than one half of all blindness. Dr. Chang has used his international prominence to highlight and advance several important cataract efforts. He has traveled to many developing countries to perform and teach cataract surgery to local ophthalmologists.Humanitarian Cataract Surgery
The intraoperative floppy iris syndrome was first reported by Drs. David Chang and John Campbell in 2005. This major discovery showed that the most common prostate medications (such as Flomax) cause iris problems during cataract surgery that can lead to many complications if the surgeon does not anticipate them. Dr. Chang has done extensive clinical research and is considered one of the world authorities on how to avoid and manage these problems.Flomax & Cataract Surgery
Directions - Contact Us
ALTOS EYE PHYSICIANS
762 Altos Oaks Drive
Los Altos, CA
Altos Oaks is a small street that connects Miramonte Ave and Fremont Ave. We are much closer to HWY 280 than to HWY 101.
From San Mateo heading South on HWY 280:
Exit onto Magdalena Road, heading East, toward El Camino Real. The second traffic light intersection is the Foothill Expressway. Proceed straight through this intersection and take an immediate right onto Fremont Ave. The very next left is Altos Oaks Drive. 762 is the third building on the right.
From San Francisco heading South on 101:
Altos Oaks is much closer to Hwy 280 than 101. Therefore cross over to 280 South via Hwy 380 or via HWY 92.
From Palo Alto heading South on Foothill Expressway:
After passing the El Monte intersection, the next traffic light intersection is Springer/Magdalena. Because the street name changes at this intersection, a right turn would put you on Magdalena. Instead, turn left onto Springer. Take an immediate right onto Fremont Ave. The very next left is Altos Oaks Drive.
From San Jose heading North on 280:
Exit onto Foothill Expressway, heading north. At the Springer-Magdalena traffic light intersection turn left onto Springer. Take an immediate right onto Fremont Ave. The very next left is Altos Oaks Drive.
From San Jose heading North on HWY 101:
Exit HWY 237 (to Mountain View – Alviso Rd). After one mile, this freeway will come to a fork. Stay to the right, merging onto HWY 85 South (Los Gatos-Santa Cruz). Exit at Fremont Ave, turning right onto Fremont Ave heading North. After the Grant Road intersection, the next traffic light intersection is Miramonte Ave. Bear left to stay on Fremont Ave. After passing the small fire station and the tennis courts, turn right onto Altos Oaks Drive.
From East Bay heading West on 237:
See directions immediately above.
From Santa Cruz heading North on 85:
Exit at Fremont Ave, turning left onto Fremont Ave heading North. See directions immediately above.
David F. Chang, MD is a Summa Cum Laude graduate of Harvard College and earned his M.D. at Harvard Medical School. He completed his ophthalmology residency at the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) where he is now a clinical professor. Dr. Chang is serving a 5-year term as chairman of the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting Program Committee, having previously chaired the Cataract Program Sub-committee.Dr. Chang's CV