Prior to joining our practice Dr. Falkenstein served as an attending
physician on the full-time glaucoma faculty at Harvard Medical School
and Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in Boston for 4 years, earning
a reputation as an outstanding clinician and surgeon. She has also
authored numerous articles in peer-reviewed publications. Dr. Falkenstein
is an active member of the American Glaucoma Society, American Academy of
Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Dr. Falkenstein is a board certified and fellowship-trained
ophthalmologist specializing in medical and surgical glaucoma
management. She completed her medical education, including an
ophthalmology residency at Crimean Medical University in Russia
and subsequently worked as a research fellow for 3 years at
Shiley Eye Center at UC San Diego. She finished her ophthalmology
residency at UTHSCA in San Antonio, TX and completed a glaucoma
fellowship with Dr. Donald Budenz at University of North Carolina,
Chapel Hill in 2013.