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Christina (Rapp) Prescott, MD, Ophthalmology, New York, NY, NYU Langone Hospitals

ChristinaRapp(Rapp)PrescottMDPhD

Ophthalmology New York, NY

Anterior Segment Related, Cataract Related, Cornea & External Disease, Refractive Surgery

Associate Professor of Ophthalmology Vice Chair for Education Chief, Cornea Service Department of Ophthalmology NYU Langone Health New York, New York

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Summary

  • Dr. Christina Prescott is an ophthalmologist in New York, NY and is affiliated with NYU. She received her medical degree from University of Colorado.

    She specializes in anterior segment related, cataract related, cornea & external disease, and refractive surgery and is experienced in refractive surgery, cataract surgery, refractive laser eye surgery, and cornea / external disease.

Education & Training

  • Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary
    Massachusetts Eye and Ear InfirmaryFellowship, Cornea, External Diseases, and Refractive Surgery, 2011 - 2012
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalResidency, Ophthalmology, 2008 - 2011
  • Yale-New Haven Hospital
    Yale-New Haven HospitalInternship, Transitional Year, 2007 - 2008
  • University of Colorado School of Medicine
    University of Colorado School of MedicineClass of 2007
  • University of Colorado
    University of ColoradoPhD, 2000 - 2005
  • Columbia College of Columbia University
    Columbia College of Columbia UniversityBA, Biophysics, 1994 - 1998

Certifications & Licensure

  • NY State Medical License
    NY State Medical License 2021 - 2023
  • MD State Medical License
    MD State Medical License 2012 - 2021
  • MA State Medical License
    MA State Medical License 2011 - 2014
  • American Board of Ophthalmology Ophthalmology

Awards, Honors, & Recognition

  • CMS Meaningful Use Stage 1 Certification EpicCare Ambulatory EMR, Epic Systems Corporation, 2013-2014
  • Hecht Award Poster Competition: 1st Place New England Ophthalmologic Society, 2011
  • Resident Research Competition: 2nd Place Connecticut Society of Eye Physicians, 2011
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Publications & Presentations

PubMed

Journal Articles

  • Is Intravitreal Bevacizumab an Effective Treatment Option for Nonarteritic Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy  
    Prescott, CR, Sklar, CA, Lesser, RL, Adelman, RA, Journal of Neuro-Ophthalmology, 1/1/2012
  • Ocular Motor Dysfunction in Parry-Romberg Syndrome: 4 Cases  
    Prescott, CR, Hasbani, MJ, Levada, AJ, Silbert, JE, Winterkorn, JMS, Lesser, RL, Journal of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 1/1/2011
  • Kynurenic Acid Has a Dual Action on AMPA Receptor Responses  
    Prescott C, Weeks AM, Staley KJ, and Partin KM, Neuroscience Letters, 1/1/2006

Books/Book Chapters

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Abstracts/Posters

  • Antibiotic Use in Cataract Surgery: Intracameral, Topical, or Other
    Prescott, CR, Current Concepts in Ophthalmology, 1/1/2013
  • Injector-assisted Endothelial Keratoplasty (InjEK)-a New Surgical Technique for Endothelial Dysfunction
    Hamill, CE, Prescott, C, Chaudrhary, O, Lee, JK, New England Ophthalmological Society, 1/1/2011
  • Parry Romberg Syndrome Presenting as an Isolated "Sixth Nerve Palsy"
    Prescott, CR, Hasbani MJ, Levada, AJ, Silbert, JE, and Lesser, RL, North American Neuro-Ophthalmology Society Meeting, 1/1/2009
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Lectures

  • Overview of Available Antibiotics 
    1/1/2013
  • Corneal Cross-Linking: Current State and Future Directions 
    1/1/2013
  • When Dry Eye is Not Just Dry Eye 
    1/1/2013
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Other

  • Surgical Management of a Subluxed Lens in a Marfans Patient 
    Prescott, CR and Salchow, D, ASCRS Annual Meeting
    1/1/2011

Authored Content

  • AAO 2018: Scratching the Tip of the Cornea at Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty DayNovember 2018
  • Opening Our Eyes to Adult Corneal Practices in Pediatric Patients at AAO 2018November 2018
  • AAO 2018: Scratching the Tip of the Cornea at Pediatric Ophthalmology Subspecialty DayNovember 2018

Press Mentions

  • Falls, Fights Cause Most Serious Eye Injuries
    Falls, Fights Cause Most Serious Eye InjuriesJanuary 13th, 2016
  • Falls, Fights Top the List of Major Causes of Eye Injury
    Falls, Fights Top the List of Major Causes of Eye InjuryDecember 22nd, 2015
  • The Most Common Causes of Eye Injuries in the U.S
    The Most Common Causes of Eye Injuries in the U.SNovember 14th, 2015
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Committees

  • Annual Meeting Program Committee - Cornea/External Disease - Reviewer for AMPC, American Academy of Ophthalmology 2013 - Present
  • Cornea Exam Development Committee, American Board of Ophthalmology 2013 - Present

Professional Memberships

Hospital Affiliations