Ophthalmology: The Ultimate in Research

Musician, band hooker, cattle breeder, antique collector, real estate investor, holder of a seat on the New York Stock Exchange—Jules Caesar Stein, 70, has made money in all those roles. To say nothing of founding the Music Corp. of America and parlaying it into a $300 million music-movie-TV empire. Not surprisingly, he never found much time to work at the profession he trained for: ophthalmology. But last week Dr. Stein made amends.

Standing on the terrace of the only marble building on the University of California's Los Angeles campus, the sometime ophthalmologist dedicated...

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