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Division Director, Pediatric Ophthalmology

Professor, UC Department of Ophthalmology

513-803-3013

513-636-7911

Board Certified

My Biography & Research

Clinical Interests

Cataract; glaucoma; pediatric and adult strabismus; surgery for nystagmus patients with abnormal head posture; periocular capillary hemangiomas; retinopathy of prematurity

Research Interests

Retinopathy of prematurity; periocular drug delivery; genetics of glaucoma and aniridia

Academic Affiliation

Professor, UC Department of Ophthalmology

Divisions

Ophthalmology, Sturge-Weber Syndrome, Ophthalmology

My Locations

My Education

BS: Biomedical Engineering, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD, 1988.

MD: Harvard Medical School-Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Joint Program in Health Sciences and Technology, Boston, MA, 1993.

Internship: Internal Medicine, St. Elizabeth Hospital, Boston, MA, 1993-1994.

Residency: Ophthalmology, Estelle Doheny Eye Institute, University of Southern California/LosAngeles County Hospital, Los Angeles, CA, 1994-1997.

Fellowship: Pediatric Ophthalmology, W.K. Kellogg Eye Center, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor, MI, 1998-1999.

Board Certification: American Board of Ophthalmology, 2000; Recertified 2011.

My Publications

Selected Publication

Validation of the Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity Screening Criteria. Binenbaum, G; Tomlinson, LA; De Alba Campomanes, AG; Bell, EF; Donohue, P; Morrison, D; Quinn, GE; Repka, MX; Rogers, D; Yang, MB; et al. JAMA Ophthalmology. 2020; 138:31-37.

Treatment of non–type 1 retinopathy of prematurity in the Postnatal Growth and Retinopathy of Prematurity (G-ROP) study. Liu, T; Tomlinson, LA; Ying, GS; Yang, MB; Binenbaum, G. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2019; 23:332.e1-332.e6.

Cataract development associated with long-term glucocorticoid therapy in Duchenne muscular dystrophy patients. Rice, ML; Wong, B; Horn, PS; Yang, MB. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2018; 22:192-196.

Assessment of Lower Doses of Intravitreous Bevacizumab for Retinopathy of Prematurity A Phase 1 Dosing Study. Wallace, DK; Kraker, RT; Freedman, SF; Crouch, ER; Hutchinson, AK; Bhatt, AR; Rogers, DL; Yang, MB; Haider, KM; VanderVeen, DK; et al. JAMA Ophthalmology. 2017; 135:654-656.

Anti-Vascular Endothelial Growth Factor Therapy for Primary Treatment of Type 1 Retinopathy of Prematurity: A Report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. VanderVeen, DK; Melia, M; Yang, MB; Hutchinson, AK; Wilson, LB; Lambert, SR. Ophthalmology: Journal of The American Academy of Ophthalmology. 2017; 124:619-633.

Length of Day during Early Gestation as a Predictor of Risk for Severe Retinopathy of Prematurity. Yang, MB; Rao, S; Copenhagen, DR; Lang, RA. Ophthalmology: Journal of The American Academy of Ophthalmology. 2013; 120:2706-2713.

A direct and melanopsin-dependent fetal light response regulates mouse eye development. Rao, S; Chun, C; Fan, J; Kofron, JM; Yang, MB; Hegde, RS; Ferrara, N; Copenhagen, DR; Lang, RA. Nature. 2013; 494:243-246.

Race, gender, and clinical risk index for babies (CRIB) score as predictors of severe retinopathy of prematurity. Yang, MB; Donovan, EF; Wagge, JR. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2006; 10:253-261.

Vertical rectus muscle surgery for nystagmus patients with vertical abnormal head posture. Yang, MB; Pou-Vendrell, CR; Archer, SM; Martonyi, EJ; Del Monte, MA. Journal of American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. 2004; 8:299-309.

HOLLOW FIBERS FOR HEPATOCYTE ENCAPSULATION AND TRANSPLANTATION - STUDIES OF SURVIVAL AND FUNCTION IN RATS. YANG, MB; VACANTI, JP; INGBER, DE. Cell Transplantation. 1994; 3:373-385.