Yvonne Ou, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Yvonne Ou is a board certified ophthalmologist who specializes in glaucoma, including medical, laser and surgical therapies; cataract evaluation and treatment including combined cataract and glaucoma surgery; and glaucoma implant surgery. Her research interests include glaucoma, in particular, applying neural stem cell biology to the characterization and therapy of glaucoma. Other research interests include the relationship between glaucoma and other neurodegenerative diseases.

Ou earned her medical degree from Harvard Medical School and completed her residency in ophthalmology at Jules Stein Institute, UCLA. She has fellowship training from Duke University Eye Center in clinical glaucoma and research glaucoma.

Ou is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the American Glaucoma Society, Women in Ophthalmology and Prevent Blindness Northern California.

Clinics

Glaucoma Clinic
8 Koret Way, Suite U519
San Francisco, CA 94143-0644
Phone: (415) 514–6920
Fax: (415) 514–6925

Hours: Monday to Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Board Certification

Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

Academic Title

Associate Professor

More about Yvonne Ou

Additional Languages

Mandarin

Education

Harvard School of Medicine, Biochemical Sciences 2004

Residencies

Jules Stein Eye Institute, UCLA, Ophthalmology 2008

Fellowships

Duke University Medical Center, Clinical Glaucoma 2009
Duke University Medical Center, Research Glaucoma 2010

Selected Research and Publications

  1. Santina LD, Ou Y. Biolistic Labeling of Retinal Ganglion Cells. Methods Mol Biol. 2018; 1695:161-170.
  2. Zhang L, Li G, Shi M, Liu HH, Ge S, Ou Y, Flanagan JG, Chen L. Establishment and Characterization of an Acute Model of Ocular Hypertension by Laser-Induced Occlusion of Episcleral Veins. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2017 08 01; 58(10):3879-3886.
  3. Chang I, Caprioli J, Ou Y. Surgical Management of Pediatric Glaucoma. Dev Ophthalmol. 2017; 59:165-178.

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