Jia Yin, M.D., Ph.D., joins Mass. Eye and Ear Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service

September 27, 2017
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Boston, Mass.Jia Yin, M.D., Ph.D., has recently joined the Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service at Mass. Eye and Ear, with special interests in corneal and external diseases, cataract surgery, corneal transplantation and refractive surgery. She is currently accepting new patients at the main campus of Mass. Eye and Ear (243 Charles Street, Boston) and the Longwood location (800 Huntington Avenue, Boston).

“I am excited and honored to stay at Mass. Eye and Ear, where I did my clinical fellowship in cornea and refractive surgery,” Dr. Yin said. “With our specialty, we take care of a wide range of conditions and patients, from performing corneal transplants for those with severe vision loss to doing laser vision correction for those wanting to be glasses-free. In addition, at Mass. Eye and Ear, we not only provide care to the greater Boston area, we routinely accept referrals of challenging medical and surgical cases from the New England area.”

Dr. Yin earned her medical degree from Capital Medical University in Beijing, China. She then earned a Ph.D. in Anatomy and Cell Biology with a concentration in Vision Science from Wayne State University. She completed her Ophthalmology residency at the Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University and a clinical fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases and Refractive Surgery at Mass. Eye and Ear. She received the prestigious Harvard Vision clinician scientist career development award, and her research focuses on understanding the interaction between corneal nerves and abnormal blood vessels in inflammatory conditions.

To make an appointment with Dr. Yin, request one online or call 617-573-3202.


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