Dr. Yin is a full-time member of the Mass. Eye and Ear Cornea and Refractive Surgery Service, and specializes in corneal and external diseases, cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, and refractive surgery.
Dr. Yin earned her MD from Capital Medical University in Beijing, China, followed by her PhD in Anatomy and Cell Biology with a concentration in Vision Science from Wayne State University. She completed her Ophthalmology Residency at Kresge Eye Institute at Wayne State University School of Medicine, and her Clinical Fellowship in Cornea, External Diseases, and Refractive Surgery at Mass. Eye and Ear.
Dr. Yin conducts basic and clinical research in corneal and ocular surface diseases. Her basic scientific research focuses on the understanding of corneal angiogenesis, innervation, inflammation, and wound healing. Her clinic research focuses on improving the diagnosis and treatment of corneal diseases, limbal stem cell deficiency, dry eye syndrome, and other ocular surface diseases.
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Complex ocular surface diseases, complex cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, laser vision correction, refractive surgery, dry eye disease, , corneal infection, corneal dystrophy, keratoconus, ocular trauma and burn
Corneal and ocular surface diseases; corneal angiogenesis, innervation, inflammation, and wound healing; diagnosis and treatment of corneal diseases, limbal stem cell deficiency, dry eye syndrome, and other ocular surface diseases.
For a full list of publications, please see her CV.
Mihlstin M, Kromrei H, Juzych M, Hwang F, Yin J. Resident Compliance with the American Academy of Ophthalmology Preferred Practice Patterns for Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma Suspect. Journal of Glaucoma. 2016 Dec;25(12):963-967.
Di Zazzo A, Tahvildari M, Subbarayal B, Yin J, Dohlman T, Inomata T, Mashaghi A, Chauhan S, Dana R. Proangiogenic Function of T Cells in Corneal Transplantation. Transplantation. 2016 Aug 3.
Yin J, Veldman PB. Endothelial Keratoplasty: Descemet’s Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty Versus Descemet’s Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty. Int Ophthalmol Clin. 2016. Summer;56(3):167-183.
Yin J, Huang J, Chen C, Gao N, Wang F, Yu FS. Corneal complications in streptozocin-induced type I diabetic rats. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2011 Aug 22;52(9):6589-96.
Yin J, Yu FS. LL-37 Promotes High Glucose-Attenuated Epithelial Wound Healing via EGFR Transactivation in Organ Cultured Corneas. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Apr: 51(4): 1891-7.
Yin J, Yu FS. ERK1/2 mediate wounding- and G-protein-coupled receptor ligands induced EGFR activation via regulating ADAM17 and HB-EGF shedding. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2009 Jan; 50(1):132-9.
Yin J, Yu FS. Rho kinases regulate corneal epithelial wound healing. Am J Physiol Cell Physiol. 2008 Aug; 295(2):C378-87.
Yin J, Lu J, Yu FS. Role of small GTPase Rho in regulating corneal epithelial wound healing. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2008 Mar;49(3):900-9.
Yin J, Xu KP, Zhang J, Kumar A and Yu FS. Wound-induced ATP release and epidermal growth factor receptor activation in epithelial cells. J Cell Sci. 2007 Mar 1;120(Pt5):815-25.
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