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Michael Yang, MD

Professor of Clinical-Affiliate

Director of Pediatric Ophthalmology Service Chief of Ophthalmology at Cincinnati Children's Hospital Medical Center Associate Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Education/Credentials
  • Medical Degree: Harvard Medical School
  • Residency: University of Southern California
  • Fellowship: University of Michigan
Research Interests

Pediatric Ophthalmology & Strabismus

Contact Information
  • Stetson Building
  • Suite 5300
  • 260 Stetson Street
  • Cincinnati, Ohio 45267
  • Office 513-558-5151
  • Email michael.yang@uc.edu

Peer Reviewed Publications

Liu, Hongzhuo; Yang, Michael B; Li, S Kevin; Hao, Jinsong 2015. Effects of dosing protocol on distribution of propranolol in periocular tissues after topical ocular instillation. Current eye research, 40 6, 638-45

Lambert, Scott R; Melia, Michele; Buffenn, Angela N; Chiang, Michael F; Simpson, Jennifer L; Yang, Michael B 2013. Rebound tonometry in children: a report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology, 120 4, e21-7

Rao, Sujata; Chun, Christina; Fan, Jieqing; Kofron, J Matthew; Yang, Michael B; Hegde, Rashmi S; Ferrara, Napoleone; Copenhagen, David R; Lang, Richard A 2013. A direct and melanopsin-dependent fetal light response regulates mouse eye development. Nature, 494 7436, 243-6

Yang, Michael B; Melia, Michele; Lambert, Scott R; Chiang, Michael F; Simpson, Jennifer L; Buffenn, Angela N 2013. Fibrin glue for closure of conjunctival incision in strabismus surgery: a report by the american academy of ophthalmology. Ophthalmology, 120 9, 1935-41

Yang, Michael B; Rao, Sujata; Copenhagen, David R; Lang, Richard A 2013. Length of day during early gestation as a predictor of risk for severe retinopathy of prematurity. Ophthalmology, 120 12, 2706-13

Chiang, Michael F; Melia, Michele; Buffenn, Angela N; Lambert, Scott R; Recchia, Franco M; Simpson, Jennifer L; Yang, Michael B 2012. Detection of clinically significant retinopathy of prematurity using wide-angle digital retinal photography: a report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology, 119 6, 1272-80

Simpson, Jennifer L; Melia, Michele; Yang, Michael B; Buffenn, Angela N; Chiang, Michael F; Lambert, Scott R 2012. Current role of cryotherapy in retinopathy of prematurity: a report by the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Ophthalmology, 119 4, 873-7

Sisk, Robert A; Motley, W Walker; Yang, Michael B; West, Constance E 2012. Surgical Outcomes Following Repair of Traumatic Retinal Detachments in Cognitively Impaired Adolescents With Self-Injurious Behavior. Journal of pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus, , 1-7

Hao, Jinsong; Yang, Michael B; Liu, Hongzhuo; Li, S Kevin 2011. Distribution of propranolol in periocular tissues: a comparison of topical and systemic administration. Journal of ocular pharmacology and therapeutics : the official journal of the Association for Ocular Pharmacology and Therapeutics, 27 5, 453-9

Yang, Michael B 2009. Extrusion of non-absorbable suture from a supereior oblique tuck without loss of surgical effect. Binocular vision & strabismus quarterly, 24 2, 99-102

Yang, Michael B; Donovan, Edward F 2009. Risk analysis and an alternative protocol for reduction of screening for retinopathy of prematurity. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 13 6, 539-45

Wolf, Andrew B; Yang, Michael B; Archer, Steven M 2007. Postoperative myositis in reoperated extraocular muscles. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 11 4, 373-6

Yang, Michael B 2007. Re: A pilot study using "ROPtool" to quantify plus disease in retinopathy of prematurity. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 11 6, 630-1; author reply

Yang, Michael B 2007. Retinopathy of prematurity in infants with birth weight >or= 1250 grams-incidence, severity, and screening guideline cost-analysis. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 11 2, 208-10; author reply

Yang, Michael B; Donovan, Edward F; Wagge, Jordan R 2006. Race, gender, and clinical risk index for babies (CRIB) score as predictors of severe retinopathy of prematurity. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 10 3, 253-61

Yang, Michael B; Pou-Vendrell, Carlos R; Archer, Steven M; Martonyi, E Jean; Del Monte, Monte A 2004. Vertical rectus muscle surgery for nystagmus patients with vertical abnormal head posture. Journal of AAPOS : the official publication of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus / American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus, 8 4, 299-309

Yang, Michael B 2003. Ethnic variation in the incidence and severity of retinopathy of prematurity: possible explanations, including racial differences in illness severity. International ophthalmology clinics, 43 4, 91-103