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  • Diana Do, MD

    Diana Do, MD

    Professor of Ophthalmology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsDr. Do's research focuses on collaborative clinical trials to investigate novel treatments for retinal vascular diseases and ocular inflammation. She performs research to develop state of the art therapies for age-related macular degeneration, diabetic eye disease, retinal vein occlusion, retinal inflammation, and retinal detachment.

  • Doan Luong Hien

    Doan Luong Hien

    Affiliate, Ophthalmology

    BioDr. Doan Luong Hien is a vitreoretinal and uveitis specialist at the Ho Chi Minh Eye Hospital in Saigon, Vietnam.

    From a young age, Dr. Hien knew that he wanted to serve others through medicine. His parents inspired him to continue the family tradition of pursuing a career in ophthalmology, as Dr. Hien comes from a long line of healthcare professionals. Dr. Hien’s grandmother is a physician, his brother is a medical student in the United States, and his aunt was the Vice Chief of the department of vitreoretinal surgery at the Ho Chi Minh Eye Hospital. As a high school student, Dr. Hien spent a considerable amount of time volunteering in eye clinics and growing his passion for ophthalmology.

    He graduated from the Pham Ngoc Thach Medical University in 2013 and was one of only a few graduates to qualify and pass the doctors’ auditions for hospital in-patient management. After performing in the top percentile of ophthalmology residency exam, Dr. Hien was appointed to work at the Ho Chi Minh Eye Hospital by the Ho Chi Minh Ministry of Health in 2013. Dr. Hien completed is residency training in 2017. A few years later, Dr. Hien accepted a position for a vitreoretinal and uveitis fellowship at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford University School of Medicine with Dr. Quan Dong Nguyen.

    Dr. Hien is the recipient of numerous awards and accolades. He has also presented a number of peer-reviewed presentations and publications.

    PRESENTATIONS
    “Rhabdomyosarcoma in children”
    At Vietnam Pediatric ophthalmology conference Da Nang, Viet Nam 16-17 May 2015
    “How to effectively manage patient information with Excel”
    At Vietnam Ophthalmology Society Can Tho, Viet Nam 20-22 October 2016
    “Treatment outcomes of idiopathic epiretinal membranes classified by morphologic differences on optical coherence tomography”
    At Science and Technique Congress, Pham Ngoc Thach university, Ho Chi Minh city, Viet Nam, 3 May 2017
    “Myopic traction maculopathy”
    At the 7th Vietnam Vitreo-retina club meeting Phu Quoc, Viet Nam 29 July 2017
    “Approach posterior uveitis”
    At the 8th Vietnam Vitreo-retina club meeting Vinh, Viet Nam 6-7 July 2018
    “Case report Optic disc pit”
    At the 12th Asia-Pacific Vitreo-retina Society 14-16 December 2018 Seoul, Korea

    PUBLICATION
    -Retinal arterial occlusive vasculitis following intravitreal brolucizumab administration.
    -Yet Another Case of Ocular Sarcoidosis
    -Efficacy and Safety of Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Therapy in Diabetic Retinopathy: What We Have Learned and What Should We Learn Further
    -Impending Central Retinal Vein Occlusion in Patient with Idiopathic Cutaneous Leukocytoclastic Vasculitis
    -Anti-interleukin-6 Receptor Therapy with Tocilizumab for Refractory Pseudophakic Cystoid Macular
    -Reperfusion of Retinal Ischemia in Retinal Occlusive Vasculitis with Nicotinic Acid and Infliximab in Adamantiades-Behçet’s Disease

    AWARD
    -First prize vitreo-retina surgery video contest. “ Surgery for optic disc pit ”
    At the 7th Vietnam Vitreo-retina club meeting Phu Quoc, Viet Nam 29 July 2017
    -First prize surgery technique video contest “ IOL rescues using Yamane technique”
    At Vietnam Ophthalmology Society Can Tho, Viet Nam 20-22 October 2016
    -First prize surgery technique video contest “ IOL rescues using Yamane technique”
    At Vietnam Ophthalmology Society Ho Chi Minh, Viet Nam 8-11 November 2018

    MEDICAL RESEARCH
    “Surgical management of giant retina tear with vitrectomy using different postoperative internal tamponade agents”
    “Evaluate treatment outcomes of idiopathic epiretinal membranes classified by morphologic differences on optical coherence tomography”

  • Alfredo Dubra, PhD

    Alfredo Dubra, PhD

    Associate Professor of Ophthalmology

    Current Research and Scholarly InterestsOur lab seeks to help the early diagnosing and monitoring progression of ocular, vascular, neurodegenerative and systemic diseases through novel non-invasive optical ophthalmic imaging. We pursue this goal through a multidisciplinary approach that integrates optics, computer science, vision science, electrical engineering and other engineering disciplines.