JoAnn Cong Yin Chang, M.D. is a Cornea Specialist, Cataract and LASIK Surgeon at D'Ambrosio Eye Care. Dr. Chang earned her Medical Degree at The University of Cincinnati College of Medicine where she was inducted into the Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society, followed by an Internship in Internal Medicine at the Medical College of Wisconsin. She then completed a Residency in Ophthalmology at The University of Chicago Hospitals, Department of Ophthalmology and was chosen to attend a Fellowship in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the John Moran Eye Center at the University of Utah. She is experienced in all types of Laser Vision Correction for nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism such as LASIK and PRK, as well as lens implants for vision correction such as the Visian™ ICL. Dr. Chang provides routine and complex cataract surgery and is recognized for her compassion with cataract patients in need of laser cataract surgery and applying advances in lens implants for providing vision correction using near vision presbyopia correcting multifocal lens implants such as the Tecnis® Multifocal Lens Implant, the AcrySof® ReSTOR® Multifocal Lens Implant and the Crystalens® Accommodating Lens Implants as well as lens implants to correct astigmatism after cataract surgery.
In addition Dr. Chang is a Corneal Specialist with expertise in the diagnosis & treatment of corneal disease, cornea trauma and surgical complications including the Corneal Transplantation techniques of Penetrating Keratoplasty (PK), Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (DALK), Decemet's Stripping Automated Endothelial Keratoplasty (DSAEK) and Decemet's Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK).
Dr. Chang has been active in teaching other eye surgeons techniques and methods of advanced cornea and refractive eye care through her leadership at the John Moran Eye Center by many presentations and lectures at the Refractive Round Table and Cornea Journal Club where she shared her expertise in managing LASIK problems and complications as well as diagnosing and treating Cornea disease.
Dr. Chang is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and the recipient of the Harvey Klein Award for Excellence in Ophthalmology Resident Education, a member of the Alpha Chi Honor Society and has received First Honors from the American Society of Clinical Pathology. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the Association for Vision Research in Ophthalmology and the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS).
At D’Ambrosio Eye Care, Dr. Chang sees patients for routine and complex cataract evaluations, specialized eye exams for eye health and vision such as dry eyes and eye allergies, laser cataract surgery & lens implants, laser eye surgery such as LASIK and consultations, diagnosis and treatment of corneal diseases, infections, dystrophies and problems as well as corneal transplants and surgery.