Myron Yanoff MDProfessor and Chair Emeritus, Department of Ophthalmology, Drexel University College of Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania; Former Director, Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dr. Myron Yanoff received his medical degree from the University of Pennsylvania Medical School in Philadelphia. He completed residency training in both pathology and ophthalmology at the Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, followed by a fellowship in ophthalmic pathology at the Armed Forces Institute of Pathology in Washington, DC. He also undertook a retinal fellowship at Wills Eye Hospital in Philadelphia. Dr. Yanoff is Chair Emeritus of the Department of Ophthalmology at Drexel University College of Medicine in Philadelphia. Formerly, he was Chairman of the Department of Ophthalmology of the University of Pennsylvania and Director of the Scheie Eye Institute.
Board-certified in both ophthalmology and pathology, Dr. Yanoff has published over 190 scientific articles and authored, coauthored, or edited over 45 textbooks in the field of ophthalmology and ocular pathology. In 1988, he received one of the highest honors in American science—the Senior Distinguished U.S. Scientist Award (Humboldt Research Award).
Professor and Chair Emeritus of the Department of Ophthalmology at Drexel University College of Medicine; Adjunct Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, University of Pennsylvania; Former Director Scheie Eye Institute, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
BA University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residency (pathology): Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Residency (ophthalmology): Hospital of the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Fellowship (ophthalmic pathology): Armed Forces Institute of Pathology, Washington, DC
Fellowship (retina service): Wills Eye Hospital, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Dr. Yanoff has no disclosures to report.
Recent Contributions to PracticeUpdate:
- Significance of Environmental Factors in the Development of Myopia in Children
- CRISPR-Cas9 Genome Engineering: Treating Inherited Retinal Degeneration
- Quantification of Sleep Outcomes Associated With Dry Eye Disease
- New Recommendations for the Treatment of Systemic Hypertension and Potential Implications for Glaucoma Management
- Effects of Prolonged Reading on Dry Eye
- Progressive Chronic Retinal Axonal Loss Following Acute Methanol-Induced Optic Neuropathy
- Age of Strabismus Onset Affects Monocular and Binocular Visual Function
- Vitamin A Supplementation Improves Retinitis Pigmentosa in Children
- Loss to Follow-Up of Patients With Proliferative Diabetic Retinopathy After Panretinal Photocoagulation or Intravitreal Anti-VEGF Injections
- Progression of Primary Open-Angle Glaucoma in Diabetic and Nondiabetic Patients