|About Dr. Ming Wang|
|Harvard & MIT
(MD, magna cum laude);
PhD (laser physics)
- Harvard & MIT (MD, magna cum laude); PhD (laser physics)
- Over 55,000 LASIK and cataract procedures (including on over 4,000 doctors)
- The FIRST center in TN to offer laser cataract surgery
- Introduced bladeless all-laser LASIK to the state
- Implanted the state's first Forever Young lens
- The first surgeon in the US to perform a new Intacs surgery to treat keratoconus
- Helped patients from 40 states and 55 countries
- International referral center for cataract surgery and LASIK complications
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- "A whole genome approach to in vivo DNA-protein interactions in E. coli", Ming X. Wang* & George M. Church†, Nature 360, 606 - 610 (10 December 1992). (Click here to view the full article)
- Jeffrey Sonsino, OD, Nathan Rock, OD, and Ming Wang, MD, "The EVOLUTION of Keratoconus Care", Review of Cornea & Contact Lenses. June 2015
- "Comparison of intraocular lens power calculation methods after myopic laser refractive surgery without previous refractive surgery data", Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery Volume 39, Issue 9 , Pages 1327-1335, September 2013
- "Dysfunctional Lens Replacement (DLR)" - article in Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today
- "TN’s First Cross-Linking for Keratoconus", Tennessee Health & Wellness Magazine, March 2013.
- "Cross-Linking to Stabilize Keratoconus", by Cindy Sanders, in Nashville Medical News, March 2013.
- "International outlook Go east, young ophthalmologist by Matt Young EyeWorld Contributing Editor", July 2012.
- "Multifocal IOLs for Post-LASIK Patients: Establishing Clinical Guidelines for Patient Selection", Ming Wang, MD, PhD, Refractive EyeCare, June 2012.
- "The Story of the Amniotic Membrane Contact Lens", by Dr Ming Wang, May 2012.
- "The world’s first Implantable Contact Lens procedure using the new smart eye surgery technology". April 18, 2012
- "Dr. Ming Wang restores Charlie Daniels' eyesight", WKRN, April 2012.
- "Wang Debuts LenSx Laser Cataract Surgery in Tennessee", Nashville Medical News Thursday, February 9, 2012
- "Lasers let cataract set ditch glasses, too", by Tom Wilemon, The Tennessean, Dec 2011.
- "Cataract surgery takes technological leaps", Tenneessee GCA News, Nashville, TN, Dec. 2011.
- "Letter: The Cause of Corneal Astigmatism", Ming Wang, MD, PhD, Cataract and Refractive Today, November, 2011.
- "3D image-guided high-definition LASIK – new microsurgical technology makes worldwide debut in Nashville", Written by Cindy Sanders, Nashville Medical News (August 2011).
- "Presbyopia-correcting IOLs in Patients with Fuchs Dystrophy: Indications and Contraindications", Kevin Jackson, OD, Lance Kugler, MD, Ming Wang, MD, PhD, August 2011.
- "Primary Eye Care in China", by Ming Wang, MD, PhD, June 2011
- "The Tennessean report: world's first 3D LASIK performed", Written by Tom Wilemon | The Tennessean (June 2011).
- "Discussion: Accommodating IOL patient with residual astigmatism", Ming Wang, MD, PhD, and Ryan Vida, OD, May/June 2011.
- "I am over 40 years of age. What options do I have to improve my sight?", by Ming Wang, MD, PhD, www.tnhealthandwellness.com, May 2011.
- "Contraindications to Implantation of Toric IOLs" Lance J. Kugler, MD, Dora Sztipanovits, OD, MS, Ming Wang, MD, PhD, Refractive Eyecare, March 2011.
- "Primary eye care in China –an emerging field with increasing opportunities", by Ming Wang, MD, PhD, March 2011.
- "Efficacy of laser in situ keratomileusis in correcting anterior and non-anterior corneal astigmatism: Comparative study", Lance Kugler, MD , Ilan Cohen, MD, Walid Haddad, MD, Ming X. Wang, MD, PhD, Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, Volume 36, Issue 10, Pages 1745-1752 (October 2010) (pdf version).
- "Understanding Problems with Presbyopic IOLs: Look to the Cornea", Ophthalmology Featured Article, by Ming Wang, MD, PhD.
- Intrastromal Laser Refractive Surgery- Femtosecond lasers are being used to treat myopia, hyperopia, and presbyopia without trauma to the corneal surface. by Lance J. Kugler, MD, and Ming X. Wang, MD, PHD, March 2010.
- "Corneal topography and wavefront - complementary tools", Dr. Wang's Contribution to: Dr. Agarwal's Textbook on Corneal Topography (Including Pentacam and Anterior Segment OCT) March 1, 2010.
- "Safety and Effectiveness of Thin-flap LASIK Using a Femtosecond Laser and Microkeratome in the Correction of High Myopia in Chinese Patients", Journal of Refractive Surgery Vol. 26 No. 2 February 2010, Haiyan Li, PhD, MD; Tong Sun, MD; Ming Wang, PhD, MD and Jialiang Zhao, PhD, MD.
- "Lasers in refractive surgery: history, present, and future", Lance J. Kugler and Ming X. Wang, Applied Optics, Vol. 49, Issue 25, pp. F1-F9 (2010)
- "Presbyopia surgery to reduce reading glasses need", Nashville, TN The Tennessean, 12/14/09, reported by Christina Sanchez, staff writer.
- "Big Decisions, Part 3: Combining Academics and Private Practice", by Kimberly Day, American Academy of Ophthalmology Member Communication, Young Ophthalmologists, May 2009. This article talks about Dr. Wang and his career.
- "Big Decisions, Part 2: Private Practice or Academics?", by Kimberly Day, American Academy of Ophthalmology Member Communication, Young Ophthalmologists, April 2009. This article talks about Dr. Wang and his career.
- "New techniques heal vision after botched LASIK surgery", by Bonna Johnson, the Tennessean, November 24, 2008. This article talks about some new techniques that Dr. Wang has at Wang Vision 3D Cataract and LASIK Center to fix referred-in botched LASIK complications.
- “Understanding Problems with Presbyopic IOLs: Look to the Cornea”
M. Wang, Refractive EyeCare, Vol 12, Num 11, Nov 2008, pp1-5.
- "Improvements in pain management aid suface ablation outcomes" Refractive surgery, Oct 2008.
- Considering Possible Deleterious Interactions Between Refractive Treatments, CATARACT & REFRACTIVE SURGERY TODAY EUROPE I JULY/AUGUST 2008
- "Treating corneal blindness in China", Ming Wang, MD, PhD, January 2008
- "The first major textbook about a major LASIK complication premieres", by Alanna J. Napier, November 1, 2007.
- "Laser Vision Correction: Is the Pool Beginning to be Depleted", Refractive Eyecare, Volume 11, No 6, 2007.
- Corneal Intrastromal Gatifloxacin Crystal Deposits After Penetrating Keratoplasty, Eye & Contact Lens: Science & Clinical Practice: July 2004 - Volume 30 - Issue 3 - pp 169-172.
- TGFBI gene transcript is transforming growth factor-beta 1-responsive and cell density-dependent in a human corneal epithelial cell line, Ophthalmic Genetics, Volume 23, Issue 4 December 2002 , pages 237 - 245.
- Recurrent Fungal Keratitis and Endophthalmitis, Cornea: July 2000 - Volume 19 - Issue 4 - pp 558-560.
- "Differences in Virulence between Two Candida albicans Strains in Experimental Keratitis", Ming Wang, MD, PhD, April 2000
- Reduction in corneal haze and apoptosis by amniotic membrane matrix in excimer laser photoablation in rabbits, Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Volume 27, Issue 2, Pages 310-319 (February 2001). Presented in part at the annual meeting of the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Ft. Lauderdale, Florida, USA, May 1997.
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