If it isn’t safe wearing glasses is better. EYEREUM Doctors Dr. David Kang(David Sung Yong Kang)
  • Founder and Clinical Director of Eyereum Eye Clinic
  • Associate Adjunct professor in the ophthalmology, Yonsei University College of Medicine
  • Adjunct professor in the ophthalmology, Ulsan University
  • World College of Refractive Surgery & Visual Sciences Fellow
  • ISRS International Council Member (2020-2023)
  • The Ophthalmologist ‘2017 The Power List 50’
  • Official member of European Society for Cataract and Refractive Surgery
  • Official member of American Academy of Cataract and Retinal Surgery
  • Official member of The Korean Glaucoma Society
  • Official member of The Korean Ophthalmological Society
  • Official member of Korean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery

Paper presentation

  • Optimized artificial intelligence for enhanced ectasia detection using Scheimpflug-based corneal tomography and biomechanical data.
    2022 Dec. AJO. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2022.12.016.
  • Presbyopia Correction Using the PresbyMAX Monocular Bi-aspheric Ablation Profile in Myopic Eyes.
    2022 Aug. JCRS. doi: 10.1097/j.jcrs.0000000000001042.
  • 3-month surgical outcomes of Implantable Collamer Lens implantation for myopic regression after laser vision correction surgeries: a retrospective case series.
    2021 Nov. BMC Ophthalmology. doi: 10.1186/s12886-021-02163-3.
  • Detection of postlaser vision correction ectasia with a new combined biomechanical index.
    2021 Oct. JCRS. Volume 47. Issue 10. p 1314-1318.
  • Comparison of Clinical and Biomechanical Outcomes of Small Incision Lenticule Extraction With 120- and 140-µm Cap Thickness.
    2021 Jul. TVST. Volume 10. Issue 8.
  • Customized Wavefront-Optimized Transepithelial Photorefractive Keratectomy for a Retained Lenticule Fragment After Primary SMILE.
    2020 Jun 10. JRS. ;36(6):395-399.
  • Influence of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Parameters on Myopic Correction in Small Incision Lenticule Extraction.
    2020 May 6. 11. JCRS. doi: 10.1097/j.jcrs.0000000000000100.
  • Comparison of clinical outcomes between Vector Planning and manifest refraction planning in small incision lenticule extraction for myopic astigmatism.
    2020 May. JCRS. Volume 46. Issue 5. p 756-761. doi: 10.1097/j.jcrs.0000000000000123.
  • Influence of Extrinsic and Intrinsic Parameters on Myopic Correction in Small Incision Lenticule Extraction.
    2019 Nov 11. JRS. ;35(11):712-720.
  • Effect of Lowering Laser Energy on the Surface Roughness of Human Corneal Lenticules in SMILE.
    2017 Sep. JRS. Volume 33. Issue 9. p 617-624.
  • Effect of accelerated corneal crosslinking combined with transepithelial photorefractive keratectomy on dynamic corneal response parameters and biomechanically corrected intraocular pressure measured with a dynamic Scheimpflug analyzer in healthy myopic patients.
    2017 Jul. JCRS. Volume 43. Issue 7. p 937–945.
  • Lower laser energy levels lead to better visual recoveryafter small-incision lenticule extraction:Prospective randomized clinical trial.
    2017 Jul. AJO. Volume 179. pii: S0002-9394(17)30202-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2017.05.005.
  • Biomechanical properties of the cornea measured with a dynamic Scheimpflug analyzer in young healthy adults.
    2017 Jan. CORNEA. Volume 36. Issue 1.
  • Intravitreal bevacizumab for the treatment of optic disc edema in a patient with POEMS syndrome: a case report.
    BMC Ophthalmology.
  • Dynamic vaulting changes in V4c versus V4 posterior chamber phakic lenses under different lighting conditions.
    2017 Aug 18. Am J Ophthalmol. pii: S0002-9394(14)00501-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2014.08.020.
  • Axis Difference Between Corneal and Internal Astigmatism to Consider for Toric Intraocular Lenses.
    2013 Aug 21. Am J Ophthalmol. doi:pii: S0002-9394(13)00467-4. 10.1016/j.ajo.2013.06.039.
  • Comparison of the actual amount of axial movement of 3 aspheric intraocular lenses using anterior segment optical coherence tomography.
    2013 Aug 15. JCRS. doi:pii: S0886-3350(13)00877-8. 10.1016/j.jcrs.2013.04.040.
  • Effects of interpupillary distance on stereoacuity: the Frisby Davis distance stereotest versus a 3-dimensional distance stereotest.
    2013 Sep. Jpn J Ophthalmol. ;57(5):486-92. doi: 10.1007/s10384-013-0253-9. Epub 2013 Jul 5.
  • Calcium Hydroxyapatite Crystals in the Anterior Chamber of the Eye in a Patient With Renal Hyperparathyroidism.
    2013 Jun 25. CORNEA.
  • Traumatic aniridia through opposite clear corneal incision in a pseudophakic eye.
    2013 Apr. JCRS. ;39(4):645-8. doi: 10.1016/j.jcrs.2012.11.037.
  • Correlation between quantitative measurements of tear film lipid layer thickness and meibomian gland loss in patients with obstructive meibomian gland dysfunction and normal controls.
    2013 Jun. Am J Ophthalmol. ;155(6):1104-1110.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2013.01.008. Epub 2013 Mar 7.
  • Long-term results of deep sclerectomy with small collagen implant in Korean.
    2013 Feb. Korean J Ophthalmol. ;27(1):34-8. doi: 10.3341/kjo.2013.27.1.34. Epub 2013 Jan 9.
  • Use of corneal power-specific constants to improve the accuracy of the SRK/T formula.
    2013 Mar. Ophthalmology. ;120(3):477-81. doi: 10.1016/j.ophtha.2012.09.008. Epub 2013 Jan 23.
  • Change in efficiency of aspheric intraocular lenses based on pupil diameter.
    2013 Mar. Am J Ophthalmol. ;155(3):492-498.e2. doi: 10.1016/j.ajo.2012.09.024. Epub 2012 Dec 4.
  • Glaucoma progression detection by retinal nerve fiber layer measurement using scanning laser polarimetry: event and trend analysis.
    2012 Jun. Korean J Ophthalmol. ;26(3):174-81. doi: 10.3341/kjo.2012.26.3.174. Epub 2012 May 22.
  • Split-thickness Hinged Scleral Flap in the Management of Exposed Tubing of a Glaucoma Drainage Device.
    2011 Jun-Jul. J Glaucoma. ;20(5):319-21.
  • Comparisons of Nerve Fiber Layer Thickness Measurements between Stratus, Cirrus, and RTVue OCTs in Healthy and Glaucomatous Eyes.
    2011 Jun. Optom Vis Sci. ;88(6):751-8.
  • Residual anterior chamber angle closure in narrow-angle eyes following laser peripheral iridotomy: anterior segment optical coherence tomography quantitative study.
    2011 May. Jpn J Ophthalmol. ;55(3):213-9. Epub 2011 May 11.
  • Prevalence and characteristics of glaucoma among Korean adults.
    2011 Apr. Korean J Ophthalmol. ;25(2):110-5. Epub 2011 Mar 11.
  • Comparison Between Deviation Map Algorithm and Peripapillary Retinal Nerve Fiber Layer Measurements Using Cirrus HD-OCT in the Detection of Localized Glaucomatous Visual Field Defects.
    2011 Mar 21. J Glaucoma. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Comparison of peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer thickness measured by spectral vs. time domain optical coherence tomography.
    2011 Feb. Curr Eye Res. ;36(2):125-34. Epub 2010 Dec 15.
  • Detection of glaucoma by spectral domain-scanning laser ophthalmoscopy/optical coherence tomography (SD-SLO/OCT) and time domain optical coherence tomography.
    2011 Jan. J Glaucoma. ;20(1):15-20.
  • Relationship between visual field sensitivity and macular ganglion cell complex thickness as measured by spectral-domain optical coherence tomography.
    2010 Dec. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. ;51(12):6401-7. Epub 2010 Jul 14.
  • Spectral-domain optical coherence tomography and scanning laser polarimetry in glaucoma diagnosis.
    2010 Nov. Jpn J Ophthalmol. ;54(6):544-9. Epub 2010 Dec 30.
  • Effect of age on anterior chamber angle configuration in Asians determined by anterior segment optical coherence tomography; clinic-based study.
    2010 Sep. Acta Ophthalmol. ;88(6):e205-10. doi: 10.1111/j.1755-3768.2010.01960.x.
  • Comparing the ganglion cell complex and retinal nerve fibre layer measurements by Fourier domain OCT to detect glaucoma in high myopia.
    2010 Aug 30. Br J Ophthalmol. [Epub ahead of print]
  • Comparison of retinal nerve fibre layer thickness measurements calculated by the optic nerve head map (NHM4) and RNFL3.45 modes of spectral-domain optical coherence tomography (RTVue-100).
    2010 Jun. Br J Ophthalmol. ;94(6):763-7.
  • Macular and peripapillary retinal nerve fiber layer measurements by spectral domain optical coherence tomography in normal-tension glaucoma.
    2010 Mar. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. ;51(3):1446-52. Epub 2009 Oct 15.
  • Drug attitude and adherence to anti-glaucoma medication.
    2010 Mar 1. Yonsei Med J. ;51(2):261-9. Epub 2010 Feb 12.
  • Modified Siepser sliding knot technique for scleral fixation of subluxated posterior chamber intraocular lens.
    2010 Jan. JCRS. ;36(1):6-8.
  • Comparison of glaucoma diagnostic Capabilities of Cirrus HD and Stratus optical coherence tomography.
    2009 Dec. Arch Ophthalmol. ;127(12):1603-9.
  • Twenty-four hour ocular perfusion pressure fluctuation and risk of normal-tension glaucoma progression.
    2009 Nov. Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. ;50(11):5266-74. Epub 2009 May 27.
  • Glaucoma diagnostic performance of humphrey matrix and standard automated perimetry.
    2009 Sep. Jpn J Ophthalmol. ;53(5):482-5. Epub 2009 Oct 22.
  • Change in ocular alignment after topical anesthetic cataract surgery.
    2009 Sep. Graefes Arch Clin Exp Ophthalmol. ;247(9):1269-72. Epub 2009 Apr 30.
  • Detection of occludable angles with the Pentacam and the anterior segment optical coherence tomography.
    2009 Aug 31. Yonsei Med J. ;50(4):525-8. Epub 2009 Aug 19.
  • Level of vascular endothelial growth factor in aqueous humor and surgical results of ahmed glaucoma valve implantation in patients with neovascular glaucoma.
    2009 Aug. J Glaucoma. ;18(6):443-7.
  • OCT Interpretation.
    2009 Jul. Ophthalmology. ;116(7):1419, 1419.e1-2; author reply 1419-20. No abstract available.
  • Inaccuracy of intraocular lens power prediction for cataract surgery in angle-closure glaucoma.
    2009 Apr 30. Yonsei Med J. ;50(2):206-10.
  • Pharmacokinetics.
    2009 Jan. Ophthalmology. ;116(1):168-9; author reply 169-70. No abstract available.
  • Interpretation of outer retina appearance in high-resolution optical coherence tomography.
    2009 Jan. Am J Ophthalmol. ;147(1):185-6; author reply 186. No abstract available.
  • Anterior chamber measurements by pentacam and AS-OCT in eyes with normal open angles.
    2008 Dec. Korean J Ophthalmol. ;22(4):242-5.
  • Comparison of OCT and HRT findings among normal, normal tension glaucoma, and high tension glaucoma.
    2008 Dec. Korean J Ophthalmol. ;22(4):236-41.
  • Short-term outcomes of 23-gauge pars plana vitrectomy.
    2008 Nov. Am J Ophthalmol. ;146(5):789-90; author reply 790-1. No abstract available.
  • Multiple ocular abnormalities associated with trisomy 4p.
    2008 Sep-Oct. Ophthalmic Surg Lasers Imaging. ;39(5):412-4.
  • Latent asymmetric intraocular pressure as a predictor of visual field defects.
    2008 Sep. Arch Ophthalmol. ;126(9):1211-5.
  • Pulsatile ocular blood flow in healthy Koreans.
    2008 Mar. Korean J Ophthalmol. ;22(1):6-9. Free full text Related citations
  • Sustainability of orthokeratology as demonstrated by corneal topography.
    2007 Jun. Korean J Ophthalmol. ;21(2):74-8.