Yuichiro Ogura, MD

Yuichiro Ogura, MD

Professor and Chairman of Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences

Dr. Yuichiro Ogura is the Professor and Chairman of Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Science, Nagoya City University Graduate School of Medical Sciences, Nagoya, Japan. He graduated Kyoto University Faculty of Medicine and received the residency training in Ophthalmology at Kyoto University Hospital. He spent a few years as a research fellow at the Lions Eye Research Institute, University of Illinois at Chicago.

His research interests include pathophysiology and management of macular diseases such as age-related macular degeneration and diabetic macular edema, drug delivery system to the posterior segment of the eye, leukocyte dynamics in retinal microcirculation, retinochoroidal imaging, and vireoretinal surgery. He has published more than 250 papers in peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Ogura has been served as the executive board member of many societies, as Japan Ophthalmological Society, Japanese Retina and Vitreous Society, Japanese Society of Ocular Circulation, Japanese Society of Microcirculation, Retina World Congress and Euretina.