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Dr. Moonyoung Chung

Ophthalmology
Midland, MI
26 years experience

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Office

Midland, MI

Address

407 W. Wackerly Rd. , Midland, MI
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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

English

Doctor Q&A

85 Answers
219 Agrees
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Bruising: If bruising has not resolved after couple weeks or associated w pain and affecting mobility seek professional medical care.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Twitch: Try artificial tears 4x day. Possible topical steroids may help.
A 56-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Pus like discharge: Yellow green copious pus like discharge is likely bacterial conjunctivitis and treated w fluoroquinolone antibiotic 4x a day.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
No: Can be associated w straining the eyes and thus drying the eyes.
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Diabetic retinopathy: An earlier stage of diabetic retinopathy is nonproliferative and is treated w glucose control/observation. A more severe form is proliferative or neov... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Varied: You probably mean: congenital esotropia, accommodative esotropia from hyeropia in kids, other: sensory exotropia from blind eye, cranial nerve palsy, ... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Warm compresses: Apply hot compress w hot washcloth over the stye for several minutes several times a day until the stye finally drains and flattens.
A 43-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
WAtering: Watering eyes often reflex tearing from eye irritation from dry eyes, blepharitis, or allergies.. One eye tearing may be nasolacrimal duct obstruction... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Color contacts: Freshlook and acuvue colored contacts. Most ophthalmologist can order and fit these for you.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Blister: Sounds like subconjunctival hemorrhage with area of clearing or fluid filled epithelial inclusion cyst.
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Very: Contagious from eye to eye and person to person. Wash sheet, pillowcases, towels and don't share these.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Messed up: Droopy lid (ptosis), lid that turns in (entropian), turns out (ectropia), eyelid skin cancers are all possible causes of abnormal lid. These are all t... Read More
A 37-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Usu 1-3 days: Usu 1-3 days, a lot pain is associated w the initial swelling. That's why ice and Ibuprofen can help w swelling and pain.
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Eyelid infection: Since impetigo is an infection of the skin and there is skin on the eyelids, technically impetigo can occur there.
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
4x day: If you are sure the bottle/tip has not been contaminated it can be used 4x day. Ointment does blur the vision so patients are usu prescribed antibioti... Read More
A 52-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Declining vision: If your declining of vision is with near vision and began after 40 years old, this is called presbyopia where your eye is aging and losing accommodati... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Acute Angle closure: Acute angle-closure glaucoma is a sudden severe rise in intraocular pressure that occurs when the iris blocks the eye's trabecular meshwork , where th... Read More
A 59-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Sharp eye pain: Sharp occasional eye pain can be from many things. It is commonly from dry eye. You can try artificial tears 3-4x day. If it does not improve, see oph... Read More
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Concussion: Concussion is associated w a short temporary black out of vision. Vision usually resolves unless there is brain, optic nerve or eye damage.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Contagious: Can easily spread from eye to eye or person to person.
A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Adenovirus: Adenovirus is a common virus that can cause illnesses in multiple parts of the body. They can cause acute respiratory disease, pharyngoconjunctival fe... Read More
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Blepharitis: Blepharitis is a common inflammation of the eyelid margins. This can be from staphyloccocal bacteria or inflammation and dysfunction of the meibomian ... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Hyperopia: Hyperopia is farsightedness where vision is blurred at near and distance, requiring a plus lens correction. This, as with myopia, is determined by sha... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Retinoblastoma: 1.Trilateral retinoblastoma refers to bilateral retinoblastoma associated with an intracranial tumor in the pineal or suprasellar region. 2. There ca... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Dry eyes: Restasis is a medication that can increase tear production.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Black eye: You can gently apply foundation or cover up.
A 41-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Ointment: Refresh pm, systane ointment, or genteal gel applied to inside of lower lid can help healing.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Yes: Could be corneal abrasion can use refresh pm, systane ointment, or genteal gel applied to inside of lower lid can help healing 4x day or more until se... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
No: Would not reach eye to help.Ice pack maybe.
A 16-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Corneal abrasion: Can use refresh pm, systane ointment, or genteal gel applied to inside of lower lid can help healing 4x day or more until seen by ophthalmologist.
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Htn: Uncontrolled hypertension is a risk for hypertensive retinopathy.
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Infection cleared: Throw out contaminated eye make up.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Tears: Try tears 4x day. Sometimes warm compress and lid scrubs can work too.
A 28-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Yes: As w any broken bone, can be associated w pain. Severe, persistent headaches though, especially worst headache of life could be traumatic brain hemorr... Read More
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Cyst: If this is on the white of your eye this is probably a fluid filled epithelial inclusion cyst and if large, can be drained in the office of an ophthal... Read More
A 27-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Clear drainage: Common cause is blepharitis. Try warm compresses w hot washcloth massage closed lids for several minutes, then apply baby shampoo to washcloth, clean ... Read More
A 30-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Yes: Risks for side effects extremely low.
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Discoloration: This is a known possible side effect.
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Eyelashes: If there is a growth w it, this could be due to a cancerous lesion. If your lids are red and scaly there may be an infection, especially staph blephar... Read More
A 54-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Subconjunctival heme: If there is no pain or loss of vision associated w this, this is most likely subconjunctival hemorrhage. This is a common bruising of the eye that is... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Cmv encephalitis: Cytomegelovirus (CMV) encephalitis in adults is uncommon. It usually is seen as part of a generalized CMV infection in immunocompromised patients.
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Debonder: Soak area in water and soap and slowly pull finger away. If not easily separating, acetone or super glue debonder can be used.
A 38-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
No eye transplant: There is corneal transplant for corneal diseases, and glaucoma surgery for glaucoma. There are no eye transplants.
A 25-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
More in elderly: The clouding of lens gradually occurs and is seen more with increasing age usu starting late 50s/ early 60s. Patients with diabetes, trauma to eye, on... Read More
A 32-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Subluxated lens: Mild subluxation often treated w glasses. Total dislocation of natural lens with intact capsule could be treated w aphakic contact lens. If disturbing... Read More
A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Yes: Folliculitis occurs around hair follicles and there is hair on genitals, so this can occur.
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Macular degeneration: Macular degeneration is more commonly dry in form. Patients often maintain good vision. Sometimes there can be a gradual loss of vision and change in ... Read More
A 39-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Floaters: Posterior vitreous detachment and vitreosyneresis. These are the cause of floaters seen very commonly with aging and liquefaction of the vitreous gel ... Read More
A 18-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Conjunctivitis: If there is severe inflammation and pain with viral conjunctivitis, especially with corneal lesions called subepithelial infiltrates, prescription top... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Moonyoung Chung
Ophthalmology 26 years experience
Cataract: Cataract is an opacification of your eye's lens. At an early stage, a change of glasses can sometimes improve your vision. The definitive treatment th... Read More

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Mar 30, 2015
Dr. Chung is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Chung is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thats what it looks like. Was in real hopes that it wasnt severe
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thank you very much for your very informed medical opinion.
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Thank u for ur kindness we need more doctors like you,

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

University of Michigan Medical School, MI
Graduated 1996MD

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