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Dr. Kang Zhang

Ophthalmology
La Jolla, CA
27 years experience male

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Ophthalmology

Languages spoken

Mandarin

Doctor Q&A

31 Answers
9 Agrees
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A 47-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Take a good rest.: Take a good rest or walk around can help.
A 22-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Clotting disease: Hemophilia is a hereditary genetic disorder that impairs the body's ability to clot or stop bleeding. There are many factors involved in clotting and ... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Depends on cause: Depends on the cause of the dark circles. Often getting enough sleep, eating healthy and exercise can improve dark circles. Avoiding smoking always wi... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Headache: This sounds like a headache and could be a migraine or could be a different type of headache like a tension headache. If the pain doesn't resolve, or ... Read More
A 27-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
No: Steroid creams should not be used on the face unless it is very necessary. They can caused permanent changes to the skin and more delicate skin like t... Read More
A 23-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Abscess: Your description sounds like an abscess or a pustule. If it is not resolving and there is continued pus and the redness and swelling is spreading, thi... Read More
A 21-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Bruises or bleeding: Often bruises or bleeding episodes are signs of hemophilia. Blood test can be done by a physician to evaluate for hemophilia if there are concerning s... Read More
A 44-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Respiratory : Mumps is caused by a virus and is spread from person to person through contact with respiratory secretions.
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Amniotic fluid: Amniocentesis is a technique for obtaining amniotic fluid from the uterine cavity using a needle. It can be for both diagnostic and therapeutic purpos... Read More
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Is that new?: If it's new and on conjunctiva, it should be hemorrhage, and it will be absorb around 7 to 10 days.
A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Eye evaluation: You should have your eyes evaluated to make sure there is no ocular involvement. You should have close follow up with the physician treating this as w... Read More
A 53-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Symbicort (budesonide and formoterol): It is also called symbicort (budesonide and formoterol) in the us and is a combination of Budesonide and formoterol. Stridor is a high pitched wheezin... Read More
A 33-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Cool compresses: Cool compress with cool water on a wash cloth two to three times per day. Keep the head of your bed elevated at night or when you are lying down. As l... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Many possibilities: If its on the lower eyelid, it could be a style or chalazion. It is best to use warm compresses 2-3 times per day and these usually go away on their o... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Abnormal genes: A genetic disorder is caused by one more abnormalities within a genome. These abnormal genes can be inherited from your parents or can be a sporadic c... Read More
A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Floater or FB: This could be a foreign body under your lid. You should have your eyes checked and your doctor could flip your eyelids to look under to see if somethi... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Possibly: Low or high blood sugar can cause visual disturbances such as blurry vision. If you have not eaten in 10 hours or are sick and throwing up, there is a... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
BPV: This sounds like it could be benign positional vertigo. However, it would be difficult to diagnose with certainty without a full exam and evaluation. ... Read More
A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Seek medl attention: Yes. This trauma may generate bleeding within the head and increase pressure, giving you headache and dizzy spells. You should go to see a doctor imme... Read More
A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Stye treatment: Warm compresses 10-15 min long about 2-4 times per day.
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Compresses&elevate: I would have to know the specifics of your injury to be certain. However, cool compresses with a cool wash cloth and elevating the head of your bed wh... Read More
A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Allergies: You may have allergies. Patients with allergies are found to have dark circles under their eyes, also known as allergic shiners. If you are blowing yo... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Help sleeping: There are many things you could try to help you fall asleep. Make sure you are tired when you go to sleep. Do not take naps during the day so you will... Read More
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Parasthesias: These symptoms are called parasthesias and could be a result of a number of different issues including anxiety or panic attacks, malnutrition, vitami... Read More
A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Evaluate: A variety of conditions can cause the symptoms you're describing. It is difficult to diagnose without seeing you in person, and the treatment depends ... Read More
A 31-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Talk to your doctor: You should talk to your doctor to discuss the purpose of the procedure and the risks and benefits of the procedure. It is also helpful to ask your doc... Read More
A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Yes: Voriconazole 1% as a topical eye drop has shown efficacy in treating fungal keratitis. It can be used as an alternative to Natamycin 5% drops or Ampho... Read More
A 22-year-old male asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Floaters: This could be a floater in the back part of your eye. New onset of floaters should be evaluated by your ophthalmologist. Also, if you ever see a showe... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Floaters: What you are seeing may be floaters, which may be due to a variety of eye disorders (e.g., vitreous syneresis, posterior vitreous detachment, retinal ... Read More
A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
Might not stop it: It's related to the function of brain.So you might not be able to stop it.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Kang Zhang
27 years experience
If it's on macular: If the laser go directly to macular area, it might be hurt.

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HealthTap member
Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zhang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Zhang is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
HealthTap member
Thanks for your quick reply! is it prescribed by doctors in U.S? i.e voriconazole 1% eye drop sol ?
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Thank you for your help very much appreciated. Sincerely Linda
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Thank you, your quick reply made me feel good!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Harvard Medical School, MA
Graduated 1995MD

Awards

Research Award - California Institute for Regenerative Medicine
Research Award - NIH Director's Transformative R01 Program
Research Award - National Eye Institute

Affiliations

University of California, San Diego Medical Center (UCSD MC)
Shiley Eye Center, University of California, San Diego
Institute of Genomic Medicine, University of California, San Diego
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