Prof. Joon Young Hyon is professor of Seoul National University Medicine and the Chief of Department of Ophthalmology at Seoul National University Bundang Hospital. He specializes in corneal disorder, cataract, and refractive surgery. He performs corneal transplantation and other ocular surface reconstruction surgeries. As a renowned cataract surgeon, he also specializes in the surgical treatment of challenging cataract cases and complications of cataract surgery.
Prof. Hyon received his MD and PhD degrees from Seoul National University, and completed his residency and fellowship training at Seoul National University Hospital. After undergoing subspecialty training, he completed the research fellowship program in cornea and anterior segment service at the Johns Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute.
Prof. Hyon is a leading clinician and researcher in the field, and serves as president of the Korean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. He is former president of the Korean Contact Lens Study Society and Korea Corneal Disease Study Group, and a board member of the Korea Cornea Society. His clinical and research activities have been recognized by many published peer-reviewed articles and have led him to receive a number of grants and numerous invitations to deliver lectures.