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Lily Lin, M.D. View profile as PDF

Lily  Lin

Philosophy of Care

Dr. Lin's philosophy of care is to improve and treat diseases of the eyelid, tear duct/lacrimal system, and orbit while preserving the health of the eye.


Clinical Interests

Dr. Lin serves as Director of the Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery Service. Her practice of Ophthalmic Plastic or Oculoplastic Surgery consists of plastic and reconstructive surgery of the periocular area. This includes the eyelids, eyebrows, eye socket/orbit and tear duct/lacrimal system. Dr. Lin's research interests include evaluating surgical outcomes and the orbital-globe relationship.


Research/Academic Interests

Dr. Lin's research interests include evaluating surgical outcomes and the orbital-globe relationship.

Title:

Associate Professor
Director of Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery Service

Specialty:

Ophthalmology, Ophthalmic Plastic and Orbital Surgery

Division:

Ophthalmology

Clinic:

UC Davis Medical Group, Roseville

Center/Program Affiliation:

Address/Phone:

Laser Vision Correction Services - Department of Ophthalmology and Vision Science
Ophthalmology Clinic
77 Cadillac Dr.
Sacramento, CA 95825
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-6650

Lawrence J. Ellison Ambulatory Care Center
Ophthalmology Clinic-Eye Center
4860 Y St., Suite 2400
Sacramento, CA 95817
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-734-6602

UC Davis Medical Group - Roseville (Douglas Boulevard)
2261 Douglas Blvd.
Roseville, CA 95661
Driving Directions
Phone: 916-783-7109

Additional Phone:

Physician Referrals: 800-4-UCDAVIS (800-482-3284)

Education:

M.D., Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 2001
B.S., Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), Cambridge MA 1997

Internships:

Mt. Auburn Hospital/Harvard Medical School, Cambridge MA 2001-2002

Residency:

Harvard Medical School, Boston MA 2002-2005

Fellowships:

Doheny Eye Institute, USC, Los Angeles CA 2005-2007

Board Certifications:

American Board of Ophthalmology,
National Board of Medical Examiners,

Professional Memberships:

American Academy of Ophthalmology
American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery

Select Recent Publications:

Lin LK, Andreoli CM, Hatton MP. Recognizing the prodruding eye. Orbit. 2008; 27(5):350-5.

Lin LK, Lee H, Chang E. Pigmented basal cell carcinoma of the eyelid in Hispanics. Clin Opthalmol. 2008 Sep; 2(3):641-3.

Lin LK, Uzcategui N, Chang EL. Effect of surgical correction of congenital ptosis on amblyopia. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008 Nov-Dec; 24(8):434-6.

Koo L, Chang EL. Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus caruncle abscess. Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2007 Mar-Apr; 23(2):160-1.

Koo L, Hatton MP, Rubin PAD. Traumatic blindness after a displaced lateral orbital wall fracture. Journal of Trauma. 2007 May; 62(5):1288-9.

Koo L, Hatton MP, Rubin PAD. When is enophthalmos significant? Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. 2006 Jul-Aug; 22(4):274-7.

Koo L, Peng DH, Chang EL. Solving the mystery of the itchy eyelid. Review of Ophthalmology. 2006 Nov; 13(11):131-133.

Koo L, Young LH. Management of ocular toxoplasmosis. International Ophthalmology Clinics. 2006 spring; 46(2):183-93.

Koo L, Kapadia MK, Singh RP, Sheridan R, Hatton MP. Gender differences in etiology and outcome of open globe injuries. Journal of Trauma. 2005 Jul; 59(1):175-8.

Koo L, Hatton MP, Rubin PAD. Pseudo-pseudochalazion: giant chalazion mimicking eyelid neoplasm. Ophthalmic Plastic Reconstructive Surgery. 2005 Sep; 21(5):391-2.

To see if Lily Lin is accepting new patients, or for assistance finding a UC Davis doctor, please call 800-2-UCDAVIS (800-282-3284).