Chun Cheng Lin Yang

Chun Cheng Lin Yang

Oculoplastic Surgery
Patient Demographics: Babies, Children, Adult, Elderly

"My patients can expect great medical care; as an ophthalmologist with an oculoplastic subspecialty, I employ the dedication and discipline of the Asian culture with the warmth and personal touch of the Latin culture."

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Procedures (7)

Bags under eyes surgery
Chalazia removal
Lacrimal duct surgery
Corrective injectable therapy for expression lines
Lacrimal duct obstruction surgery
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Medical conditions (24)

Eyelid cancer
Eyelid defect
Eyelid reconstruction need
Lacrimal duct obstruction
Sagging eyelid
Black spots in vision
Crying problems
Eye pain
Eyelid deformity
Foggy vision
Foreign object in the eye
Lacrimal duct alteration
Nearsighted (myopia)
Non functioning eyelid
Orbital tumor
Pink eye (conjunctivitis)
Sagging eyebrows
Skin piece in eye
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General Info

About me

When I arrived to Costa Rica my mom was very sick and she didn't speak Spanish. Although my brother and I helped her communicate with the doctor, the medical attention she received wasn't the greatest. At that moment, I decided to study medicine to help my family and other patients in general. What I enjoy the most about ophthalmology and oculoplastic surgery is the combination of the clinical and surgical aspects. I also enjoy treating specific ailments, such as lacrimal or tear gland ailments, because they are usually overlooked by ophthalmologists with other specialties.


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  • Specialty in Ophthalmology. Universidad de San Carlos - Unidad Nacional de Oftalmología, Guatemala. December 2005
  • Doctor and Surgery. Universidad Autónoma de Centro América - Escuela Autónoma de Ciencias Medicas. San José. June 2001
  • Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery at the Unidad Nacional de Oftalmología. University of San Carlos, Guatemala-2006

  • Ophthalmic Plastics and Reconstructive and Orbital Surgery, Center for Facial Appearances, Salt Lake City, Utah, USA- 2008


  • Physicians and Surgeons College of Costa Rica cod. MED6631 - active

    Medic and Surgeon - Costa Rica

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO)
  • Central American Society of Oculoplastic and Orbital Surgeons
  • Panamerican Academy of Ophthalmology (PAAO)
  • Costa Rican Association of Ophthalmologists
  • American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery (ASOPRS)
  • Gillingham Pan-American Fellowship Award
  • International Council of Ophthalmology (ICO) Fellowship Award
  • Georgescu D, Vagefi MR, Lin CC, McCann JD, Anderson RL. Evisceration with equatorial sclerotomy for Pthisis Bulbi and Microphthalmos Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2010; 26 (3):165-167.
  • Vagefi MR, Winn BJ, Lin CC, et al. Facial Nerve Injury During External Dacryocystorhinostomy. Ophthalmology 116(3): 585-90, Mar 2009.
  • Lin CC, Vagefi MR, Anderson RL, McCann J. Current Management of Anophthalmic Enophthalmos. Vision Pan-America, PAAO Journal. 2009; 8 (2): 168-169.
  • Vagefi MR, Florell SR, Lin CC, McCann JD, Anderson RL. Acquired port wine stain of the upper eyelid after cluster headach. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008; 24 (6):490-492.
  • Lin CC, Vagefi MR, Mamalis N, Davis D, Anderson RL, McCann J. Gouty tophus of the upper eyelid. Ophthalmol Plast Reconstr Surg .2008; 24 (5):404-406.
  • Vagefi MR, Lin CC, McCann JD, Anderson RL. Epidermoid Cyst of the Upper Eyelid Tarsal Plate. Ophthal Plast Reconstr Surg. 2008; 24 (4):323-324.
  • Vagefi MR, Lin CC, McCann JD, Anderson RL. Local Anesthesia in Oculoplastic Surgery: Precautions and Pitfalls. Arch Facial Plast Surg. 2008; 10 (4):246-249.
  • Lin CC, Vagefi MR, Cannon G, Anderson RL, McCann J. El denominador común de una paralisis facial, tumor de órbita y carcinoma de célula escamosa: Diseminación perineural de una malignidad cutánea. Vision Pan-America, PAAO Journal. 2007; 6 (4): 15-17.
  • Lin CC, Goldberg RA, Goens MA, Quevedo AR, Giron G. Retained intra-orbital shotgun cartridge. Ophthalmol Plast Reconstr Surg. 2006; 22: 75.