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Elizabeth Yeu

The Power List 2019 – Emerging Leaders


Elizabeth Yeu

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology, Eastern Virginia Medical School Shareholder, Virginia Eye Consultants, Norfolk, USA.

What drives you in your day-to-day activities? 

I'm driven daily to be the best mother, wife, physician, and colleague that I can be. I want do right by my family, patients and friends, and to positively impact the profession that I’m so fortunate to be a part of.

What’s the best part of being an ophthalmologist?

Ophthalmology, particularly in the fields of cataract, corneal and refractive surgeries, allows me to positively impact and influence a patient’s life – the recovery of vision usually occurs within days of the intervention itself. Our field is a beautiful blend of science and art of medicine. The detail-oriented nature of understanding our patients’ needs and formulating precise calculations for their procedures, coupled by our experiences and refined to meet patients’ goals… my job never goes stale!


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This year we have 50 of the best inventors, mentors, emerging leaders, surgical pioneers and champions of change. With our “Five Top Tens,” we hope to showcase the best, the brightest, and the most forward-thinking that ophthalmology has to offer.

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