Prof. Youngsub Eom

AcademiYoungsub Eomc degree: M.D., Ph.D.
Affiliation: Department of Ophthalmology, Korea University Ansan Hospital
Address: 123, Jeokgeum-ro, Danwon-gu, Ansan-si, Gyeonggi-do, South Korea (15355)

Youngsub Eom is Assistant Professor at the Korea University College of Medicine, Seoul, South Korea. He graduated from Korea University College of Medicine in 2007. He continued onto Ophthalmology residency and completed in 2012. Dr. Eom received his Master’s and Ph.D degree in Medicine from the same school in 2011 and 2016, respectively.

Dr. Eom is a member of several scientific societies such as Korean External Eye Disease Society, Korean Corneal Disease Study Group, Korean Meibomian gland and Ocular Surface Group, and Korean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons. His research focuses on the ocular optics and ocular surface disease. He published several papers about these topics in SCI(E) journal. Dr. Eom won the scholarship prize of the 104th, 109th, 112th, and 114th Meeting of the Korean Ophthalmological Society. He received research funds from the Lee Eye Hospital Scholarship Committee, Busan Sungmo Eye Hospital Sodam Scholarship Committee, and Basic Science Research Program through the National Research Foundation of Korea (NRF) funded by the Ministry of Education (2016R1D1A1A02937003).

Since 2013, Dr. Eom has studied about ocular optics with professor Dae Wook Kim at the College of Optical Sciences, University of Arizona and professor Sug-Whan Kim and Researcher Dongok Ryu and Seul Ki Yang in Space Optics Laboratory in the department of Astronomy of Yonsei University. Recently, Dr. Eom presented the result of their first joint research on ‘Understanding causes of ring-shaped dysphotopsia associated with posterior chamber phakic implantable collamer lenses (ICL) with a central hole’ at the Asia-Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Yokohama, Japan and received a travel grant for this presentation. In that study, the pattern and cause of the ring-shaped dysphotopsia after Aqua ICL implantation that correct myopia of the moderate to high myopia patient was revealed through realization of optical analysis program.

Dr. Eom developed several customized calculators for the calculation of intraocular lens (IOL) power to be used in cataract surgery such as Sub Toric IOL Calculator, Sulcus-Implanted IOL power calculator, and IOL add power calculator. These calculators were published via high-ranked Journals such as American Journal of Ophthalmology and Graefe’s Archive for Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology.


1998~2007 M.D., Korea University College of Medicine
2013~2016 Ph.D., Korea University College of Medicine

Clinical Training

2008~2012 Resident, Korea University College of Medicine

Professional Appointment

2012~2016 Clinical Instructor, Korea University College of Medicine
2016~ Assistant Professor, Korea University College of Medicine

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