Wing (Vivien) M. Yip, O.D.

  1. Low Vision Specialist
  2. Optometrist

Location

  1. Rochester, Minnesota

Languages

CantoneseEnglish
  • Treatment of vision impairment using optical correction
  • Counselling on adjustment to vision loss
  • Driving vision requirements
  • Enhancing functional vision using magnification, lighting, and adaptive techniques
  • Fitting of microscopes, bioptic telescopes and prism
  • Accessibility with technology including computers, ipads, smart phones
  • Evaluation with new adaptive technologies including OrCam, IRIS Vision and electronic magnification
  • Creating individualized plans and appropriate referrals to state programs, occupational therapy, psychology, orientation & mobility, and education plans
  1. Diabetic retinopathy
  2. Glaucoma
  3. Macular degeneration
  • Low vision
  • Blindness
  • Hereditary retinal conditions
  • Brain injury rehabilitation
  • Macular Degeneration
  • Glaucoma
  • Adaptive technology
  1. 2017
    Resident - Low vision rehabilitation and ocular disease residencyIllinois College of Optometry
  2. 2016
    OD - Doctorate of OptometryIllinois College of Optometry
  3. 2012
    BS - Honors Kinesiology Co-Operative Program with Pre-Health Professions OptionUniversity of Waterloo

Awards and honors

  1. 2017
    Canadian Interdisciplinary Vision Rehabilitation Conference Student AwardUniversity of Waterloo
  2. 2016
    Dean's ListIllinois College of Optometry
  3. 2016
    Optelec Low Vision Excellence AwardIllinois College of Optometry
  4. 2016
    Wildermuth Foundation ScholarshipIllinois College of Optometry
  5. 2015
    Wildermuth Foundation ScholarshipIllinois College of Optometry
  6. 2015
    Gold Key Honor Society Chief OfficerIllinois College of Optometry
  7. 2014
    Cribb ScholarshipIllinois College of Optometry
  8. 2012
    Dean's ListUniversity of Waterloo

Professional memberships

  1. 2018 - present
    MemberAmerican Optometric Association
  2. 2018 - present
    MemberMinnesota Optometric Association
  3. 2018 - present
    Council MemberMinnesota State Services for the Blind
  4. 2018 - present
    Board MemberVolunteer Optometric Services to Humanity
  5. 2016 - present
    MemberIllinois Optometric Association, American Optometric Association
  6. 2016 - present
    MemberGold Key International Honour Society
  7. 2014
    Student FellowAmerican Academy of Optometry
  8. 2013 - 2014
    TrusteeAmerican Optometric Student Association