About Michael Lin, MD

Dr. Lin is a glaucoma specialist who performs a wide range of glaucoma procedures, including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS), as well as cataract surgery. He treats all forms of glaucoma in adults. His research focuses on novel medical and surgical treatments for glaucoma. The number of available glaucoma treatments has grown significantly in recent years, especially with the rise of MIGS, and Dr. Lin is interested in determining which treatment approaches are best suited for each particular patient based on their glaucoma and their individual needs and attitudes regarding treatment. He also teaches residents and fellows and is interested in studying the most effective ways to train future cataract and glaucoma specialists.

Departments, Centers, & Programs:

Clinical Interests:

Treats:

Languages:

Locations

Mass. Eye and Ear at Longwood
800 Huntington Ave.
Boston, MA 02115
Phone: 617-936-6156

Mass. Eye and Ear at Malden
578 Main St.
Suite 102
Malden, MA 02148
Phone: 781-321-6544

Mass. Eye and Ear
243 Charles St.
Boston, MA 02114
Phone: 617-523-7900

Medical Education

  • MD, Harvard Medical School
  • Residency, Massachusetts Eye And Ear Infirmary
  • Fellowship, Wills Eye Hospital

American Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology, American Board of Ophthalmology

Accepted Insurance Plans

Note: This provider may accept more insurance plans than shown; please call the practice to find out if your plan is accepted.


Research

The number of available glaucoma treatments has grown significantly in recent years, especially with the rise of minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS). Dr. Lin is interested in determining which treatment approaches are best suited for each particular patient based on their glaucoma and their individual needs and attitudes regarding treatment. He also teaches residents and fellows and is interested in studying the most effective ways to train future cataract and glaucoma specialists.

Publications

  • https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/collections/58789831/?sort=pubdate

Reviews: Comments and Ratings