Joshua H. Hou, MD

Assistant Professor, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Neurosciences

Joshua H. Hou

Contact Info

Office Phone 612-626-0706

Fax 612-626-7882

Office Address:
University of Minnesota
Department of Ophthalmology & Visual Neurosciences
420 Delaware St. SE, MMC 493
Minneapolis, MN 55455

MD, Washington University School of Medicine

Residency, University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary

Fellowship, Cornea & External Disease, University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary

Internship, Inova Fairfax Hospital/Georgetown University Hospital

Summary

Patient Care
Dr. Hou sees patients in our Cornea and External Disease Service.

Awards & Recognition

  • Research Grant, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery (ASCRS) Foundation, 2014
  • Fellow of the Year, University of Illinois Eye & Ear Infirmary, 2014
  • Research Seed Grant, Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness, 2013
  • Beem-Fisher Resident Research Award, Chicago Ophthalmological Society, 2013
  • 7th Annual Heed Foundation Resident Retreat Invitee, Heed Ophthalmic Foundation, 2012
  • Research Seed Grant, Illinois Society for the Prevention of Blindness, 2011

Research

Research Summary/Interests

Forthcoming

Publications

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Books

Book Chapters

  • Hou, J.H. and DelaCruz J. (2013). Pre-operative evaluation for refractive surgery. Yanoff & Duker, Ophthalmology, Fourth Edition; Yanoff, M. and Duker, J.S., eds, Elsevier, pp. 91-94.
  • Chang, J.H., Hou, J.H., Jain, S. and Azar, D.T. (2012). Strategies in modulating lymphedema. Lymphedema; Vannelli, A., ed, InTech – Open Access Publisher, pp. 14-22.

Presentations

Poster Abstract Presentations at Professional Meetings, Conferences, etc.

  • Jain S., Hou J.H., Cortina M.S., DelaCruz J. Topographic impact of femtosecond laser-assisted arcuate keratotomy prior to incision opening. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting, Abstract PO300, October 2014, Chicago, IL.
  • Hou J.H., Hiremath S.M., Traish A.S., Cortina M.S. Incidence of pyogenic granuloma formation following EagleVision Plug1 insertion. American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO) Annual Meeting, Abstract PO311, November 2013, New Orleans, LA.
  • Farooq A., Hou J.H., Patel S., Tessler H., Goldstein D.A. Decline in ocular toxoplasmosis in the Midwestern United States. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Abstract 5394, May 2013, Seattle, WA
  • Wallace K.M., Hou J.H., Miller R.C., Chow C.C., DelaCruz J., Chau F.Y., Cortina M.S. Risk factors associated with cystoid macular edema after Boston keratoprosthesis type 1 implantation. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Abstract 54:3462, May 2013, Seattle, WA.
  • Miller R.C., Wallace K.M., Hou J.H., Chow C.C., DelaCruz J., Cortina M.S., Chau F.Y. Treatment outcomes of cystoid macular edema in patients with Boston type 1 keratoprosthesis. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Abstract 263, May 2013, Seattle, WA.
  • Prickett A.L., Cortina M.S., Hou J.H., DelaCruz J. Initial resident experience performing cataract surgery with and without femtosecond laser. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Abstract 1838, May 2013, Seattle, WA.
  • Osmanovic S., Hou J.H., Aakalu V., Setabutr P., Putterman A.M. Muller’s muscle-conjunctiva resection outcomes and phenylephrine predictability in ptosis from Horner’s syndrome. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Abstract 6747, May 2012, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Sivaraman K.R., Hou J.H., Allemann N., DelaCruz J., Cortina M.S. Retroprosthetic membrane thickness and risk of melt in patients with type 1 Boston keratoprosthesis. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Abstract 6068, May 2012, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Lim J.M., Hou J.H., Singa R., Aakalu V., Setabutr P. Incidence and demographic characteristics of patients with different types of ptosis referred to oculoplastics at a tertiary referral center. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Abstract 1449, May 2012, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
  • Hou J.H., Singa R., Green S.J., Jain S., Aakalu V.K., Setabutr P. Characterization of adrenergic receptor subtype gene expression in human Müller’s muscle using laser-capture microdissection and quantitative polymerase chain reaction. The Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Annual Meeting, Abstract 6748, May 2012, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

Clinical

Board Certifications

American Board of Ophthalmology

Media

Video

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