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Kyung-Chul Yoon, MD, PhD, is a Professor and Chair in the Department of Ophthalmology, Chonnam National University Medical School and Hospital, Gwangju, Korea. He completed a residency at the Chonnam National University Hospital and a fellowship at the Keio University School of Medicine, Japan in 2004 and the Cullen Eye Institute of the Bayor College of Medicine, Houston, TX, USA in 2006-2007. Dr. Yoon specializes in external eye diseases, cataract and refractive surgery, and his main research fields include tear film and ocular surface disorders, especially dry eye disease. He has been especially doing clinical and experimental research of dry eye disease since 2003. Dr. Yoon has 150 domestic and 150 international publications as well as 12 book chapters. He is a member of the Cornea Society, Asia Cornea Society and Asia Dry Eye Advisory Board and is an editorial board member of Chonnam Medical Journal, World Journal of Ophthalmology and Journal of Clinical and Experimental Ophthalmology. Dr. Yoon currently sits on a director of the Korean Ophthalmological Society, the Korean Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, the Korean Society of External Eye Diseases, the Korean Dry Eye Society, and the Korean Society of Contact Lens Study Group.