UNC Ophthalmology welcomes Michelle Cabrera, MD as She Directs Her Focus to Pediatrics

Dr. Cabrera is an Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology at the University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill. She completed her undergraduate degree at Stanford University, majoring in Biology, graduating with honors and joining Phi Beta Kappa. She then completed both medical school and residency at the University of California, San Francisco. She specialized in Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus at the Duke Eye Center, completing a two year fellowship. She is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (AAO).

UNC Ophthalmology welcomes Michelle Cabrera, MD as She Directs Her Focus to Pediatrics
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Dr. Michelle Cabrera - Assistant Professor of Opthalmology at UNC

Dr. Cabrera’s clinical interests include surgical and medical management of pediatric and adult strabismus, congenital ptosis, pediatric cataracts, amblyopia, genetic syndromes, and ocular motility disorders secondary to cranial nerve palsies, thyroid ophthalmopathy and trauma. She is also trained to manage retinopathy of prematurity and pediatric glaucoma.

Her research interests in recent years have focused on pediatric retinal disease and she has authored multiple publications in this area, including topics of retinal imaging, retinopathy of prematurity, and Aicardi syndrome. Dr. Cabera also speaks Spanish and Mandarin fluently.

 

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