Dr. Kay Khine, M.D. specializes in comprehensive ophthalmology as well as medical and surgical management of glaucoma. She was born in Myanmar (Burma) and grew up in Brooklyn, NY and Minnesota. She completed her undergraduate studies with honor at University of Southern California. After earning her medical degree from East Carolina University in Greenville, NC, she went on to complete transitional year internship at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles. She returned to NC to finish her residency at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill. She then completed her fellowship in glaucoma at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute – University of Miami, which is consistently ranked #1 in ophthalmology by U.S News & World Report.
She has authored multiple peer-reviewed publications, textbook chapter and presented her works at regional and national meetings. She remains actively involved in teaching and clinical research. She currently serves as a voluntary assistant professor of ophthalmology at the prestigious Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami, FL. She is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, and the American Glaucoma Society.
Dr. Khine has particular interest in helping patients reduce their dependence on glasses following cataract surgery by use of premium intraocular lens implantation for astigmatism and presbyopia. She also specializes in glaucoma surgery (including minimally invasive glaucoma surgery).
Dr. Khine enjoys running, hiking, swimming, attending yoga classes, traveling, visiting the National Parks and cheering for the USC Trojans.