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Ping Moore, OD

Assistant Professor
Section of Optometry

Ping Moore, OD, is an assistant professor of Ophthalmology in the section of Comprehensive Ophthalmology, Vision and Optical Services at Emory Eye Center. Dr. Moore’s emphasis is in primary care and ocular disease. She provides full-scope optometric care including glasses and contact lenses and the management of ocular health. She also evaluates and co-manages clinical drug trial patients for conditions relating to clinical drug trial therapy.

She serves as a volunteer and co-director for Opening Eyes, a division of the Special Olympics Atlanta Branch, which facilitates vision screenings during Special Olympics events.

Her previous research interests have been in cylindrical adaptation with spectacles in astigmatic and non-astigmatic persons. She is currently involved in research relating to clinical eye findings relating to Fabry’s disease and also conditions associated with meibomian gland dysfunction and dry eye therapy.

National Recognition 

Dr. Moore is a member of the Georgia Optometry Association (2010-present), the American Optometric Association (2003-present) and was a member of the Massachusetts Society of Optometry (2003-2010).

Honors/awards include: Optometric Glaucoma Society Residency Program Recipient (2007); NEI Travel Grant, ARVO (2006); and Howard Hughes Scholar (1998).

Areas of Clinical Interest

•  Primary vision care
•  Ocular disease
•  Clinical drug trial studies


Ping Moore, OD

Undergraduate:  University of Missouri-Columbia: Bachelor of Sciences, Biological Sciences Honors: 1999

Postgraduate:  New England College of Optometry, Boston: 2007

Residency: Harry S. Truman Memorial, Veteran’s Hospital, Columbia, MO: 2008


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