Yi-Zhong Wang, Ph.D.

Director, Macular Function Laboratory

Ph.D., Indiana University, 1996

Office: 214-363-3911 ext.133



Shape Perception, Perceptual Organization, Aging, Amblyopia and Macular Degeneration

Representative Publications:

Wang, Y.Z., Morale, S. E., Cousins, R., and Birch, E. E. (2009) “Course of development of global hyperacuity over lifespan”, Optom & Vis Sci, Vol. 86 (6), 695-700.

Wang, Y. Z. and Hess, R. F. (2005) “Contributions of local orientation and position features to shape integration”. Vision Research. Vol. 45, 1375-83.

Wang, Y. Z., Wilson, C. E., Locke, K. G. and Edwards, A. O. (2002) “Shape discrimination in age-related macular degeneration”. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. Vol. 43(6), pp.2055-2062.

Wang, Y. Z. (2001) “Effects of aging on shape discrimination”. Optometry and Vision Science, Vol.78 (6), pp.447-454

Wang, Y.Z., Thibos, L.N., and Bradley, A. (1997). “Effects of spherical defocus on detection, resolution, and letter discrimination in the periphery”. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science. 38, 2134-2143

Mailing Address:

Dr. Yi-Zhong Wang

Retina Foundation of the Southwest

9600 N. Central Expressway, Suite 200

Dallas, TX 75231