Irene T. Tung, MD
Department or Service
- Texas Medical Center
- The Woodlands
Phone: 832-822-3230 (Main) | 936-267-7400 (The Woodlands)
Baylor College of Medicine
|Duke University Eye Center||fellowship||Pediatric Ophthalmology||2013|
|Ohio State University||residency||Ophthalmology||2012|
|Baylor College of Medicine||internship||Pediatrics||2009|
|Baylor College of Medicine||medical school||Doctor of Medicine||2007|
Irene Tung, MD, is a native Houstonian and graduated Magna Cum Laude from Rice University as a Rice Baylor Scholar. She received her medical degree from Baylor College of Medicine. She completed an internship in pediatrics at Texas Children’s Hospital and an ophthalmology residency at The Ohio State University Medical Center Havener Eye Insitute in Columbus, OH. She then went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus at the Duke Eye Center in Durham, NC. Areas of clinical interest for Dr Tung include all forms of pediatric and adult strabismus (misaligned eyes), amblyopia (lazy eye), uveitis, tear duct obstruction and cataracts. In addition, she provides medical and surgical care for all childhood eye diseases as well as adults with strabismus.
Clinical Interests: • Strabismus • Amblyopia • Double Vision • Misaligned Eyes
Research Interests: Childhood eye diseases with a focus on: • Amblyopia • Strabismus • Uveitis
Dosunmu EO, Marcus I, Tung I, Thiamthat W, Freedman SF. Intraocular pressure in children: the effect of body position as assessed by Icare and Tono-Pen tonometers. American Journal of Ophthalmology 158(6):1348-1352, 2014.
Dosunmu EO, Marcus I, Tung I, Thiamthat W, Freedman SF. The effect of repeated measurements and the use of topical anesthetic on rebound tonometry values in children. Journal of American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 18(6): 619-621, 2014.
Tung I, Marcus I, Thiamthat W, Freedman SF. Second glaucoma drainage devices in refractory pediatric glaucoma: failure by fibrovascular in growth. American Journal of Ophthalmology 158(1):113-7, 2014.
Marcus I, Tung IT, Dosunmu EO, Thiamthat W, Freedman SF. Anterior segment photography in pediatric eyes using the Lytro light field handheld noncontact camera. Journal of American Association of Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus 17(6):572-577, 2013.
Tung IT. Sections on Ophthalmia Neonatorum and Retinopathy of Prematurity. In: Lowry AW, Bhakta KY, Nag PK (editors) Texas Children’s Hospital: Handbook of Pediatrics and Neonatology, New York: McGraw Hill Medical, 2011.