Dr. Vivian Yao received her optometry degree from the University of Melbourne, Australia, in 2010. She then joined a private ophthalmology group in Melbourne where she focused her time on anterior segment diseases and treatment, with a particular interest in refractive procedures including LASIK and PRK, cataract surgery, as well as corneal cross-linking.
In 2019 Dr. Yao completed her Doctor of Optometry from the accelerated program at the New England College of Optometry with clinical and academic honors. She was awarded the 2019 scholastic achievement award from her program and is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa honors society. Dr Yao has received clinical training from the University of Waterloo, Boston Medical Center, Jamaica Plain VA, East Boston Community Health Center and Chicopee Eye Clinic. Dr. Yao speaks English and Chinese (Mandarin).