Fellowship-trained cataract, refractive, and cornea surgeon Dr. Andrew C. Hou spent his formative years in Copenhagen, Denmark before growing up in New York City. After graduating summa cum laude from City College of New York, he earned his medical degree from SUNY Downstate in Brooklyn where he was elected to the Alpha Omega Alpha Honor Society. He completed his surgical internship and ophthalmology residency at Henry Ford Hospital where he was named chief resident. He is currently finishing a fellowship at the prestigious Dean McGee Eye Institute, one of the top cornea programs in the country. He will be joining The Eye Depot in August of 2021.
Dr. Hou specializes in premium cataract and lens replacement surgery as well as advanced cornea surgeries including Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty (DMEK), corneal cross-linking, INTACS, LASIK, and PRK. He is an expert in ocular surface disease, severe dry eyes, Fuchs’ dystrophy, keratoconus, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).
Outside of work, Dr. Hou spends a lot of time with his wife, Alicia, who is also a physician. They enjoy traveling, hiking, and cooking together. They had their honeymoon on Anna Maria Island and are excited to be moving to the area.