Dr Daniel Yu Cui received his MBBS in China from School of Ophthalmology and Optometry, Wenzhou Medical University. He continued his ophthalmic residency at Xinhua Hospital, Jiaotong University, Shanghai, specializing in pediatric ophthalmology.
In 2002, Dr Cui joined the Faculty of Pacific University College of Optometry (PUCO), Oregon, USA, as a Teaching Fellow. In 2004, Dr Cui accepted Adjunct Assistant Professor and obtained his MScin Clinical Optometry from the PUCO. Since 2008, Dr. Cui joined International Centre for Eyecare Education (ICEE) for consulting Essilor Varilux Academy and other optometry development programs in Asia. In 2010, Dr Cui involved in establishing Brien Holden Vision Institute in China and worked as the Director of Education. Dr Cui was awarded his PhD in 2012 at the School of Optometry and Vision Science, University of New South Wales, where he conducted innovative research into evaluating the vision‐related quality of life in children with intellectual disabilities. Since 2015, Dr Cui has accepted an executive position in Xuyong Eye Hospital Group, the leading centre for eye disease treatment and blindness prevention in north-western China, in addition to the Head of Optometric Development and Research Centre in Ordos, China.
As a researcher and educator, Dr Cui involves intensively in optometry development in East Asia and his research findings have been published in several peer reviewed journals. His current research areas include epidemiology studies in myopia control and outcome researches in children’s vision.