Tayyeba K. Ali, M.D. is an assistant professor and ophthalmologist at the Harvey and Bernice Jones Eye Institute specializing in cornea, cataract and refractive surgery and uveitis.
Prior to completing two surgical fellowships in cornea and external disease and uveitis at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute, she completed her ophthalmology residency at the Jones Eye Institute. She earned her medical degree from Emory University School of Medicine.
Dr. Ali has delivered dozens of lectures and published numerous articles in peer-reviewed journals. She continues active participation in translational research and clinical trials.
Dr. Ali’s clinical interests include: cataract surgery and anterior segment reconstruction, cornea and external disease, corneal transplantation, ocular surface and autoimmune diseases, keratoprostheses and uveitis.
Her research interests are: approaches to high-risk corneal transplantation, diagnosis and treatment of ocular surface disease, HSV keratouveitis and optimizing telemedicine to underserved parts of Arkansas, as well as internationally.