Sophie J. Bakri, M.D.

Medical Editor

Mayo Clinic Guide to Better Vision, 2nd Ed

Area of Expertise

  • Retinal disease
  • Vitreoretinal diseases and surgery


Dr. Bakri, medical editor of Mayo Clinic Guide to Better Vision, 2nd Edition, is a specialist in the Department of Ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minnesota and a professor of ophthalmology at Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. She is a specialist in diseases of the retina and vitreous, in particular, age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy and complex retinal detachments, and in the surgical treatment of these conditions. Dr. Bakri has authored many peer-reviewed papers and book chapters and is a principal investigator on numerous clinical trials on drugs for retinal disease. She has received an Achievement Award from the American Academy of Ophthalmology and an Honor Award from the American Society of Retina Specialists, and is listed as one of Becker’s 135 leading ophthalmologists in the United States.


Rochester, MN

Sophie J. Bakri, M.D.