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Marlena Chu, OD

Dr. Marlena A. Chu graduated from UC Berkeley School of Optometry, and completed a Low Vision Residency under the mentorship of Drs. Robert B. Greer and Ian Bailey. She is the Chief of Low Vision Services at the UC Berkeley School of Optometry, overseeing the low vision clinics in the Meredith Morgan Eye Center, at the California School for the Blind, and the San Francisco LightHouse for the Blind and Visually Impaired. She is also the Chief Mentor of the Ian L. Bailey Low Vision Residency Program.

She is a sought after speaker at national conferences, and a subject matter expert for the American Academy of Optometry.

As much as she loves low vision, her favorite pastime is keeping up with her daughter Mari.

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Inside the Optometry Residency: Low Vision Rehabilitation
Eyecare April 12th, 2022
Inside the Optometry Residency: Low Vision Rehabilitation

Low vision rehabilitation can provide new grad optometrists with invaluable clinical experience. Here, two directors, a professor, and four former residents each share their advice on pursuing a low vision residency.