Main Office: 2500 Alton Pkwy Ste 102, Irvine, CA 92606
North County Office: 1955 Sunny Crest Dr. Ste 120, Fullerton, CA 92835

Lawrence C. Chao, M.D.  
Medical Director
Board-Certified Fellowship-Trained Eye Surgeon
Lasik, Cataract, Cornea, and Refractive Surgery Fellowship
M.D. University of Southern California
BS, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

Dr. Chao is a board-certified ophthalmologist and your LASIK, cataract and corneal refractive eye physician and surgeon at Chao Vision Institute. 

Fellowship-trained in cataract, cornea, and refractive surgery, Dr. Chao personally has performed thousands of cataract, LASIK, lens implant, and corneal refractive procedures putting him in a category of the few eye surgeons who can manage complex eye care outside a university setting.

Dr. Lawrence C. Chao held numerous clinical faculty positions at University of California Irvine including Clinical Instructor, Director of Refractive Surgery at the Beckman Laser Institute, Associate Professor of Ophthalmology, and Medical Director of the Gottschalk Eye Clinic prior to establishing Chao Vision Institute.

Michelle Chun, O.D.
Medical Optometrist
Primary Care and Contact Lens Residency, University of CA, Berkeley
Doctor of Optometry, University of CA, Berkeley, School of Optometry
BS, Cell Biology and Genetics, University of British Columbia, Canada

Dr. Michelle Chun will focus on primary eye care as well as specialty contact lens evaluations and fittings.

Seeing the Right Eye Doctor for Your Vision Condition

As Medical Director, Dr. Chao's emphasis include but not limited to LASIK, cataract and corneal refractive eye surgery. 

At Chao Vision Institute, your total vision care often will be co-managed by both types of eye doctors to ensure optimal vision health & wellness for a lifetime. 

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Chao Vision Institute specializes in cataract, LASIK, and corneal refractive vision conditions and treatments.

See Dr. Lawrence Chao for a consult or second opinion if you are considering eye surgery, including Crystalens ™, Visian ICL™, and LASIK surgery in Irvine, Orange County, or the Los Angeles , Riverside, and San Diego areas.

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