2500 Alton Pkwy Ste 102, Irvine, CA 92606
1955 Sunny Crest Dr. Ste 120, Fullerton, CA 92835

Lawrence C. Chao, M.D.  
Medical Director
Board-Certified Fellowship-Trained Eye Surgeon
Lasik, Cataract, Corneal Refractive Surgery Fellowship, University of California Irvine

Fellowship-trained in cataract, LASIK, and corneal refractive surgery, Dr. Lawrence Chao personally has performed over twenty thousand cataract, LASIK, and corneal refractive procedures.  

Prior to establishing Chao Vision Institute, Dr. 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.

More about Dr. Chao's educational background and advance training.

  • Cataract, LASIK, and Corneal Refractive Fellowship, UC Irvine.
  • Ophthalmology Residency, St. Vincent's Medical Center, NY.
  • Medical Degree, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA.
  • Bachelor of Science, Washington University in St. Louis, MO

Jennifer L. Wu, M.D.  
Associate Ophthalmologist
Board-Certified Fellowship-Trained Eye Surgeon
Cornea Fellowship

Fellowship-trained in cornea and external diseases, Dr. Jennifer Wu has earned a reputation as Orange County's premier cross linking eye surgeon placing her amongst the few eye surgeons who can manage complex as well as routine cornea conditions outside a university setting.

Prior to joining Chao Vision Institute, Dr. Jenny Wu served as Assistant Clinical Professor at the Dean McGee Eye Institute-University of Oklahoma and spearheaded the cross linking program for an Orange County practice.

More about Dr. Wu's educational background and advance training:

  • Cornea Fellowship, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA
  • Ophthalmology Residency, University of Southern California.
  • Medical Degree from Yale University, CT.
  • Bachelor of Science with Honors, Yale University.

Michelle J. Chun, O.D.
Medical Optometrist
Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Residency-trained in specialty contact lens care and management, Dr. Michelle Chun offers specialty contact lens evaluations and fittings as well as annual eye exams.  

More about Dr. Chun's educational background and advance training:

  • 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

University Level Expertise | Personalized Care

When you choose Chao Vision Institute for your eye care and surgery, you may be seeing one or more of our doctors at the time of your appointment because we believe in a team approach to eye care.

If you have a preference for doctor or location, please let us know when scheduling your appointment and we will do our best to accommodate your requests. Click on Contact Us for location, forms, etc.

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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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