October 11, 2022
7:30PM - 8:30PM

Tuesday Talk with Dr. Gloria Chiu

Tuesday Talk

Dr. Gloria Chiu will be presenting a one hour COPE course titled
"What Every OD Needs to Know about Keratoconus*


Gloria Chiu


Dr. Gloria Chiu will present a 1 hr COPE course that focuses on the optometrist’s current role in keratoconus management. Past strategies focused on optimizing vision and corneal transplantation in late stages, but current management utilizes technology and clinical skills to detect early keratoconus and prevent progression.

*Course qualifies as "Interactive Distance Learning" CE.

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Gloria B. Chiu, OD, FAAO, FSLS, is an expert in using specialty contact lenses to treat eyes with irregular corneas and ocular surface disease, in particular utilizing Prosthetic Replacement of the Ocular Surface Ecosystem (PROSE), a pioneering nonsurgical treatment for patients with complex corneal disease. Dr. Chiu completed fellowship training for PROSE at BostonSight, and she developed and supervises the PROSE and specialty contact lens service at the USC Roski Eye Institute.  


Her research interests include microbial contamination in contact lensrelated solutions and effects of scleral lens wear on the ocular surface and optic nerve. She also is evaluating the outcomes and efficacy of PROSE and scleral lens treatment.  


She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the Scleral Lens Education Society, and a member of the California Optometric Association. She is an active invited lecturer on specialty contact lens management and ocular surface diseases and was named one of America’s Best Eye Doctors in 2021 by Newsweek. 

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