BS, University of California, Davis
OD, State University of New York
MS, State University of New York
Residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy, SCCO
Dr. Angela Chen received her Doctor of Optometry and MS degree in Vision Science from the State University of New York, College of Optometry. She then completed a residency in Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy at the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO). Dr. Chen joined the Vision Therapy and Pediatric Vision Care faculty at SCCO in 2009. Currently, she is an Associate Professor and co-teaches the Strabismus/Amblyopia Diagnosis and Management courses with Dr. Cotter. In addition, she does clinical teaching of optometric interns in the Vision Therapy and Pediatric Optometry Services. She is the coordinator for the Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy residency program and works with residents in the Pediatric Contact Lens Service.
Dr. Chen is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a diplomate of the Binocular Vision, Perception, Pediatric Optometry Section. Dr. Chen's research interests include strabismus, amblyopia, and non-strabismic binocular vision disorders. She serves as a clinical investigator in several NEI supported studies for the Pediatric Eye Disease Investigator Group (PEDIG) and the Convergence Insufficiency Treatment Trial-Attention and Reading Trial (CITT-ART). She is also a clinical director for the Special Olympics Opening Eyes vision screening program.