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Dr. Chu's bio
This content was provided by Dr. Chu "Dr. Richard Chu is a widely recognized cornea, cataract, and vision specialist. A Fort Worth native, Dr. Chu earned his Bachelor of Science at Emory University. After graduation from the Lake Erie College of Osteopathic Medicine, he attended Michigan State University for his residency in ophthalmology where he was awarded the distinguished Patrick Murray Award and served as the national chair of ophthalmology residents and fellows. Dr. Chu completed an extra year of fellowship training in Cornea and Refractive Surgery at the Pepose Vision Institute in St.Louis, MO; training extensively in refractive laser surgery. Dr. Chu utilizes the latest techniques in cataract surgery, corneal transplantation, and LASIK surgery to provide you the best vision possible. "
This content was provided by Dr. Chu "Chu Eye Institute is a leading advanced vision correction facility in the Fort Worth area for over 25 years. Our practice is built on innovation, leadership and passion for perfection in all of the eye surgery procedures we perform. We combine the industry's most sophisticated technology with our renowned surgical expertise to deliver an unmatched level of care and perfection to help you see more clearly and put your life in focus.
Chu Eye Institute is one of the rare practices in Fort Worth to feature an advanced fellowship trained corneal specialist and surgeon.
At Chu Eye Institute, your LASIK vision correction surgery is performed by an advanced corneal surgeon. Dr. Richard Chu, DO performs IntraLASIK - the breakthrough all-laser LASIK procedure. This is one of the safest alternatives to glasses and contact lenses available.
Dr. Chu, specializes in premium cataract surgery utilizing Crystalens, ReSTOR, & Technis Multifocal Presbyopic Intraocular Lenses (IOLs) to correct both distance and near vision for patients undergoing cataract and lens procedures.
If you're thinking about any advanced vision correction procedure, consult with Chu Eye Institute to better understand the latest research, technology and results that can lead to a more fulfilling life."
Cornea & External Diseases
Cornea & Refractive Surgery
Accredited by: American Osteopathic Board of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology*
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blocked Tear Duct
Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Progressive High Myopia
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Cataract Removal Surgery
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Ocular Surface Reconstruction
Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
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Undergraduate School | Graduated 2001
Lake Erie College Of Osteopathic Medicine
Medical School | Graduated 2007
Millcreek Community Hospital
Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
Michigan State University
Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
Pepose Vision Institute
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012
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Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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