Dr. Chu offers consultation on a broad variety of ocular conditions. He sees patients with routine eye care issues as well as patients with complex problems. He specializes in uveitis, pediatric uveitis, scleritis as well as complex anterior segment surgeries and corneal transplantation, including Descemet’s stripping endothelial keratoplasty(DSEK) and deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty (DALK). He lectures nationally and internationally in these topics and is considered to be a key opinion leader in his field.
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Children with Uveitis presents a unique set of issues which are more challenging for the treating physicians as well as for the patients and their families… Read More
Complex Eye Surgery, ocular trauma cases are also all unique and considered complex; consequently, among ophthalmologists, there will be a wide variety of opinions on what constitutes the best corrective measure for these cases… Read More
Cornea Transplant, also known as a corneal graft, or as a penetrating keratoplasty, involves the removal of the central portion (called a button) of the diseased cornea and replacing it with a matched donor button of cornea… Read More
DALK Deep Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty, is a special type of corneal transplant in which only the anterior (front) part of the cornea is transplanted… Read More
DMEK or Descemet’s membrane endothelial keratoplasty is the newest surgical technique for treatment of the endothelial corneal disease… Read More
DSEK is a corneal surgery procedure for extreme instances of cornea problems or corneal disease or for damaged corneas… Read More
Ocular Cicatricial Pemphigoid (OCP) is a rare autoimmune disease that affects the skin and mucous membranes of eye, especially the conjunctiva… Read More
The Ocular Immunology service that Metropolitan Eye Research and Surgery Institute (MERSI) provides for patients involves both diagnostic and therapeutic care… Read More
Scleritis is a condition characterized by inflammation of the white part of the eye. In the United States, most cases of scleritis are associated with auto-immune diseases… Read More
Uveitis is inflammation of the middle layer of the eye, which contains much of the eye’s blood vessels. The uvea is the pigmented inside layer of the eye, lying beneath the sclera and cornea, and comprises the iris, choroid, and ciliary body… Read More