Debora Chen
OD, OD - Doctor of Optometry MPH, MPH - Master of Public Health FAAO FAAO - Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Title

Assistant Clinical Professor

Debora Chen
OD, OD - Doctor of Optometry MPH, MPH - Master of Public Health FAAO FAAO - Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Title

Assistant Clinical Professor

Additional job duties

Co-Chief, Binocular Vision Clinic
Chief Mentor, Vision Therapy and Rehabilitation Residency

Education

OD
University of California, Berkeley, 2008

Residency
Pediatric Optometry, State University of New York, 2009

MPH
University of California, Berkeley, 2015

Publications

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bilkhu A, Chen, D. “Vision Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Lenses in Acquired Bilateral Trochlear Nerve Palsy.” Case Series by the Optometric Extension Program Foundation. In print. http://www.coavision.org/files/Education/COMAG0116.pdf. Reprinted in COA Online Sept 2019.

Chen, D. “Updates in Amblyopia Treatment.” California Optometric Association CE@HomeOnline. 2016. http://www.coavision.org/files/Education/COMAG0116.pdf. Reprinted in COA Online Sept 2019.

Lee, D. “Treatment of Convergence Insufficiency.” California Optometry Magazine 2013; 40:4(47-53). Reprinted in COA Online Nov 2018.

Lee, D. “Current Methods of Myopia Control: A literature review and update.” Journal of Behavioral Optometry 2009; 20: 87-93.

Peer-Reviewed Abstracts

El-Khazendar S, Lee D. “Right Homonymous Hemianopia and Visual Agnosia in a Pediatric Patient.” Optometry’s Meeting (Denver), June 2018. Top 5 Author. 2018 Poster.

Chester KR, Lee Chen D, Hoenig MP. “Management of Amblyopia and Coloboma in a Child.” American Academy of Optometry Meeting (Denver), November 2014. Poster.

Chester KR, Lee Chen D, Hoenig MP. “School Based Eye Examinations Make Care Accessible.” American Academy of Optometry Meeting (Denver), November 2014. Poster.

Liu Y, Lee D, Kang P, Wildsoet C. “Accuracy and repeatability of measurements from the Topcon KR1W Aberrometer compared to other clinical instruments.” Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology Annual Meeting (Orlando), May 2014. Poster.

Chester KR, Lee D. “Risk of Retinal Detachment in an Adult with Choroidal Coloboma Involving the Optic Disc.” SECO International, LLC, February 2014. Multimedia Poster.

Theis J, Hoenig MP, Lee D. “Iatrogenic Aniseikonia from Surgical Emmetropization of a Pre-Opterative Anisometrope.” SECO International, LLC, February 2014. Multimedia Poster.

Lee D, Hoshi N, Llerena C, Nguyen T, and Walburg M. “A study comparing corneal versus lenticular astigmatism in Spanish-speaking children in Brooklyn, New York.” American Optometric Association Meeting (Washington, D.C.), Posters, June 2009. Poster 67.

Hoshi N, Lee D, Llerena C, Nguyen T, and Walburg, M. “Differences in Refractive Error Among Spanish-Speaking children in Brooklyn, New York.” American Optometric Association Meeting (Washington, D.C.), Posters, June 2009. Poster 83.

Liu S, Lee D, Watson T, Orel-Bixler D. Repeatability and Validity of Refractive Error Screenings in Preschoolers. American Academy of Optometry Meeting (San Diego), December 2005. Poster.

About Dr. Chen

Dr. Debora (Lee) Chen is an optometrist who cares for patients who have difficulty using their eyes together as a team. This includes binocular vision disorders, such as amblyopia ("lazy eye"), strabismus (an eye turn), eye teaming issues (tracking difficulties), and vision-related learning disorders. Many of these patients also have developmental differences, cortical vision impairment, or have suffered an acquired or traumatic brain injury. She also provides vision therapy and rehabilitation for these conditions. Her research interests include pediatric vision and new treatment options for amblyopia, including those using mobile device applications.