Karen Molina
OD, OD - Doctor of Optometry FAAO FAAO - Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Title

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department

School of Optometry

Karen Molina
OD, OD - Doctor of Optometry FAAO FAAO - Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Title

Assistant Clinical Professor

Department

School of Optometry

Education

BA
Integrative Biology, University of California, Berkeley

OD
SUNY College of Optometry, New York, 2017

Residency
Primary Care & Contact Lens, University of California, Berkeley, 2018

Publications

Molina K, Graham AD, Yeh T, et al. “Not All Dry Eye in Contact Lens Wear Is Contact Lens-Induced.” Eye & Contact Lens: Science & Clinical Practice. 2019. doi:10.1097/icl.0000000000000661.

Molina, K. Keratoconus Case 7. In: Bennet, E and Henry, VA, ed. Clinical Manual of Contact Lenses, 5 th Edition. Pennsylvania: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins; 2019: 625-627.

About Dr. Molina

Dr. Karen Molina is an optometrist at UC Berkeley's Meredith W. Morgan University Eye Center. She provides comprehensive eye exams to adults and children in the contact lens, myopia control, and primary care clinics. Her interests are treating anterior segment disease, slowing progression of myopia or near-sightedness with contact lenses (orthokeratology, multifocals) or atropine, and fitting specialty contact lenses for regular and irregular corneal conditions.

Dr. Molina is a Cal alumni. She received her Bachelor of Arts in Integrative Biology at UC Berkeley. Dr. Molina finished her optometry degree at State University of New York (SUNY) College of Optometry and completed her Primary Care & Contact Lens residency at UC Berkeley School of Optometry. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry. In her free time, she likes to figure skate, travel, and bake.