|Brooke Messer, O.D.||Alicia Liu, O.D.||Angela To, O.D|
Three optometrists, all recent optometry-college graduates, have begun one-year residencies at the Eye Care Center located on the Fullerton campus of the Southern California College of Optometry (SCCO).
Brooke Messer, O.D., a 2010 graduate of SCCO is the 2010–11 Resident in the Cornea and Contact Residency Program. Dr. Messer will spend the next year focused on providing care to patients who present with a wide variety of unique corneal conditions. Patients with disorders such keratoconus, pellucid, marginal corneal degeneration, or post-surgical corneas, to name a few, will benefit from Dr. Messer’s knowledge of specialty contact lens care. As part of her residency program, Dr. Messer will also be engaged in clinical research and the writing of her thesis paper.
Alicia Liu, O.D., a 2010 graduate of the University of California at Berkeley, School of Optometry, and Angela To, O.D., a 2010 graduate of the Illinois College of Optometry are the newest residents in the Pediatric Optometry and Vision Therapy Residency Program. During the course of their residency training, Doctors Liu and To will evaluate and manage patients from all age spectrums that exhibit strabismus, amblyopia, and learning-related vision disorders. Additionally, they will immerse their time and talents on taking care of the special populations and those that have acquired closed-head traumas. Unique to this residency is the component of fitting contacts lenses on the pediatric patients.