Dr. Diana Chu is a board-certified medical optometrist in Greenbelt and Rockville, MD who specializes in ocular surface disease, regular and specialty contact lens fittings, and peri- surgical care.
Her Doctorate degree was awarded in Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago, IL. She completed her training in ocular disease and post-surgical care at the Philadelphia VA Hospital and completed specialized training in corneal disease and scleral contact lens design at the Illinois Eye Institute of Chicago.
Dr. Chu is a member of several industry and professional organizations and she presently serves as the Vice President of the Central Maryland Optometric Society, presides on the Board of Directors of the Maryland Optometric Association, and provides lobbying support for the American Optometric Association, where the aim is the expand access to high-quality medical eye care, both nationally and internationally.
Recognized as a clinical leader on topics such as advancements in management of dry eye disease, keratoconus, scleral contact lenses, glaucoma, diabetic eye disease, and management of surgical patients, Dr. Chu regularly lectures on a variety of topics, publishes articles in modern eye care journals, and participates in clinical specialty contact lens research trials.
She received her undergraduate degree from the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign in Nutritional Physiology. Her integrative approach to treatment of eye conditions considers the importance of wellness and nutrition for optimal ocular recovery and health, including the prevention and management of chronic eye disease.
“My first priority is to listen and understand my patients’ unique, individual concerns, then offer personalized and customized care to each person. Particularly, in the field of specialty contact lenses, I am devoted to utilizing advanced technology to restore vision and comfort to those suffering from the visual effects of irregular corneas and severe dry eye damage. The results have been outstanding for my patients, and personally rewarding for me.”