Dr. Carol Chou grew up in Chatham, Illinois and completed her bachelor’s degree in Food Science and Human Nutrition at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She continued her education at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee, graduating with her Doctor of Optometry.
Dr. Chou completed a residency in Cornea and Contact Lens at Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry in Tahlequah, Oklahoma. She is certified to fit a variety of contact lenses, ranging from soft to rigid gas permeable to multifocal designs. Dr. Chou was also trained in minor surgical and anterior segment laser procedures during her time in Oklahoma.
She enjoys serving patients of all ages and backgrounds. Her clinical training includes an emphasis on cornea disease and specialty contact lenses including keratoconus, post-surgical corneal ectasia and cataract pre- and post-op management. Dr. Chou especially enjoys fitting scleral lenses, myopia control and managing dry eye disease. She is also available to do examinations in Mandarin upon request.
Dr. Chou is an active member of American Optometric Association (AOA), American Academy of Optometry (AAO), and Oklahoma Association of Optometric Physicians (OAOP). She is also very passionate about community outreach programs. She has participated in multiple clinics including Remote Area Medical (RAM), World Relief Memphis Eye Clinic, and Student Volunteers Optometric Services to Humanity (SVOSH) to help provide free eye care and glasses to underserved populations.
Dr. Chou relocated to the Pacific Northwest from Oklahoma and sees patients at our Seattle and Factoria offices. In her free time, Dr. Chou enjoys hiking, lounging with her dog Charlie and spending time with friends & family.