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About Our Optometrist at Austin Eye

Christina Wenn, OD – Curriculum Vitae

EDUCATION

Arizona college of optometry, glendale, az

Doctor of Optometry, May 2019

GPA: 3.718, Magna Cum Laude

  • Rank: 6/56
  • Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society 2015-2019
  • Awarded Clinical Honors
  • Award of Excellence inContact Lens Patient Care

Saint Mary’s College, South bend, IN

B.S. Biology, Minor in Chemistry, May 2015

            GPA: 3.76, Magna Cum Laude

  • Beta Beta Beta Biological Honors Society
  • Deans List Recipient from Spring 2012 to May 2015

Experience

Austin Eye, austin, tx

Optometrist, August 2020-Present

  • Provides comprehensive eye examinations, including specialty contact lens fittings and myopia control
  • Manages a wide variety of ocular conditions, including primary eye care, anterior and posterior segment disease, such as dry eye, glaucoma, and diabetic eye care
  • Co-management with ophthalmology, including pre and post-operative surgical care

University of HOUSTON COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY, HoUSTON, TX

Cornea and Contact Lens Resident, June 2019-June 2020

  • Proficient in specialty contact lens fittings and follow-ups for scleral and gas permeable lenses
  • Experience in myopia control and management including atropine, bifocal glasses, soft multifocal contact lenses and orthokeratology lenses
  • Expertise in dry eye management, including the use of sclerals for severe ocular surface disease
  • Trained operating the Oculus Pentacam tomographer, Medmont topographer, MediWorks anterior segment camera, Zeiss Cirrus optical coherence tomography, sMap3D and Lenstar
  • Skilled in management of anterior segment pathology
  • Off-site clinical rotations with ophthalmology at Retina & Vitreous of Texas, Houston Eye Associates and Slade & Baker Vision
  • Served as a clinical attending to third year optometry students and evaluated performance
  • Frequently presented in grand rounds and journal club
  • Performed on-call emergency ocular services

 HORIZON EYE SPECIALISTS AND LASIK CENTER, PHOENIX, AZ

Specialty Rotation Site, Spring 2019

  • Exposure to multispecialty clinical care
  • Experience in pre-operational and post-operational surgical care and management of complex diseases
  • Shadowed corneal specialists in clinic and during surgical procedures

ARIZONA COLLEGE OF OPTOMETRY, GLENDALE, AZ

Primary Care and Specialty Rotation Site, Winter 2018-2019

  • Experience in specialty clinics including ocular disease, pediatrics, vision therapy, and low vision
  • Performed specialty contact lens fitting and dispensing

 HAVASU EYE CENTER, LAKE HAVASU, AZ

Primary Care Rotation Site, Fall 2018

  • Exposure to private practice clinical care
  • Experience in primary care optometry with an emphasis on ocular disease management, and pre-operational and post-operational surgical care
  • Fitted specialty contact lenses, particularly eye-print lenses, scleral lenses, gas permeable lenses, and orthokeratology lenses

 HU HU KAM MEMORIAL HOSPITAL, SACATON, AZ

Ocular Disease Rotation Site, Summer 2018

  • Exposure to Indian Health Services clinical care
  • Diagnosed and managed anterior and posterior segment disease with an emphasis on diabetic retinopathy
  • Observed resident grand rounds with staff optometrists and ophthalmologists
  • Observed intravitreal injections, and panretinal photocoagulation laser procedures
  • Presented a case report on macular pseudoholes

 MIDWESTERN UNIVERISTY, GLENDALE, AZ

Primary Care Academic Clinical Rounds, Summer 2017- Spring 2018

  • Experience in primary care optometry with an emphasis on geriatrics

Research

MIDWESTERN UNIVERSITY, GLENDALE, AZ

Capstone Research Project, Summer 2017-2018

  • Correlated the reading scores of two tests that evaluate King Devick and Developmental Eye Movement in patients’ post-stroke, as well as their relationship with associated visual symptoms

 MARQUETTE UNIVERSITY, MILWAUKEE, WI

Lab Technician, Summer 2014                                                             

  • Researched microtubule dynamics involving cellar transport
  • Developed an independent research strategy to comply with deadlines

PRESENTATIONS

  • Global Scleral Lens Symposium, Las Vegas, NV, 01/2020
    • Presbyopic Scleral Lens Fitting on a Patient with a History of Herpes Simplex Keratitis (HSK)
  • American Academy of Optometry Conference, Orlando, FL, 10/2019
    • Translating bifocal gas permeable contact lenses fit on a post-transplant patient
  • Midwestern University Residents Day, Glendale, AZ, 04/2019
    • Comparison of the King Devick and Developmental Test with Visual Symptoms in Patients Post Stroke