Christina Wenn, OD – CV

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 University, 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

Supporting
Our Community

The Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute

The Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute

The Mitchel and Shannon Wong Eye Institute, recently created at the Dell Medical School, is poised to become a leading-edge center for training future ophthalmologists and providing patients with the best medical and surgical eye care possible.

Contact Austin Eye Today

Austin Eye

11901 Jollyville Road
Austin, TX 78759

Phone: (512) 250-2020
Fax: (512) 250-2612

Office Hours
Monday – Thursday 8am – 6pm
Friday 8am – Noon
Saturday/Sunday Closed

Austin Eye

2700 Bee Caves Road
Austin, TX 78746

Phone: (512) 250-2020
Fax: (512) 250-2612

Office Hours
Monday – Thursday 8am – 6pm
Friday 8am – Noon
Saturday/Sunday Closed

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