Dr. Julie ChangFounder & Optometrist
Dr. Julie Chang was born in S. Korea and immigrated to the United States when she was 11 years old. She grew up in Aurora, Colorado and attended University of Colorado, where she majored in Biology. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree at New England College of Optometry located in Boston, Massachusetts. She continued her optometry education and completed a residency program with emphasis in geriatrics at the West Lost Angeles VA Medical Center. Dr. Chang founded Optikos Optometry in 2001 and has been serving the local communities ever since.
Dr. Julie lives in Valencia, CA with her husband and 2 beautiful daughters. She is an avid Denver Broncos fan and in her free time, she enjoys traveling in her RV with family and friends.
Dr. Christine Chen
Dr. Christine Chen was born in San Francisco and grew up in northern California. She received a Bachelor of Science in Biochemistry from Pacific Union College and a Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry in 2010. Her ability to practice wide scope optometry is contributed to her extensive training at the Veterans Affairs in Las Vegas, the Center for the Partially Sighted in Los Angeles, Southwestern Eye Center in Arizona, and the multispecialty clinic at the Southern CA College of Optometry.
Dr. Chen is certified to treat and manage eye conditions such as pink eye, allergies, foreign bodies, contact-lens related infections, and glaucoma. She is also trained in the diagnosis and management of diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, and other ocular diseases. She enjoys taking care of her patients, helping them see optimally, and educating them on the importance of proper eye care. She is able to speak English, Mandarin, and clinical Spanish.
Dr. Chen currently resides in LA. In her free time, she enjoys tending to her indoor plants, doing yoga, reading, exploring the different neighborhoods of LA, and traveling.
Dr. Christine Hur
Dr. Christine Hur was born and raised in Southern California. She attended University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) for her undergraduate studies and received a B.S. in Biology. While working as a technician at UCLA Jules Stein Eye Institute, she became fascinated by the complexity of eyes and vision. It was then that she decided to dedicate herself to learning how to help people see optimally.
She obtained her optometry degree at Southern California College of Optometry (now Marshall B. Ketchum University) in Fullerton, California. She completed her clinical rotations at Los Angeles Air Force Base, VA Los Angeles Ambulatory Care, and University Eye Center at Los Angeles.
Dr. Hur is certified in diagnostic and therapeutic medical privileges in California. She is also a certified CRT optometrist for specialty contact lenses (orthokeratology).
At Optikos Optometry, Dr. Hur provides comprehensive eye exams, treatment and management of ocular diseases, and fits specialty contact lenses like scleral lenses and Ortho-K lenses. She strives to provide the best eye care for her patients.
Outside of the clinic, Dr. Hur likes to play golf and tennis and enjoy the beautiful weather in Los Angeles,
Dr. Joanne Myung
One of Dr. Joanne Myung's biggest passion is working with children. After receiving her OD degree from SUNY optometry school, she received extra training to become a Fellow of COVD (College of Optometrists in Vision Development). This fellowship allowed her to become more knowledgeable and competent in developmental vision in children as well as binocular vision in children and in adults. It is imperative for children to have a comprehensive eye exam before starting school to ensure their eyes are ready to learn.
Dr. Joanne lives in Los Angeles with her husband, and two beautiful children. When she isn't busy running around with her kids, she enjoys cooking, playing tennis and taking a nice stroll at the beach.