» Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) at Western University of Health Sciences

The Chapman-Western U/College of Optometry Linkage program is designed for pre-health professional students at Chapman who wish to matriculate as candidates for the Doctor of Optometry (O.D.) degree at Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry.

Program Overview

The Western University College of Optometry offers an innovative Doctor of Optometry program that emphasizes optometric rehabilitation including neuro-optometry. This emerging specialty helps patients who have visual and perceptual problems as a result of brain injury, stroke, physical disability or neurological illness. Our emphasis on optometric rehabilitation also includes vision therapy, low vision rehabilitation, and care for vulnerable populations such as those with developmental disabilities.

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