Founder and medical director of Chu Vision Institute and Chu Surgery Center, Dr. Chu is an internationally recognized leader in cataract and refractive surgery. He is a fellowship-trained corneal specialist whose practice focuses on cataract, refractive, cornea and minimally invasive glaucoma surgeries.
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Chu Vision is the embodiment of Dr. Ralph Chu’s passion for providing an unforgettable patient experience while furthering the practice of ophthalmology. Learn more about the people committed to living out his mission—to preserve and improve vision.
Dr. Jessica Heckman has experience in full-scope patient care with a special interest in the management of ocular diseases, pre- and post-op care of cataract and refractive surgeries. She has participated as a sub-investigator in over 20 clinical trials at Chu Vision Institute, and lectures locally and nationally.
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Dr. Marc Harrie has experience in full-scope patient care with a special interest in the management of ocular diseases, cataract pre- and post-operative care, and refractive surgery. He earned his Doctorate of Optometry from Northeastern State University Oklahoma College of Optometry.
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Dr. Kent completed her residency training at Vance Thompson Vision in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. She has advanced clinical training in laser and implant refractive surgery, advanced refractive cataract surgery, anterior segment ocular disease, glaucoma, oculoplastics, and dry eye.
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Dr. Hintz grew up on a farm in North Dakota. She received a Bachelor of Science in Zoology and a minor in Chemistry from North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. She earned her Doctorate of Optometry from the Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, Oregon.
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Dr. Asheim grew up in rural North Dakota. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Zoology with a Minor in Chemistry at North Dakota State University in Fargo, ND. She continued on to earn her Doctorate of Optometry at Pacific University College of Optometry in Forest Grove, OR, where she graduated with distinction.
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