Creating a successful independent ophthalmology practice teaches you two things—believe in yourself and nobody goes it alone. These principles are built into the foundation of our Foundation, and guide our selection of those people and organizations who will do the most to help fulfill our larger mission to restore sight in the world’s most underserved communities. Allow me to introduce one to you.
The Power of Aloha
Since 1984, the non-profit Hawaiian Eye Foundation (HEF) has been dedicated to promoting the preservation, restoration, and improvement of vision for people of the Pacific Basin through charitable service, education and research programs. In 2006, HEF extended their ophthalmic training programs to Southeast Asia, which the Chu Foundation has made a focus of its humanitarian efforts.
Everything well in hand. Dr. Chu does a final examination of the eye, using a handheld flashlight.
All eyes are on Dr. Chu as he begins a phacoemulsification cataract procedure.
While certain practices may differ, surgeons share a common language when addressing each case with focus and care.