Chu Vision Institute | Published Articles

A collection of printed/electronic publications and media by or about Dr. Chu and Chu Vision Institute.

COVID-19 pandemic poses unique challenges for reopening practices

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 08/03/2020

Practices need to be fluid and receptive to new strategies to ensure safety for staff, providers and patients.

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See it Forward 5K Set For This Weekend

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 05/16/2018

Dr. Ralph Chu appears on KARE 11 news to discuss the See It Forward 5K run and the Chu Vision Foundation.

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Study: Cataract Surgery Correlates with Longer Life

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 03/13/2018

Believe it or not, women have a higher chance of getting cataracts than men. Read about the study in why.

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New Laser Procedure for Dry Eye Patients

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 08/22/2017

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. - You've heard of Lasik. But have you heard of Smile? Read to find out more.

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Avoiding Fake Solar Eclipse Glasses

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 08/16/2017

To watch safely, everyone should make sure the glasses they have are the real deal.

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New Raindrop Eye Implant Could Make Reading Glasses Obsolete

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 09/14/2016

Thanks to a new eye implant called the Raindrop, a five-minute procedure could make reading glasses a thing of the past.

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No More Readers? New Implant May Help Aging Eyes

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 09/13/2016

the FDA approved two new devices to help with age-related vision loss. The most recent to receive approval, the "Raindrop", made mostly from water.

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New Treatment Gives Minn. Musician His Eye Sight Back

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 07/11/2016

New technology gave Jake his sight back and renewed hope to pursue his dream to teach music.

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Excess Screen Time Could Be Aging Kids Eyes

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 02/05/2016

Doctors say a condition known as dry eye syndrome, typically associated with older adults, is now becoming more common with smartphone addiction.

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Doctors Warn of Digital Eye Strain

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 01/25/2016

With smartphones, laptops and tablets more and more part of our daily lives, it’s causing what some call Digital Eye Strain.

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How much screen time is too much?

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 01/05/2016

According to a study from The Vision Council, a whopping 30 percent of adults say they spend more than nine hours a day looking at screens.

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Local Ophthalmologist Looks to Help Cure Blindness in Myanmar

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 10/28/2015

Dr. Ralph Chu, a Bloomington-based ophthalmologist and Edina resident, is hoping to change the eye care situation in Myanmar for the better.

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Firefighter Has New Procedure to Help Improve Vision

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 10/18/2015

Jensen is at the Chu Vision Institute in Bloomington to get corneal cross linking.

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Reading Vision Correction

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 07/15/2015

Chu Vision Institute in Bloomington offers a variety of treatments to help patients live their lives without reading glasses! Read about it here!

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You Should Trust Your Eyes To The Best

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 04/23/2015

Read about our wonderful Dr. Chu's life and how he knew at a young age what he wanted to accomplish in his life.

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Less Hassle With Dropless Cataract Surgery

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 04/07/2015

Cataract surgery can be common as we age. Having cataracts removed can save your vision. However, recovering from the procedure can be inconvenient.

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Dropless Procedure Redefines Cataract Surgery

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 01/01/2015

Cataract surgery candidates face the prospect of a long and complicated postoperative topical medication regimen.

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Modifications Bring Enhanced Performance for Femtosecond Laser

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 01/01/2015

A femtosecond laser platform features an enhanced patient interface kit with a smaller outer diameter. Read more about it here.

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Top Picks of the Year

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 01/01/2015

Members of CRST’s editorial board share their choices of the best this year had to offer.

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Statins and Cataracts

Ralph Chu, M.D., CEO | 01/01/2014

Statins are a class of drugs-commonly used to lower cholesterol levels cataracts are the leading cause of vision loss in the U.S.

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