Dr. Allen Chin, OD
Dr. Allen J. Chin (“Dr. Allen”) is a certified therapeutic optometric glaucoma specialist. After graduating from Strake Jesuit College Preparatory, he received a Bachelor’s degree in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 1999, and then graduated Summa Cum Laude with his Doctor of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida in 2003. Dr. Allen's training has had an ample focus on the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases. His rotations brought him to some of the top ocular disease treatment and surgical centers in the United States. Dr. Allen studied at Bascom Palmer Eye Hospital in Miami, Florida, and was commended as completing training 'with honors' from the Veterans Adminstration Hospital in Gainesville, Florida and Omni Eye Services in Atlanta, Georgia. During his optometric training, he was also able to maintain membership in Beta Sigma Kappa, the International Optometric Honor Society, for his entire four years in Optometry school. After he finished his training, he returned to Houston to join Dr. Chin, his father, in the family business. In addition to the practice of specialty contact lenses, he also sees patients for the treatment of glaucoma, eye disease, and pre and post-op LASIK surgical care. When not at Lifetime Eyecare, Dr. Allen practices with his wife, Dr. Emily Wang in Katy and Pearland. Dr. Allen's goal is to not just provide the best eyecare anyone could expect, but to make a commitment to improving every aspect of his patients' health. Faculty Positions: Dr. Allen serves as an Adjunct Clinical Faculty member of The New England College of Optometry.
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Education and training
- Nova Southeastern University, Doctor of Optometry
6910 Bellaire Blvd, Ste 3
Houston, TX 77074