Dr. Karen H. Chao
Dr. Karen Chao is a developmental optometrist and has been helping children with their vision needs since 1995. She focuses in helping children (and adults) overcome vision problems that interfere with spelling, reading, learning and behavioral problems.
Dr. Chao also helps children and adults who have had head injuries that resulted in vision problems which other professionals have said were "untreatable". She is a member of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development, the American Optometric Association and the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association.
Dr. Chao is an active member of the community providing educator lectures on the vital role vision plays in learning. In addition, Dr. Chao has served as President of Soroptimist International of Alhambra-San Gabriel-San Marino (1999-2000), President of the San Gabriel Valley Optometric Society (1999-2000), and past board member of the Alhambra School Foundation.
Dr. Vivian M. Jensen
Dr. Vivian M. Jensen joined San Gabriel Family Optometry in November 2008. She received her doctorate in Optometry from the University of Missouri-St. Louis in 2000 and completed a residency in Binocular Vision in 2004. Dr. Jensen is a member of Vision Optometric Service for Humanity, a board member of the San Gabriel Valley Optometric Society, and a member of Women of Vision, College of Optometrists in Vision Development, California Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association. She received the award for Excellence in Contact Lenses during her senior year at the University of Missouri and was an OD Practice Spotlight Doctor in 2008.
Dr. Jensen enjoys working with patients of all age groups, especially infants and individuals with vision-related learning problems. Her practice philosophy is to treat each and every patient with courtesy and respect.
Her outside interests include yoga, walking, hiking, and spending time with family, friends, and her son and husband.