DoctorsVeronica L. Isozaki, OD, FAAO

Veronica L. Isozaki, OD, FAAO

Title: Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology

Department: Ophthalmology

Clinical Specialty: Optometry

Treatment Expertise: Keratoconus, Irregular cornea, Post-corneal transplant, Ocular surface disorder, LASIK & cataract co-management, Degenerative myopia, Aphakia, Presbyopia , High astigmatism

Certification: Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry

Language: English

Location: Los Angeles

Biography and Education

Biography

Veronica L. Isozaki, OD, FAAO, earned her undergraduate degree at the University of California, Los Angeles and her optometry degree at the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University in Fullerton, CA. She then completed a residency in Cornea and Contact Lenses at The State University of New York of Optometry, where she spent part of her time at a private cornea ophthalmology practice at the prestigious New York Eye and Ear Infirmary.

Her clinical interests involve specialty contact lenses for keratoconus, irregular corneas, post-corneal transplants, degenerative myopia, and aphakia, and is experienced and knowledgeable in fitting a variety of contact lenses including scleral lenses, gas permeable lenses, hybrid lenses, and multifocal and high toric contact lenses. Dr. Isozaki strives to provide exceptional patient care while addressing the visual needs and comfort of the patient.

Education

  • BS, University of California, Los Angeles, Psychobiology, 2003-2007
  • OD, Southern California College of Optometry, 2007-2011

Internship

  • Eye Care Center at Southern California College of Optometry, Optometry, 2010
  • National Naval Medical Center, Optometry, 2011

Residency

  • State University of New York, College of Optometry, Cornea and Contact Lenses

Accomplishments

Professional society memberships

  • American Academy of Optometry
  • American Optometric Association
  • California Optometric Association
  • Asian American Optometric Society
  • Beta Sigma Kappa, International Optometric Honor Society
  • American Optometric Student Association
  • National Optometric Student Association

Awards

  • September 2009 Drs. Chen & Jennifer Mallinger Young Scholarship, SCCO, 2009
  • September 2010 California Optometric Council Endowed Scholarship, SCCO, 2010
  • November 2010 Essilor Student Travel Fellowship, Essilor USA, 2010
  • PEN/ABB Con-Cise Award, SCCO, 2011
  • Vistakon Inc., Award of Excellence in Contact Lens Patient Care, SCC, 2011
  • AAO Cornea, Contact Lenses, & Refractive Technologies Resident, Travel Fellowship, Bausch + Lomb, 2011
  • 2012 CLCS Student-Resident Photo Contest Travel Grant: Runner-Up Award, 2012

Publications

SN Moysidis, N Koulisis, H Ameri, D Matsunaga, J Yi, VL Isozaki, AH Kashani, LC Olmos de Koo. Multimodal Imaging of Geographic Areas of Retinal Darkening. Retina Cases & Brief Reports. Volume 9 (Number 4):347-351, 2015.