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Dorcas K. Tsang, OD, FAAO

Assistant Professor

College of Optometry

E-Mail: dtsang@westernu.edu

Phone: 909-469-8476 | Fax: 909-706-3505

Website: www.westernu.edu

Join year: 2011


OD, 2000, Southern California College of Optometry 

BS in Chemistry, 1996, University of California at Berkeley


Lacrimal Irrigation and Dilation, 2009, State of California

Glaucoma Treatment and Management, 2008, State of California 

Therapeutic Pharmaceutical Agent, 2000, State of California

Laser Therapy for the Anterior Segment, 1999, Northeastern State University College of Optometry, OK

Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease, 1999, International Association of Boards of Examiners in Optometry

Work Site

Western University of Health Sciences Eye Care Institute, Pomona, CA

Academic Interests

Clinical Techniques 

Advanced Procedures 

Visual Perception

Glaucoma Treatment and Management


Vision Therapy

Research Interest


Myopia Progression and Control

Visual Perception

Binocular vision


Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society (1997, 1998, 1999, 2000)

Student Travel Fellowships, American Academy of Optometry (1997, 1998, 2000) 

Pre-doctoral Research Fellowship, National Institute of Health and National Eye Institute (1997-98) 

Dr. Herbert McCracken Dixon Scholarship, Southern California College of Optometry (1997)


American Optometric Association 

California Optometric Association 

American Academy of Optometry


Admissions Committee


Tsang DK, Nicholas R.  Pellucid marginal degeneration before and after corneal collagen cross-linking treatment.  Poster presentation at the 2012 American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Annual Meeting.

Patel SS, Bedell HE, Tsang DK, Ukwade MT.  Relationship between threshold and suprathreshold perception of position and stereoscopic depth.  J Opt Soc Am A. 2009;26:847-861.

Patel SS, Bedell HE, Tsang DK, Ukwade MT.  Normalization of suprathreshold perception of position and stereoscopic depth.  Poster presentation at the 2000 Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology (ARVO) Meeting.

Tsang DK, Bedell HE, Ukwade MT, Sampath VP.  Stereothresholds with monocular and binocular blur produced by spectacles and soft contact lenses.   Poster presentation at the 1998 American Academy of Optometry (AAO) Annual Meeting.

Bedell HE, Tsang DK, Ukwade MT.  Effects of disconjugate image motion and voluntary head movement on stereothresholds.  Poster presentation at the 1998 ARVO Meeting.

Tsang DK, Ukwade MT, Bedell HE.  Stereothresholds during disconjugate retinal image motion associated with voluntary head movement.  Poster presentation at the 1997 AAO Annual Meeting.