Dr. Stephanie L. Woo was born and raised in Lake Havasu City, AZ. She graduated Lake Havasu High School with a GPA of 4.011. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from the University of Arizona and graduated with honors from the Southern California College of Optometry.
She completed a Cornea and Contact Lens Residency at the University of Missouri, St. Louis, where she was trained to fit highly irregular corneas. Dr. Woo is the only Cornea/Contact lens residency trained optometrist in a 200 mile radius. She was the recipient of the Gas Permeable Lens Institute Award for Clinical Excellence and also the John R. Griffin Award for Excellence in Vision Therapy.
Dr. Woo is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a Fellow of the Scleral Lens Society. She authored the Gas Permeable Lens Expert column in Review of Contact Lenses. She authored several articles for the Contact Lens and Cornea section of the American Optometric Association. Dr. Woo currently co-authors the GP Insights column for Contact Lens Spectrum, and she is an active Gas Permeable Lens Institute advisory board member. Dr. Woo currently serves as Immediate Past President of the Scleral Lens Society, a non profit organization committed to teaching practitioners the art and science of scleral lenses. Dr. Woo enjoys lecturing around the world on the subject of contact lenses and anterior segment disease.
Dr. Woo loves to travel and enjoys fine wine and sophisticated food. She is an avid wine collector and has over 600 bottles in her cellar. She also enjoys spending time with her fiance, Brittin Wolf, and their 2 dachshunds, Keilani and Hershey.