Dr. Bretz has been dedicated to ophthalmic research throughout her academic and professional career. She has published and presented on a range of topics, including ocular surface disease, glaucoma risk and management, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery (MIGS).

Dr. Bretz has volunteered her time and services with several charitable organizations, including Unite for Sight, with whom she served as a Global Impact Fellow in Bihar, India. She currently acts as a director of Working Vision, an organization which is dedicated to treating and preventing work related injuries in developing countries by distributing safety information and equipment and improving access to care. She has performed charity surgeries for those who have no access to care and has traveled to Micronesia, Mongolia, the Navajo community and Sonoma county teaching other doctors and professionals about state of the art ophthalmic procedures and techniques.

Honors / Certifications

  • American Glaucoma Society, Member
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • Women in Ophthalmology, Member
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, Member
  • Certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology (ABO)

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