Our optometrist, Dr. Thao Nguyen, is a native of Houston. She attended a nationally recognized medical profession high school and continued her education at the University of Houston. She received her Bachelor’s of Science in Biology (with honors) and Doctor of Optometry degree (with honors) from the University of Houston College of Optometry. Dr. Nguyen is a member of the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric International Honor Society (a prestigious group where membership is based solely on academics and clinical performance).
Dr. Nguyen has trained with several leading surgical medical eye clinics located in Texas. Her rotations were in surgical ophthalmology, pediatrics, and neuro-ophthalmology. Dr. Nguyen trained with one of the leading multiple sclerosis clinics in the nation, with Dr. Rosa Tang as the head of the clinic. Dr. Nguyen was also involved with the research of Macular Degeneration in conjunction with the University of Houston College of Optometry.
Dr. Thao Nguyen is certified by the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and holds a certification in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease. She is a licensed therapeutic optometrist and glaucoma specialist. Dr. Nguyen is a proud and active member of the American Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, and Harris County Optometric Association. Her areas of specialty include contact lenses, pediatrics, and surgical comanagement of cataracts and LASIK.
Outside of the office, Dr. Nguyen is an aspiring handy-man, reality tv zombie, and huge animal lover! She has 6 rescue dogs of her own (Pixel, Taro, Nara, Helmsley, Zoe, and Yar).
With her experience and education, Dr. Nguyen provides a top rated exam that will have you seeing crisp and clear.