Meet the Optometrist

Dr. Vu Nguyen, Doctor of Optometry

Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Nguyen is a board certified therapeutic optometrist and glaucoma specialist, clinically trained to diagnose and manage ocular infections and diseases. His professional areas of interest include specialty contact lenses, pediatrics, glaucoma, cataract & LASIK co-management, and Computer Vision Syndrome.

Dr. Nguyen is a graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO). While in optometry school, he was a math instructor in TEXOCOP, a summer program for college students pursuing a career in optometry. In addition, he tutored fellow optometry students in the field of geometric and ophthalmic optics. He received the Varilux Student Award in Optics during his fourth year. He completed additional clinical training at The Eye Institute of San Antonio and William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX.

Always proud to be an Aggie, Dr. Nguyen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University. He was member of the Dean's Honor Roll and Golden Key National Honor Society. In addition, he completed an Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Biochemistry at the Texas A&M School of Medicine.

Dr. Nguyen is a member of the Pasadena Chamber of Commerce, Harris County Optometric Association, Texas Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, and Texas A&M Association of Former Students Century Club. In addition, he is an annual supporter of The Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation and a current member of The Heritage Registry of Who's Who.

Outside the office, Dr. Nguyen is an Associate Clinical Professor at UHCO, mentoring the continual development of its students into optometrists. He enjoys and appreciates spending quality time with his wife Dr. Nicole Tran, an OB-GYN at Health Women Care Associates at The Womens Hospital, and their four-year old son Jacob. He also enjoys traveling and playing poker and golf in his spare time.

Graduate Education Degree: Doctor of Optometry

Year Graduated: 1999

College: University of Houston College of Optometry

City/State: Houston, TX

Undergraduate Education Degree: Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Science

Year Graduated: 1995

College: Texas A&M University

City/State: College Station, TX


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