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DR. VU NGUYEN
Dr. Vu Nguyen is a board certified therapeutic optometrist and glaucoma specialist, clinically trained to diagnose and manage ocular infections and eye diseases. His professional areas of interest include hard-to-fit contact lenses, pediatrics, glaucoma, dry eye management, cataract & LASIK co-management, and Computer Vision Syndrome. Dr. Nguyen has over 31 years experience in the optical field, with 19 of those years in private practice.
Dr. Nguyen is a 1999 graduate from 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 The 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 in 1995. He was member of the Dean's Honor Roll and Golden Key National Honor Society. During his senior year, he completed an Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Biochemistry at the Texas A&M School of Medicine.
Dr. Nguyen is a member of the Texas Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, Pasadena & Deer Park Chambers of Commerce, and Texas A&M Association of Former Students Century Club. He is an annual supporter of The Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation, volunteer for the Special Olympics Vision Screening, and a current member of The Heritage Registry of Who's Who.
In 2003, Dr. Nguyen was appointed Adjunct Clinical Professor at The University of Houston College of Optometry. Despite the busy demands of his three private practices, Dr. Nguyen finds time to stay involved with the University to help mentor and develop its students into optometrists. Outside the office, Dr. Nguyen is an die-hard SPURS and TEXANS fan and appreciates spending quality time with his wife Dr. Nicole Tran, an OB-GYN at The Woman's Hospital, and their three children. He also enjoys traveling, coaching girls softball, and running in his spare time.