Dr. Katherine L. Nguyen born and raised in Southern California, Dr. Katherine Nguyen is a a board-certified optometrist with DEA, TPA, and TLG certifications. Dr. Nguyen has a special interest in co-managing refractive surgery cases (LASIK/ PRK), dry eye evaluations, and fitting contact lenses (soft, hybrids, and sclerals).
Dr. Nguyen completed her optometric education at MCPHS University, School of Optometry in Massachusetts. Her internship training began with treating ocular diseases using scleral hard lenses at Boston Foundation for Sight. Dr. Nguyen then continued on to Quantico, Virginia’s Naval Health Clinic, to care for active duty military personnel. At Clayton Eye Center in Atlanta, Georgia, Dr. Nguyen co-managed surgical cases. She finished her training at New Orleans’ Veterans Affairs Medical Center where she provided low vision services. While in school, Dr. Nguyen served as Vice President of Volunteers Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) and hopes to continue her passion of providing medical services to the underserved communities.
Dr. Nguyen completed her undergraduate studies at University of California, Santa Cruz (UCSC), where she received a Bachelors of Arts degree in History. During her free time she enjoys traveling, spending time with her family, and walking her dog, Charlie.