Originally from New Orleans, Dr. Nguyen received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Loyola University. She also acquired a Bachelor of Science in Ophthalmic Medical Technology from LSU Allied Health/ Eye Center in 2002, where she was awarded the Herbert Kaufman, M.D. award for scholastic excellence. Shortly upon her employment as an ophthalmic medical technologist at Ochsner Hospital, she was honored as Ophthalmology Department Employee of the Month. Dr. Nguyen then attended the University of Houston College of Optometry, where she received multiple Clinical Letters of Excellence and her Doctor of Optometry degree in 2007. Her optometry external rotations include Ocular Disease sites at the San Antonio VA Medical Center, University Hospital and Texas Diabetic Institute. Dr. Nguyen furthered her education by completing a residency in Ocular Disease in 2008 at the Baltimore VA Medical Center with external rotations affiliated with Ophthalmology at John Hopkins Wilmer Eye Institute. She has since held a couple positions in the central Texas area before joining Texan Eye in 2015. Dr. Nguyen practices as a Therapeutic Optometrist and is a Certified Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. She is a member of the Central Texas Optometric Society, Texas Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. She is also fluent in Vietnamese.