Dr. Thien-Thu Nguyen attended and graduated in 2001 with her Bachelor of Science degree in Biology at the University of California, San Diego, and received her Doctorate degree in Optometry from the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico in 2005 with a bilingual English/Spanish Program.
During the last year of optometry school, Dr. Nguyen went back to Southern California for her clinical externship at one of the largest medical eye practices in Southern California in the Spring of 2005, where she gained externship experience in the treatment and management of ocular diseases such as glaucoma, cataract, dry eyes and diabetic retinopathy. She was hired after graduation to join one of the largest medical eye clinics in Southern California in the summer of 2005 and then in November of 2008, she founded Santa Ana Optometry.
Dr. Nguyen is licensed to practice optometry at the highest level, including the use of diagnostic and therapeutic pharmaceutical agents, performing lacrimal dilation and irrigation, and treatment of eye infections, eye injuries, eye inflammations, dry eyes, and glaucoma. In addition to primary eye care services, she provides contact lens fitting, including soft contact lenses, rigid gas permeable lenses, scleral lenses, and overnight orthokeratology. Dr. Nguyen also provides management for post-operative cataract patients and Lasik.
Dr. Nguyen and her husband have been blessed with three children. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family, and friends, cooking, reading, floral arrangements, playing the piano, and tennis.