Dr. Monica Nguyen is a leading board certified Doctor of Optometry, dedicated to providing top quality vision care to patients in New York City and New Jersey. She graduated from the University of California, Berkeley having earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Public Health with an emphasis on infectious diseases, community health and human development. She received her optometric education from the State University of New York (SUNY), College of Optometry.
Dr. Nguyen completed her rotations at the East New York Diagnostic and Treatment Center in the ocular disease clinic and at SUNY in the vision rehabilitation and pediatrics clinic. She was fortunate enough to receive top-level training in diabetic ocular disease, glaucoma, macular degeneration, cornea disease, low vision, dry eye, amblyopia, strabismus and vision therapy.
Currently, Dr. Nguyen is serving in the eye clinic at the Acacia Community-Based Health Center in the Bronx, a nonprofit organization providing healthcare to underserved populations. She treats individuals overcoming substance abuse, homelessness, and/or living with HIV/AIDS. She specializes in diagnosing, treating, and managing diseases, injuries, and disorders of the eye and visual system.
Additionally, Dr. Nguyen has also established an independent optometric practice in New Jersey where she provides patients with primary eye care services. In her practice she performs spectacle refractions, contact lens fittings and dilated fundus examinations. She dedicates her skills to working with each patient to help him or her achieve the best visual potential and comfort.