Dr. Jason Nguyen grew up in the Sharpstown area of Houston, Texas. After graduating from DeBakey High School for Health Professionals, he attended college at the University of Houston. While at U.H. he earned the prestigious position of College of Natural Sciences and Mathematics Ambassador and was accepted into the Rice University/Baylor College of Medicine Medical Scholar Summer Program. Dr. Nguyen also conducted research in triglyceride levels at the Morehouse School of Medicine in Atlanta for a semester.
After graduating magna cum laude with a degree in Biology he stayed in Houston to attend optometry school at the University of Houston College of Optometry. While completing his Doctor of Optometry degree, he took part in numerous clinical rotations. Dr. Nguyen worked alongside a corneal specialist diagnosing and managing advanced anterior ocular disease at Vision Quest in Dallas. In his next rotation at San Antonio, he provided specialty contact lens fitting and gained valuable experience in managing patients with diabetic retinopathy and other advanced ocular conditions at the South Texas Veterans Affair Hospital, the University of Texas Health Science Center Ophthalmology Clinic, and the Texas Diabetes Institute Eye Clinic.
Upon graduation, Dr. Nguyen worked in a private practice setting where he gained valuable experience on full scope optometry including full therapeutics privileges. He is certified in the Treatment and Management of Ocular Disease and is licensed as a Therapeutic Optometrist and an Optometric Glaucoma Specialist. His professional areas of interest include specialty contact lenses, pediatrics, glaucoma, cataract, and LASIK co-management. In his free time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys spending time with his family, being active in his church, and traveling. He is also a die-hard Texans, Rockets, and Astros fanatic.