Dr. Nguyen received her doctor in medicine degree and completed a Master in surgery at McGill University. She then specialized in ophthalmology at the University of Maryland in Baltimore. She completed a 2-year fellowship training in Cornea and Refractive surgery at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School. She is also a Diplomate of the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Refractive Surgery Experience
Dr. Nguyen has diverse experience performing laser surgery with several types of state-of-the-art lasers, including the LadarVision, the VISX S4, the Bausch & Lomb Technolas 217, the Allegretto laser as well as the blade-free Intralase FS Laser. She has performed more than twenty thousands of cases which places her among the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the world.
Dr. Nguyen is also a Cornea and Cataract specialist. She performs complex corneal surgery and her expertise is particularly sought after as she is among very few surgeons who perform a unique form of artificial corneal transplantation (keratoprosthesis). She routinely performs cataract surgery and has been among the very first in the Virginia area to implant new technology lenses.
Accomplishments and Awards
Her research interests include both cornea and refractive surgery. She has authored numerous chapters in leading textbooks on the subject.
Associations and Professional Memberships
- Royal College of Surgeons of Canada
- Collège des Médecins du Québec
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- Association of Research and Visual Ophthalmology
- American Board of Ophthalmology
- Fédération des Médecins Spécialistes du Québec