Thomas M. Nguyen, O.D.
Dr. Thomas Nguyen was born and raised in Lincoln, Nebraska. He completed his bachelor’s degree in Chemistry at the University of Nebraska – Lincoln in 2012. During this time, he worked as a specialty contact lens technician where he developed his interest in contact lenses. He attended Pacific University in Forest Grove, Oregon where he completed his Doctorate in Optometry and Masters in Vision Science in 2021 with Beta Kappa Sigma Honors. He served as president of his class, led a mission trip to Costa Rica, worked on the outreach van, and researched new methods to fit contact lenses. Afterwards, he completed his fellowship in medical contact lenses at OHSU – Casey Eye Institute. His expertise includes managing complex corneal and anterior segment cases with specialty contact lenses such as keratoconus, corneal transplants, aphakia, trauma, and severe dry eyes.
On the side, Dr. Nguyen enjoys tapping into his creative side through photography, dance, and cooking elaborate meals. On a lazy day, you can find him binging his favorite TV shows or movies with a side of ice cream.