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A Northern California native, Dr. Nguyen attended the University of the Pacific, Stockton where he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Nguyen went on to receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Vision Science and his Doctorate of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University College of...

A Northern California native, Dr. Nguyen attended the University of the Pacific, Stockton where he completed his Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a minor in Chemistry. Dr. Nguyen went on to receive his Bachelor of Science degree in Vision Science and his Doctorate of Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale, Florida.

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Do I Have Cataracts?

What are cataracts?

A cataract is formed when the natural lens of our eye becomes cloudy or opaque. The human eye contains a natural lens which provides much of the “power” that allows us to see clearly and focus on the things we see. Over time, this natural lens begins to lose its clarity, which in turn can affect your overall vision. I like to use the analogy of trying to see through a dirty or hazy windshield. The best way to know you have cataracts is by having your routine comprehensive eye exam.

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Glaucoma: Avoiding the Silent Disease

As we’ve kicked off this New Year feeling refreshed and looking forward to carrying out our many New Year’s resolutions (some being more realistic than others of course...), let’s add one more thing to that list: Seeing the best that you can in 2017.

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month meaning there’s no better time to start the conversation about this often talked about condition. In this article, I will try to explain what exactly Glaucoma is while clearing up some common misconceptions along the way!

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