Laguna Coast Optometry
Dr. Duong Nguyen O.D.
* Doctor of Optometry, Cum-laude Illinois College of Optometry
* State Board of Optometry, licensed since 2008
* Clinical Assistant Professor, Western University College of Optometry
*Clerkship Clinical Education: Certificate of Excellence in Teaching
Dr. Nguyen provides exams, diagnoses, and treatments of all disorders that affect the eye or vision. Dr. Nguyen is trained to recognize a range of health issues; such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes, and hypertension as well as learning-related vision problems.
Dr. Nguyen works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends continuing education seminars and advanced training courses.
Furthermore, Dr. Nguyen participates in Project K.I.N.D. to provide vision exams and necessary glasses to children in need. He was the former Head Start Program vision screening educator for the Riverside County.
Ryan Mata, Optician/Waterman
A life-long surfer from San Clemente, he worked for brand name sunglass companies such as Oakley, Spy and Rudy Project before becoming an ABOC licensed optician in early 2015. He then went on to work for the Tayani Institute where he became a Certified Ophthalmic Assistant and Technician working with glaucoma patients, post cataract patients and retinal disorders. He has a passion for eyewear and overall eye health. He has extensive frame knowledge and knows what it means to deliver quality eyewear and the best optical products.