At Today’s Vision River Oaks, our optometry staff works together to ensure your visit is comfortable and completed in a timely manner. We have a qualified team of professionals that will work around your busy schedule and address any questions or concerns prior to the appointment. Whether it’s a general eye exam or treating a condition that requires an in depth diagnosis, our team provides undivided attention to each patient so we can evaluate a plan based on your needs and our professional opinion. Our doctor offers full vision examinations and will diagnose and treat an array of eye diseases and conditions to keep your eyes healthy!
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Dr. Jenkins earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology at the University of Houston – Central Campus and her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO). She received her externship training at Texan Eye Care in Austin. During her training, she worked closely with several ophthalmologists specializing in anterior segment, LASIK and other refractive surgeries, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal-vitreal disease, and oculoplasty. She received training at Plano Eye Associates, a private optometric practice in Plano where she provided comprehensive eye exams to all age groups and gained considerable knowledge in contact lenses, the management of ocular diseases and surgical and refractive procedures. Upon the completion of her academic and clinical training, she was awarded a Clinical Letter of Excellence from the UHCO faculty.
Dr. Jenkins has over 30 years of experience in the Optometric industry, working as an optician as well as practicing as a therapeutic optometrist and as an optometric glaucoma specialist. She specializes in geriatric and pediatric vision, computer vision syndrome (CVS) as well as challenging contact lens fittings for soft and rigid gas permeable bifocal contact lenses, keratoconus and post refractive surgery. Her strengths include the management of pre- and post-operative refractive surgeries and the diagnosis, treatment, and management of dry eyes syndrome, glaucoma, and other ocular diseases.
She is an annual supporter for the Research to Prevent Blindness and the Lions Club International, which are non-profit voluntary organizations. She is also part of the See to Succeed Program (STS), providing free eye care for Houston’s underserved school children. Her passion is to serve on vision mission trips to help empower and restore vision to many underprivileged areas of the world.
In her spare time, Dr. Jenkins enjoys cooking and exploring new restaurants, traveling, racing marathons and triathlons, Crossfit, meditations, yoga, and many other sports and outdoor activities with her two daughters: Olivia and Evelyn along with her pup Skouty.
Dr. Vu Nguyen is a board certified therapeutic optometrist and glaucoma specialist, clinically trained to diagnose and manage ocular infections and eye diseases. His professional areas of interest include hard-to-fit contact lenses, pediatrics, glaucoma, dry eye management, cataract & LASIK co-management, and Computer Vision Syndrome. Dr. Nguyen has over 31 years experience in the optical field, with 19 of those years in private practice.
Dr. Nguyen is a 1999 graduate from the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO). While in optometry school, he was a math instructor in TEXOCOP, a summer program for college students pursuing a career in optometry. In addition, he tutored fellow optometry students in the field of geometric and ophthalmic optics. He received the Varilux Student Award in Optics during his fourth year. He completed additional clinical training at The Eye Institute of San Antonio and The William Beaumont Army Medical Center in El Paso, TX.
Always proud to be an Aggie, Dr. Nguyen earned a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Science from Texas A&M University in 1995. He was member of the Dean’s Honor Roll and Golden Key National Honor Society. During his senior year, he completed an Undergraduate Research Fellowship in Biochemistry at the Texas A&M School of Medicine.
Dr. Nguyen is a member of the Texas Optometric Association, American Optometric Association, Pasadena & Deer Park Chambers of Commerce, and Texas A&M Association of Former Students Century Club. He is an annual supporter of The Research to Prevent Blindness Foundation, volunteer for the Special Olympics Vision Screening, and a current member of The Heritage Registry of Who’s Who.
In 2003, Dr. Nguyen was appointed Adjunct Clinical Professor at The University of Houston College of Optometry. Despite the busy demands of his three private practices, Dr. Nguyen finds time to stay involved with the University to help mentor and develop its students into optometrists. Outside the office, Dr. Nguyen is an die-hard SPURS and TEXANS fan and appreciates spending quality time with his wife Dr. Nicole Tran, an OB-GYN at The Woman’s Hospital, and their three children. He also enjoys traveling, coaching girls softball, and running in his spare time.
Dr. Tran is a graduate of the University of Houston College of Optometry, and holds a Bachelor of Art in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin.
She has extensive experience in a high-volume group practice. After doing this for several years, she decided to open her own office. Having her own office, she says: “I am able to spend more time on each patient and provide the best services needed in order to ensure proper eye care”.
She has been involved in several charitable organizations whose goal is to provide vision care in undeveloped countries. Cotulla, Mexico and Panama are some of the places she has visited for vision screenings. The “Give the Gift of Sight” is another program she has participated while she was at the University.
Dr. Tran is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association. She is a therapeutic optometrist and a Certified Glaucoma Specialist certification.
Dr. Tran looks forward to providing the Heights and its surrounding areas with the best eye care possible.