About Us

Eyecare Leaders is focused on achieving the highest quality vision care though a traditional family style practice.  In addition to ensuring that our patients and their families have a satisfying and enjoyable experience in our offices, we strive to help our patients understand their eye conditions to better manage their eye health.

Our practice is established upon core values that we consider essential to the service we provide to our patients:

  • Family friendly
  • Honest
  • Accountable
  • Patient empowerment
  • Team oriented
  • Respect for long-term patient relationships

Our Team

We have established an extraordinary team of doctors and staff with excellent educational and professional backgrounds. As a group, we excel in the critical aspects that make Eyecare Leaders uniquely qualified to serve patients in all facets of primary eye care.

Our Doctors

Dr. Nhan L. Hoang, O.D.

Dr. Nhan Hoang received his Bachelor of Science degree in Chemical Engineering from University of Florida, where he was inducted into the Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, and a Bachelor of Science Degree in Biology from the University of Houston.

Dr. Hoang earned his optometric degree from the University of Houston College of Optometry in 2003, where he graduated Magna Cum Laude of his class.  He was inducted into the Beta Sigma Kappa Optometric Honor Society for his outstanding academic accomplishments on optometry. During his education, he received the Excellence in Optics award for his academic achievements in the field of optical science.  He also received the David J Kerko Low Vision Award for his studies in the field of optical aids for the visually impaired.  Dr. Hoang did his training with Dr. Garcia and Associates where he focused on retinal pathology.  He also did his externship at Coastal Eye Associates where he provided optometric care with an emphasis on laser vision correction. 

Dr. Hoang is a certified therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist. He treats and manages many eye conditions and diseases such as eye infections, eye injuries, diabetic retinopathy, cataracts and dry eyes.  He co-manages LASIK and refractive surgery patients.  Also with his extensive background in optics, he prides himself in trying to provide his patients with the best vision possible from glasses and contact lenses.  He is always looking forward to seeing patients.  You can meet Dr. Hoang at Eyecare Leaders in Houston, Texas.


Dr. Joseph Nguyen, O.D.

Dr. Joseph Nguyen is a long time resident of Houston, Texas. He graduated from the University of California, Irvine with a B.S. in Biology and went on to pursue a doctorate in optometry at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. Dr. Nguyen gained extensive knowledge in primary eye care and optometry management through his internships with Loma Linda University Department of Ophthalmology and Whittier Vision Center – especially extensive diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases, as well as cataract post-operative care. Dr. Nguyen is a certified therapeutic optometrist and optometric glaucoma specialist.

Aside from diagnosis of ocular diseases, primary eye care, vision training and corneal postoperative care, Dr. Nguyen also focuses on practice management. He also conducts clinical research in optometry as an additional contribution to the scientific community.

In 1995, Dr. Nguyen opened his first Eyecare Leaders (originally Eyecare Masters) location on Fuqua Street in Houston, TX. His vision was to offer patients the highest quality vision care though a traditional family style practice.

Within the local community, Dr. Nguyen was elected president of the Vietnamese Community of Houston from 2004-2006. Dr. Nguyen continues to be passionate about providing the best optometric services and quality, personalized care for his patients. With over 20 years of experience, he is welcoming of everyone at Eyecare Leaders in Houston, Texas.


Our Staff

 Fuqua Office

Nhan L. Hoang, O.D.

Jennifer Ramirez
Eyewear Consultant

Joseph Q. Nguyen, O.D.

Kaitlynn Hoang
Eyewear Consultant

Mary B. Nguyen
Office Manager

Brittney Johnson
Eyewear Consultant


Westheimer Office

Joseph Q. Nguyen, O.D.

Alicia Ramirez
Eyewear Consultant

Mary B. Nguyen
Office Manager

Thy Nguyen
Assistant Office Manager


Eyecare Leaders (originally Eyecare Masters) was founded in 1995 by Dr. Joseph Nguyen, O.D.  The practice started with a modest patient base and small frame inventory which quickly grew in thriving and successful establishment within the year.

In 1998, Mary Nguyen joined the staff as Eyecare Leaders’ office manager.  Her priority continues to ensure that every patient receives the highest level of care and service.  With her expertise in frame styling and lens selection, she brought forth a wider selection of eye wear and the latest, most technologically advanced optical lenses to provide patients with the highest quality glasses that are also stylish and comfortable to wear.

In 2006, Dr. Nhan Hoang, O.D. joined the staff as a full-time optometrist in order to continue providing high quality vision care to Eyecare Leaders’ growing population base.