Dr. Hieu Vu-Gia grew up in Connecticut and earned his Bachelor of Arts degree from New York University in New York City. Pursuing an interest in optometry led him to the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia where he earned his Doctor of Optometry. After graduation, Dr. Vu-Gia moved to the Washington, DC, metropolitan area and has been in practice here since 1996. He currently resides in Northern Virginia with his wife, two children and the family dogs, Max and Sassy.
Dr. Vu-Gia is a highly trained optometrist with extensive experience in primary eye care, treatment and management of eye diseases, contact lenses, and the co-management of refractive surgery (especially in Laser Vision Correction). He is Orthokeratology Certified by the manufacturers of several orthokeratology lens designers, a non surgical alternative to refractive surgery. Dr. Vu-Gia is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Virginia Optometric Association, the American Academy of Orthokeratology and Myopia Control, and was a past clinical examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.