about our optometry practice Palm Desert, CA
Here at iSeeU Optometry, we are proud to serve Palm Desert, CA . Our team of professionals is dedicated to giving our patients the highest quality of optometry care. We offer a full range of optometry services so all of your family’s needs are met under one roof.

Our goal is for you to leave our office with a memorable and enjoyable experience, which is why our welcoming and compassionate staff will do everything they can to make you feel right at home.

If you are looking to brighten and enhance your vision, please don’t hesitate to contact us today at (760) 848-0040!

Dr. Nguyen

Dr. Nguyen was born and raised in Vietnam where she lived for 16 years until she moved to the United States to study abroad on a scholarship.

She attended Sweetgrass County High School in Montana and completed her undergraduate studies at CSU East Bay, where she majored in biological science and graduated with summa cum laude. She received her Doctor of Optometry degree from Western University College of Health Sciences – College of Optometry in Pomona. Dr. Nguyen’s training experiences are highlighted by her internships at the Villages VA Hospital in Florida, Castle Community Hospital in Atwater, CA, Family Eye Care Optometry in Phelan, CA, and Eye Studio Optometry in San Diego, CA.

Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honors Society

Board Certified: National Board of Examiners in Optometry
Certifications: TPA-the ability to use and prescribe therapeutic pharmaceutical agents, and perform procedures of the eyes, TLG- the ability to perform lacrimal irrigation and dilation procedures, and diagnose and treat primary open angle glaucoma.
OD: Western University of Health Sciences
BS: CSU, East Bay
Member: California Optometric Association, American Optometric Association
Volunteer: Providing eye exams and other vision care services in Mexico, community clinics in the Bay area, and Careforce in Indio

Dr. Otwell

Dr. Otwell is a 1985 graduate of the Pacific University College of Optometry, and followed up with a 1-year residency program at the University of Alabama School of Optometry. Previous work experience includes employment by the Veterans Administration in West Los Angeles, Leisure World Health Care Center in Seal Beach CA, 6 years private practice in Seattle, and for the past 22 years as a staff optometrist at Kaiser Permanente of Washington. Dr. Otwell now comes to us in part-time retirement to provide general optometry services and contact lens fittings.




Receptionist/Optometric Assistant