Dr. Ly Nguyen, MD

Dr. Ly Nguyen, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Dr. Ly Nguyen, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Saint Cloud, FL and has been practicing for 12 years. She graduated from John A Burns School of Medicine in 2002 and specializes in ophthalmology, cataract surgery, and more.Read her story

4589 HC Yates Lane

Saint Cloud, FL 34769

Contact Information

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • AvMed
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of Florida
  • Cigna
  • Golden Rule
  • Humana
  • Medicaid
  • 7 More

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Top Care Areas

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Dry Eyes
very high
more than 99% of peers
very high
more than 96% of peers
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
very high
more than 96% of peers

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Dr. Nguyen's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "Dr. Ly T. Nguyen is a board-certified ophthalmologist that specializes in cataract, oculoplastic surgeries, and facial rejuvenation procedures. She is an internationally recognized doctor, author, and speaker. Dr. Nguyen was born in a fishing village in Vietnam and later raised in Hawai'i. She now makes her home in Orlando, Florida.She earned a Bachelor of Science degree, with Honors, in Biology and a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biomedical Ethics from Brown University in Rhode Island. She continued her education at the University of Hawaii's John A. Burns School of Medicine. After graduating with her medical degree and finishing her preliminary surgery internship year, she completed her general ophthalmology training at the Rocky Mountain Lions Eye Institute at the University of Colorado Health Sciences Center in Denver, Colorado. As a board certified physician by the American board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Nguyen has published numerous journal articles and been a guest speaker for multiple medical meetings and conferences. She actively researches the latest ocular conditions and their treatments in addition to keep up to date with the latest technology and advancements in ophthalmology. Her accolades and awards also include being a recipient of the Hawaii Medical Association Alliance Endowment Award for community service and academic achievement. In addition, she was awarded the prestigious JABSOM Pacific/Asian Scholarship for academic achievement and commitment to serving the Pacific/Asian region. During her ophthalmology residency, she was awarded the Resident Research Award for excellence in ophthalmic research at the University of Colorado. Dr. Nguyen has hospital privileges at Florida Hospitals, St. Cloud Regional Medical Center, and Orlando Regional Medical Center. She is part of the trauma team at Osceola Regional Medical Center in Kissimmee, Florida. She currently operates at St. Cloud Regional Medical Center and Kissimmee Surgery Center. Dr. Nguyen is a volunteer faculty member at the University of Central Florida College of Medicine in Lake Nona. Her professional affiliations include the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Osceola Council on Aging, The Association of Women Surgeons, and St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce. She has served on the board of The Vietnamese Association of Physicians, Dentists, and Pharmacists of Florida and St. Cloud Regional Medical Center Physician Leadership Group. In her free time, Dr. Nguyen enjoys reading, traveling, snowboarding, golf, and wine tasting. Publications - Journal of Cataract & Refractive Surgery - American Journal of Ophthalmology - Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery - Archives of Ophthalmology - Hawaii Medical Journal - Asian American and Pacific Islander Journal of Health"


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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Nguyen "At Eye Florida our mission is to provide advanced medical, surgical, and aesthetic eye and facial services that exceed the ordinary."

5  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cosmetic Medicine
  • Ophthalmic Plastic & Reconstructive Surgery
  • Optometry

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

93  Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Bell's Palsy
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cancer
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chalazion
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Choroidal Neovascular Membranes (CNVM)
  • Color Blindness
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Ectropion of Eyelid
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Headache
  • Herpetic Keratitis
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Ocular Hypertension
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Sympathetic Uveitis
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Trichiasis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration


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27  Procedures

  • Abscess or Cyst Drainage or Aspiration
  • Abscess or Fluid Incision and Drainage
  • Blepharoplasty
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Diabetes Eye Care
  • Diabetic Eye Exam
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Glaucoma Treatment
  • Iridotomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Reconstructive Eyelid Surgery
  • Repair of Brow Ptosis and Blepharoptosis
  • Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
  • YAG Laser Capsulotomy
  • YAG Laser Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Florida.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.


  • Brown University
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 1997
  • John A Burns School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2002
  • University Of Hawaii Residency Program
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2003
  • University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2006

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Nguyen has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Spanish
  • Vietnamese

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

  • American Academy of Ophthalmology, Member
  • American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery, Member
  • Association of Women Surgeons, Member
  • Florida Society of Ophthalmology, Member
  • Osceola Council on Aging, Member
  • St. Cloud Chamber of Commerce, Member

Dr. Nguyen's Reviews

Likelihood of recommending Dr. Nguyen to family and friends
25 total reviews (7 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (25)

  • 5
  • 4
  • 3
  • 2
  • 1

Dr. Nguyen's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

  • Explains condition(s) well

  • Answers questions

  • Time well spent


Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

  • Office environment

  • Staff friendliness

  • Average wait time

    16 to 30 minutes

Patient Comments (7)

Thank you for your patience every time I come to the office! Great staff and great dr! I'll be back next year!
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Excellent Ophthalmologist who definitely knows her stuff!
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Great office and excellent Ophthalmologist!
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Dr. Nguyen would be highly recommended by me to other prospective patients. Her staff is very professional, helpful and friendly. Both of her facilities are clean and have all the latest equipment.
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I would not recommend her to anyone I went in there with half vision due to a foreign object in my eye she wanted to charge me over five hundred dollars mind u I have no insurance then refused to see me cause I don't have full payment and to her i t didn't matter I was a combat veteran went to...more
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