Angeline Nguyen, MD

Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology (Clinician Educator)

Co-Director, Medical Student Education, Department of Ophthalmology

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Angeline Nguyen, MD graduated summa cum laude from the Southern Methodist University after which she earned her medical degree at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. She completed her ophthalmology residency training at the Wilmer Eye Institute at the Johns Hopkins Hospital and further specialized in pediatric ophthalmology and adult strabismus surgery in fellowship training at the Byers Eye Institute at Stanford Hospital.

Dr. Nguyen is assistant professor of ophthalmology at CHLA/USC. Her clinical and surgical interests include a broad range of pediatric ophthalmological conditions, such as amblyopia, cataract, and pediatric strabismus as well as adult strabismus. She utilizes botox and surgery in the management of pediatric and adult strabismus. Surgically, she uses hidden adjustable sutures to optimize the alignment of the eyes, and sutures can be adjusted up to ten days after surgery. Additionally, she has a strong interest in teaching residents and surgical training.


  • Meridional aniseikonia-causes, symptoms, and therapiesJ AAPOS. 2021 02; 25(1):31. e1-31. e5. . View in PubMed
  • An unexpected turn: a case of torsional anomalous retinal correspondence after myectomy of previously anteriorized inferior oblique muscles in a child J AAPOS. 2024 Feb; 28(1):103820. . View in PubMed
  • 2021 US. Virgin Islands Zika health brigade: Providing recommended pediatric health screenings for children born to mothers with laboratory evidence of possible Zika virus infection during pregnancy. Birth Defects Res. 2023 03 15; 115(5):572-577. . View in PubMed
  • The Nictavi Tarsus Patch: A New Device for Achieving Temporary Eyelid Closure in Lagophthalmos Clin Ophthalmol. 2023; 17:1877-1884. . View in PubMed
  • Risk Factors for Retinal Detachment Repair After Pediatric Cataract Surgery in the United States Ophthalmol Sci. 2022 Dec; 2(4):100203. . View in PubMed
  • Refractive Error Findings in Students Who Failed School-based Vision Screening Ophthalmic Epidemiol. 2022 08; 29(4):426-434. . View in PubMed
  • Representation of Women in Ophthalmology Subspecialty Societies over 20 Years Ophthalmology. 2022 05; 129(5):587-590. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of Streamed Hardware-to-Software Telemedicine Strabismus Consultations Utilizing Video Glasses Clin Ophthalmol. 2022; 16:3927-3933. . View in PubMed
  • Endophthalmitis after pediatric cataract surgery in the United States: report using an insurance claims database J Cataract Refract Surg. 2021 09 01; 47(9):1161-1166. . View in PubMed
  • Thyroid eye disease presenting with superior rectus/levator complex enlargement Orbit. 2020 Feb; 39(1):5-12. . View in PubMed
  • Gait in Elderly Glaucoma: Impact of Lighting Conditions, Changes in Lighting, and Fear of Falling Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2020 12; 9(13):23. . View in PubMed
  • Punctal agenesis and delayed-onset dacryocystocele in CHARGE syndrome J AAPOS. 2020 12; 24(6):382-384. . View in PubMed
  • Purtscher-Like Retinopathy in Hemolytic Uremic Syndrome JAMA Ophthalmol. 2019 Jan 01; 137(1):e183911. . View in PubMed
  • Neural network and logistic regression diagnostic prediction models for giant cell arteritis: development and validation Clin Ophthalmol. 2019; 13:421-430. . View in PubMed
  • Incorporating students into clinic may be associated with both improved clinical productivity and educational value Neurol Clin Pract. 2017 Dec; 7(6):474-482. . View in PubMed
  • The Association of Glaucomatous Visual Field Loss and Balance Transl Vis Sci Technol. 2017 May; 6(3):8. . View in PubMed
  • Reading Ability among Patients Presenting for Ophthalmic and Nonophthalmic Surgery Ophthalmology. 2017 06; 124(6):918-919. . View in PubMed
  • Physical activity restriction in age-related eye disease: a cross-sectional study exploring fear of falling as a potential mediator BMC Geriatr. 2015 Jun 12; 15:64. . View in PubMed
  • Evaluation of real-world mobility in age-related macular degeneration BMC Ophthalmol. 2015 Jan 30; 15:9. . View in PubMed
  • Reading ability and reading engagement in older adults with glaucoma Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2014 Jul 22; 55(8):5284-90. . View in PubMed
  • Nutritional amblyopia combined with night blindness Case Rep Ophthalmol. 2012 Sep; 3(3):389-91. . View in PubMed
  • Oxidative photoreceptor cell damage in autoimmune uveitis J Ophthalmic Inflamm Infect. 2010 Oct 30; 1(1):7-13. . View in PubMed
  • The role of TLR4 in photoreceptor {alpha}a crystallin upregulation during early experimental autoimmune uveitis Invest Ophthalmol Vis Sci. 2010 Jul; 51(7):3680-6. . View in PubMed