Dr. Yvonne Jenkins
Dr. Yvonne Jenkins
Dr. Katie Pham
Dr. Katie Pham
Dr. Dana Ziskrout
Dr. Dana Ziskrout
Dr. Huy "Tommy" Nguyen
Dr. Huy “Tommy” Nguyen

Dr. Yvonne Mai Jenkins

Dr. Yvonne Jenkins

Therapeutic Optometrist & Optometric Glaucoma Specialist

Dr. Jenkins earned both her B.S. in Biology and her Doctor of Optometry from the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO).  She received her externship training at Texan Eye Care in Austin.  During her training, she worked closely with several ophthalmologists specializing in anterior segment, LASIK and other refractive surgeries, cataracts, glaucoma, retinal-vitreal disease, and oculoplasty.  She received training at Plano Eye Associates, a private optometric practice in Plano where she provided comprehensive eye exams to all age groups and gained considerable knowledge in contact lenses, the management of ocular diseases and surgical and refractive procedures.  Upon the completion of her academic and clinical training, she was awarded a Clinical Letter of Excellence from the UHCO faculty.

Dr. Jenkins specializes in geriatric and pediatric vision, computer vision syndrome (CVS) as well as challenging contact lens fittings for soft and rigid gas permeable bifocal contact lenses and keratoconus.  Her strengths include the management of pre- and post-operative refractive surgeries and the diagnosis, treatment, and management of dry eyes syndrome, glaucoma, and other ocular diseases.

She is an annual supporter for the Research to Prevent Blindness and the Lions Club International, which are non-profit voluntary organizations. In her spare time, Dr. Jenkins enjoys racing marathons and triathlons, Crossfit, yoga, and many other sports and outdoor activities with her two daughters: Olivia and Evelyn.


Dr. Katie Pham

Dr. Katie Pham
Therapeutic Optometrist & Optometric Glaucoma Specialist

Dr. Katie Pham grew up in Beaumont, Texas and attended Texas A & M majoring in engineering and biochemistry. She is a 1999 graduate from the University of Houston College of Optometry. In addition to her thorough academic education, she trained clinically at the Bellaire Contact Lens Associates facility. Dr. Pham’s responsibilities involved the successful fitting of highly challenging contact lens cases and the co-managing of various modalities of refractive surgery, with a strong emphasis towards LASIK. Additional clinical expertise was developed while seeing patients at the Frost Eye Clinic. There, she began specializing in evaluating and diagnosing complex ocular pathology (disease) cases.

Post graduation, Dr. Pham worked professionally in commercial optometry and then later had the rewarding opportunity to join a successful refractive surgery center. During her time there, she personally co-managed greater than 3,500 successful LASIK and PRK surgeries. She also has worked for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) as a Clinical Examiner ensuring graduating doctors of optometry are performing at their highest and safest level for the public.

In 2001, Dr. Pham joined her husband’s former practice. Shortly afterwards, they developed with their partner the practice located at Highway 290 and Barker Cypress. She is a current active member of the Texas Optometric Association and Harris County Optometric Society.

Dr. Pham and her husband are very proud parents of three lovely children.  They enjoy spending their free time playing, teaching, and traveling.


Dr. Dana Ziskrout

Dr. Dana Ziskrout
Therapeutic Optometrist & Optometric Glaucoma Specialist

As a proud American, Dr. Ziskrout enlisted in the United States Air National Guard Reserves after high school for six years wherein he attained the rank of sergeant when honorably discharged.

Born in Los Angeles, California, he began his academic/ophthalmic career in 1985 with an associate’s degree in ophthalmic dispensing. Subsequently, he became Nationally Board Certified from the American Board of Opticianry (ABO) and the National Contact Lens Examiners (NCLE). In 1990, Dr. Ziskrout attended California State University of Los Angeles, majoring in Biological Sciences.  There he earned numerous academic awards including the Golden Key National Honor Society. In 1994 he transferred to Pacific University, Forest Grove,OR, and graduated with a Bachelor of Science degree in Vision Science in 1994.

In 1997, Dr. Ziskrout earned his Doctorate in Optometry degree from Pacific University College of Optometry (PUCO). At Pacific, he receive many academic and clinical honors. During a clinical rotation at the San Diego Naval Hospital (emphasis on detection, treatment, and managing ocular pathology), the Naval Commander recognized Dr. Ziskrout’s valuable contributions with a letter of commendation. In the area of pediatrics and binocular vision, his doctoral thesis research pioneered new areas into Attention Deficit Disorder and its potential relationship with eye movements and understanding their complex relationships. In late 1996, Dr. Ziskrout was invited and presented his research at the American Academy of Optometry, Orlando, Florida.

Post-graduate, Dr. Ziskrout accepted an adjunct clinical faculty position from the University of Houston College of Optometry (UHCO). Prior to that, he was the Chief Resident during his Family Practice Residency at UHCO.  Dr. Ziskrout has been the focus of a multi–part series on Channel 8, Houston’s Public Television Medical Monday program.  For several years, he has served as a distinguished member on the National Board of Examiners in Optometry (NBEO) as a Senior Supervising Clinical Examiner. In support of optometry, he has given testimony at the State Capitol in Austin, Texas to The House of Representatives regarding optometric laws and continues to be active in other optometry related legislative matters.

Dr. Ziskrout’s professional areas of interest and strength include: Bifocal contact lenses(soft & gas permeable), LASIK Co-management, complex spectacle refractions, and the treatment of eye disease.  He has been an active member of the Texas Optometric Association, Oregon Optometric Association and the Harris County Optometric Society.  He and his wife, Dr. Katie Pham, have successfully co-managed LASIK and cataract surgeries to thousands of highly satisfied Houstonians and fellow Americans nationwide.

Dr. Ziskrout and his wife are blessed with three great children;  A gift greater than vision.


Dr. Huy (Tommy) Nguyen

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Therapeutic Optometrist & Optometric Glaucoma Specialist

Dr. Nguyen grew up in Houston, Texas and graduated with a B.S. in biochemical and biophysical science from University of Houston. He then received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the University of Incarnate Word Rosenberg School of Optometry. He has trained clinically at Eye Center of Texas under several ophthalmologists and optometrists specializing in ocular diseases and co-managing both refractive and cataract surgeries. He also trained clinically at the Fort Sam Houston Army base providing eye care for our armed forces.

His professional interests include: dry eye management, specialty soft and rigid gas permeable contact lenses, corneal refractive therapy (CRT), glaucoma, and refractive and cataract surgery co-management. He is an active member of the American Optometric Association and the Texas Optometric Association.

During his free time, Dr. Nguyen likes to travel, go camping, volunteer at his church, and try out new restaurants with his wife.