Dr. Chau Tri Nakada
Dr. Nakada has been a welcome addition to Hawthorne Optometry since October 2019. She brings a passion and a strong depth of knowledge to improve the eye care and health of adults, children and infants. She grew up in Hawthorne and attended Leuzinger High School. After graduating with a B.S. in Neuroscience from UCLA, Dr. Nakada earned her Doctorate in optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry in 1999. In her graduate clinical training, she gained valuable experience in vision therapy and contact lenses. With extensive training in myopia management, Dr. Nakada uses specialized contact lenses to help improve vision and maintain lower levels of nearsightedness. She also speaks Vietnamese and can conduct exams in Spanish.
Outside of work, Dr. Nakada is a member of the El Segundo Auxiliary Children’s Hospital in Los Angeles, a nonprofit organization that fundraises for the hospital.