About Dr. Dao

Sophie K. Dao, OD, is a full-service optometrist who partners with her patients in Milpitas, California, for better eye health. From routine eye care and prescription lenses to comprehensive care of diabetes and cataracts, Dr. Dao ensures that her patients see the world as clearly as possible.

Dr. Dao provides regular eye exams, as well as medical eye exams, which are great tools for detecting problems before they do any real vision damage. Dr. Dao is equipped with the latest tools to monitor and test your vision and eye health, as well as find the right prescription to help patients regain perfect vision. She also offers the latest frames and lenses at her practice, giving her patients a wide choice of fashionable eyewear.

In 1981, Dr. Dao graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science in Physiology. She went on to earn her doctorate in optometry at the same school in 1985. After earning her degree, Dr. Dao went into private practice in the greater Bay area.

Dr. Dao is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, and the Santa Clara County Optometric Society.

In addition to her work at her practice, Dr. Dao has authored many articles in Vietnamese magazines and newspapers on eye health, eye diseases, contact lens modalities, and LASIK surgery.

Dr. Dao also works closely with Alcon, Inc., a pharmaceutical and research company that manufactures Restasis®, a prescription eye drop that helps produce tears. She is a speaker for the company, and she’s called upon to lend her expertise on eye allergies and dry eyes.

To serve a broad range of patients, Dr. Dao speaks English, Vietnamese, and clinical Spanish.

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Sophie K. Dao, OD

Sophie K. Dao, OD, is a full-service optometrist who partners with her patients in Milpitas, California, for better eye health. From routine eye care and prescription lenses to comprehensive care of diabetes and cataracts, Dr. Dao ensures that her patients see the world as clearly as possible.

Dr. Dao provides regular eye exams, as well as medical eye exams, which are great tools for detecting problems before they do any real vision damage. Dr. Dao is equipped with the latest tools to monitor and test your vision and eye health, as well as find the right prescription to help patients regain perfect vision. She also offers the latest frames and lenses at her practice, giving her patients a wide choice of fashionable eyewear.

In 1981, Dr. Dao graduated from the University of California at Berkeley with a Bachelor of Science in Physiology. She went on to earn her doctorate in optometry at the same school in 1985. After earning her degree, Dr. Dao went into private practice in the greater Bay area.

Dr. Dao is a member of the American Optometric Association, the California Optometric Association, and the Santa Clara County Optometric Society.

In addition to her work at her practice, Dr. Dao has authored many articles in Vietnamese magazines and newspapers on eye health, eye diseases, contact lens modalities, and LASIK surgery.

Dr. Dao also works closely with Alcon, Inc., a pharmaceutical and research company that manufactures Restasis®, a prescription eye drop that helps produce tears. She is a speaker for the company, and she’s called upon to lend her expertise on eye allergies and dry eyes.

To serve a broad range of patients, Dr. Dao speaks English, Vietnamese, and clinical Spanish.


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Easy Choice Health Plan (California)
EyeMed
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Guardian
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Humana
Medicare
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Testimonials

Words from our patients

  • Yelp

    "I've seen Dr. Dao for 3 years now. I've always had a good experience with each visit. She's personable and thorough. I'd recommend her to family and friends."

    Janet O.
  • Yelp

    "Her professional and courteous service deserves 5 stars. She took time to explain the various types of glasses and styles. I was very pleased with the visit."

    Victor F.
  • Yelp

    "I get my contacts from Sophie, she is very helpful and I always get the right prescription on time. I will never go anywhere else."

    Christine P.
  • Google

    "I was very happy with my new pair of glasses. I would definitely come back next time, and highly recommend Dr. Dao to all my friends and family."

    Tony T.
  • Google

    "Very gentle and doesn't hurt at all and doesn't even take that long. They're treatment is very good."

    Navneet K.
  • Yelp

    "I have been a patient of Dr. Sophie Dao for 20 years. She has professionally handled all of my eye care. I would recommend her to anyone in need of eye care."

    Ray S.
  • Yelp

    "I've been going to Dr. Sophie Dao since 1999 and love her friendly and professional service. I still go back to Dr Dao for regular eye examinations."

    Tricia L.
  • Yelp

    "I went to Dr. Dao because of an eye infection and she was located near me and accepted my insurance. I am recommending her because she exceeded all of my expectations. "

    K N.
  • facebook

    "Excellent, personal and professional care. Excellent diagnosis and complete follow-up. I highly recommend Dr. Sophie for eyes problems."

    Anil B.
Location
Sophie K. Dao, OD
991 Montague Expressway, Suite 111
Milpitas, CA 95035
Phone: 408-262-1221
Fax: 408-262-0789
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408-262-1221