About Dat Bui

  • Academic Level Medical Degree
  • Candidate Age Range 33 - 37 Years
  • Preferred Location Bay Area CA
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About me

Dr. Dat Bui is a comprehensive optometrist with emphasis on primary vision care, contact lens fitting, ocular diseases, pediatric eye care, LASIK and cataract surgery co-management.

Raised in the beautiful Bay Area of California, Dr. Bui received his B.S degree in Psychobiology and a minor in Neuroscience from the University of California in Los Angeles (UCLA). He earned his doctorate of optometry degree from the prestigious Southern California College of Optometry in Fullerton. During his optometric education, Dr. Bui completed externships at the Southern Arizona Veteran Affairs Hospital in Tucson, Arizona, Indian Health Service Hospital in Crownpoint, New Mexico, Wellish Laser and Surgery Center in Las Vegas, Nevada and University Eye Clinic in Fullerton, California.

He is an active member of the California Optometric Association and American Optometric Association.
In his spare time, Dr. Bui likes to do volunteer work and enjoys UCLA football, snowboarding, camping and hiking.





  • 2016 - Present
    Apple Wellness Center | Cupertino CA

    Full-time Optometrist @ Apple Wellness Center

    • Conduct full comprehensive exams in wellness health center for Apple employees, emphasizing overall well-being coordination with other primary care providers within the clinic. Efficiently saw over 15-18 patients per day
    • Provide extensive one-on-one care with each patient through direct patient communication via e-communication portal
    • Heads of multiple project committees for Apple employees such as retina exam for laser users.

  • 2016 - 2016
    The Optometry Center| Hayward, CA

    Full-time Optometrist @ The Optometry Center

    • Conducted full comprehensive exams in high volume clinical setting. Efficiently saw over 18 patients per day
    • Treated and managed high prevalence of ocular disease patient within low-income community.
    • Managed and medically treated glaucoma, along with many eye conditions such as keratoconus, diabetic and macular degeneration, using OCT, Humphrey VF, fundus camera and corneal topographer
    • Co-managed post/pre-LASIK and Cataract surgeries
    • Coordinated patient care with retinal specialists and primary care providers for better preventative care
    • Conducted Ortho-K examinations, along with specialty keratoconus GPs lens.
    • Re-designed the website and re-establish social media presence on Facebook and Yelp, increasing production by 25% in both profit and patient numbers.

  • 2015 - 2015
    Lenscrafters | Richmond, CA

    Managing Full-time Optometrist @ Lenscrafter

    • Conducted full comprehensive exams in high volume retail setting
    • Treated and managed high prevalence of ocular disease patient within low-income community.
    • Efficiently saw over 12 patients a day and increased office sale production by 45% and Optomap sale by 30%.
    • Managed and ran day to day operations from clinical side
    • Trained staff to be more efficient and held staff meeting increase office production sales by 20%

  • 2015 - 2015
    Vision Dynamic Optometric Center| Danville, CA

    Associate Optometrist @ Vision Dynamic Optometric Center

    • Conducted full comprehensive exams, catering to an affluent community.
    • Examine patients in a high volume Ortho-K population
    • Managed and treated ocular diseases and LASIK pre/post-exams.
    • Efficiently saw over 15 patients a day and have over 90% Optomap sales.
    • Responsible for many special projects such as establishing dry eye clinic, yelp social media and website design to help promote growth of business.

  • 2007 - 2009
    Academic Advancement Program Counseling Department (AAP) | UCLA

    Academic Peer Counselor @ Academic Advancement Program Counseling Department (AAP

    • One-on-one counseling with over 300 incoming UCLA students for academic issues and personal well-being
    • Undergone intense counseling certifications, both intrapersonal and interpersonal, on issues such as social justice, peer to peer communication, multi-diversity and collective issues
    • Coordinated and led over 30 workshops a year on various topics such as “Academic Study Skills” & “Dealing with College Stress”
    • Directed and promoted Social events with attendance rate for over 400 people, such as “Academic Success Honors”


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