Stephanie Tran, OD, MS is an Orange County native and received her Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees in Biomedical Engineering from the University of California, Irvine. She then earned her Doctorate of Optometry at the University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry. She received multiple awards upon graduating including the VSP/AAOF Practice Excellence in Primary Care Scholarship and the Gas Permeable Lens Institute Award for Clinical Excellence. Dr. Tran has a strong foundation in ocular disease, solidified through several clinical rotations at Byers Eye Institute at Stanford, the San Francisco VA Medical Center and Travis Air Force Base.
Dr. Tran has a passion for studying anterior segment disease, for which she pursued an additional year of residency training in Cornea & Contact Lens with an emphasis in Ocular Disease at The Ohio State University Havener Eye Institute. There, she specialized in fitting advanced scleral and rigid gas permeable contact lenses to manage complex ocular conditions, including keratoconus, corneal dystrophies, corneal transplants and severe dry eye. Dr. Tran also pursued cutting edge clinical research on scleral lenses and continues to collaborate in clinical studies and present at conferences annually. She is a fellow of the American Academy of Optometry (FAAO) and the Scleral Lens Society (FSLS).
Dr. Tran is grateful to be serving her home community of Orange County and supporting Coastal Vision surgeons with pre and post operative care. She is especially excited to be practicing with her father and founder of Coastal Vision, Dan B. Tran, MD. Dr. Stephanie Tran has a strong sense of community and values creating a safe, comfortable and tailored experience for her patients. Outside of patient care, Dr. Tran leads an active and healthy lifestyle. She teaches yoga, enjoys running, hiking, and baking vegan treats.
2012 Bachelor of Science, Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, Irvine, CA
2015 Master of Science, Biomedical Engineering, University of California, Irvine, Henry Samueli School of Engineering, Irvine, CA
2020 Doctor of Optometry, University of California, Berkeley School of Optometry, Berkeley, CA
2021 Cornea, Contact Lens, and Ocular Disease Residency, Havener Eye institute, The Ohio State University Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences, Columbus, OH
Byers Eye Institute, Stanford Health Care, Palo Alto, CA
San Francisco VA Medical Center, San Francisco, CA
Travis Air Force Base, Fairfield, CA
Meredith W. Morgan Eye Center, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA
American Academy of Optometry
Scleral Lens Society
American Optometric Association
California Optometric Association
2020 Gas Permeable Contact Lens Clinical Excellence Award
2019 The Berkeley Optometry Class of 2011 Scholarship
2019 Bernhardt N. Thal, OD, VSP Excellence in Primary Care Scholarship Award
2019 Healthy Eyes Advantage Scholarship Recipient
2018 The George L. Schneider Memorial Scholarship Recipient
2018 VSP Go Grant Travel Award Recipient
2017 Dr. John R. and Norma M. Austin Scholarship Recipient