Our Practice in La Quinta, Palm Desert, & Yucca Valley

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Meet Our Doctors


Xuan Le-Nguyen, M.D.

Comprehensive Ophthalmologist Glaucoma Specialist


Thanh-Vi Nguyen, O.D.



Xu Shao Huang, O.D., F.A.A.O.



Michell Kim, O.D.



Audrey Chen, O.D.


Comprehensive & Experienced Eye Care

At Desert Eye Associates, our goal is to be clear and understandable regarding patient expectations. We want our patients to know what to expect when they visit us. Alongside clear communication, we aim to provide comprehensive information for our patients, so they can understand how we can help with their eye care.

With services like comprehensive eye exams, advanced cataract procedures, glaucoma management, and specialty contact lenses, we are well-equipped to meet our patient’s needs.

Contact us to schedule your appointment today and discover the experienced eye care you can expect at Desert Eye Associates

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Our Commitment to You

At Desert Eye Associates, we actively commit to helping preserve and enhance your vision for a lifetime. We achieve this by embracing modern treatments and comprehensive eye care technology. Our skilled doctors and dedicated staff tirelessly work to provide dedicated patient care in a compassionate and welcoming environment.

We believe in building lifelong, trusting relationships with our patients, and this commitment goes beyond the exam room. To help ensure our mission becomes a reality, we prioritize ongoing education for our team, engage in community awareness initiatives, and provide transparent communication at every stage of care. Your well-being drives every decision we make, solidifying our role as a community-centered practice focused on vision, health, and lifelong support.

Patient Services

Patient Forms

Convenience is key, and we want to give you an opportunity to fill out your forms online before visiting us for your appointment.

Follow the link below and fill out your forms online.

Our patient portal is a secure place for you to keep up with your eye care history. Click the link below to log in to your patient portal.

Login to the Patient Portal

We also offer an online bill payment option. Access our online payment portal below to make your payment. Feel free to reach out to us if you have any questions.

We also offer flexible payment plans.

Pay Your Bill Online

Need your prescription refilled? Please fill out the form below with the required information and submit it to our team.

Our Team’s Awards & Recognition

Our team’s passion for their work is evident in every patient interaction, and it’s a commitment we’re proud to highlight, especially when our members receive recognition for their care, compassion, and professionalism. 

Dr. Le-Nguyen was distinguished as a Castle Connolly Top Doctor in the Exceptional Women in Medicine list for ophthalmology in 2024 and was featured in Palm Springs Life the same year.

Pay Online Through Our Payment Portal

Desert Eye Associates accepts a variety of payment options, including cash, credit, and debit, to keep your visit convenient and hassle-free. We also accept:

  • Cherry
  • CareCredit: CareCredit is a healthcare credit card that can be used to pay for a wide variety of medical expenses, including eye care.
  • InstaMed: Creating an InstaMed Account can also help you simplify the way you manage and pay your healthcare bills for all of your providers and family members. 

Our Location

Yucca Valley Office

  • 56970 Yucca Trail, #103
  • Yucca Valley, CA 92284
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Palm Desert Office

  • 37029 Cook Street, #105
  • Palm Desert, CA 92211
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La Quinta Office

  • 79710 Highway 111, #101
  • La Quinta, CA 92253
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