Dr. Debbie Duong was born in Saigon, Vietnam. She moved to the United States with her family in 1975 at age 6. Dr. Duong graduated from UCLA with a degree in Biological Sciences in 1993, before receiving her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Southern California College of Optometry at Fullerton, CA in 1998. She completed her training by working as an intern for Barnet Dulaney Perkins Eye Center in 1997 and by completing a residency at the Tucson VA Medical Center for Primary Care/Low Vision Rehabilitative Optometry from 1998-1999.
Dr. Duong is a member of the American Optometric Association, Arizona Optometric Association, and Southern Arizona Optometric Association, in which she has held positions as President, Vice President, and Treasurer. She also received her fellowship for the American Academy of Optometry in December 2005. Dr. Duong is currently practicing at the offices in Sun City, Mesa, and Phoenix.