Dr. Gong is a Board Certified Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. She received her Bachelor’s degree from the University of California, San Diego (Revelle) with a double major in Biology and Psychology, and her Doctorate of Optometry from the Southern California College of Optometry (Marshall B. Ketchum University). She is a developmental optometrist in Phoenix, AZ, specializing in visual dysfunctions in adults and children. In addition, Dr. Gong has extensive training working with corneal specialists to fit contacts for scarred/irregular corneas, corneal transplants, keratoconus and irregular astigmatisms since 1995. Dr. Gong also works with hospitals, rehabilitative centers, physical and occupational therapists, neurologists, and eye doctors in AZ for their patients who need rehabilitative vision services. By working with other eye doctors in Arizona, she has established a valuable network of resources for her patients.
Dr. Gong is an active member and a former President of the Arizona Optometric Association. She served as one of two state directors for the Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program since 2001, which provides comprehensive eye exams, glasses, sunglasses and sports goggles for hundreds of athletes every year. Dr. Gong also started the InfantSEE program, in which participating eye doctors in AZ can provide a one-time free eye exam for infants younger than one year of age.
Dr. Gong has graded eye exams for the Arizona licensing board and is a COPE reviewer for the Association of Regulatory Boards of Optometry, reviewing lectures given by other doctors around the nation.
After being on the Board of Directors for the AzOCF, the charitable arm of the Arizona Optometric Association since 2008, Dr Gong became the President in 2016. In 2012, Dr. Gong became an Adjunct Clinical Assistant Professor for the Arizona College of Optometry at Midwestern University. She continues to excel at being a premier optometrist in Phoenix, AZ and was voted 2015 Optometrist of the Year from the Arizona Optometric Association.
Dr. Gong is also a member of the Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Association, the College of Syntonics, the American Optometric Association, the American Academy of Optometry, including the Arizona Chapter of the American Academy of Optometry, and the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.