About Us

About Our Practice

Palo Alto Eyes Optometry is pleased to offer a wide range of optometric services, eye care products including eyeglasses, specialty eyewear, frames, and contact lenses. Our staff is happy to help however we can.

Our mission is the health and vision of our patients. It shows in everything that we do. From your first contact with us to your appointment and your follow-up, we aim to make your eye care experience great. This is what drives us to provide you with the best care year after year!

Contact us any time to learn more or to schedule your next appointment.

About Our Team

Our team of eye care professionals is experienced and friendly. We’re here to help all patients understand their benefits, schedule appointments, and fulfill their eye doctor’s orders. Our optician can give you guidance in picking out your perfect pair of eyewear, and our friendly office staff is knowledgeable about billing and benefits coverage.

Dr. Thazin (Jayne) Aung

Dr. Thazin (Jayne) Aung was born in Myanmar and moved to Boston with her family when she was ten years old. Her family escaped the cold and settled in the Bay Area and she began high school in Fremont. She later met her husband, a fellow banana slug, at UC Santa Cruz. She continued her graduate studies at the Illinois College of Optometry and graduated with honors in 2014.

Dr. Aung recently married her husband James, and returned to Fremont following graduate school. Dr. Aung is dedicated to serving each patient personally, offering individualized care through patient education as she believes an informed patient is essential for the best management of their eye health.

Dr. Aung has been diagnosing and managing ocular diseases, including glaucoma, macular degeneration, and vascular/diabetic retinal diseases. Dr. Aung is most interested in preventative eye care and contact lenses, and is a certified practitioner of Orthokeratology, to help reduce the progression of myopia in young children. She is also skilled in fitting specialty lenses for patients with different corneal conditions such as Keratoconus, irregular astigmatism, and status post penetrating keratoplasty.

Dr. Aung’s nickname is Noodleface as she is always in search of a delicious bowl of spicy noodle soup in the Bay Area. She loves watching football and enjoys hiking. She looks forward to serving you and your family members.

Dr. Cindy S. Matteson

Dr. Cindy Matteson graduated from the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. She received her doctorate in Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry in Chicago.

Dr. Matteson is an INFANT SEE Doctor and a member of the American Optometric Association and The California Optometric Society. She is certified to treat glaucoma and a variety of other eye medical issues. She is married to Dr. Most and they have three grown children.

Dr. Matteson is available on Wednesdays.

Dr. Kligman

Dr. Nina Kligman

Dr. Nina Kligman was born in Moscow, Russia and grew up in Chicago, IL. She graduated from Loyola University of Chicago in 1999 with a Bachelors degree in Biology and a minor in Computer Science. After working in the tech industry for several years, her fascination with visual science brought her to Southern California College of Optometry from where she graduated in 2009. Dr. Kligman is licensed to manage and treat a variety of ocular diseases including glaucoma. As a mother of 2 children, she understands the importance of good vision care for the entire family. Dr. Kligman started working for Palo Alto Eyes Optometry in January, 2019.

In her spare time, Dr. Kligman enjoys spending time with her family, reading and traveling.