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Dr. Ugonma C. Nwaohuocha

Dr. Ugonma C. Nwaohuocha, Optometrist

Dr. Ugonma Nwaohuocha originally hails from Igbo land of Nigeria at the young age of twelve and considers the Bronx, New York her home town. Born into a Christian family of seven children, Dr. Nwaohuocha grew up knowing the meaning of love and dedication first hand. She is very devoted to her family, friends, loved ones and community in general.

After graduating from City University of New York with a bachelor’s degree in Biochemistry, Dr. Nwaohuocha taught Science in Elementary school and High school in New York City for two years. Finding her passion in ocular disease and treatment, she later went to study Optometry at the Pennsylvania College of Optometry.


Dr. Nwaohuocha is well versed in medical eye care management as well as contact lens fitting. She received her internship and externship training through the prestigious Saint Albans Veteran’s hospital and Brooklyn Veteran’s hospital both in New York City.

Dr. Nwaohuocha is an experienced clinician, practicing for many years.  She recently joined Legacy Eye Care Optometry, here in Colonial Heights, VA, to continue “offering patients outstanding eye exam at an affordable price. Giving patients the best technology available along with great patient care.”