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"Culture is simply a shared way of doing something with passion."




Linda Weng, O.D.
 Dr. Linda Weng grew up in Toronto, Canada and completed her Bachelor of Science Degree at McMaster University. She then moved to Boston to pursue her Doctor of Optometry at the New England College of Optometry, graduating with honors. 
Dr. Weng provides dry eye therapy, myopia management, and specialty contact lens services at the practice. She also manages a wide variety of ocular health diseases and has experience at a local Boston community health center as well as the Veteran’s Affair Medical Center in Providence, Rhode Island.  
Dr. Weng’s interests in optometry include myopia management and dry eye therapy. She researched in a myopia-control lab comparing optical biometers in children, which was later presented at the American Academy of Optometry meeting in San Diego, CA. She is dedicated in providing the best care for her patients, which includes incorporating the latest advancements in research for her patients.  


Andy Kongsakul, O.D.



Dr. Andy Kongsakul, hailing proudly from the San Fernando Valley, attained his Bachelor of Science in Biological Sciences from the University of California, Irvine, and his Doctorate of Optometry from the State University of New York College of Optometry in New York City.

Following his tenure as an attending optometrist at Beth Israel Medical Center in New York City, Dr. K established two prominent practices: Valley Optometry Eyecare Center in Reseda and El Portal Optometry in the NoHo Arts District.

He actively engages in professional associations like the American Optometric Association, California Optometric Association, San Fernando Valley Optometric Society, and Asian American Optometric Society. With fluency in Spanish and Thai, Dr. Kongsakul builds strong connections with his diverse patient base.

Motivated by a commitment to community service, Dr. Kongsakul spent time volunteering at the LACHC clinic in downtown LA, aiding the homeless in skid row, and participated in humanitarian missions with Unite for Sight, providing essential eye care to underserved villages in Ghana.

Dr. K enjoy spending time with his wife and two children, exploring various cuisines, attending concerts, traveling, snowboarding, and passionately supporting the Lakers.



Tim Trinh, O.D. FAAO



Tim Trinh, O.D., F.A.A.O, received his Bachelors of Science in Biochemistry at UCLA in 2003 and a Doctorate in Optometry at UC Berkeley in 2007. He completed a residency in ocular disease at the Fresno Veterans Affairs Hospital in 2008 and is one of the few O.D.'s to have taken and passed the board examination for Advanced Competency in Medical Optometry.   

Dr. Trinh was appointed a Fellow In The American Academy Of Optometry (FAAO) at the Academy’s annual meeting in San Francisco in 2010. It is an honor held by only ten percent of practicing optometrists. Founded in 1922, the Academy’s mission is to promote the art and science of vision care through lifelong learning. Academy Fellows are held to the highest ethical and professional standards of practice.

Dr. Trinh's practice emphasis is management of geriatric eye diseases, chronic dry eye therapies, post surgical specialty contact lens fittings, prosthetic corneal lenses for keratoconus and other corneal diseases. He lectures frequently in the optometric community providing doctors updates to the latest developments in eye disease management.  

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Dianna Aliav, O.D.



At Hillside Optometry, we take great pride in our commitment to partnering exclusively with the finest doctors in the field. Quality and excellence are at the core of our values, ensuring that our patients receive the highest standard of care. Dr. Dianna Aliav is an integral part of our team. As your trusted optometrist, Dr. Aliav brings an exceptional combination of expertise, passion, and commitment to delivering the highest standard of eye care.


As a native Southern Californian, Dr. Dianna Aliav's journey began in Woodland Hills, CA, where she was born and raised. Her academic excellence and dedication to her profession led her to complete her B.A. at UCLA, followed by her Doctorate of Optometry from the prestigious Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University, graduating with well-deserved honors.


During her training, Dr. Aliav specialized in managing a wide range of ocular diseases, demonstrating a deep understanding of conditions such as diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration, glaucoma, dry eye syndrome, and specialty contact lenses. Her unwavering commitment to remaining at the forefront of advancements in medicine and optometry drives her to continuously seek out the latest techniques and technologies, ensuring that her patients receive cutting-edge care.


Beyond her professional pursuits, Dr. Aliav's values shine through in her dedication to building strong patient relationships. She understands the significance of personalized attention and believes that understanding her patients' needs and concerns is crucial to providing the best possible care.


Dr. Dianna Aliav's approach to optometry extends beyond the ordinary. Her patients benefit from her passion for exploring innovative treatments and staying updated with the dynamic nature of her field. With her by your side, you can be confident that you will receive not only exceptional eye care but also personalized recommendations tailored to your unique needs.

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