- Hope F. Snively, O.D.
- Linda Miller, O.D.
- Theodora Vroustouris, O.D.
- Keith Smithson, O.D.
- Sapho Doan, O.D.
- Robert Sparrenberger, O.D.
- Christina Giles, O.D.
- Jonathan Look, O.D.
- Tess Deresienski, O.D.
- Luke Hubert, O.D.
- Harry N. Snyder, O.D., FAAO
- Dmitriy A. Richter, O.D.
- Charles B. Twigg, O.D.
Hope F. Snively, O.D.
Dr. Snively has been practicing Optometry in Northern Virginia for 33 years. An Illinois native, she graduated from Boston College with a Bachelor of Science in Biology and Psychology. She is an alumnus of Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where she did internships at the Rosebud Sioux Indian Reservation in South Dakota and the Lynch Pediatric Unit of the Eye Institute of PCO. Dr. Snively has been a clinical investigator for contact lens companies including Vistakon, Bausch and Lomb and Alcon. She is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Virginia Optometric Association and the Northern Virginia Optometric Society. Dr. Snively specializes in the fitting of contact lenses, the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases and the co-management of laser refractive surgery. Dr. Snively had LASIK in 1999 and is currently seeing 20/20. She is a mother with four grown children and enjoys reading books, gardening and watching ice hockey.
Linda Miller, O.D.
Dr. Miller graduated from St. Francis College with a Bachelor of Science degree as a physician’s assistant. After several years in practice, Dr. Miller earned her doctorate from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Following a contact lens internship in the office of Drs. Snyder and Snively, she joined the practice. Dr. Miller has served as a clinical investigator in contact lens studies for Johnson and Johnson, Wesley Jessen, Ciba Vision and Bausch and Lomb. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Virginia Optometric Association. Dr. Miller is experienced in the co-management of cataracts, glaucoma, LASIK and other forms of laser eye surgery. Her specialties include contact lenses, pediatrics and the diagnosis and treatment of anterior segment diseases.
Theodora Vroustouris, O.D.
Dr. Vroustouris was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She received her Bachelor of Science from Old Dominion University and her doctorate from Illinois College of Optometry. Dr. Vroustouris completed a residency in primary care at the Illinois Eye Institute in Chicago. She is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Virginia Optometric Association. She has received specialized training in the diagnosis and management of glaucoma, dry eyes, posterior segment retinal diseases as well as the pre and post operative co-management of cataracts. Dr. Vroustouris is highly experienced in the pre and post-operative care of patients undergoing LASIK and other forms of laser eye surgery.
Keith Smithson, O.D.
Dr. Smithson is the Director of Visual Performance for the Washington Nationals, the team Optometrist for the Washington Wizards, Spirit, Mystics and D.C. United, and Sports Vision Consultant for the Washington Redskins and Washington Capitals. Dr. Smithson offers sports vision consultations for serious athletes of all ages who are seeking an extra edge in athletic performance through vision enhancement. He also conducts visual and perceptual testing for children experiencing difficulty in school, and for adults with computer vision eyestrain or focusing problems. Dr. Smithson is an industry leader in the evaluation and treatment of post-concussion vision syndrome. Northern Virginia Doctors of Optometry utilizes the newest technology to address vision related issues post concussion. Dr. Smithson is the chair-elect of the Sports and Performance Vision Committee of the American Optometric Association and a member of the Virginia Optometric Association. He is a graduate of the University of Delaware and Pennsylvania College of Optometry.
Sapho Doan, O.D.
Dr. Doan was born and raised in Northern Virginia. She received her bachelor’s degree from the University of Virginia and her doctorate degree cum laude from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. Dr. Doan received training in ocular pathology and low vision care through her internships at Capital Eye Consultants, the Birmingham Veterans Administration Hospital, and the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind. She specializes in family practice optometry including contact lens fittings, the treatment and management of ocular diseases, low vision evaluations and refractive surgery co-management. Dr. Doan is fluent in Vietnamese. She is a member of the American and Virginia Optometric Associations.
Robert Sparrenberger, O.D.
Dr. Sparrenberger received his Bachelor of Science degree summa cum laude from Western Kentucky University and his doctorate from the Indiana School of Optometry. His specialties include contact lenses, cataract post-operative care, glaucoma diagnosis and management, and family practice optometry. Dr. Sparrenberger has been recognized by Johnson and Johnson for his excellence in contact lens patient care. He was honored as the 2010 Vanguard of the Year by the Virginia Optometric Association. Dr. Sparrenberger is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Virginia Optometric Association.
Christina Giles, O.D.
Dr. Giles, a Pennsylvania native, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree cum laude from Gettysburg College and her doctorate from the State University of New York College of Optometry in New York City . Her specialties include the diagnosis and treatment of ocular diseases including glaucoma and diabetic retinopathy, the fitting of hard and soft toric/ bifocal contact lenses, LASIK co-management, and general practice optometry. Dr. Giles is a member of the American Optometric Association (including the Cornea and Contact Lens Section) and the Virginia Optometric Association. Dr. Giles currently serves as secretary for the Northern Virginia Optometric Society.
Jonathan Look, O.D.
Dr. Look was born and raised in the suburbs of Chicago, Illinois. He earned his bachelor’s degree cum laude in Biomedical Engineering at the University of Michigan before receiving his doctoral degree from the the University of California, Berkeley. He completed clinical rotations in the Palo Alto VA Healthcare system, Travis Air Force Base, and community clinics throughout the Bay Area. Afterwards, he completed his residency training at the Illiana VA Healthcare system in Danville, Illinois. His specialties include contact lens fittings, low vision care, diagnosis and treatment of ocular disease, and general practice optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Virginia Optometric Association. When he is not seeing patients, Dr. Look enjoys playing dodgeball with the Stonewall Sports league in DC.
Tess Deresienski, O.D.
Dr. Deresienski was born and raised in Rhode Island. She received her Bachelors of Science in Biology from Keene State College and her doctorate from the New England College of Optometry. She received training in ocular disease, binocular vision, and contact lenses through her internships at the Veterans Administration, NECO Center for Eye Care, EyeRx, and Lynn Community Health Center. Dr. Deresienski specializes in binocular vision, soft contact lenses including toric and multifocal lenses, ocular disease management, and general optometric care. She is a member of the American Optometric Association. In her free time Dr. Deresienski enjoys spending time with friends and family outdoors, particularly at the beach in Rhode Island.
Luke Hubert, O.D.
Dr. Hubert, a Wisconsin native, earned his Bachelor of Arts degree summa cum laude from the University of Indianapolis and his doctorate with high honors from Indiana University School of Optometry. As a former collegiate athlete and having spent two years in the Sports Vision Research Lab at Indiana University, Dr. Hubert has a strong passion for sports vision. He has also received extensive training in specialty lenses and general practice optometry in his clinical rotations at University of Nebraska Truhlsen Eye Institute, WJB Dorn VA Medical Center, and Quantico Naval Health Clinic. Dr. Hubert is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Virginia Optometric Association. In his spare time, Dr. Hubert enjoys playing/watching sports and spending time out on the water.
Dmitriy A. Richter, O.D.
Dr. Richter grew up in central New Hampshire. He obtained his undergraduate degree from McGill University in Montreal, Canada and his doctorate from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. Dr. Richter is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Virginia Optometric Association. His professional interests include ocular disease, contact lenses, myopia control, and patient education. Dr. Richter is the winner of the 2019 Vision Monday Student Innovator Award for his development of a mobile app which helps eye doctors learn foreign languages for clinic. Outside of clinic, Dr. Richter enjoys running, cooking, and attending concerts.
Harry N. Snyder, O.D., FAAO
Dr. Snyder has been in practice in Falls Church for more than 30 years and maintains one of the largest contact lens practices in the area. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and was a pioneer in the co-management of patients undergoing LASIK and other forms of laser eye surgery. Dr. Snyder has served as a clinical investigator in contact lens studies for Johnson and Johnson, Wesley Jessen, Ciba Vision and Bausch and Lomb. He has also served as a Low Vision Examiner for the Virginia Department of the Visually Handicapped. Dr. Snyder received a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of Maryland, and a doctorate and a B.S. in visual science from the Illinois College of Optometry. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Virginia Optometric Association. Dr. Snyder’s areas of expertise include the difficult-to-fit contact lens patient, geriatrics, low vision, and the co-management of LASIK and other forms of laser vision correction.
Dr. Snyder currently sees patients in Falls Church.
Charles B. Twigg, O.D.
Dr. Twigg, a Baltimore native and US Navy veteran, received a bachelor’s degree in Biology with Emphasis in Environmental Health at UC Berkeley, and subsequently a bachelor’s degree Physiology & Optics and a doctorate from UC Berkeley Optometry. After 7 years practicing in the SF Bay Area in Ophthalmology and Commercial Optometry, he practiced 1 year in Corporate Optometry in Virginia Beach, followed by 5 years back in California splitting time between Kaiser Permanente Optometry and as an associate in Private Practice Optometry. Lured Eastward by Virginia’s comprehensive therapeutics statutes, Dr Twigg settled in the Shenandoah Valley town of Berryville practicing in his solo private practice from 1995 to early 2021. Dr. Twigg has pursued continuous training in Ocular Pathology, Therapeutics, and Ocular Nutrition. He has expanded his expertise into Dry Eyes / Ocular Surface disease, Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, and challenging refractive disorders. He is a member of the American, Virginia, and Shenandoah Valley Optometric Associations.
Dr. Twigg currently sees patients in Berryville