Optometrists

Dr. Gary W. Fredericksen, earned his fellowship in the American Academy of Optometry, and is a clinical examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry.

Dr. Robert M. Nochimson served as an Optometry Officer in the United States Air Force from 1961-1968. He is a member of the Virginia Optometric Society, a chartered member of the A.O.A. section on contact lenses, and a member of the Medical Research Association Advisory panel.

Dr. Carla A. Sappenfield received her Doctorate of Optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry and has been practicing on the Peninsula in Hampton Roads since 1990. She is an experienced Primary Care Optometrist and a Fellow of the Virginia Academy of Optometry.

Dr. William J. Vanzetta received his Doctorate of Optometry from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He is an experienced Primary Care Optometrist and a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Mark D. Woodward received his Bachelor of Science degree from St. Lawrence University in 1979 and his Doctorate of Optometry degree from the SUNY State College of Optometry, New York, in 1984. He is a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry and a member of the Virginia Optometric Association. Dr. Woodward enjoys seeing patients of all ages and he has specialty interests in contact lenses and binocular vision disorders. Visit www.hamptonroadslaser.com.

Want to prevent or slow vision loss? According to many eye care professionals, the best way to accomplish this is with early detection through regular eye exams.

Even though your vision may be clear, exams can uncover changes in the eye caused by high blood pressure, diabetes, eye tumors, retinal disorders and glaucoma. Some of these have no symptoms in the early stages. Eye exams can also lead to the earliest detection of other serious health problems-including diabetes or hypertension.

Also, children should have their first eye exam before entering kindergarten.

Schedule your eye exam today!

 

 


 

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