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Northern Virginia Ophthalmology Associates

5.0 / 5Overall Rating

459 reviews

6231 Leesburg Pike Ste 608Falls ChurchVA 22044

6231 Leesburg Pike Ste 608, Falls Church, VA 22044

(703) 534-3900

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Very nice efficient office. My first visit and I was pleased with Dr. Martin.

I amnot a computer person, but I really like Dr Vu Gia and have already recommended her to my daughter!

Always positive experience - great support staff and doctors.

Easy to schedule, pleasant staff and very helpful optometrist who took time to carefully and fully answer all of my questions.

I had a good experience with my visit. All the staff was friendly and professional, and I feel well taken care of.

The wait to see the doctor was longer than usual but it was not a big problem. Dr. Martin was thorough in his examination.

Dr. Shah was very helpful in providing a second opinion regarding a contested diagnosis and in clearly explaining treatment options. Highly professional support was also provided by both administrative and technical personnel.

very competent, courteous and helpful staff. Among many optomologists there, I visited Dr. Martin. He is very thorough, careful and gentle and knows his work well. I and my husband are so glad to be treated by him.

Very nice doctors and nice, helpful staff. A very long wait.


Reception - Very good. Gentlemen behind counter was polite and efficient. Nurse - Very professional. Inspired confidence, organized. Doctor Forster - Professional, good communications skills. Honest prognosis (no surgery yet). Had 8:15 appointment. Arrived at 8:00. Was not seen until 8:45. Not sure what the issue was so early in the morning but would have like to been advised of delay after 15 minutes. Not a show stopper.

The staff were very professional and welcoming. Dr. Forster is one of the few doctors I look forward to seeing (he is not just knowledgeable but so very kind and warm). Lastly, the fact that there was no waiting time was wonderful.

Both the Assistant and the Doctor were thorough and patient. Thanks.

Very professional and friendly attention by both the technician and Dr. Shah.

excellent. will miss Dr. Rich. Hope he enjoys retirement. thanks

Professional and thorough experience. Staff very courteous and helpful. Dr. Bruno is exceptional and always reassuring.

Consistently excellent care for many years. Staff always polite and helpful. Have recommended this practice to others and certainly would again. Dr. Rich has been wonderful in so many ways and will be greatly missed!

Great experience. Top notch staff and dr mackateer is great

Desk personnel are friendly and polite. Dr. Bruno is wonderful! Explains things well, very sympathetic and shows a great interest in her patient. After a couple visits, one feels as if she is a friend as well as one's doctor.

Despite a very busy schedule, I was welcomed as a valued patient and made to feel very much at home. I appreciate the way that everyone in the office, doctor included, made me feel as if I was the only visitor that day.

Very satisfactory visit. Friendly atmosphere even with a sudden emergency which was handled efficiently.

Was very professional & efficent.

Terrific - thx


I have been impressed with Dr. Oliver since my first encounter with her several years(6?) ago. She is competent, very professional and, what is especially nice, she remembers you. Thank you Doctor.

Excellent professional care from my new ophthalmologist, Dr. Bruno. Cordial and friendly as well. Thank you! Inês Ulsh

You have a very well run office, with good medical care. But this is not something I want to go on any social media about. I think that is silly.

Dr. Rich is the best! We will miss him and wish him well in retirement.

Professional staff, ON TIME! Thank you.

Quick, friendly, good service!

Everyone was very pleasant and nice!!! Came out of visit with Dr. Mcateer feeling a since of she really cares about her patients!!! Thank u all got a very nice visit!!!!

Excellent technician and always a pleasure to see Dr. Martin.

First time in Falls Church office, a Fairfax client...very impressed from reception to discharge. Well done and thank you.

On time appointment

Excellent and understanding care for my son with special needs.

I am always very pleased with the care Dr Mcateer gives me. She takes her time with me explaining everything. She is the best and I would highly recommend her .

Good visit!

Very excellent and professional. They were kind and treted my daughter and i with care I really like how they are good listeners & gave perfect exams that convince me that my daughter is in good hands.

Got called promptly,and the staff are very pleasant.

Outstanding care and service. Outstanding office!

We experienced excellent care and tests from Dr Martin and others as needed. Really outstanding! Have a great Holiday Season. Fred & Ellen Griffee

When we checked in, we were fully briefed on what would and would not be covered by insurance. We were quickly taken in to be seen by the assistant and then Dr. Jeffrey. The appointment was efficient and Dr. Jeffrey explained everything clearly to both the patient (9 yrs old) and mother. Check out was equally fast and smooth. Overall a terrific experience. Keep up the great work.

Took time to assess my problems.

As always my experience with NOVA Opthamology is pleasant and stressless. Dr. Vu-Gia is a wonderful extremely knowledgeable doctor and I look forward to seeing her once a year!

Great visit, both Fernando and Dr. McAlister were great to work with!

It was an overall positive experience. I will very much miss Dr. Rich.

Comments are easy to understand and clearly written - important to know since diabetes has many serious side effects. Informative and educational!

Dr. Shah was lovely. I was however quite surprised and annoyed that I had an out of pockets $55 refraction charge. Never happened before in any annual exam. Refraction was simply part of a complete eye exam. Perhaps I had been given professional courtesy before. Regardless, disappointing. Steve Dubansky

Dr. Vugia was very good, very helpful, very professional.

Dr VuGia is amazing. She and her staff spend the time to discuss your concerns and come up with solutions. Top notch group.

Dr. Vu-Gia is terrific. I admire her manner, personality, professionalism, and knowledge. She and Kay make a great team. The office is first rate.

The front office staff was friendly and efficient. Dr. Rich, as always, was the best.

Friendly yet extremely professional, first rate care.

Great appointment with Dr. Rich. Best wishes to him for a wonderful retirement! (Hate to see him go). Ambrosia and Erica (?) at the front desk were pleasant and helpful. I look forward to future appointments with Dr. Shah.

Dr. McAllister was very helpful and concerned, and his recommendations may have major impact on my health in the near future. For this I am grateful. This is the reason I go to ophthalmologists in general, and your practice in particular.

Staff was efficient and the doctor was genial and professional at the same time. I left confident I knew the status of my eye health & what I should do to monitor it.

Very professional operation. However, I had to wait for 40 minutes (55 if you include the 15 minutes early that I arrived) for my appointment. Unacceptable! Babysitters are not cheap and sometimes not flexible on time. I am hoping that this is a one-time occurrence.

My visit went fine. Thank you for courteous service.

Very professional. Dr. Oliver was recommended by our family physician, Dr. Havert. We respect Dr. Havert immensely, so her recommendation is most valuable and appears to be spot on.

In my experience, NVOA is and has always has been a very caring and well run office, extremely well organized at all levels and very welcoming and friendly to those who are its patients.

As always a very pleasant experience.

My experience with Dr. Rich was excellent-beyond compare. Unfortunately he is retiring, and I wonder if I can find a doctor as dedicated, knowledgeable, professional and caring in the future. The optholomogy tech was also professional, skillful and cordial.

The doctor is always running late. I would appreciate a call next time. We have to wait 45 minutes or more every time we come.

Everyone was efficient and nice.

Great visit from check-in to check-out

Good visit, the Dr. made a thorough examination and then answered all my questions and explained the significance of the results.

Do not use Yelp or the other electroncmedium listed

It was my first yearly visit with Dr. Marten who was very caring and helpful. I took me in as his patient. He talked about some test in 4 months which was not scheduled by the front desk. I will call to schedule it. I completed the form to transfer my records from my previous doctor. It was good experience.

Appointment went well..good news from the Doctor. Thanks


6231 Leesburg Pike Ste 608, Falls Church, VA 22044