Visit types we are offering

Due to the current climate please note expanded visit types we are offering to our patients.
In-Office Visits with our Providers

We kindly request that our patients partner with us in the following ways to help support our goal of a safe office environment:

  1. Please do not come to our office if you are exhibiting any symptoms of illness, including but not limited to: A positive COVID test in the last 14 days, residing with a family member/roommate who has tested positive for COVID in the last 14 days, fever, cough, shortness of breath, sore throat, diarrhea, muscle aches, loss of sense of smell or taste.
  2. Please wear a face mask prior to entering our office for your protection and the protection of others. COVID transmission is significantly reduced by the wearing of face masks. Patients without a face covering will not be allowed to enter the office.
  3. Please plan to come to your appointment alone unless you have notified us prior of the need to have an additional person with you during your visit.
  4. Please have all your new patient forms or any referrals completed prior to your
    appointment to minimize your time in the waiting room. (Online Registration/Forms)

 

Please click the button below to view the letter from Dr Josephson regarding measures we have taken to ensure a safe visit at our office.

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Video/Phone Visits with Dr Josephson (Telemedicine)

The following issues may be appropriate for a video visit with Dr Josephson:

  • Blurry vision or changes in vision
  • Red eye
  • Eye pain, burning, itching etc
  • Lumps and Bumps on eye and eyelids
  • Refill medications or discuss new drops if needed
  • Discuss any eye care issues and more

 

Please reference the vision chart to report your current vision.

Please Note: Video visits do not replace a comprehensive eye exam and you may be instructed to be evaluated in the office after your virtual appointment.

Please Note: Copays and deductibles may be applicable as per your insurance guidelines. Please contact your insurance carrier if you have any questions regarding these types of visits.

If you have any questions or concerns, please give us a call at 571-349-2191 and one of our patient services representatives will be happy to assist you.

Ever wonder who does those unique Eye procedures in Fairfax, VA?

Ever wonder who does those unique Eye procedures in Fairfax, VA?

 

Cornea Keratoconus Collagen Cross Linking

Cornea: Keratoconus Collagen Cross-linking: Recent FDA approval has allowed us to expand the use of this technology to slow or halt the progression of keratoconus.

 

 

 

Cornea Keratoconus Corneal Intacs

Cornea: Keratoconus: Corneal Intacs:The New era of contact lenses have seen an emergence of intacs to aid difficult fittings and lesson need for transplantation.

 

 

 

Cornea Layer Spefific Corneal Transplantation

Cornea: Layer specific Corneal Transplantation:
DMEK surgery to replace ONLY the endothelial layer provides better visual acuities then predecessor DSAEK.
DALK surgery to remove ONLY the anterior damaged tissue reduces rejection and increases stability of the cornea long term.

 

 

Refractive Corneal Inlay For Presbyopia

Refractive: Corneal Inlay for Presbyopia: Rain Drop: An option for patients with good distance vision to reduce the need for reading glasses and maintain excellent distance vision.

 

 

Refractive Implantable Collamer Lens

Refractive: Implantable Collamer Lens: Provides excellent vision to those seeking reversible refractive surgery and may not be ideal candidate for other options including lasik or PRK.

 

 

 

Ocular Surface Prokera Amniotic Tissue

Ocular Surface: Prokera Amniotic Tissue: In office treatment of surface disease from recurrent erosions to chemical burns. We’ve seen utility in a vast array of surface disease.

 

 

 

Cataract Surgery Symfony Extended Range Lens With Astigmatism Correction

 

Cataract Surgery: Symfony Extended Range Lens with Astigmatism correction (All in One): A revolutionary advancement in Intraocular lens options allows for excellent distance vision with near range and astigmatism correction. 

 

 

Glaucoma Surgery Glaukos Istent

 

Glaucoma Surgery: Glaukos Istent: At the time of your cataract surgery an Istent may be placed to reduce progression of glaucoma and lesson burden of glaucoma drops.

 

 

Cataract Surgery Femtosecond Laser Cataract Removal

Cataract Surgery: Femtosecond Laser Cataract Removal:

Precise laser incisons made by laser can take care of the most challenging portions of surgery in seconds. The laser can make incision, correct astigmatism, and soften the lens for less traumatic removal.

 

 

Cataract Surgery Ora Lens Calculator

 

Cataract Surgery: ORA Lens Calculator: Hitting the target is one of the most important goals in cataract surgery. This instrument allows us in real-time to measure the shape of the eye after cataract removal to ensure accurate lens power. Accurate measurements leads to best visual results!

 

Eye Specialists & Surgeons of Northern Virginia is dedicated to the latest in eye care. We are constantly adding new advancements to our list of treatment options. If any questions about what we offer, please call us at 571-349-2191 or email at josephsoneye@essnv.com

 

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