Visual Health Doctors of Optometry
Since 2006, we at Visual Health Doctors of Optometry, Inc. have strived
to provide clients throughout Northern Virginia with high quality, trustworthy
care for their eyes. We believe that our clients deserve more than outdated,
apathetic eye care, and we do everything we can to offer personalized,
effective assistance. When you visit one of our four locations, you can
rest assured knowing that you will be working with optometrists who are
the best at what they do and who are committed to providing the best care
possible in the region.
No matter whether you have an eye problem that you need treated or if you
need to schedule a physical eye health exam, you can find that help you
need from our doctors and supporting staff. We encourage you to contact
us today to learn more about how we can help!
Dr. Ashish Chhitwal O. D.
Dr. Ashish is a native of New Delhi, India, completed his undergraduate
studies at the University of Virginia in Biology. After completion of
his undergraduate studies, he went on to study at the New England College
of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts, where he received his Doctorate
in Optometry.He completed his Residency at the Louis Stokes Cleveland
Veteran’s Affairs Medical Center in Cleveland Ohio, where he specialized
in the treatment of and management of complex ocular diseases.
Dr. Rohini Mehta B.S, O. D.
Dr. Rohini Mehta (B.S., O.D.) has been in practice for nearly a decade
having worked in various clinical settings in Virginia, Maryland, Connecticut,
New York City, and Washington DC, gathering a wealth of broad range experience.
Dr. Mehta earned her undergraduate degree from the University of Virginia
in Charlottesville, VA and her Doctor of Optometry degree from the State
University of New York in Manhattan. While finishing her doctorate degree,
she participated in a volunteer mission to Nicaragua where she provided
eye care services, glasses, and eye medications to underprivileged children
and adults. Her clinical interests are ocular disease, contact lenses,
and refractive surgery co-management.
Dr. Richard Bossin, O.D.
Dr. Richard Bossin is a Washington DC native. He earned his Bachelor's
degree from the University of Maryland. He received his Doctor of Optometry
Degree from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. Dr.
Bossin, in addition to practicing full scope primary care optometry and
contact lens fitting, he specializes in dealing with visual problems that
cannot be resolved with just glasses and contacts. He treats and re-mediates
developmental vision problems, strabismus and amblyopia. He provides new
parents with guidance in developing their children's vision. He also
treats visual problems resulting from head injury, stroke and autism.
Dr. Nastaran Khoshbin, O.D.
Dr. Nastaran Khoshbin is originally from Tehran, Iran. She received her
bachelor's degree in biology from George Mason University where she
graduated with honors and
Magna Cum laude. She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the State University of
New York College of Optometry in Manhattan. Dr. Khoshbin is a member of
American Optometric Association. She practices full-scope, primary care
optometry with emphasis on contact lens fitting and treatment and management
of ocular diseases.
Dr. Nisha Patel, O.D.
Dr. Nisha Patel, a native of Gastonia, North Carolina, completed her undergraduate
degree in biology at the University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill. After
completion of her undergraduate studies, she went on to study at Pennsylvania
College of Optometry, where she received her doctorate in optometry.She
completed her residency at Malcom Randall Veteran Affairs Medical Center
in Gainesville, Florida where she specialized in the treatment and management
of complex ocular diseases and also became a fellow of the American Academy
of Optometry. Dr. Patel practices full-scope primary care optometry in
addition to fitting of contact lenses.
Dr. Sara Christo
Dr. Sara Christo was born in Cairo, Egypt and is a Florida native. She
attended the University of Central Florida for her undergraduate studies
and received her Bachelor of Science degree in Molecular Biology and Microbiology.
She earned her Doctor of Optometry degree from the Illinois College of
Optometry in Chicago. While completing her optometric education, she also
helped conduct comprehensive eye examinations for underprivileged children
in the Chicago area. Dr. Christo now lives with her husband in the Northern
Virginia area and practices full-scope optometry, including contact lens fittings.
Dr. Tom Damiani, O. D., M.B.A., F.A.A.O.
Dr. Tom Damiani was born in Saigon, Vietnam, but raised in California.
He retired from 21 years of active duty from the US Army in July 2015.
As an Army Optometrist during his last 16 years in the military, he practiced
full-scope optometry. He earned his Doctor of Optometry in 1999 from the
Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. After that, he did an additional
year of Residency, at the West Point US Military Academy in Primary Care
Optometry, affiliated with the State University of New York (SUNY) College
of Optometry. In 2007, Dr. Damiani earned an MBA degree in Health Care
Administration at Baruch College and also a Fellowship in Clinical Management
at SUNY College of Optometry, both in Manhattan, NY. He also is fellow
in the American Academy of Optometry. He has traveled extensively around
the world. Dr. Damiani practices mainly in the Springfield location, focusing
on primary care optometry and contact lens fitting.