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Board Certifications

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology

Memberships

Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)

Consultation Fee

Free. Corneal Refractive Specialist- over 50,000 vision correction surgeriess

Hospital Privileges

Dr. Holzman has hospital affiliations at Inova Fair Oaks.

Education

  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Emory University, 1983
    Medical: MD, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1987
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Ophthalmology, GWU Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1991
    Fellowship: Corneal Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1992

Treatments offered at Dr. Andrew Holzman

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I Have Glares and Starbursts After Old Lasik Procedur, Is There a Way to Fix That?

You may benefit from an enhancement of the procedure, which can be done in a variety of ways-- the two best options in this scenario are typically:... READ MORE

Lasik and Mountain Climbing, Are there Any Risks with the Altitude?

Don't worry about any altitude effects with LASIK. that would be extremely uncommon and likely limited to patients that had very high rx... READ MORE

Age 31. Prescription -5.5 and -4.5, Am I A Candidate For Lasik?

You may very well be a candidate, but the prescription is only one of several factors we use in determining candidacy. A thorough exam by a reputable... READ MORE

Post Lasik Reduced Quality of Vision in One Eye and Perfect Vision in the Other?

Both eyes heal differently post op Lasik and sometimes one eye will take longer to reach its full potential. However, there are also some healing... READ MORE

Lasik and Eye Allergy. Can I Get Lasik While I'm On Eyedrops?

Allergy season is actually a very common time of the year that patients are interested in Laser Vision Correction due to their problems with itching... READ MORE

Toric Lenses and Wavefront iLasik Pre-op Timing

We recommend 3 weeks out of toric lenses prior to the wavefront testing David, but there are probably other doctors that feel 2 weeks are enough. If... READ MORE

What is the Ideal Age to Have Lasik Eye Surgery?

We operate on patients from 18 and beyond. There is no ideal age, but it is important to have a stable prescription and of course healthy eyes. The... READ MORE

Lazy Eye - Is Lasik Surgery Right for Me?

Lazy eye (amblyopia in medical terms) generally refers to an eye which does not correct to 20/20 even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. It is... READ MORE

ASA, PRK, or LASIK, Which is Least Invasive?

ASA is a fancy way of describing PRK, which is a surface based procedure which reshapes the cornea with the excimer laser. LASIK does the same... READ MORE

Lasik Enhancement: Still Seeing Starbursting off Lights

This is usually just due to typical healing phenomena. There is microscopic swelling in the corneal flap and it has to abate before optical... READ MORE

Qualifications
Experience
Practicing for 25 year.
Board Certifications
Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology
Memberships
Fellow, American College of Surgeons (FACS)
Consultation Fee

Free. Corneal Refractive Specialist- over 50,000 vision correction surgeriess

Hospital Privileges
Dr. Holzman has hospital affiliations at Inova Fair Oaks.
Education
  • Undergraduate & Medical School

    Undergraduate: Emory University, 1983
    Medical: MD, University of Miami School of Medicine, 1987
  • Post-Medical School Training

    Residency: Ophthalmology, GWU Medical Center, Washington, DC, 1991
    Fellowship: Corneal Surgery, University of Pittsburgh Medical Center, 1992

Treatments offered at Dr. Andrew Holzman



I Have Glares and Starbursts After Old Lasik Procedur, Is There a Way to Fix That?

You may benefit from an enhancement of the procedure, which can be done in a variety of ways-- the two best options in this scenario are typically:... READ MORE

Lasik and Mountain Climbing, Are there Any Risks with the Altitude?

Don't worry about any altitude effects with LASIK. that would be extremely uncommon and likely limited to patients that had very high rx... READ MORE

Age 31. Prescription -5.5 and -4.5, Am I A Candidate For Lasik?

You may very well be a candidate, but the prescription is only one of several factors we use in determining candidacy. A thorough exam by a reputable... READ MORE

Post Lasik Reduced Quality of Vision in One Eye and Perfect Vision in the Other?

Both eyes heal differently post op Lasik and sometimes one eye will take longer to reach its full potential. However, there are also some healing... READ MORE

Lasik and Eye Allergy. Can I Get Lasik While I'm On Eyedrops?

Allergy season is actually a very common time of the year that patients are interested in Laser Vision Correction due to their problems with itching... READ MORE

Toric Lenses and Wavefront iLasik Pre-op Timing

We recommend 3 weeks out of toric lenses prior to the wavefront testing David, but there are probably other doctors that feel 2 weeks are enough. If... READ MORE

What is the Ideal Age to Have Lasik Eye Surgery?

We operate on patients from 18 and beyond. There is no ideal age, but it is important to have a stable prescription and of course healthy eyes. The... READ MORE

Lazy Eye - Is Lasik Surgery Right for Me?

Lazy eye (amblyopia in medical terms) generally refers to an eye which does not correct to 20/20 even when wearing glasses or contact lenses. It is... READ MORE

ASA, PRK, or LASIK, Which is Least Invasive?

ASA is a fancy way of describing PRK, which is a surface based procedure which reshapes the cornea with the excimer laser. LASIK does the same... READ MORE

Lasik Enhancement: Still Seeing Starbursting off Lights

This is usually just due to typical healing phenomena. There is microscopic swelling in the corneal flap and it has to abate before optical... READ MORE

Treatments offered at Dr. Andrew Holzman

Treatments offered at Dr. Andrew Holzman

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