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Vicky Wong, OD

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Dr. Vicky Wong is originally from Pittsburgh, PA. For undergrad, she went to Elizabethtown College in central Pennsylvania, and then received her optometric doctorate from Nova Southeastern University College of Optometry in Fort Lauderdale, FL. She completed an additional residency at the Lexington VA Medical Center affiliated with the University of Kentucky with a special emphasis in Low Vision and Ocular Disease management. Now, she currently practices at a four doctor office in Rockville, MD. With her background, she is confidentiality able to take care of her patients that are both young and wise!
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Are you concerned about large prescription changes in your child’s glasses? How much change in a child’s glasses prescription would initiate an optometrist to look into myopia control? What is myopia control and is it appropriate for me or my child? In this article, you'll learn everything you need to know about myopia control.
Carrot Eyewear Review
As an optometrist, I love educating patients on the importance of eye health and wellness. This includes yearly comprehensive eye exams, safe contact lens wear, and the importance of UV and harmful blue light eye protection. I was intrigued by Carrot Eyewear because it was created by Dr. Jennifer Tsai, an optometrist who understands the importance of protecting your eyes...
Precision 1 Review
Do you experience frequent dryness or discomfort while wearing your contact lenses? Are you looking for a premium lens option that was uniquely designed for maximum comfort without the premium price? If so, I highly recommend you try Alcon’s Precision 1 contact lens! RELATED: Learn About the Best Contact Lenses Currently Available
The 5 Best Eyelid Products For Blepharitis Treatment
Are you experiencing eyelid itching, grittiness, or crusting? How about red, swollen eyes, or light sensitivity? Are you having trouble wearing contact lenses comfortably? If so, you might have an eyelid disease called blepharitis! Blepharitis is a broad term that describes the swelling (or inflammation) of your eyelids and is actually quite common. A lack...
Clariti 1 Day Review
Are you looking for a comfortable contact lens that helps with whiter, brighter eyes and provides a healthier lens-wearing experience? Do you experience frequent dryness or discomfort while wearing your contacts? Are you looking for an affordable lens option that was uniquely designed to remain moist throughout the entire day? If so, I highly recommend trying CooperVision's Clariti 1...
Dailies Total1
Do you experience frequent dryness or discomfort while wearing your contacts? Are you looking for a premium daily lens option that was uniquely designed for maximum comfort? If so, I highly recommend trying Alcon's Dailies Total 1 contact lens! RELATED: Learn About the Best Contact Lenses Currently Available https://youtu.be/nkMN0wfJM1g
Too much caffeine can cause eyelid twitching.
While annoying, eyelid twitching (i.e eyelid myokymia) is a very common condition that is more of a hassle than something to worry about! Below is a recap of its most common causes and how to stop it.  In the video below, Dr. Vicky Wong discusses the most common reasons for eyelid twitching (and how to prevent it). https://youtu.be/g2U8mZRyI8g If you don’t like...
First, let’s be clear - we DO NOT recommend sleeping in contact lenses! Why? Sleeping in contact lenses increases your risk of an eye infection and, honestly, no one has time for that! In particular, an eye infection can keep you out of your contact lenses for at least a week. In the video below, Dr. Vicky Wong talks about...
Corneal Abrasion - What Is It & Why Does It Hurt So Bad?
Are you in a lot of pain from getting poked or hit in your eye? Is your eye-watering, red or sensitive to light? If so, you may have a corneal abrasion (also known as a scratch or cut on the front of your eye). In the video below, Dr. Vicky Wong highlights everything you need to know about corneal abrasions. https://youtu.be/T8RwRZlEb90 If...
Eye floaters often look like this.
Have you ever noticed what looks like floating spots, strings or cobwebs in your vision? If so, you may have eye floaters. In the video below, Dr. Vicky Wong discusses what you need to know about eye floaters. https://youtu.be/Xej8hL4BTlU If you don’t like the video or want more information, continue reading. What are eye floaters? Floaters are moving spots in your vision that almost...