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Dr. Erin Vogt Stromberg, O.D.

Optometrist

Dr. Erin Vogt Stromberg O.D. is a top Optometrist in Fairfax, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Erin Vogt Stromberg O.D. is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Erin Vogt Stromberg O.D. is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Erin Vogt Stromberg O.D. is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Fairfax, VA, Dr. Erin Vogt Stromberg O.D. is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
12 years Experience
Dr. Erin Vogt Stromberg, O.D.
  • Virginia Beach, Virginia
  • Pennsylvania College of Optometry
  • Accepting new patients

What is the way to treat eye strain due to excessive computer use?

One of the best preventative measures with eye strain is to decrease the use or at least look up from the computer occasionally. A good rule of thumb is: 20-20-20 (every 20 minutes, READ MORE
One of the best preventative measures with eye strain is to decrease the use or at least look up from the computer occasionally. A good rule of thumb is: 20-20-20 (every 20 minutes, look up from the computer for 20 seconds and look at a distance of 20 feet - out a window or down the hallway). The other thing you should do is visit your optometrist for an examination to see if your prescription has changed.

How often should we ideally visit an optometrist?

Everyone should be seen yearly to check for any progression of eye diseases or deterioration of vision.

Why do I see hazy in the night?

You may need a prescription pair of glasses now or it may be something else. The best thing to do is to see your optometrist for an evaluation.

My eye drops are getting into my mouth. Should I be concerned?

The ducts that drain the eyes are connected to the nose and mouth, so this is completely normal.

My mother is unable to see clearly even after the corrective eye surgery. What should I do now?

Hello, Your mother should definitely see her local optometrist to evaluate her eyes for any diseases or complications from the surgery. She could also reach out to her surgeon READ MORE
Hello,
Your mother should definitely see her local optometrist to evaluate her eyes for any diseases or complications from the surgery. She could also reach out to her surgeon to see if there were any problems as a result.

I am experiencing eye strain from overusing computers. What to do?

Please see your optometrist for a comprehensive eye examination.

I am getting a headache from my glasses. Please help.

You may want to return to your optometrist to have them double check the prescription or recheck the health of your eyes. If everything is good there, then you should speak to READ MORE
You may want to return to your optometrist to have them double check the prescription or recheck the health of your eyes. If everything is good there, then you should speak to your primary care physician to perform more tests.

Is it safe to use Lastacaft eye drops after cataract surgery?

Your mother should speak to her cataract surgeon about any medications that she's taking and ask about contraindications.

How can I get my eyes more accustomed to contact lenses?

Contact lenses should not hurt your eyes. There may be something wrong with your eyes that needs to be addressed by an optometrist or you may need to be fit into another brand READ MORE
Contact lenses should not hurt your eyes. There may be something wrong with your eyes that needs to be addressed by an optometrist or you may need to be fit into another brand or size of contact lens.

Eye drop usage

It all depends on what the drop is and what it is for. Have you seen an optometrist about the problem? They would tell you for sure if you should be using a drop or if there is READ MORE
It all depends on what the drop is and what it is for. Have you seen an optometrist about the problem? They would tell you for sure if you should be using a drop or if there is another underlying problem with your eyes.

Why does my eyesight get worse every year?

In most cases, the eyes just naturally change over time. Just as your muscles and joints and the rest of your body changes with time and age, the eyes do the same. If you are going READ MORE
In most cases, the eyes just naturally change over time. Just as your muscles and joints and the rest of your body changes with time and age, the eyes do the same. If you are going in for annual eye exams with an optometrist, they are also checking to make sure that no eye diseases are popping up over time. If there was an underlying problem or something
abnormal, your doctor would let you know. Please try not to worry, it is normal for the eyes to change, but please continue seeing your doctor every year to stay on top of any health problems that could arise.