Dr. Erin Vogt Stromberg O.D.
Optometrist400 Laskin Rd Virginia Beach Virginia, 23451
Dr. Erin Stromberg is an optometrist practicing in Virginia Beach, VA. Dr. Stromberg specializing in providing eye care services to patients. As an optometrist, Dr. Stromberg performs eye exams, tests vision, corrects vision by prescribing eye glasses or contacts, detects certain eye disorders and manages and treats vision problems. Optometrists often work closely with ophthalmologists who may need to further treat patients with surgical procedures.
Education and Training
Pennsylvania College of Optometry OD 2007
Pennsylvania College of Optometry BS 2004
Saint Mary's University of Minnesota BA 2001
Dr. Erin Vogt Stromberg O.D.'s Expert Contributions
If you are having sudden vision changes, you should get seen by an optometrist immediately. If the changes are gradual, you should still get seen, but it may not be as emergent. READ MORE
This looks like a Pterygium. They are caused by sun damage. But to be safe and make sure nothing else is going on with the eyes, you should be sure to schedule an eye examination with your optometrist. READ MORE
That all depends on which contact lens your doctor fit you with. There are certain contacts that need to be thrown away daily; there are some that are 2-week disposables, and there are some that are monthly disposables. The best thing to do is to ask your doctor which lens you are wearing and how often it should be thrown away. READ MORE
It could be dry eye that was increased because of the LASIK surgery or it could be something else. The best thing you could do is go back to your surgeon for a follow-up or see your optometrist. READ MORE
I don't think you'll need to worry about that. The surgeon will put in drops that will numb everything and also put a device in that will hold the eyes open. No need to even think about it! READ MORE
This all depends why your eyes are red. Redness is usually caused by something else going on with your eyes. The best bet would be to see your optometrist for an examination. READ MORE
It really depends what the drop is and what it is used for. Was it prescribed by your doctor? I would only use what was recommended or prescribed by a doctor, otherwise, yes, it could be detrimental to your eyes. READ MORE
There are so many eye drops available, both over the counter and prescription. There are also a lot of different reasons for dry eyes. The tear film is made up of three different layers and different eye drops work to help the different layers. The best way to find out what the appropriate drop is for your eyes, is to see an eye doctor for a full dry eye evaluation. They would do the appropriate tests to see what is going on with your eyes. READ MORE
Conjunctivitis is just a broad term for inflammation of the conjunctiva. The inflammation can be caused by a virus, bacteria, allergy, trauma, fungus, etc. There are many causes but only way to know how to treat the conjunctivitis is to see an optometrist or OMD for diagnosis. READ MORE
Unfortunately, optometrists in Virginia cannot perform Botox procedures at this time. You should see an oculoplastics ophthalmologist to have this done. READ MORE
There may be drops available for treating your dryness. The best way to know what treatment is needed in your case would be to get in for an eye examination and dry eye evaluation. READ MORE
Hello! There is no way to know the answer to this for sure. The best thing you can do is continue seeing your optometrist annually or as directed and he/she will keep an "eye" on his vision. Some people "outgrow" glasses and some people get worse, but everyone is different. READ MORE
Hello there! Yes, you should continue going in for eye examinations every year. This will ensure that your eyes stay healthy and that any eye diseases will be caught and dealt with in a reasonable amount of time. 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. READ MORE
Everyone should be seen yearly to check for any progression of eye diseases or deterioration of vision. READ MORE
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. READ MORE
The ducts that drain the eyes are connected to the nose and mouth, so this is completely normal. 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. READ MORE
Please see your optometrist for a comprehensive eye examination. 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. READ MORE
Areas of expertise and specialization
What do you attribute your success to?
- Perseverance, goal setting, and having great patients.
Hobbies / Sports
- Going to the beach, Enjoying the festivals in Virginia Beach, Going to the gym, Spending time with family, Traveling
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