Dr. Anthony Robert

Founder and Chief of Ophthalmology at
Shady Grove ophthalmology

About Dr. Anthony Roberts

Dr. Anthony Roberts, a refractive surgeon specializing in Lasik and other laser vision correction techniques, has served patients through ophthalmology private practice for more than 15 years. He currently leads Shady Grove Ophthalmology in the roles of Founder and Chief of Ophthalmology. Throughout his career, Dr. Anthony Roberts has performed more than 55,000 refractive surgeries, including Lasik, cataract extraction, photorefractive keratectomy (PRK), and refractive lens exchange. He has additionally developed expertise in no-stitch cataract surgery.

Dedicated to providing high quality vision care using the most advanced technologies available, Dr. Anthony Roberts offers a broad range of eye services for pediatric and adult patients. Some of the procedures he frequently performs include regular eye exams and small-incision cataract surgery. He also maintains a high level of experience in diagnosing and treating a broad range of eye conditions, including macular degeneration, dry eye, diabetic retinopathy, glaucoma, and diseases affecting the cornea. Dr. Roberts endeavors to educate interested patients thoroughly about the risks and advantages of Lasik vision correction and other procedures. He and the other surgeons at Shady Grove Ophthalmology only accept pre-surgery Lasik candidates after a rigorous evaluation and consultation process.

Dr. Anthony Roberts earned his medical degree at the University of Maryland School of Medicine, where he received honors in ophthalmology research. He later attained the role of Chief Resident at Nassau County Medical Center and received fellowship training at the Armed Forces Institute of Eye Pathology. He began developing his background in refractive procedures with training in Radial Keratometry and Lasik precursors.

Dr. Anthony Roberts is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Outside of his responsibilities with Shady Grove Ophthalmology, he serves as Chief Ophthalmologist of the Washington Redskins National Football League (NFL) team.

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