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Dr. Richard S. Solomon graduated with honors from the University of Maryland in 1981 with a Bachelor of Science degree in biology. He went on to receive his Doctorate of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1985.
Dr. Solomon has been engaged in full time active practice for 30 years with special interest and emphasis in specialty contact lens fitting, refractive surgical co-management of LASIK, PRK and CK and primary medical eye care. Among his accomplishments of the past 30 years, Dr. Solomon has acted as a clinical investigator for three of the major contact lens manufacturers.
He served four years as the chairman of the Virginia advisory board for TLC Laser Eye Centers and served on TLC's Maryland advisory board for an additional four years. With a Therapeutic Optometric license in Maryland, Dr. Solomon treats many common medical eye conditions including dry eyes, allergic eye disease, infections, inflammatory eye conditions, foreign body removal, etc.
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Dr. Lisa Smith received her Bachelor of Science degree in zoology from Duke University in Durham, NC. Her Doctorate of Optometry degree was received from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN where she graduated Summa Cum Laude as the valedictorian of her class. Dr. Smith completed a medical optometric training course at the National Naval Medical Center in Bethesda, MD. She also received training in children's developmental vision at the Whittier Vision Center in Whittier, CA. Dr. Smith and her husband Bob live in Frederick, MD.
Dori Kimchy, O.D. specializes in comprehensive eye care and has a broad understanding of ocular diseases. Her skills include primary eye care, pre- and post-operative refractive surgery care including LASIK, pre- and post-operative cataract surgery care, co-management of glaucoma and diabetic and ocular disease eye exams. She has extensive experience with contact lenses, including specialty fits, and has traveled across the nation to train others to properly utilize the latest innovations. Dr. Kimchy received her Bachelor of Science degree Magna Cum Laude from University of Maryland and received her doctorate from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. Her clinic training included prestigious externships at leading facilities across Florida, Virginia, and Maryland where she was immersed in ocular disease management. In addition, she participated in specialized pediatric training at the Eye Institute in Philadelphia. For the past ten years she has been working in medically oriented optometric a and ophthalmologic private practices in Manhattan. She is a contributing author for Review of Optometric Business.