2014 Annual Meeting of the American Academy of Ophthalmology

The founder of Shady Grove Ophthalmology, Dr. Anthony Roberts has nearly two decades’ experience in refractive surgery, such as Lasik, cataract extraction, PRK, and refractive lens exchange. Dr. Anthony Roberts maintains affiliations with professional organizations such as the American Academy of Ophthalmology.

From October 18-21, 2014, the American Academy of Ophthalmology will host its annual meeting in Chicago at McCormick Place. For this year’s meeting, the organization has joined with the European Society of Ophthalmology to offer attendees the opportunity to connect with, and learn from, their international colleagues.

In addition to the networking opportunities, the event will include numerous presentations and educational offerings, such as hands-on labs, small-group sessions, and talks by distinguished ophthalmologists. Instructional courses and symposia will address topics such as medical and surgical management of glaucoma, intraoperative biometry, diagnosis and management of corneal endothelial diseases, and the differences between ophthalmology in the United States and abroad.


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Dr. Anthony Roberts

LASIK surgery is the number-one elective surgery in the United States, and Dr. Anthony Roberts, operating out of his private practice, Shady Grove Ophthalmology, is one of the most experienced LASIK surgeons in the greater Washington, DC region. Located in Rockville, Maryland, Shady Grove Ophthalmology features state-of-the-art technologies to match the training and care provided by its physicians. Dr. Roberts has performed over 55,000 refractive surgeries in his 15 years of experience, and he holds certification to perform laser surgery using VISX technology. Before opening his own practice, Dr. Anthony Roberts earned his Doctor of Medicine at the University of Maryland School of Medicine. While there, he received acclaim for his ophthalmology research. He served as Chief Resident while completing his residency at Nassau University Medical Center and Stony Brook University. Currently, he acts as Chairman of Ophthalmology at Shady Grove Hospital. An avid football fan, Dr. Anthony Roberts also holds the distinction of being the Chief Ophthalmologist for the Washington Redskins. Individuals who visit LASIK surgeon Dr. Anthony Roberts will receive an honest appraisal of their vision needs. Dr. Roberts and his staff at Shady Grove Ophthalmology pride themselves on providing premium care. This begins with a frank assessment of the patient's vision, followed by a discussion of the benefits and risk of LASIK corrective eye surgery. Whatever the treatment, Dr. Anthony Roberts upholds a commitment to providing personalized care at Shady Grove Ophthalmology. To schedule an appointment or to learn more information, please visit the website at ShadyGroveOphthalmology.com or call the office at (301) 279-0600.

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