Redskins Salute Hosts Military Appreciation Day

Based in Rockville, Maryland, Dr. Anthony Roberts currently heads Shady Grove Ophthalmology, where he specializes in refractive procedures such as PRK and LASIK. Dr. Anthony Roberts additionally serves as the official ophthalmologist for the Washington Redskins NFL team.

The Washington Redskins recently hosted a Military Appreciation Day through its club Redskins Salute club, which was founded to bring together fans of the team, armed force members, and military families. Throughout the year, Redskins Salute hosts free events to support active duty troops and veterans. It also provides programs to assist them with healthcare, education, and job placement.

On August 1, the third day of the team’s 2015 Training Camp, members of Redskins Salute gathered at the Bon Secours Washington Redskins Training Center for the appreciation event sponsored by GEICO Military. Members who presented a military ID received a number of free gifts and special passes that provided access to the Redskins walk-through and afternoon training session. Throughout the day, Redskins players participated in photo opportunities and signed autographs for Salute members.


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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 or call the office at (301) 279-0600.

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