Welcome to Dr. David A. Lotz, Optometrist
Your Family's Home for Complete Eyecare

Call us today at (757) 539-8716.

Welcome to the website of Dr. David A Lotz, Optometrist, located in beautiful SUFFOLK, VIRGINIA. Dr. Lotz and his eye care team strive to provide the best in optometric services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about the services we offer and to join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment today.

Since 1989, Dr. Lotz has been providing full service eye and vision care to patients throughout Suffolk and the surrounding cities and towns. Patients come to Dr. Lotz because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. We are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. Dr. Lotz will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of your questions. Additionally, we accept most major medical insurances and vision care plans such as Vision Service Plan and EyeMed. Dr. Lotz is a veteran of the US Navy and a TRICARE provider.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to eye care makes Dr. Lotz the eye and vision care provider of choice in the SUFFOLK area. We offer comprehensive medical eye exams, diabetic eye exams, treatment of glaucoma and other eye diseases, contact lenses for the correction of astigmatism and presbyopia, and designer eyeglasses. For a complete list of services, visit our “Eyecare Services” page.

At Dr. David A Lotz, Optometrist, we are dedicated to providing high-quality eyecare services in a comfortable and friendly environment. Call us today at (757) 539-8716 to schedule your appointment.

Dr. David A. Lotz, Optometrist
1238 Holland Road, Suite 103
Suffolk, Virginia23434

Phone: (757) 539-8716

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Helpful and Informative Resources

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration

    One of the leading causes of vision loss in people who are age 50 or older is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). This common eye condition leads to damage of a small spot near the center of the retina called the macula. The macula provides us with the ability to clearly see objects that are straight ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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  • Laser Cataract Surgery

    The only way to correct the clouded vision caused by advanced cataracts is surgical intervention. If you find yourself pursuing cataract surgery to remove one or both cataract-disease lenses, you may be wondering what surgical approaches are available for treatment. Although eye surgeons have successfully ...

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  • Cataract Surgery

    With cataract surgery, your ophthalmologist removes the cataract-diseased lens of your eye. The ophthalmologist then replaces your natural lens with an artificial one. The Procedure This outpatient procedure is generally safe and takes less than an hour. Your ophthalmologist will dilate your pupil ...

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  • Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy

    Fuchs' dystrophy (pronounced fooks DIS-truh-fee) is an eye disease characterized by degenerative changes to the cornea’s innermost layer of cells. The cause for Fuchs' dystrophy is not fully understood. If your mother or father has the disease, then there is roughly a 50 percent chance that you will ...

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  • Peripheral Vision Loss

    Normal sight includes central vision (the field of view straight ahead) and peripheral vision (the field of view outside the circle of central vision). The inability to see within a normal range of view often indicates peripheral vision loss. In severe cases of peripheral vision loss, individuals only ...

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  • Presbyopia

    As we age, our eyes—like the rest of our bodies—begin to lose flexibility and strength. When this happens to the lens of the eye and its surrounding muscles, your lens will become stiff. This makes it harder to see close objects clearly because the eyes can't focus properly. It's a natural part of ...

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  • Patches

    Eye patches are used to strengthen muscle control in weak eyes. By placing a patch over the strong eye, the weaker eye is forced to do the heavy lifting. While it may be uncomfortable for the patient at first, the muscle controlling the weaker eye will become tougher and more resilient. This will allow ...

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  • How to Transition Into Different Lighted Situations

    Does it take a little while for your eyes to adjust to the dark? Try a few of these tips. ...

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Meet The Optometrist

  • Marina Mason
    'I love coming to work every day and watching the transformation in our patients. It never ceases to amaze me how being able to see clearly and without pain boosts their confidence and restores independence. So many people are living with limitations due to visual impairment – and might not even know it! Working here with Dr.Lotz has shown me how even the smallest improvement in one’s sight can make a huge positive impact on their lives.”
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Office Hours

Monday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Tuesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Wednesday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Friday:

8:30 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

  • "I went to Dr. Lotz and his staff is very friendly and I would recommend him to anybody."
    Tomeka H.
  • "Dr. Lotz is a great optometrist and has a friendly, experienced staff. I will definitely return to his office the next time I need an eye exam and a new pair of glasses."
    Richard H.
  • "Dr Lotz has been my optometrist since I was teenager. I have always highly recommended him. Today my 9 year old daughter had her first eye exam. He was wonderful with her and I will now highly recommend him for children as well."
    Kelly Ann G.