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

  • Nystagmus

    Nystagmus is a vision condition characterized by repetitive, uncontrolled eye movements. These involuntary eye movements may be side-to-side, up and down, or in a circular pattern, which hinders the eyes’ ability to focus on a steady object. Individuals with nystagmus may hold their heads in unusual ...

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  • Macular Hole

    The condition known as a macular hole refers to a tiny break in the macula that results in blurry or distorted vision. To fully understand the condition, one must understand eye anatomy. The macula is a spot located in the center of the retina (the back portion of the eye). Located where light comes ...

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  • How It Helps

    The goal of vision therapy is to treat vision problems that cannot be fully addressed through eyeglasses, contact lenses or surgery. For example, studies show that vision therapy may be beneficial for addressing eyestrain and other issues that can affect a child’s reading abilities. The human brain ...

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  • How It Works

    Vision therapy, also referred to as vision training, neuro-vision therapy, or vision rehabilitation, is an optometry subspecialty. Vision therapy is prescribed to develop, improve and/or enhance visual function so an individual’s vision system functions more smoothly. Vision therapy can be beneficial ...

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  • 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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  • Signs and Symptoms Checklist

    Vision therapy, which is also known as vision training or visual training, is an individualized treatment program that can help identify and correct perceptual-cognitive deficiencies that are impacting visual learning, focus, and concentration. Vision Therapy for Children: Checklist While individuals ...

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  • Pediatric Ophthlamology

    Ophthalmology addresses the physiology, anatomy and diseases of the eyes. Pediatric ophthalmology focuses on the eyes of children. Pediatric ophthalmologists examine children’s eyes to see if they need corrective lenses or other treatments to improve their vision. Training for Pediatric Ophthalmologists Pediatric ...

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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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  • Myopia

    Myopia, or nearsightedness, means that your eyes can see close objects clearly but struggle to see things in the distance. Nearly 30 percent of Americans are nearsighted. This condition usually develops in children and teenagers, up to about the age of 20. A teacher or parent might notice a child squinting ...

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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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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.