Babak Hosseini, OD
Comprehensive Eye Care, Specialty Contact Lenses, Myopia Control, Pediatric Eye Care
Dr. Hosseini sees patients at our Rockville office.
He is fluent in Farsi.
Dr. Hosseini earned his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 2012. He was awarded High Honors & membership in the Beta Sigma Kappa International Optometric Honor Society. He joined Visionary Eye Doctors in 2012 & provides care for all ages, from preschool to senior citizens. He is an expert in contact lenses for all ages, focusing on hard-to-fit Rigid Gas Permeable, Scleral, Hybrid, & custom soft contact lenses for conditions such as keratoconus corneal transplant, high irregular astigmatism, dry eye contact lens management, & other corneal diseases. His background in public health has embedded a passion in him to educate & treat all his patients with a comprehensive approach — looking at the person as a whole & how their eye conditions affect their daily life.
Dr. Hosseini treats & manages many eye conditions such as dry eyes, blepharitis, allergic conjunctivitis, glaucoma, cataracts, pterygium, astigmatism, amblyopia, & myopia. His approach to myopia management includes comprehensive education on causes of myopia progression & utilization of technology, such as dual-focus contact lenses & orthokeratology.
Dr. Hosseini is the Director of our Optometry & Optical Department & has an excellent chair-side manner with his patients. His patients are tremendous fans!
Doctor of Optometry: Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Elkins Park, PA
Internship: Public Health Specialist, National Eye Institute, National Institutes of Health, Bethesda, MD, Baltimore Veterans Hospital, Low Vision and Rehabilitation at the Eye Institutes, Specialty contact lenses at EDOW, Primary Care and Anterior Segment at Visionary Eye Doctors and Posterior Segment Management at SEC
B.S.: Optometric Science, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Elkins Park, PA
B.S.: Magna cum Laude, School of Public Health, University of Maryland, College Park, MD
Hobbies & Interests:
Dr. Hosseini enjoys spending time with his wife & daughter, & he is active in the Persian community & other cultural activities. He enjoys participating & collaborating with public health advocacy & preventive care activities such as health fairs.