TLC Laser Eye Center - Rockville Staff

James Smeriglio, O.D.

James Smeriglio, O.D.Dr. James Smeriglio is the Clinical Director at TLC's Rockville center. Dr. Smeriglio received his Bachelor of Science degree in biology from Fairfield University in 1985 and his Doctor of Optometry degree from The Pennsylvania College of Optometry in 1990. After nine years in private practice, Dr. Smeriglio joined TLC to specialize in refractive surgery. Dr. Smeriglio has served as an investigator in FDA clinical trials and lectured on wavefront technology. He is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Maryland Optometric Association.

Elliott Nichols

Todd JamesonElliott is the Center Manager at the TLC Rockville Center. Elliott is originally from New York City and a Graduate of George Mason University. Though one of the newest members of TLC management, Elliott has over 15 years of management experience in the ophthalmic industry. " I pride myself in delivering the absolute best experience to every person that walks through the door! I want our patients to have it all-outstanding service, experience and outcome!

Ben Collins

Ben CollinsBen is an ophthalmic technician in the Rockville office and has been employed with TLC for 18 years. He is also a satisfied patient of lasik himself, having had the procedure in 1999. Ben is a native of Richmond, VA and a graduate of the University of Maryland and a die-hard Redskins fan. Ben truly enjoys the work he does and the people he's met during his years at TLC.

Kristina O'Neill 

Kristina is our Professional Relations Consultant.  Kristina has been in the surgical suite for 20 years working with Dr. Holzman.   She has been promoted to the management team of the Rockville and DC TLC family.  Kristina has been in ophthalmology for 26 years. As the Professional Relations Consultant for Maryland and DC, I ensure open lines of communication between TLC and our affiliate network.   TLC works hand in hand with area eye care providers in partnership for the best visual outcome for all of our patients.  I can proudly say I have been part of this team since 2000.  It is a pleasure to be surrounded by professional staff, the best technology available and a truly skilled surgeon.  I believe that we are changing lives for the better.  I have been a patient myself.  I have had the privilege of serving patients in the surgical suite and witnessing first hand this life changing procedure. 

Alejandra Orrego

Alejandra OrregoAlejandra is a native of Silver Spring, MD. She is the mother of a 7-year-old boy and a satisfied patient of Lasik herself, having had the procedure in May 2017. Though one of the newest members of the TLC, she is already working in several roles in different centers. She currently works as administrative coordinator in our Rockville and Tysons Corner locations and loves to greet the patients with a warm smile each day.

Mariah Fitzgerald

>Mariah FitzgeraldMariah is an ophthalmic technician and surgical consultant here in the Rockville office. She has been in the field of ophthalmology and laser vision correction for many years and has found it truly rewarding to help people with their vision.

Dr. Holzman and Rockville Staff

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Dr. Holzman is the best - very honest, very professional yet very friendly and personable. Ben E.

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7930 Jones Branch Dr
Ste 250
McLean, VA 22102

Open Today 9:00am - 5:00pm

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11200 Rockville Pike
Ste 150
Rockville, MD 20852

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630 Peter Jefferson Pkwy
Ste 180
Charlottesville, VA 22911

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1801 K St NW
Ste 500L
Washington, DC 20006

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7538 Limestone Dr
Gainesville, VA 20155

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