TLC Laser Eye Center - Tysons Corner Staff
Meet Your Tysons Corner Team
The TLC laser eye surgery center is conveniently located in Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. Our Tysons Corner location is just a block away from the Beltway and Rte 123, the area is accessible via six major traffic arteries, including the new 495 Express Lanes. To get to our office via the express lanes, exit at Jones Branch Drive. Turn left at the stoplight and our office will be located on the left in the Hilton Worldwide Building. The TLC office is at 7930 Jones Branch Drive, Suite 250, Mclean, VA, in the Hilton Worldwide Building. Parking is in an easily accessed covered garage and the location is central for most of the center's patients. If coming from out of town, TLC Tysons Corner has arranged special rates for its patients who wish to stay at the Ritz Carlton or the McLean Hilton next door, and there are at least ten other hotels within a mile or two of the facility. Please contact TLC Laser Eye Center today if you are interested in laser eye surgery. TLC Laser Eye Center serves the Virginia, Maryland and Washington, D.C. areas.
The staff from left to right: Dr. Jen Weigel, Joan Reich, Kristina O'Neill, Kate Walsh, Joanne Vaughn, Dr. Andrew Holzman, Maria Oettinger, Jennifer Phung, Cindy O'Connor, Eleni Katsikes, Anne Railton, and Lizzy Cruz.
The staff at TLC Laser Eye Center is loyal, dedicated, caring, competent, and friendly. The team's loyalty can be measured not only in years of service, but also in their dedication to their mission. That mission is to provide the highest quality of care while also providing outstanding service to all of their laser vision correction patients. To satisfy this goal, TLC Laser Eye Center employs two patient counselors and one front desk administrator that guide patients through the laser eye surgery process:
Jen Weigel, OD, FAAO
Dr. Jen Weigel presently serves as Clinical Director of TLC Tysons Corner. This dynamic role has allowed Dr. Weigel to focus specifically on refractive surgery co-management under the mentorship of Dr. Andrew Holzman. She takes great pride in working alongside the network of over 150 Affiliate Optometrists that trust the care of their laser vision correction patients to TLC Tysons Corner.
Prior to joining our team, she earned a B.A. in Biology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2000 and graduated Cum Laude from the Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN, in 2004. She then completed a residency in ocular disease management with Omni Eye Specialists in Denver, CO, in 2005. She has practiced in a variety of settings, including a non-profit clinic, private practice, refractive surgery co-management, and consultative optometry. Additionally, Dr. Weigel has been a sub-investigator in clinical trials, including a corneal cross-linking FDA trial with Dr. Holzman. She is proficient in Spanish and Mandarin Chinese.
Dr. Weigel is a member of the American Optometric Association and the Northern Virginia Optometric Association. She serves on the Board of Trustees and is Membership Committee Chair in the Virginia Optometric Association. She is the 2011 recipient of the VOA Young OD of the Year Award. She has been an Examiner for the National Board of Examiners in Optometry and is currently a Fellow in the American Academy of Optometry. She is a two-term Past President of the Kiwanis Club of Manassas and is currently a member of the Kiwanis Club of Tysons Corner/McLean.
In her spare time, Dr. Weigel enjoys cooking, crafts, and buying books. She lives in Fairfax County with her husband, a Professor at George Mason University, and their two energetic dogs, Pepper and Sergeant, both of whom were happily adopted.
Patricia Woo, O.D.
Dr. Woo is a native of the New York City area. She graduated from Barnard College, Columbia University with a BA in Psychology. In 2007, Dr. Woo completed her Doctor of Optometry at the State University of New York (SUNY), College of Optometry. After graduation, she completed her one year optometry residency program at the Northport Veterans Administration in Northport, Long Island.
Dr. Woo has practiced in a variety of settings, including private and corporate-affiliated practice and an HMO. She balances her time between being a Clinical Optometrist at TLC and private practice in Herndon, VA. She was named Clinical Director of TLC Gainesville and looks forward to growing this practice.
Dr. Eveena Mahal
Dr. Eveena Mahal graduated from the University of Maryland at College Park with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. She continued her education at the Inter-American University of Puerto Rico School of Optometry where she earned her Doctor of Optometry. Originally from Cumberland, MD, Dr. Mahal practiced in Richmond, VA, prior to returning to the Metro DC area in 2011. She is an active member of the Northern Virginia Optometric Society, the Virginia Optometric Association, and the American Optometric Association. Dr. Mahal aspires to provide the highest level of eyecare and compassion to her patients, and looks forward to enhancing her patients lifestyle through better vision. In her spare time, she likes to travel, see movies, go hiking and play with her little Shih Tzu, Bella. Dr. Mahal is proficient in Spanish and Hindi.
Kristina is a part time patient counselor and handles all of the Internet inquiries. She is dependable and highly motivated to make sure that the process is seamless from inquiry to examination. Patients can count on her to make the Internet easier to navigate.
Is our Professional Relations Consultant, and has been working with me for many years. Joan is remarkably loyal and dedicated to her job, and has basically defined the job for others to follow. Joan handles all of our referring Doctor's needs, and makes sure that our affiliate network of Eye Care Professionals have all the tools necessary to make a Laser Vision referral. This is very important, and insures that the patient's care is highly coordinated between our center and the referring Doctor's offices. We certainly owe a great deal of appreciation to Joan as her efforts have helped build the largest and most loyal referral network of Doctors in the country!
Has been Dr. Holzman's right hand for 18 years now, and she embodies loyalty and dedication. Her attention to detail and incredible level of both competency and compassion make her the perfect surgical technician. Dr. Holzman feels blessed to have her in control of the operating room.
Is a younger version of Maria. Although Eleni hasn’t been with the team as long, she can handle all of the surgical and clinical tasks in the office easily, and does so with great competence and a friendly smile on her face. The staff and patients all enjoy spending time with Eleni.
Is a native of Alabama, Joanne attended the University of Alabama. After moving to Northern Virginia, she worked with the Department of the Navy's Bureau of Medicine and Surgery before concentrating on raising her family. After returning to the workforce, Joanne joined a large private optometry practice in Northern Virginia as an optometric technician for almost twenty years. As part of that practice, she served as the Laser Vision Coordinator, introducing patients to LASIK and PRK as laser vision correction was first becoming approved in the United States. Joanne was the primary liaison between the private practice and TLC, and she had PRK over 15 years ago. Given her long history with TLC, Joanne was excited about the opportunity to join Dr. Holzman and his TLC team in January 2011. Here, she can be found in our Tysons Corner and Gainesville locations serving as an ophthalmic technician and patient counselor.
Natasha Williams serves as the Center Manager for TLC Tysons Corner. Prior to this position, Natasha served as our Front Desk Manager and has been in the eye care industry for nearly a decade.
She earned her B.S. in Business Administration. Natasha is very versatile with backgrounds in technical, administrative, and managerial areas. She has a great memory, able to remember many details of the patients that she has helped achieve better vision.
Natasha is a Northern Virginia native, where she currently resides with her husband and son.
Tina serves many roles in the Tysons Corner office, including Patient Consultant and Surgical Coordinator. She is a native of Northern Virginia, college graduate and mother of three outstanding daughters. She has been in the eye care industry for nearly a decade and has become a very appreciated part of our team. With her easy going manner and friendly attitude she is sure at put any patient at ease during the consultation and surgery process.
Melissa serves as our Patient Consultant in our Tysons Corner location and is a vital part of our team. Having started her eye care career in 2006, she has developed deep relationships with our staff and patients. Melissa has traveled around the world, which has given her the experience to be able to connect with many of our patients on a personal level. With her attention to detail and friendly attitude she is sure to make your experience with us easy and comfortable.
Contact Our Lasik Technology Center Today!
You are invited to visit TLC Tysons Corner today! If you are interested in laser eye surgery and live in Virginia, Maryland or Washington, D.C., the TLC team can discuss LASIK technology with you in person.
“Dr. Holzman is the best - very honest, very professional yet very friendly and personable.” Ben E.