Your LASIK Surgeon in the Washington, DC Metro Area
Dr. Holzman is an expert in the field of Refractive Surgery. He has performed over 70,000 vision correction procedures, including the eyes of many prominent celebrities and local athletes. Dr. Holzman is a visiting Associate Professor of the Department of Ophthalmology at the University of Virginia. He is also an Assistant Professor of Clinical Ophthalmology at Georgetown University Medical Center. He has been instrumental in bringing new technologies to the Metro DC area, including Intralase/bladeless LASIK and Contoura Topography Guided LASIK. He is Regional Medical Director of 5 TLC Laser Eye Center locations and serves as a member of the select National Clinical Advisory Board of TLC Laser Eye Centers. Dr Holzman is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and is an elected member and Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. After graduating with honors from Emory University, Dr Holzman received his MD at the University of Miami School of Medicine, completed an Ophthalmology residency at GWU Medical Center and a Corneal Surgery Fellowship at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center.
Dr Holzman is a member of numerous national Ophthalmic societies, including the Cornea Society. He lectures extensively on many refractive surgery topics both locally and nationally, and is the surgeon of choice for well over one hundred local eye doctors when it comes to referring their patients for Refractive Surgery.
About Dr. Andrew Holzman
After graduating with honors from Emory University, Dr. Holzman earned his medical degree from the University of Miami School of Medicine. Dr. Holzman completed his residency in ophthalmology at George Washington University and later completed a fellowship in corneal surgery at the University of Pittsburgh Eye and Ear Institute.
Dr. Holzman was the first ophthalmologist in the Washington, D.C. area to perform Conductive Keratoplasty (CK®) and Topography Guided LASIK for near vision correction. Dr. Holzman has used his expertise to further the success of Intralase and bladeless LASIK at the regional and national levels, serving as a national trainer and regional instructor to share his knowledge with other refractive surgeons.
Named a Star Surgeon by VISX, Dr. Holzman is a fellow of the American College of Surgeons. Additionally, he is active in several professional organizations for LASIK and refractive surgeons, including:
- American College of Surgeons
- American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- American Academy of Ophthalmology
- American Medical Association
- Castroviejo Corneal Society
- Eye Bank Association of America
- International Society of Refractive Surgery
- Ocular Microbiology & Immunology Group
- Paton Corneal Society
Dr. Holzman has been published in several professional journals and given lectures on LASIK and refractive surgery issues. Due to his extensive expertise, eye doctors throughout the Washington, D.C. metroplex refer their patients to Dr. Holzman for LASIK and refractive surgery. View our Testimonial page to read what Dr. Holzman's patients and peers have to say about his skills.
Born in New York, Dr. Holzman was raised in Cranford, New Jersey. He met his wife, Nancy, while attending the University of Miami; he was at the School of Medicine, she at the School of Law. They settled in Boca Raton, Florida, where Dr. Holzman honed his skills as a LASIK and refractive surgeon. In 1999, they relocated to the Washington, D.C. area where Dr. Holzman opened Millennium Laser Eye Centers, which later merged with TLC Laser Eye Centers. Dr. Holzman and Nancy have two grown children and a golden retriever, Wade. In his spare time, Dr. Holzman enjoys golf, travel, and music.
Dr. Holzman is dedicated to making each of his patients comfortable when they visit him for treatment. Known for his caring and gregarious personality, his patients immediately feel comfortable in his presence. As a partner in each patient’s treatment, Dr. Holzman leads patient education seminars to explain the procedures he performs.
“Dr. Holzman is the best - very honest, very professional yet very friendly and personable.” Ben E.