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Welcome to Annandale EyeCare
Your Optometrist in Annandale, VA

Call us at (703) 941-4111 today.

Welcome to Annandale EyeCare in Annandale. Dr. Courtney Thelen, Dr. Michelle Thelen, and the Annandale EyeCare team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Annandale office which also serves surrounding areas such as Springfield, Falls Church, Fairfax, and Alexandria.

Annandale EyeCare is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Annandale area come to Annandale EyeCare because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Our doctors are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Annandale EyeCare, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Annandale EyeCare, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr.s Court and Michele Thelen and the Annandale EyeCare staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Annandale area. Our Annandale optometrists offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, macula degeneration, myopia management and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Annandale office at (703) 941-4111.

At Annandale EyeCare, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment. Call us at (703) 941-4111 or schedule an appointment today online.

Annandale Optometry Services

Celebrating over 50 years of service to the Annandale and surrounding community!

We are proud to be your optometrists in Annandale, VA. Annandale EyeCare has been a leading provider of optometry services and vision care products in the Annandale community since 1967, and we want to help you achieve and maintain clear vision for years to come. We also serve the surrounding areas of Springfield, Falls Church, Fairfax, and Alexandria. 

Our experienced eye doctors offer comprehensive vision examinations at our Annandale optometry office and specialize in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide array of eye diseases, conditions, and problems. We use advanced diagnostic technology and vision correction products and are committed to improving the quality of life of persons in the Annandale community through enhanced vision. Give yourself the gift of clear vision – schedule an appointment with your eye care provider today. 

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Dr. Courtney Thelen

Dr. Courtney Thelen
Dr. Michelle Thelen
 Annandale EyeCare | Annandale Optometrists

(703) 941-4111
7630 Little River Turnpike, Suite 100
Annandale, VA 22003

Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Dr.
    Courtney D. Thelen

    Dr. Courtney Thelen, 'Dr. Court' is an optometrist in Annandale, VA providing complete eye care services for Annandale, Springfield, Alexandria, Falls Church and Burke, VA and surrounding communities.

    Dr. Thelen hails from North Platte, Nebraska. He attended Buena Vista College in Storm Lake, Iowa earning a Bachelors of Science in Biology.  While there he was captain of the swimming and diving team.

    After graduating Dr. Thelen went to optometry school at Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, Tennessee. He graduated from optometry school in 1998. While in school he went to Costa Rica three times as part of an Optometric mission trip to help those less fortunate. Dr. Thelen trained at Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

    Dr. Thelen joined Annandale EyeCare in 2001, purchasing the practice from Dr. Michael Obremskey in 2006. Dr. Thelen is a  member of the Virginia Optometric Association, Northern Virginia Optometric Society, American Optometric Association, Ocular Nutrition Society, and the American Optometric Society. He has served as a consultant to Vistakon Contact Lenses and Allergan Pharmaceuticals.  He is Vice President for Fundraising of the Holy Spirit Catholic School Parent Teacher Organization (PTO), a Past-President of the Annandale Chamber of Commerce and Past-President of the Annandale Rotary Club.

    As a licensed optometrist, Dr. Thelen provides comprehensive eye examinations, diagnoses and treats all disorders that affect the eye and vision. In addition to training in eye diseases and disorders, Dr. Thelen is also trained in anatomy, biochemistry, and physiology. With this background, Dr. Thelen is trained to recognize a range of health issues; such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes and hypertension. He also works hard to stay current on the latest advances in eye health and vision care and regularly attends continuing education seminars and advanced training courses. It is because of Dr. Thelen's dedication to continuing education that our Annandale patients receive the most modern and progressive vision care available.

    Dr. Court and Dr. Michelle met while in optometry school in Memphis, TN.  They married in 2000 and have two daughters; Madeline and Lillian, who currently attend school at Holy Spirit Catholic School in Annandale, VA.  His hobbies include, golfing, Brazilian Jiu Jitsu, and home improvement projects.  

  • Dr.
    Michelle E. Thelen

    Dr. Michelle Thelen, 'Dr. Michelle' is an optometrist in Annandale, VA.  She provides complete eye care services for Annandale, Springfield, Falls Church and Burke, VA.

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  • Kevin Beavers
    ABOC, Licensed Optician

    Kevin is a native of Northern Virginia. He started in optical in 1993 with the Virginia Apprenticeship Program. After 3 years of school and training he became an American Board of Opticianry registered Optician. Kevin joined Annandale EyeCare in 2007.

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  • Cylene Turner
    CPO (Certified Paraoptometric)

    Cylene is a native of McKeesport, PA, living in the Metro area for over 30 years. She is a Mother of three children; two sons and one daughter. She is also the proud Grandmother of two awesome grandsons! Her youngest son is serving our country in the United Stated Air Force.

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  • Tiffany Flowers
    Front Desk Supervisor

    Tiffany is a native of Northern Virginia. She is an graduate of Howard University with a Bachelor’s Degree in Criminal Justice. She is working on obtaining her nursing degree.

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  • Tammy Knight
    Front Desk

    Tammy is a native of Northern Virginia. She has one daughter currently working on her masters degree at George Mason University.

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  • Meaghan O’Rourke
    Optical Frame Stylist

    Meaghan is a native of Northern Virginia. She joined the Annandale EyeCare team in 2013, with over 5 years in the medical field. She is actively pursuing a degree in healthcare administration , as well as her certification for her optician’s license. 

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