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 Burke, 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 eye 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.

Unfortunately, many practices have adopted a "fast food" or assembly line style of practicing optometry.  Their model is focused on seeing the greatest number of "customers" in the shortest amount of time possible and selling bargain materials at discounted prices.  Annandale EyeCare is different.  We pride ourselves on taking time with each patient to get to know that person. As a result of spending that extra time, Dr. Courtney and Michelle Thelen are able to design vision enhancing solutions that are custom designed for each person.  We then offer a carefully curated collection of frames, lenses and contact lenses designed to help you see your best to be able to perform your best in all the things you do each day.  We promise to only provide the highest quality materials, and stand behind the products we sell.

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

Annandale EyeCare is celebrating over 50 years of eye care to the Annandale and surrounding communities!

We are proud to be your eye doctors 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 Burke, 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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All Patients receive 50% OFF Second Pair of Complete Glasses!

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Dr. Courtney Thelen

Dr. Courtney Thelen, Optometrist 
Dr. Michelle Thelen, Optometrist
 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 at Annandale EyeCare providing complete eye care services for Annandale, Springfield, Alexandria, Falls Church and Burke, VA and surrounding communities.

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  • Dr.
    Michelle E. Thelen

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

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  • Yesenia Chavez
    Optometric Technician

    Yesenia is a native of Washington, DC. She is a graduate of Northern Virginia Community College with an Associate Degree in Science. She is working on her Certified ParaOptometric certification.  

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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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  • Melissa Jota
    Optical Frame Stylist

    Melissa was born in Peru, where they make the world’s best ceviche!  SheI lived there until she was 15 yrs old when she moved to Northern Virginia for her father’s work. She graduated from Robinson High School and is currently working on her computer science degree through Northern Virginia Community College.

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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Always provide professional customer service."
    Mark G.
  • "Great people with heart warm feelings"
    Lucyna O.
  • "I have been a patient at Annandale Eye Care since 1993. I still drive there from Hampton, VA for treatment because of the great staff. Very highly recommended!"
    Gordon R.
  • "Both doctors Thelen are fantastic! Great personalities and very competent. The office staff are all friendly and the people helping me with my glasses are all knowledgeable. They were very accommodating recently, squeezing me for a same-day appointment when I had an eye emergency."
    Christina B.
  • "Dr. Michelle Thelen is wonderful: very thorough and very personable. My visits to her office are always enjoyable, and I'm convinced that I'm receiving the beat care possible."
    Vincent R.
  • "Michelle Thelen is terrific. She explains every procedure thoroughly and her common sense approach is wonderful. She and her staff are to be commended for their professionalism and ability to make the patient feel welcome and comfortable. I've been a patient for many years and have nothing but the highest praise for all."
    Gloria S.
  • "Staff is always very helpful and friendly. I called in the morning needing get an appointment for my very itchy eyes and they were able to work me in. Dr. Michelle is great and is always very informative and helpful."
    Diane Y.
  • "As always the professionalism of the staff was outstanding. They are warm, friendly and personable. Both Doctors Thelen are the consummate professionals. They take the time to ensure that all your questions are answered, know you both as a patient and as a person like you are part of the family."
    Keith S.
  • "Dr. Thelen and his staff are very professional and friendly. They always take the time to talk about your concerns and explain everything thoroughly."
    Joan K.
  • "My husband and I have gone to Dr. Thelan for years and found him to be a caring eye doctor who takes the time to explain any questions you have about your eyes. He is friendly and thorough. His office staff are friendly and ready to assist you when necessary."
    Mary P.

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