Meet Our Doctors
Dr. Dertad Manguikian is the Founder of Fairfax Eye Associates, established in 1975. As an Ophthalmologist, Dr. Manguikian has dedicated his life to the restoration and preservation of vision. He has performed over 20,000 ophthalmic surgeries during his career and is known by his patients and the community as a talented, compassionate, and family oriented physician. He was a pioneer in bringing modern phacoemulsification cataract surgery to the Northern Virginia area. Dr. Manguikian practices comprehensive ophthalmology and specializes in advanced cataract and glaucoma surgery.
Dr. Alex Manguikian joined Fairfax Eye Associates in July 2013. He earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in Biology from the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, a Ph.D. degree in Biochemistry from Virginia Commonwealth University in Richmond, and a Doctor of Medicine degree from the George Washington University School of Medicine in Washington, D.C. He completed his medical internship performed jointly at Georgetown University Hospital in Washington, D.C., and Inova Fairfax Hospital, in Falls Church, Virginia. Dr. Manguikian performed his ophthalmology residency training at the Flaum Eye Institute of the University of Rochester in Rochester, New York.
We hold ourselves to a high level of excellence in every aspect of our practice. This includes the care we provide, the equipment we use, the health and safety protocols we follow, and the services we offer. Above all, our aim is to provide each of our patients with an optimal vision experience.