Doctors

All of our doctors provide the highest standard of health care in the field of optometry. All are licensed by the Virginia Board. We offer up to date contact lens methodology, using the latest in diagnostic and treatment equipment

Dr. Parker T. May (B.A.,B.S.,O.D.)   Received his degree in chemistry from George Mason University and his doctorate degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. He graduated from both with honors. His areas of interest include specialty cosmetic contact lenses and laser vision correction design. Dr. May is a member of the American Optometric Association, the AOA Contact Lens Section, and the Virginia Optometric Association. Other interests include golf, tennis aviation, and racquetball.

Dr. David H. Hettler (B.S.,O.D. Diplomate, American Board of Optometry) is a graduate of The Ohio State University, where he earned his undergraduate and graduate degrees. His areas of interest include contact lenses and helping the visually impaired. Dr. Hettler is a member of the American Optometric Association and the AOA Contact Lens Section. He is the past president of the Virginia Board of Optometry where he served by appointment of the Governor for 8 years and past president of the Northern Virginia Optometric Society. He has received the prestigious 2010 Virginia Optometrist of the Year award, Vanguard Award and Optometric Recognition Award by the Virginia Optometric Association. He enjoys cycling, boating, kites and racquetball.

Dr. Dina B. Mazeas (B.S.,O.D.)  Received her undergraduate degree from George Mason University and graduate degree from Pennsylvania College of Optometry. She is a long time resident of Northern Virginia and has been practicing with Drs. May and Hettler since 1991. Dr. Mazeas is currently a member of the American Optometric Association, the AOA Contact Lens Section, the Virginia Optometric Association and the Northern Virginia Optometric Society. She is interested in dogs and crafts.

Dr. Karen P. Krotine, (B.S.,O.D.) Graduated with distinction from the Southern California College of Optometry after completing her undergraduate studies at Boston College. Dr. Krotine is a member of the American Optometric Association, Virginia Optometric Association, and the Northern Virginia Optometric Society. Her special interests are in managing contact lens care. In her spare time she enjoys in-line skating, aerobics and travel.

Dr. Pauline N. Gee (B.S., O.D.) Hails from Texas. She is an alumna from the University of Houston where she completed her undergraduate and doctorate degrees in 1983. In the preceding years, she was the privileged recipient of various scholarships and awards. Dr. Gee has enjoyed private and associate practice in her home state until her transfer to this area in 1997. Currently, the laser technology has added a new and exciting dimension to her practice. Professional affiliations include the American Optometric Association, the Virginia Optometric Association and the Northern Virginia Optometric Society. Aside from work, she looks forward to "experimental" cooking and gardening.

Dr. Kurt P. Finney, (B.S., O.D.) Received his undergraduate degree from George Mason University and his doctorate degree from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry. His professional interests include the management of contact lenses and laser vision correction. Dr. Finney was a Board Member of the Northern Virginia Optometric Society and a member of the Virginia Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. Virginia optometrist of the year 2012. In his spare time he enjoys hiking, cycling and sculpting.

   

Dr. Alison Parrish, (B.S., O.D.)  Received her undergraduate degree Summa Cum Laude from American University in Washington, DC. She graduated Valedictorian from the State University of New York College of Optometry and completed her Residency training in Primary Care Optometry at the Portland Veterans Administration Hospital in Portland, OR. Her professional interests include ocular disease, pediatrics and low vision. Dr. Parrish is a member of the American Optometric Association, Virginia Optometric Association and the Northern Virginia Optometric Society. Outside of work, she enjoys cooking, sports and travel.

Dr. Stefan K. Young (B.A., O.D.) received his degree in biology from the University of Virginia and graduate degree from Southern College of Optometry in Memphis, TN. He is a member of the American Optometric Association, the Virginia Optometric Association and the NVOS . Areas of interest include pediatrics and ocular disease. Other interests include reading, fencing, and watching classic movies.

Dr. Melanie A. Riley (B.S.,O.D.)  a native of Kansas City, Kansas, graduated from Kansas State University with a Bachelor of Science in Biology, received her Doctorate of Optometry from the Illinois College of Optometry, and completed a Post-Doctoral Residency in Ocular Disease at the Illinois Eye Institute. Following academia, Dr. Riley became a Clinical Assistant Professor at the Illinois College of Optometry while simultaneously working in private practice for 12 years.  After leaving Chicago and prior to joining May and Hettler & Associates, Dr. Riley worked as a government optometrist for the U.S. Army in El Paso at Fort Bliss, Texas.  Dr. Riley believes in philanthropic work and has participated in numerous international and domestic eye-care clinics including Thailand, India, and inner city Chicago.  Dr. Riley is married and her hobbies include running, open water swimming, cycling, and traveling.

Dr. Joshua Yoo, (B.S., O.D.) received his undergraduate degree magna cum laude from James Madison University and his doctorate from Southern College of Optometry, professional interests include primary eye care and specialty hard and soft contact lenses. Dr. Yoo is a board member of the Northern Virginia Optometric Society and a member of the Virginia Optometric Association and American Optometric Association. As a northern Virginia native he is excited to be back home to provide eye care services for the community. His other interests include basketball, golf, and clay shooting.