Dr. Blake Schermer is an Optometrist who specializes in myopia control, dry eye treatment, glaucoma management, and ocular nutrition. His patients and colleagues know him for his thoroughness and attention to detail. Dr. Schermer has over eight years of experience with caring for children and adult with vision problems and eye diseases, along with difficult contact lens cases and co-management of refractive (LASIK) surgery as well as cataract surgery.
Dr. Schermer grew up in the suburbs of Cleveland, Ohio and was inspired to pursue optometry in high school by his hometown optometrist. He started his journey to becoming an optometrist at Ohio University, where he graduated cum laude with a bachelor of science in Biological Sciences. He continued his education at the Ohio State University College of Optometry, completing his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2010. Dr. Schermer completed internships at the Ohio State Optometry Services clinic, Central Ohio Eyecare, Southern Arizona VA Hospital Center, and Northeast Ohio Eye Surgeons.
In 2013, he relocated and started practicing in Bethesda and Washington, DC. He is excited to start his new journey at Nova Eye Care Center and caring for patients in Alexandria and the northern Virginia area. When outside the clinic, Dr. Schermer enjoys art museums, live music, community festivals, college football, cooking from scratch, and entertaining friends. He is dedicated to helping patients see better and treating everyone like family.