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Welcome to DC Focus Eyecare Center

Your Optometrist in Washington, D.C.

Call us at (202) 298-6878 today.

Vision Source DC Focus Eyecare Center has been a leading provider of optometric services, including contact lens examinations, in the DC community for over 50 years.  We carry a large selection of fashion eyewear with an optical lab on our premises.

Our mission is to provide quality eyecare and education in a caring, courteous environment to ensure our patients a lifetime of healthy, comfortable vision.

Our experienced doctors enjoy practicing various aspects of optometry - from determining the right prescription for the perfect eyewear or the ideal fit for contact lenses, to the medical challenges of diagnosing and treating eye emergencies, conjunctivitis. diabetic eye exams, dry eyes and glaucoma.

Please call (202) 298-6878 to schedule an appointment with us!

Dr. Patricia Shustock
 Vision Source DC Focus Eyecare Center
1776 G Street NW
Washington, D.C. 20006

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Meet The Staff

Learn Who We Are

  • Sylvia

    I’ve been working in the optical industry since 1990 and made my way from the Netherlands to Washington DC in 1993. I got my optical certification in 2007. I’ve been working at Vision Source DC Focus Eyecare Center since June of 2015.

  • Nyssa
    Optical Technician

    Nyssa is an optical technician and is a natural at providing exceptional care with a personalized touch for over 12 years.

  • Vinette
    Patient Billing Coordinator

    Vinette takes care of behind the scenes in our office. Our “insurance guru” Vinette, is a certified biller and coder. With over 30 years of experience in her field, she ensures that all benefits are properly explained and utilized.

  • Rex

    Rex is our resident optician that has been serving the industry since he was 19. As a experienced and professional optician, he continues to serve patients at Vision Source DC Focus with exceptional care.

  • Charmaine
    Optical Lab Manager and Licensed Optician

    Charmaine combines a wonderful and professional sense of style and enthusiasm with her technical knowledge as a licensed optician to assist you in finding the perfect eyewear. With over 20 years of experience in the optical industry and she still loves what she does.

  • LaJeral
    Patient Coordinator Manager

    LaJeral has over 16 years of experience. As our Patient Coordinator Manager, she strives to ensure a pleasant and positive experience for all our patients. She prides herself in exceeding all of your contact lens care needs.

  • Tierra
    Patient Coordinator and Optical Technician

    Tierra is a native Washingtonian with over 10 years experience in the Medical field. As our patient coordinator and optical technician she takes pride in providing excellent care for our patients.


Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Friendly and knowledgeable staff, great service."
  • "Vision Source DC is very convenient - right in the middle of the hustle and bustle of government and international institutions. That's why I was pleased to find that they are more than that: staff was very helpful and courteous, and Dr. Shustock was very thorough and clear in her assessment. Will be coming back!"
  • "It was a smooth experience, just like it always is. The staff are very professional. The check in process is simple and the technician takes you through the various tests and diagnostics. Then Dr. Shustock does her thing and I walk out satisfied."
  • "The entire experience was excellent from beginning to end. I have been with this eye doctors office for over 30 years. As the new doctors came aboard the experience and care never changed. That's why I never went any place else. Keep the good work up."

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  • Presbyopia

    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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  • Myopia

    Myopia, or nearsightedness, means that your eyes can see close objects clearly but struggle to see things in the distance. Nearly 30 percent of Americans are nearsighted. This condition usually develops in children and teenagers, up to about the age of 20. A teacher or parent might notice a child squinting ...

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  • Diabetic Eye Diseases

    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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Open two Saturdays a month. Call to confirm