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Dr. James Gomez, OD

Optometrist

Professional statement

Dr. Gomez graduated from the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, VA with a Bachelors of Science in Biology. He then attended Pennsylvania College of Optometry in Philadelphia, PA (now known as Salus University). Dr. Gomez began his career in Chesapeake, VA but after only a few years, he moved to the DC metro area. He has worked with multiple commercial and private practice offices throughout Northern VA and Washington, DC. Dr. Gomez practices full scope general optometry, diagnoses and treats numerous medical conditions of the eyes, and co-manages LASIK and PRK surgeries with well-respected local surgeons. When not hard at work, Dr. Gomez enjoys domestic and international travel, home improvement projects, skiing, and just spending valuable down time with family and friends.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • ACE
  • Advantica

Specialties

  • Optometrist

Practice names

Education and training

  • Salus University, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Doctor of Optometry

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Languages spoken

  • English
  • Spanish

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1669485199

Office locations

New Era Eyecare

4660 Kenmore Ave, Suite 101(Lobby)

Alexandria, VA 22304

New Era Eyecare

420 Madison Trade Plaza SE

Leesburg, VA 20175

New Era Eyecare

5718 Union Mill Rd

Clifton, VA 20124

New Era Eyecare

3105 10th Street North

Arlington, VA 22201

New Era Eyecare

20789 Great Falls Plaza, #108

Sterling, VA 20165

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It was a really great experience. Dr. Gomez is so friendly and always ready to educate you. Every step of the exam was explained so I actually learned a lot. His team is super nice as well because they were sopatient and helpful when I was picking my glass frames. They’re super transparent as well so no hidden fees whatsoever.
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This was my first visit. Office staff were courteous and professional. Dr. Gomez reviewed my initial tests and provided a thorough exam. I would definitely return and recommend him to others.
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Excellent customer service and such a delight!
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Dr. Gomez was great! Knowledgable and personable!
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We is amazing! No doubt that is the best choice.
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It’s akways a great and quick visit and a pleasure to see Dr. Gomez.
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Wonderful and kind everyone is nice I highly recommend this office
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Dr. Gomez is extremely professional, personable, and detailed in explanations to the various questions I had. Very happy to have found his office online.
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This was my second consecutive annual appointment with Dr Gomez and I was very happy. He is exceedingly courteous and very knowledgeable about all aspects of his career. I brought with me some over the counter glasses that I occasionally wearand was prepared for a sales pitch from him to lure me into buying a prescription. After a lengthy explanation of the benefits of a prescription versus over the counter glasses, I was delighted to hear him tell me the choice was mine and that at the moment there was no pressing need for me to get a prescription. So what I thought was a sales pitch ended up just being just a frank and useful explanation of my options. Great care-- much appreciated!
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Office is all very profession, and pleasant! Great experience, Great selection.
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Dr. Gomez was great and made me feel very comfortable. The appointment was quick and detailed.
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Thorough. Very informative. Knowledgeable. Communicates well. Nice personality.
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Very friendly and professional.
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Fast, patient, and everyone was friendly and very helpful,and they answered all the questions I had
Less than 1 year ago
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The staff was very friendly. Knowledgeable and efficient. The Doctor was very friendly and gave a lot of useful information. He is very knowledgeable and I thought his attentiveness and skill was excellent.
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Dr Gomez gave me referrals for cornea specialists and suggestions for my dry eye
Less than 1 year ago
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Very Nice and Knowledgable. Positive Attitude. Made the visit enjoyable for someone who's not really a fan of doctors visits.
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Dr. Gomez is great and his staff is really excellent. He and his staff really talked me through my options for lenses and payment, and I really appreciated how patient they were with me! I am going to keep coming tothis office for as long as I live in this area.
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Super informational and efficient. Gomez quickly narrowed down the update for my eyeglass prescription and walked me through the results of one of the additional tests. I left the office with a way better understanding of my eyes and what topay attention to as the years go on to ensure their health. Total time spent in office was less than 20 minutes.
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Phenomenal doctor. I felt very comfortable with him. Very welcoming and I felt like I've been his patient for a very long time already. I would definitely recommend him to other patients in a heartbeat.
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This doctor's office is very small. You will have to pay for parking. Additionally, the receptionist is rude. She has an attitude about everything and I witnessed her and another employee get into an argument about helping a customer. Dr.Gomezis very nice, although during the entire appointment he just talked about himself and his prescription. While it wasn't the worse thing, I just found it very odd. He is nice though. I was also lied to, I called prior to make sure my contacts were on the list my insurance covered and they told me it was...when I go there I was told it actually is not on the list. They then tried charging me for the contact lens fitting. I felt like they were trying to make a sale rather than listen to what I actually needed. I will likely not return...the only reason I went is because they do have later appointments available.
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Very professional and quick eye exam. Highly recommended.
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Efficient and professional, with polite staff.
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It was a very wonderful experience. There was no problems at all. The staff was so helpful and explain everything thoroughly to me. I will be back once my two years is up for my glasses.
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Always a pleasure to see Dr. Gomez. Takes plenty of time to explain what's going on, the science behind symptoms, etc. Quick and easy.
More than 1 year ago
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I absolutely love that New Era Eyecare has evening appointments - super convenient and everyone is always friendly, even at 6pm on a Friday! Dr Gomez is extremely professional and efficient. The receptionist/clerical staff are also very pleasant(a rarity these days) and helpful. I am always a very happy patient walking in (and out of) the door.
More than 1 year ago
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Awesome! Dr. Gomez and his staff were kind, knowledgeable, and helpful. The best optometry experience I have ever had. Will definitely be back.
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Pretty average visit like any other eye doctor/opticians I have been to. Forgot a few pieces of information and didn't go over anything after the exam was over. Had to go out of my way to clarify. Still on the searchfor a great eye doctor, unfortunately Dr. Gomez isn't it.
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SOO much better than some of the other eye doctors I've tried in the area.
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Very good Dr. Saw me immediately. Very thorough.
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Very friendly and happily willing to answer any questions. Staff is very helpful and friendly, as well.
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I have been a patient for 4 years and enjoy the treatment and help I get. He is very easy to talk to and cares about his patients!
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The doctor was very thorough and spent plenty of time with me and explained everything extremely well. I will definitely be coming back to this office.
More than 1 year ago
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I've been coming to Dr. Gomez for years now and will never switch Doctors. He is wonderful and by far the most awesome doctor.
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Had a great experience, and doctor was very knowledgable and helpful!
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The doctor was great. His team could do some improving but it could be because I caught them at a bad time even though I had an appointment. They seemed to prioritize getting paid over checking people in.
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Doctor Gomes was very good and knowledgable, Took time to explain many different things and was not rush in attending me. The only down fall was that test results were not ready end of the appointment but that is OK sincethey offered to mail them. The prescription was ready and the staff was very attentive. The staff took the time to explain things to me and wah they work. How much it cost and what was covered and not covered by the insurance.
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Dr. Gomez is fantastic and clearly knows and cares a lot about his field. He shares helpful information I wouldn't even know to ask about.
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Dr. Gomez accepted my insurance and was very thorough. As long as he accepts Carefirst insurance, I will return.
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Dr. Gomez was great! This was my first experience obtaining a prescription for eyeglasses. I was a little apprehensive at first, but he explained the process thoroughly, answered all my questions and generally put my mind at ease. His staffwas friendly and efficient and even helped me pick out my first pair of frames! I highly recommend
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Very professional and takes the time to discuss your eye care. Doesn't feel rushed and great follow up. Highly Recommend.
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Very professional and knowledgeable. I was very impressed with the fact. That I was given a special eye exam which the doctor was unable to read. Dr. Gomez said I would not be charged for the test. I wa impressed withthe business, professionalism of the employees and Dr Gomez. I would recommend this business to everyone Thank Dr Gomez and Staff
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Awesome folks nice frames but not many 'affordable' choices. Mostly designer but everything I was looking for
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Friendly Staff and great customer service! I would definitely recommend my friends and family.
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Office staff were very friendly and efficient, Dr. Gomez was also friendly and relatable, did a good job without any wasted time and no hard-sell for any corrective lenses/frames.
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This was the best eye doctor visit I had in life! Dr. Gomez was super knowledgable and took the time to school me in some aspects of vision that I was unaware of. He was very personable and enjoyable to talkto. The front desk/sales people for eye glasses were also AWESOME and really fun to talk to. They were knowledgable as well and helped me pick out glasses in under a minute flat. I went in to the office really sleepy not expecting much but a typical appointment and walked out with a smile on my face. Would definitely recommend this practice!
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Very knowledgeable and friendly. I especially like this office because they have an automatic refractor.
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Great visit! I was in and out quickly with new lenses before the holiday weekend.
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Really great service. I was seen immediately and doctor Gomez and the staff were great at explaining eye-related info and insurance and payment info. Everyone there is very nice and accommodating.
More than 1 year ago
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I really appreciated Dr. Gomez's professionalism and that he explained the health of my eyes in a way that I could understand. I would definitely recommend him to others!
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