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Michelle T. Hoyt, O.D.

Dr. Michelle Hoyt Optometrist Washington DC

Washington Eye Physicians and Surgeons would like to welcome optometrist Dr. Michelle Hoyt, O.D. 

Dr. Hoyt specializes in the medical management of all ocular diseases as well as general eye exams. She is competent with soft and hard contact lens fittings, pre- and post- operative refractive surgery care including LASIK, pre- and post-operative cataract surgery care, diabetic, glaucoma and comprehensive eye exams. She strives to provide the best primary eye care to you and your family and looks forward to building a long-term relationship with her patients. She is a member of the American Academy of Optometry.

Dr. Hoyt graduated from the University of California, Davis with a Bachelor of Science degree in Neurobiology, Physiology and Behavior and a minor in Comparative Literature. She then received her Doctor of Optometry degree at Western University of Health Sciences. She furthered her training with an Ocular Disease residency at Aran Eye in Miami Florida, where she gained experience in diagnosing and treating complex eye diseases. Afterwards, she worked as a Medical Optometrist at UCLA’s Olive View Hospital in Los Angeles CA. She has successfully completed many years in advance ocular disease management and treatment education.  Dr. Hoyt has published research on cataract growth and on minimally invasive glaucoma surgery.


Western University of Health Sciences, Doctorate of Optometry

Aran Eye Associates , Ocular Disease Residency

University of California, Davis, Bachelor of Science


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Eyelid Surgery can reduce the aging, tired, or sad look caused by drooping eyelids. The Oculoplastic Surgeons also perform reconstructive surgery of the eye socket and orbital fractures of the facial bones, including eye prostheses, tearing problems, lid twitches, and blepharospasm.

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