Mission

This practice was established in 1989 and throughout our history, our mission has been to treat all patients with individuality, providing the most advanced, progressive, and highest quality of eye care possible.


Linda Dressler, M.D.

Dr. Dressler is a board-certified ophthalmologist practicing general ophthalmology, including advanced laser cataract surgery with specialty intraocular lenses. She graduated from the University of Virginia and Harvard Medical School and did her residency in ophthalmology at Manhattan Eye, Ear and Throat Institute. She opened her ophthalmology practice in Fairfax, Virginia in 1989 and has been seeing patients there ever since. A member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, Dr. Dressler has been named as one of the D.C. area’s “top ophthalmologists” according to doctor surveys in both the Washingtonian Magazine and Consumer Checkbook’s Guide to Top Doctors. Dr. Dressler resides in Oakton, Virginia with her husband and enjoys gardening and hiking.

Daniel Geller, M.D.

Dr. Geller is a board-certified ophthalmologist practicing general ophthalmology. He is a graduate of New York University and received his medical degree from the Mount Sinai School of Medicine in 1992. Dr. Geller completed his residency in ophthalmology at the Medical College of Virginia in 1996 and joined the practice in the year 2000. Dr. Geller’s professional associations include the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the Virginia Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons. He resides in South Riding, Virginia where he enjoys photography and spending time with his wife and three daughters and numerous pets.

Marena Patronas, M.D.

An independent contractor for Dressler Ophthalmology Associates, Dr. Patronas specializes in diseases of the retina and vitreous, including diabetic retinopathy, retinal detachments, epiretinal membranes, macular holes, retinal vascular disease and macular degeneration. Dr. Patronas performs all of the retina surgery for patients of Dressler Ophthalmology. Dr. Patronas received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biology from Georgetown University and her Doctor of Medicine from Georgetown University School of Medicine. She completed her ophthalmology residency at St. Vincent Catholic Medical Center-Manhattan, New York Medical College and she also completed a fellowship in vitreo-retinal surgery at Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary, Harvard Medical School in Boston.

Alexandre Gauthier, M.D.

An independent contractor for Dressler Ophthalmology Associates, Dr. Gauthier specializes in diseases of the retina and vitreous, including age-related macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, retinal vascular diseases, and diseases of the choroid. Dr. Gauthier received his undergraduate degree in computer science from George Washington University and his medical degree and from the George Washington University School of Medicine, where he also completed his ophthalmology residency. Dr. Gauthier is a native of Northern Virginia, where he currently lives with his wife and children. In his free time, he enjoys fishing, hiking, cooking, reading biographies and running.

Brian Randolph, O.D.

Dr. Randolph is a licensed optometrist who diagnoses and treats ocular diseases and performs medical and general eye exams and contact lens fittings, including specialty contact lenses.

Dr. Randolph, who is Dr. Dressler’s son, grew up in Oakton, Virginia and attended Flint Hill High School, where he was valedictorian. He then attended University of Virginia for his B.A. in Economics, graduating with distinction with a 3.8 GPA. Dr. Randolph was awarded the Director’s Scholarship for academic excellence to attend the Southern College of Optometry, where he graduated summa cum laude. At SCO, he was a member of the Student Volunteers in Optometric Service to Humanity and participated in optometry mission trips to Mexico and Belize. Dr. Randolph is recently married and enjoys tennis, hiking, and spending time with his golden retriever. He likes listening to his patient’s needs and working with them to achieve the best vision possible.