Dr. Catherine Joo joined Bethesda Vision Care in 2017 after practicing in Washington, D.C. and the surrounding area for ten years. Her wide experience in addition to her extensive training at the Baltimore Veterans' Administration Hospital Medical Center made her a perfect fit for the practice. Dr. Joo graduated from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry (PCO) in 2007. At PCO, she completed diverse rotations in primary and specialty care services. The specialty training included anterior segment, contact lenses, emergency care, glaucoma, pediatrics, and retina including macular degeneration, diabetes, and hypertensive retinopathy. In addition to comprehensive eye exams, she routinely treats computer eye strain, allergies, dry eyes, eye injuries, and infections. She also works with the top laser surgeons in the area performing pre and post-operative care for patients seeking laser eye surgery. Dr. Joo's interests include hiking, snowboarding and tennis. Dr. Joo is fluent in Korean, Spanish, as well as English!