Appelbaum Vision PC - Bethesda
Appelbaum Vision PC - Bethesda

Your Westlake Optometrist

6509 Democracy Blvd, Bethesda, MD

  • Onsite Parking
  • Free Parking
  • Open Weekends
  • Open Evenings

Business Hours

  • Monday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Tuesday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Wednesday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Thursday 10:30 am - 7:30 pm
  • Friday 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
  • Saturday 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
  • Sunday Closed
Dr. Bryce Appelbaum OD, FCOVD

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum
OD
FCOVD

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum is a board certified Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development. He completed his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis where he majored in Psychology and Pre-Medical studies and graduated with clinical honors from... Show More

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum is a board certified Fellow of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development.

He completed his undergraduate degree from Washington University in St. Louis where he majored in Psychology and Pre-Medical studies and graduated with clinical honors from The Illinois College of Optometry.

He has completed extensive post doctoral training in the areas of Optometric Evaluation of Visual Performance, Optometric Vision Therapy for Visual Acquisition Problems, Optometric Evaluation and Treatment of Visual Information, Processing Dysfunction, Evaluation and Treatment of Strabismus and Amblyopia and Visual Problems Secondary to Traumatic Brain Injury.

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum lectures on various vision related topics

Including sports vision, acquired brain injury, strabismus and amblyopia, vision and learning, and visual behavior in the classroom. He is certified in Corneal Refractive Therapy/Orthokeratology, a specialty contact lens approach to slowing down nearsightedness and improving eyesight as an alternative to refractive surgery.

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum is passionate about helping his patients reach their optimal potential and uncovering undetected visual problems which can interfere with functioning. Additionally, he is known for applying his knowledge of visual behavior to areas beyond the classroom or workplace.

Dr. Bryce Appelbaum has worked with hundreds of professional athletes, several professional sports teams, and countless amateur athletes to transform raw talent into honed performance through vision.

  • Professional Certification
  • Family Friendly
  • In Person Appointments
Dr. Kelsey Starman OD

Dr. Kelsey Starman
OD

She completed her undergraduate degree from Rockhurst University in Kansas City where she majored in Biochemistry and Physics of Medicine. She went on to complete her Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Following graduation she completed a... Show More

She completed her undergraduate degree from Rockhurst University in Kansas City where she majored in Biochemistry and Physics of Medicine. She went on to complete her Optometry degree from Nova Southeastern University in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.

Following graduation she completed a residency in Vision Rehabilitation, with emphasis in Vision Therapy and Pediatric Optometry at Wow Vision Therapy in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

Dr. Starman is passionate about helping all her patients achieve their highest visual potential to meet their daily visual demands. She is committed to ensuring patients have a treatment plan specific to their individual needs and goals to give them the tools for being successful in all aspects of their lives.

  • Professional Certification
  • Family Friendly
Dr. Lynette Wray OD

Dr. Lynette Wray
OD

Dr. Wray completed her undergraduate degree at Rutgers University in New Jersey where she majored in Biological Sciences. In addition, she also earned a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Wray obtained her Optometry degree from Indiana University School of Optometry... Show More

Dr. Wray completed her undergraduate degree at Rutgers University in New Jersey where she majored in Biological Sciences.

In addition, she also earned a master’s degree in Biomedical Sciences. Dr. Wray obtained her Optometry degree from Indiana University School of Optometry (IUSO) and while attending, she was a member of the National Optometric Student Association, the American Optometric Student Association, and was a Student Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry.

She has also done visual screenings at elementary schools in Indiana and worked on various contact lens clinical trials at the IUSO clinical optic research lab.

Dr. Brittany Caputo OD

Dr. Brittany Caputo
OD

Dr. Caputo graduated from Indiana University Bloomington where she majored in Psychology. She then went on to receive her Optometry degree from Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry. While in optometry school, she enjoyed being a teaching assistant and being a... Show More

Dr. Caputo graduated from Indiana University Bloomington where she majored in Psychology.

She then went on to receive her Optometry degree from Midwestern University Arizona College of Optometry. While in optometry school, she enjoyed being a teaching assistant and being a member of the sports vision, vision rehabilitation, and Spanish clubs as well as serving as Trustee for the American Optometric Student Association.

She was also able to participate in vision screenings for schools, professional sports teams, and Special Olympics athletes.

Dr. Caputo was a recipient of the COVD Excellence in Vision Therapy Award and is a Gold Key International Optometric Honor Society member.

About Us

Appelbaum Vision, PC is dedicated to enhancing lives through vision improvement.
Established in 1977, our practice offers a holistic approach to family vision care, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral, sensorimotor, neuro-rehabilitative, and learning related vision problems in... Show More

Appelbaum Vision, PC is dedicated to enhancing lives through vision improvement.
Established in 1977, our practice offers a holistic approach to family vision care, specializing in the diagnosis and treatment of behavioral, sensorimotor, neuro-rehabilitative, and learning related vision problems in both children and adults.

We provide Vision Therapy and Neuro-Optometric Rehabilitation Services
As well as Sensory Integration oriented Occupational Therapy in the same office. This uniquely integrated approach facilitates optimal development and allows children the opportunity to reach their full potential. While many of the patients we treat are children and adolescents, we also work with a substantial amount of adults.

A large component of the practice involves the evaluation and treatment of those with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI), concussions, strokes, sensory integration dysfunction, and sensory processing issues.