Welcome to Steer Optical
Your Optometrist in Arlington, VA

Call us at (703) 490-5275 today.

Welcome to Steer Optical in Arlington. Dr. Hugh Steer and the Steer Optical team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our Arlington office.

Steer Optical is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Arlington area come to Steer Optical because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Dr. Steer and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Steer Optical, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Steer Optical, we offer vision financing options and will work with vision insurance providers to ensure good eye health and vision care for all of our patients.

Our Approach to Optometry

Our one-on-one approach to optometry makes Dr. Steer and the Steer Optical staff the eye and vision care providers of choice in the Arlington area. Our Arlington optometrist offers the following services: complete eye exams, contact lenses, glasses, glaucoma testing, and pre- and post-operative care. For a complete list of services, visit our services page or call our Arlington office at (703) 490-5275.

At Steer Optical, we are dedicated to providing high-quality optometry services in a comfortable environment.Call us at (703) 490-5275 or schedule an appointment today online.

Dr. Hugh Steer
Arlington Optometrist | Steer Optical | (703) 490-5275
1100 South Hayes St.
Arlington, VA 22203

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Meet The Doctors

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  • Dr. Hugh C Steer, O.D.

    Hugh Steer is a mindful and dedicated optometrist. He is from neighboring Maryland. Dr. Steer attended Salus University, Pennsylvania College of Optometry, where he received his degree in optometry. He earned his bachelor's degree in visual sciences at Salus University and his bachelor's degree in chemistry at Howard University. Dr Steer is an avid soccer player and fan. In his spare time Dr Steer enjoys spending time with his family and children.

  • Dr. Ajibola Ogunnusi O.D.

    Dr. Ogunnusi completed her undergraduate education at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County. There she received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biology and a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology.  She then went to the  Pennsylvania College of Optometry to obtain her Doctor of Optometry degree. Dr. Ogunnusi’s specialties and interests include providing comprehensive eye care, patient education, community vision/eye screenings, glaucoma management, diabetic eye care, disease management, and geriatric eye care. Her philosophy is “Healthy Body, Healthy Eyes.” She strives to educate every patient as she believes it is the first step towards a healthier society.

    She currently lives in Virginia with her husband and son.

  • Dr. Jacqueline Pokusa, O.D.

    Dr. Pokusa is originally from the Pittsburgh, PA area.  She completed her BA with High Honors in Biology at Oberlin College in Oberlin, OH, and went on to obtain her Doctorate of Optometry and then Residency in Pediatric Optometry and Strabismus from the New England College of Optometry in Boston, MA.  She has been honored to have served on the Faculty at both Children’s National Health System in Washington, D.C, and Children’s Hospital of Pittsburgh of UPMC. She is passionate about providing excellent care to individuals of all ages and stages of life.  Dr. Pokusa strives to listen carefully to each patient so as to provide the best comfort, protection and performance across all their visual activities and needs. She loves music, yoga, running and being outdoors. She is fluent in English and Spanish.

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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Great experience. I was about 20 minutes early and I was still seen quickly and got all my questions answered. The office staff is helpful, efficient and a joy to work with. Thank you all!"
    Elizabeth F.
  • "Dr and staff were pleasant, courteous, and efficient."
    James A. F.
  • "My experience was very professional and efficient. The staff are all very kind and helpful, and the eco-friendly practices are great to see in a business of this type."
    Cassandra F.
  • "Staff are welcoming, helpful, professional, and warm -- they put me at ease immediately!"
    Sara A.