The Virginia Retina Center

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Alessa Crossan MD


Prior to joining the Virginia Retina Center, Dr. Crossan completed her undergraduate degree in environmental science at Stanford University. She earned her medical degree and completed an ophthalmology residency at Albert Einstein College of Medicine.  She completed a vitreoretinal surgical fellowship at Medical College of Wisconsin in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

Dr Crossan is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology and a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology as well as the American Society of Retina Specialists.

At the Virginia Retina Center both Dr. Crossan and the VRC staff are firmly committed to providing the most compassionate and state-of-the-art care to patients with any vitreoretinal disorders. Diagnostic and therapeutic techniques include:


Color fundus photography

Fluorescein angiography

High-speed indocyanine green angiography

Optical Coherence Tomography

Ocular echography

Green, yellow, red laser photocoagulation

Photodynamic therapy


Pneumatic retinopexy

Intravitreal pharmacotherapy

We look forward to providing the local community with a full range of vitreoretinal services. Our kind and courteous staff is available to answer your questions at any time.