She then went on to earn her Doctor of Optometry from the Pennsylvania College of Optometry, now known as Salus University, in Philadelphia. Dr. Nechel has enjoyed private practice and providing eye health and vision care since 1996.
Dr. Nechel is a highly experienced and passionate optometrist. Her professional interests are primary care, contact lenses, diagnosis, treatment, management of ocular disease and the co-management of ocular surgeries, including cataracts and LASIK. She also has a passion for natural health and wellness options as well as holistic living and integrative medicine. Her priority is giving time to her patients to help take care of their needs. She is active in her profession and a member of the American Optometric Association, Virginia Optometric Association, and the Northern Virginia Optometric Association.
Dr. Nechel resides in Northern Virginia with her husband and two children. Her interests outside optometry are her family, reading, holistic wellness and the outdoors.