About Us

middleburg-eye-signDr. Charles (“Chip”) Stine  founded Middleburg Eye Center in 1989.  A native of  Middleburg, Dr. Stine wanted to bring comprehensive eye care to those in his hometown who previously had to drive at least thirty minutes to get care.

When you visit the office, you’ll know it’s different! Housed in a log cabin that dates to the 1700’s, Middleburg Eye Center is not your typical doctor’s office. The staff strives to make you feel at home and comfortable, complemented by the warm, cozy setting. While the building may be from years gone by, the technology is current and state of the art. The doctors at Middleburg Eye Center continue to stay abreast of the latest treatments, techniques and options in eye care. Along with a lovely location, you’ll also receive the best in comprehensive eye care for you and your entire family.


Dr. Charles (“Chip”) Stine. O.D.

Dr. Charles Stine received his Doctor of Optometry degree from the New England College of Optometry in Boston. Since graduating in 1987, along with being associated with Ophthalmologists, he has also managed a successful practice in his hometown of Middleburg, VA. Dr. Stine’s responsibilities include routine eye care for patients of all ages, evaluation and management of acute and chronic eye diseases, and fitting of routine and specialty contact lenses for Keratoconus, post-op corneal transplants and unique corneal irregularities.

A premier optometrist in the Northern Virginia region, Dr. Stine has prior training and experience from the world-renowned Joslin Diabetic Center, staff optometrist for Washington Medical Center – David Casey, M.D., and as a Contact Lens consultant for Aspen Hill Eye Center.

Dr. Stine is a member in good standing of the American Optometric Association, Blue Ridge Optometric Society, National Academy of Sports Vision, and Better Vision Institute. Dr. Stine has been a volunteer Optometrist with the Department of Elderly Affairs – Montgomery County, MD, the Lions Club Free Clinics and has received accolades from President George Bush and Colin Powell for his participation with Vision USA.

Debra Bierly-Holman, O.D.

Dr. Bierly received her Doctor of Optometry degree from The Ohio State University College of Optometry in 1998. Due to her husband’s military experience, she has had the opportunity to practice in Connecticut, Hawaii, Massachusetts, and Tennessee in a variety of settings. She relocated to Virginia in 2010.

Dr. Bierly provides routine eye care for patients of all ages. This includes evaluation and management of eye infections and diseases, as well as fitting of routine and specialty contact lenses. She is a member in good standing of the American Optometric Association and the Northern Virginia Optometric Society.

Dr. Bierly resides in Leesburg with her husband and three children.

Emily Ash Morin, M.D.

*Please call our office to see if Dr. Morin is a provider of your insurance. Dr. Morin is a board certified ophthalmologist and brings a broad range of skill and expertise to Mitchell Eye Institute. Prior to joining MEI in 2003, Dr. Morin served as Chief Resident at the Washington Hospital Center/Washington National Eye Center, where she gained extensive surgical experience, and where she remains a member of the teaching faculty.

Dr. Morin also serves on the residency selection committee for the combined Washington National Eye Center/Georgetown Ophthalmology residency program.  Dr. Morin practices general ophthalmology with a special emphasis in cataract and refractive surgery. Additionally, Dr. Morin is certified in the cosmetic use of Botox. Dr. Morin and her family reside in McLean, Virginia.

Academic and Professional Affiliations

  • Member American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Ophthalmology Residency Selection Committee WNEC/Georgetown

Honors and Recognition

  • Joseph Dessoff, MD Ophthalmology Education Award; Washington Hospital Center


  •  Chief Resident Ophthalmology Residency, Washington National Eye Center
  • Internship Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Doctorate of Medicine, Georgetown University School of Medicine
  • Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University

Tina Ansari, O.D.

Dr. Tina Ansari earned her B.S. in Biomedical Engineering from University of Virginia. Post-graduation, she spent time working in research at the Pathology department at UVA. While she found the experience to be quite challenging and rewarding, she realized that she wanted to work directly with patients. She went on to attend and earn her Doctorate in Optometry from University of California – Berkeley. Her training focused mainly on primary eye care and ocular disease management with externships at the Portland VA Medical center, Seymour Johnson Airforce Base, and the Casa Grande VA Medical Center. After several years of practicing out West, she decided to move back to her home state of Virginia to be closer to family.

Dr. Ansari provides vision and medical eye exams for patients of all ages, including the management of acute and chronic eye diseases, as well as fitting of soft and specialty contact lenses. In her free time, she enjoys spending time with her family and friends, painting, traveling, and trying new cuisine.