Dr. John Dragon was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania. In 1984 he graduated from Susquehanna University with a degree in Biology. Dr. Dragon received his doctorate in 1988 from Pennsylvania College of Optometry, Philadelphia. Shortly after receiving his doctorate, Dr. Dragon served in the Medical Service Corps as a Navy Optometrist stationed at Sewells Point Clinic and Boone Clinic at Little Creek Amphibious Base. After fulfilling his commitment to the Navy, Dr. Dragon became an associate at the practice in 1999. In January 2003, Dr. Dragon became a partner in the practice. Dr. Dragon maintains membership in many professional organizations including the Virginia Optometric Association and the American Optometric Association. He is board certified by the Board of Optometry to use diagnostic drugs and by the Board of Medicine to treat and prescribe medication for external diseases of the eye.