The Washington Eye Institute is proud to have the latest technology for the diagnosis and treatment of keratoconus. We are currently offering one of the only FDA approved crosslinking treatments for the management of keratoconus in the D.C / Maryland area.
Keratoconus is a progressive disease, potentially leading to vision loss and can eventually impact a patient's ability to function. Our cutting edge diagnostic and management strategies are the most effective method for halting the progression of keratoconus. If you have been diagnosed with keratoconus, visit the Washington Eye Institute to discuss the best options for managing your disease and stopping the progression of keratoconus.
A Cataract occurs when the clear lens in the eye becomes cloudy over time. Patients may notice symptoms of blurry or decreased vision, glare, or even halos. Usually vision loss from cataracts occurs slowly over time.
The Washington Eye Institute is a leading provider in the care of corneal disease. Under the guidance of Lamees Ashker, a board certified and fellowship trained corneal specialist, our practice is able to diagnose and treat any corneal or refractive issues that you may be suffering from.
Diabetic eye disease, including damage to the retinal layer of the back of the eye, is one of the most common issues facing eye health today. Picking up early eye problems from diabetes can also be the first clue to other issues affecting your kidneys, heart, and blood vessels.
Glaucoma is an eye disease that is characterized by damage to the optic nerve. It usually occurs when the pressure in the eye itself is high. The optic nerve is the nerve that carries information from the eye to the brain. It is one of the most common causes of preventable blindness in the United States.
The Washington Eye Institute is proud to have the latest technology for the diagnosis and treatment of keratoconus. We are currently offering one of the only FDA approved crosslinking treatments for the management of keratoconus in the DC/Maryland area.
Macular Degeneration is the most common cause of irreversible blindness in the Caucasian population. It is characterized by a breakdown of the central retina.