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Corneal Disease

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.

The Washington Eye institute specializes in the treatment of corneal pathology such as Fuchs' dystrophy, corneal transplants, and keratoconus. We also help many patients in the treatment of their chronic dry eye symptoms, utilizing the latest techniques to improve the symptoms of dry eye and blepharitis.

Cataract Surgery

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.

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Corneal Disease

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.

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Diabetic Retinopathy

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.

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Glaucoma

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.

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Keratoconus & Crosslinking

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.

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Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is the most common cause of irreversible blindness in the Caucasian population. It is characterized by a breakdown of the central retina.

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