Ophthalmology is committed to providing the highest quality medical and surgical eye care in order to preserve, improve, or restore vision to our patients.
Conditions We Treat
We offer eye care for conditions & diseases such as:
- Corneal Dystrophies
- Corneal Scars
- Diabetic Retinopathy
We also offer state-of-the-art diagnostic, operative, and therapeutic procedures for patients requiring subspecialist care.
Clinical and consultative services provided during normal business hours to other professional services of Malcolm Grow Medical Clinics and Surgery Center and other regional military treatment facilities.
Additionally, Malcolm Grow Ophthalmology staff serve as faculty of the National Capital Consortium Residency Training Program and supervise ophthalmology residents and medical students on rotation with the department.
- Cataract Evaluation and Surgery
- Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery
- Blepharoplasty and Oculoplastic Surgery
- Medical Retinal Care for Diabetic Retinopathy and Macular Degeneration
Cornea Subspecialty Care
- Corneal diseases, keratoconus, and other complex ocular surface conditions
- Corneal transplants:
- Endothelial (Descement membrane endothelial keratoplasty, DMEK)
- Lamellar (Deep anterior lamellar keratoplasty, DALK)
- Full thickness (penetrating keratoplasty, PK)
- Ophthalmology now offers corneal collage cross-linking (CXL) for progressive keratoconus or corneal ectasia
- Patients must email the completed referral forms from their referring optometrist/ophthalmologist to the clinic
Warfighter Refractive Eye Surgery Program
Available to active duty service members only.
- Arrive 15 minutes early
- Be prepared to fill out 3rd party insurance verification form
- Ensure your escort has a military ID or contact Joint Base Andrews Visitor Center prior to our appointment
- Visitor documentation requirements may change depending on the current FPCON level.