Health Services

Ophthalmology

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:

  • Cataracts
  • Corneal Dystrophies
  • Corneal Scars
  • Keratoconus
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Glaucoma

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.

Services

Comprehensive Ophthalmology

  • 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.

Helpful Information

  • 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.

Contact Us

Phone

Main

240-612-1730

Appointment Line

888-999-1212 or 855-227-6331

Hours

7:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Location

1st Floor
1060 West Perimeter Rd
Joint Base Andrews Maryland

Secure Messaging

TOL Patient Portal

Resources

Joint Base Andrews Visitor Center

301-981-0689

Nurse Advice Line

800-874-2273, Option 1

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