The Retina Group of Washington is a premier location for a Burke retina exam and is well known throughout the country for providing patients with outstanding service and quality. Because we partner with many different hospitals around the area, we can offer our patients the best and the latest in retinal exams, surgery and more.
A retina exam Gaithersburg can be the first to show medical conditions such as high blood pressure or diabetes. These diseases affect the blood vessels inside the eye, causing bleeding. This is why it’s important that patients take good care of their health, using diet and exercise to help their eyes stay healthy. A change in diet and exercise can reverse medical issues that can complicate problems with the eyes. Our diagnostic services cover tests that are needed to diagnose, evaluate and treat your retinal conditions. Many patients in the Washington, D.C. area have their retinal problems diagnosed and treated at one of our locations, and we partner with hospitals around the area to serve our patients best.
A retina exam is used to assess retinal health and to help prevent the progression of retinal diseases. Age related macular degeneration, also known as AMD, can cause central vision loss. Vision loss, blindness and blurry vision can all happen as a side effect of certain retinal diseases like age related macular degeneration. Our retina exam Gaithersburg includes digital fundus photography, an optical coherence test, and a fluorescein angiography which allows us to see better inside the eye. Our locations include centers and hospitals in Washington, D.C., Maryland and Virginia. We are also associated with Georgetown University Hospital, Virginia Hospital Center, and Silver Spring Ophthalmology Surgery Center. For more information about retinal exams and retinal diseases, call us today and schedule your first appointment.