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Eye exam in Washington D.C.

The first thought that typically comes to mind when people think about eye exams is getting evaluated for prescription eyeglasses. However, there are many other reasons to get an eye exam. Everyone should see an optometrist at a quality Washington eye care center like Metropolitan Optical yearly for comprehensive eye exam even if there are no vision problems.


Eye exam in Washington D.C.

A comprehensive eye examination is a very important tool that an expert optometrist at a quality Washington eye care center like Metropolitan Optical uses to get a clear picture of our patients’ overall eye health and wellness. While checking for refractive errors and determining if prescription eyeglasses are needed is part of the exam, there is much more to it.  A person can have no noticeable vision problems and can still have a very serious eye disease or condition. There are many serious eye diseases and conditions that present with no noticeable signs or symptoms in the beginning stages. However, these eye disease and conditions can be detected during an eye exam. Getting annual exams allows for early diagnosis and treatment. Early diagnosis allows for early treatment which allows for the best treatment options and possible outcomes. If an eye condition or disease is detected, patients will need to see a specialist like ours at Metropolitan Optical. When you have an eye condition, you can’t settle for anything less than the best. That’s what you’ll get at our practice. Our expert has amazing credentials and is fully equipped to help you. Lovingly known as “Dr. Mike”, our expert is a fellowship trained Cornea, Cataract and Refractive surgeon. Dr. Mike has trained with some of the world’s leading experts on corneal implants, corrective laser eye surgery (LASIK), and advanced complicated microsurgical cataract surgery. Dr Mike offer the following services and procedures: corneal transplant and treatment, keratoconus, cataract surgery, LASIK and Visian ICL, Pterygium, glaucoma diagnosis and management, glaucoma surgery, and macular degeneration evaluation and treatment.  

Contact our Washington eye care center to book your annual eye exam today. One of our friendly staff members at Metropolitan Optical will gladly assist you.