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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. We offer routine eye care and screening exams for common diseases such as cataract, diabetes, and glaucoma, as well as state-of-the-art diagnostic, operative, and therapeutic procedures for patients requiring subspecialist care. 

Most subspecialty branches of ophthalmic care are represented on site. Urgent eye care is available same day. Clinical and consultative services are provided during normal business hours to other professional services of Fort Belvoir Community Hospital and other area military treatment facilities. Additionally, Ophthalmology is responsible for training assigned residents, interns and students. 

Services

  • Comprehensive: cataracts and medical conditions invoving the eye
  • Retina: retinal detachments, macular degeneration, and diabetes
  • Cornea: Cornea scars, Corneal transplants, and diseases, Keratoconus, dry eye and conditions involving the surface of the eye
    • Ophthalmogy service now offers cross-linking for the treatment of progressive keratoconus or corneal ectasia
  • Glaucoma: elevated eye pressure and visual field defects
  • Pediatric: stramismus, ambylopia, and childhood diseases
  • Warriors: Wounded Warrior care
  • Refractive eye surgery program (available only to active-duty service members)
  • Oculoplastic surgery: functional and cosmetic problems with eyelids and area around the eyes, diseases of the orbit and diseases of the lacrimal (tear drainage) system
  • Note: Patients will need their optometrist or ophthalmologist to complete the Cross-Linking Request Form for a consult at Belvoir Hospital. The form may be downloaded by selecting the form name above, or by selecting the link at right under the Forms heading.
Meadows Pavilion

HOURS
Weekdays: 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Weekends and Federal Holidays: Closed

PHONE
Information: (571) 231-1595
Refractive Eye Surgery Center Information:
(571) 231-1599 / 1600

TRICARE PRIME
TRICARE Prime patients can make primary care appointments via TRICARE Online.

LOCATION
Ophthalmology: Meadows Pavilion,
Floor 2, Reception 4
Refractive Eye Surgery Center:
Meadows Pavilion, Floor 2, Reception 3

Meadows Pavilion

FORMS

Cross-Linking Request Form