Dr. Douglas Gaasterland MD

  • Ophthalmology Washington, DC

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Dr. Douglas Gaasterland, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Washington, DC, with other offices in Washington, DC and Chevy Chase, MD (and 2 other locations). Their specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Gaasterland is affiliated with Georgetown University Hospital, George Washington Univ Hospital and Sibley Memorial Hospital. They speak English.


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Specialties & Expertise

Dr. Douglas Gaasterland has the following 5 areas of expertise, 1 specialty and 1 board certification.


An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.


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Locations & Directions

1016 16th St NW
Washington, DC 20036

2150 Pennsylvania Ave NW
Washington, DC 20037

2 Wisconsin Cir
Chevy Chase, MD 20815

3020 Hamaker Ct
Fairfax, VA 22031

8230 Boone Blvd
Vienna, VA 22182

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