Dr. Hameed U. Peracha, MD

Dr. Hameed U. Peracha, MD

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Ophthalmology | Male | 63 years old

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We have the technology and skills to handle all eye diseases and problems. With state-of-the art techniques and a dedicated staff, our practice is positioned to deliver the very best eye care. We ensure this quality by standing behind a commitment to our patients and Referring Physicians. This commitment includes communication, as well as, Expertise, Respect, Patient Education, Satisfaction and Availability.Read more

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Dr. Hameed U. Peracha graduated with four years of residency training in Ophthalmology and internship in General Surgery at the...Read more

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Lanham, MD |
Excellent bedside manor and skill. Office staff is very friendly and patient. Just had cataract surgery on one eye and can't wait to get the other one done.
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Dr. Peracha says...

Dr. Hameed U. Peracha graduated with four years of residency training in Ophthalmology and internship in General Surgery at the Washington Hospital Care Center, one of the most prestigious hospitals in the Washington, D.C area. Before his training in Ophthalmology, Dr. Peracha, completed six years of residency training in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology, and Nuclear Medicine at the University of Connecticut Health Center. His training in Clinical and Anatomic Pathology gave him a better understanding of the disease process and its management. During his training at the University of Connecticut Health Center, he published several papers. He has been doing private practice since July 1995, and has since then, expanded his practice from Maryland to Virginia, all in hopes to better assist the growing number  of patients with ophthalmologic needs.

In addition, Dr. Peracha use to teach ophthalmology residents at the Washington Hospital Center and Fairfax Hospital. He is a certified physician and surgeon from the American Board of Ophthalmology.

Dr. Hameed Peracha performs comprehensive eye exams on each and every patient over the age of 12 years old. He is fully licensed and board certified in the field of ophthalmology, having practiced since July 1995. He is experienced in the diagnosis, treatment and prevention of all ocular diseases from myopia and hyperopia to more advanced medical and surgical forms glaucoma, macular degeneration, dry eye syndrome and cataracts. Dr. Peracha is available 24 hours a day for questions or concerns you may have regarding your eye condition or medications.

Some of the services he provides include:

           

v  Comprehensive Eye Examination

v  Contact Lens Exam

v  Dry Eye Syndrome

v  Flashes & Floaters

v  Diabetic Eye Examination

v  Cataract Refractive Surgery

v  YAG CAP 

v  Glaucoma Medical / Laser / Surgecal Treatment

v  Eyelid Procedures

Dr. Peracha's Care Philosophy

We have the technology and skills to handle all eye diseases and problems. With state-of-the art techniques and a dedicated staff, our practice is positioned to deliver the very best eye care. We ensure this quality by standing behind a commitment to our patients and Referring Physicians. This commitment includes communication, as well as, Expertise, Respect, Patient Education, Satisfaction and Availability.

Dr. Peracha says...

Some of the services he provides include:

v  Comprehensive Eye Examination

v  Contact Lens Exam

v  Dry Eye Syndrome

v  Flashes & Floaters

v  Diabetic Eye Examination

v  Cataract Refractive Surgery

v  YAG CAP 

v  Glaucoma Medical / Laser / Surgecal Treatment

v  Eyelid Procedures

Dr. Peracha says...

v  Comprehensive Eye Examination

v  Contact Lens Exam

v  Dry Eye Syndrome

v  Flashes & Floaters

v  Diabetic Eye Examination

v  Cataract Refractive Surgery

v  YAG CAP 

v  Glaucoma Medical / Laser / Surgecal Treatment

v  Eyelid Procedures

Dr. Peracha's experience matches your search based on the following criteria:

  •  Based on total number of patients treated over the last 12 months
  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  No malpractice claims found
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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Board Certifications

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  • Ophthalmology

Conditions Treated

  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Autoimmune Thyroid Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blepharitis
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Erosion
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Dacryoadenitis
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
  • Drusen
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Dry Eyes
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Entropion
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Eyelid Spasm
  • Farsightedness
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hyphema
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Migraine
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Optic Neuritis
  • Pinguecula
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Presbyopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage

Education

  • Medical School
    University Of Connecticut

    Graduated in 1989

  • Internship Hospital
    Washington Hospital Center

    Completed in 1990

  • Residency Hospital
    Washington Hospital Center

    Completed in 1995

  • Undergraduate School
    Higher Secondary School

    Graduated in 1973

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • Punjabi
  • Urdu

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Ophthalmology
  • Anterior Segment Surgery
  • Cataract Surgery
  • Cornea & External Diseases
  • Cornea & Refractive Surgery
  • Glaucoma

Procedures Performed

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Foreign Body Removal from Eye
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Iridectomy
  • Ocular Prosthetics
  • Ocular Surface Reconstruction
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
  • Trabeculotomy Ab Externo
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery
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