Dr. Lauren Yeager, MD

Dr. Lauren Yeager, MD

Ophthalmology  ·  
Female  ·  
Age 36
Dr. Lauren Yeager, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Washington, DC and has been practicing for 6 years. She graduated from Boston University School of Medicine in 2007 and specializes in ophthalmology and pediatric ophthalmology.Read her story

111 Michigan Ave NW

Washington, DC 20010

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  • Aetna
  • Amerigroup (Wellpoint)
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • CareOregon
  • CareSource
  • Cigna
  • Community Health Choice
  • Connecticare
  • EmblemHealth
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Dr. Yeager's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Yeager "Lauren Yeager, MD graduated Phi Beta Kappa from the Honors College at the University of Michigan with a degree in Biopsychology and Cognitive Science. She received her medical degree from Boston University School of Medicine and then completed an internal medicine internship at Mount Sinai Hospital in New York, New York. She completed a general ophthalmology residency at State University of New York (SUNY) Downstate Medical Center and then went on to complete a fellowship in pediatric ophthalmology and strabismus at Children's National Medical Center in Washington, DC. Dr. Yeager specializes in pediatric and adult strabismus, as well as the treatment of all childhood eye conditions. She is fellowship trained to perform a wide variety of pediatric ophthalmic surgeries, including pediatric cataract surgery, anterior segment surgery, lacrimal system surgery, and eyelid surgery. Dr. Yeager is interested in international health care and has participated in multiple medical and surgical mission trips to the Dominican Republic. She has also presented at numerous national meetings, including the Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology, the Constenbader Society, and the American Society of Ophthalmic Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery."


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2  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

52  Conditions Treated

  • All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
  • Anisocoria
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Astigmatism
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blocked Tear Duct
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Chalazion
  • Conjunctival Hemorrhage
  • Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
  • Corneal Diseases
  • Corneal Ulcer
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Eyes
  • Esotropia
  • Exotropia
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Farsightedness
  • Foveal and-or Macular Hypoplasia
  • Glaucoma
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Hypotropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Keratoconus
  • Lazy Eye
  • Mechanical Strabismus
  • Nearsightedness
  • Nystagmus
  • Orbital Cellulitis
  • Paralytic Strabismus
  • Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Sjögren's Syndrome
  • Strabismus
  • Stye
  • Tear Duct Disorders
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Ulcer
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Visual Field Defects


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9  Procedures

  • Enucleation of Eye
  • Excision of Chalazion
  • Extraocular Muscle Surgery
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyelid Surgery
  • Glaucoma Surgery
  • Scleral Reinforcement Surgery
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

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  • Boston University School of Medicine
    Medical School | Graduated 2007
  • Mt Sinai Medical Center
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2008
  • Suny Downstate Medical Center
    Residency Hospital | Completed 2011
  • Childrens National Medical Center
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2012

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
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Languages Spoken

  • English

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