Dr. Lauren Yeager, MD

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Dr. Lauren Yeager, MD
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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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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  •  Specializes in Ophthalmology
  •  Board certified in Ophthalmology
  •  Malpractice claims in District of Columbia not available
  •  No sanctions found
  •  No board actions found

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  • Ophthalmology

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
  • Graves' Disease
  • Headache
  • Hypertropia
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Keratitis
  • Lazy Eye
  • 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

Education

  • Medical School
    Boston University School of Medicine

    Graduated in 2007

  • Internship Hospital
    Mt Sinai Medical Center

    Completed in 2008

  • Residency Hospital
    Suny Downstate Medical Center

    Completed in 2011

  • Fellowship Hospital
    Childrens National Medical Center

    Completed in 2012

Languages Spoken

  • English

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Specialties

  • Ophthalmology
  • Pediatric Ophthalmology

Procedures Performed

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