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Welcome to Silk Vision and Surgical Center where our goal is to provide outstanding eye care to the Washington DC area. Dr. Silk and our friendly staff strive to combine the latest technology in medical and surgical eye care with a compassionate spirit for all our patients. Each patient at Silk Vision and Surgical Center receives personalized care. We realize that every patient is unique and after having a thorough examination we take time to review your options and select the best treatment for you. Dr. Silk is a board certified eye physician and surgeon. He received his medical degree from Marshall University and his ophthalmic training from the Virginia Commonwealth University/Medical College of Virginia. He completed a fellowship in Corneal Diseases and Advanced Cataract Surgery with some of the nation's leading experts at the University in Pittsburgh, which is annually ranked as one of the leading hospitals in the nation by the U.S. News & World Report. Dr. Silk has performed thousands of ocular surgeries with visual and safety outcomes well above the national average. A committed teacher, Dr. Silk serves as an Assistant Professor at George Washington University, where he helped train residents learning to perform cataract surgery. In addition, he has traveled internationally to help teach others and to provide medical services across the globe. Dr. Silk is a Fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract & Refractive Surgery, The Cornea Society, and is active in clinical research. Dr. Silk welcomes new patients for surgical eye care.
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Cornea & External Diseases
Cornea & Refractive Surgery
Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*
Cataract Surgery Complications
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Diabetic Eye Disease
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Anterior Lamellar Keratoplasty (ALK)
Cataract Removal Surgery
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Intraocular Lens Implant Surgery
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Repair of Entropion or Ectropion
Repair of Eye Laceration
Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
YAG Laser Capsulotomy
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Joan C Edwards School Of Medicine At Marshall University
Medical School | Graduated 1997
Internship Hospital | Completed 1998
Virginia Commonwealth University
Residency Hospital | Completed 2003
University Of Pittsburgh / Main Campus
Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2004
National Eye Institute/National Institutes Of Health
Other Education | Completed
Awards & Recognition
Awards & Honors
Healthgrades Honor Roll
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