Services Arlington, VA and Washington, DC
Here at Retina & Macular Disease Specialists and Diabetic Eye DC, we offer the following services and treat the following conditions:


  • Eye Flashes
  • Sudden Blurry Vision
  • Sudden Loss of Vision
Intraocular Injections Arlington, VA and Washington, DC

Intraocular Injections

When treating retinal diseases, an intraocular injection, or injection directly into the eye, is the best way to place medication exactly where it’s needed and to deliver the optimal dose of medication.

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Macular Degeneration Arlington, VA and Washington, DC

Macular Degeneration

Macular degeneration, or age-related macular degeneration (AMD), affects a small area in the center of your retina called the macula. AMD can occur in one or both eyes, where it may progress slowly or quickly.

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Diabetic Eye Exam Arlington, VA and Washington, DC

Diabetic Eye Exam

Dr. Smithen can identify changes inside your eye caused by diabetes long before you notice your first symptom, then initiate treatment to prevent damage to your retina.

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Diabetic Retinopathy Arlington, VA and Washington, DC

Diabetic Retinopathy

Diabetic eye disease refers to several eye conditions that develop in people with diabetes. Uncontrolled diabetes causes two primary eye diseases, diabetic retinopathy, and diabetic macular edema.

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Retinal Diseases Arlington, VA and Washington, DC

Retinal Diseases

Dr. Smithen can detect physical changes in your eyes before you have symptoms. For this reason, routine eye examinations are essential to protect your eye health.

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Retinal Detachment Arlington, VA and Washington, DC

Retinal Detachment

Retinal detachments often require surgery. Types of surgery include pneumatic retinopexy, scleral buckle, and vitrectomy. Retinal detachments need to be treated quickly, so if you may be at risk contact us today to learn about your options. The longer you wait for treatment, the lower the chances of restoring your normal vision.

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