Columbia, Maryland (PRWEB) July 08, 2014
Columbia Eye Associates is a certified ophthalmology practice that is located in the nation’s capital – Washington, D.C. This particular eye care facility specializes in the treatment of glaucoma and other debilitating eye conditions such as blindness, cataracts, and macular degeneration. Here is where eye care patients can successfully find alternative healing, restoring vision, and making a healthier you.
If unfamiliar with the condition, glaucoma is a disease that damages the eye’s optic nerve. If left untreated, a patient can experience debilitating results such as vision loss and temporary or permanent blindness. Elevated eye pressure is a major risk factor for optic nerve damage. The doctors and staff at Columbia Eye Associates are happy to assist patients who are seeking alternative treatment to lower their eye pressure.
For glaucoma patients seeking a medical marijuana recommendation to better treat this condition, this Washington D.C. ophthalmology practice features a licensed physician that can allow a patient to undergo a medical marijuana evaluation in order to better determine the patient's current condition and how it may be treated.
Please note that once Columbia Eye Associate's licensed cannabis-recommending physician has consulted with a patient upon approval, this Washington D.C. location's staff may help assist patients with the filing and submitting of documentation to obtain a Washington D.C. medical marijuana card.
For glaucoma patients who are current residents in Washington, D.C., our physicians are able to provide medicinal marijuana recommendations after completing a comprehensive dilated eye exam. The exam is vital in determining risk factors, eye pressure, and the severity of the disease. Our staff will assist patients with the filing and submitting documentation to obtain a Washington, D.C. medical marijuana card.