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Dr. Faheem Ahmed, MD

Ophthalmology*
5.0 (202)
Map Pin Small McLean, VA
Accepting new patients

Offers telehealth

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Overview of Dr. Faheem Ahmed, MD

Dr. Faheem Ahmed, MD is an Ophthalmology Specialist in McLean, VA. They graduated from Baylor College of Medicine and is affiliated with Reston Hospital Center. Dr. Ahmed, completed a residency at Wills Eye Hospital. Patients rated Dr. Ahmed an average 5.0 star rating.

Dr. Ahmed works at Eye Physicians of Virginia in McLean, VA. They frequently treat conditions like Ischemic Optic Neuropathy, Keratitis and Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis) along with other conditions at varying frequencies. They are accepting new patients and accept Aetna, Anthem and Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield as well as other major insurance plans. Please call ahead to schedule an appointment and to confirm all accepted insurance plans.

Dr. Ahmed's Office Locations

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    Eye Physicians of Virginia
    6845 Elm St Ste 611, McLean, VA 22101 Icon Directions Right Arrow Directions
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Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
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Treatment frequency



Many providers have expertise treating multiple conditions or procedures. FindCare uses a variety of data sources to determine which conditions or procedures a provider treats and their level of experience.
Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Keratitis
Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis)
Tear Duct Surgery
Astigmatism
Corneal Diseases
Eye Infections
Accommodation Disorders
Age-Related Macular Degeneration
All Headaches (incl. Migraine)
Allergic Conjunctivitis
Benign Neoplasm of Eye
Blepharitis
Cataract
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Chalazion
Chorioretinal Scars
Chronic Conjunctivitis
Conjunctival Hemorrhage
Convergence Insufficiency
Corneal Ulcer
Degenerative Disorders of Globe
Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
Diabetic Retinopathy
Diplopia
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Drooping Eyelids (Ptosis)
Dry Eyes
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Exophoria
Eye Cancer
Eyelid Disorders
Floaters
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Foreign Body in Eye
Glaucoma
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Heterophoria
Iridocyclitis
Lacrimal Gland Disorder
Lazy Eye
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Macular Hole
Macular or Retinal Edema
Migraine
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Nearsightedness
Ophthalmoplegic Migraine
Paralytic Strabismus
Presbyopia
Progressive High Myopia
Pterygium
Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
Senile Cataracts
Squamous Blepharitis
Strabismus
Stye
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Tear Duct Disorders
Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
Visual Field Defects
Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Cataract Removal Surgery
Foreign Body Removal from Eye
Removal of Foreign Body from External Eye
Acute Endophthalmitis
Anisocoria
Anterior Ischemic Optic Neuropathy
Anterior Scleritis
Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
Autoimmune Diseases
Bell's Palsy
Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
Blepharoconjunctivitis
Blindness
Blocked Tear Duct
Conjunctiva Cyst
Conjunctiva Degeneration Deposit
Corneal Abrasion or Laceration
Corneal Erosion
Diabetic Cataracts
Drusen
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Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Ectropion of Eyelid
Endophthalmitis
Entropion
Episcleritis Periodica Fugax
Esotropia
Exotropia
Eyelid Spasm
Farsightedness
Foveal and Macular Hypoplasia
Fuchs' Corneal Dystrophy
Headache
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Herpetic Keratitis
Hordeolum
Hypertensive Retinopathy
Hyphema
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Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension
Keratoconus
Nodular Episcleritis
Ocular Hypertension
Optic Neuritis
Orbital Fracture
Pigment Dispersion Syndrome
Pinguecula
Pituitary Gland Cancer
Posterior Scleritis
Retina Diseases
Retinal Cysts
Retinal Dystrophy
Retinal Hemorrhage
Retinal Vascular Occlusion
Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP)
Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
Retinoschisis
Retrobulbar Neuritis
Temporal Arteritis
Trichiasis
Vascular Disease
Vitreous Hemorrhage
B-Scan Ultrasound
Blepharoplasty
Excision of Chalazion
Excision or Destruction of Lesion of Cornea
Eye Surgery
Eye Test
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Eyelid Surgery
Farnsworth Lantern Test
Glaucoma Surgery
Iridotomy
LASIK
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Paracentesis of Anterior Eye
Photorefractive Keratectomy (PRK)
Pterygium Surgery
Repair of Eye Laceration
Ultrasound
Vision Screening
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    • Aetna
    • Anthem
    • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma
    • Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Buckeye Community Health Plan
    • CareFirst Blue Cross Blue Shield
    • Cigna
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    Ratings & Reviews

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    About Dr. Faheem Ahmed, MD

    Specialties*
    • Ophthalmology

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    Languages Spoken
    • English
    Languages Spoken
    Gender
    • Male
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    NPI Number
    • 1306285705
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    Education & Certifications

    Residency
    • Wills Eye Hospital
    Residency
    Internship
    • Einstein Medical Center|Einstein Medical Center, Transitional Internship
    Internship
    Medical Education
    • Baylor College of Medicine
    Medical Education
    Board Certifications
    • Ophthalmology
    Board Certifications
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    Hospital Affiliations

    • Reston Hospital Center

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Dr. Faheem Ahmed, MD is accepting new patients on Healthline FindCare. You can check to see if Dr. Ahmed is offering online scheduling or call the provider’s office for more information.

    Dr. Ahmed has indicated that they do offer telehealth services. Please call the provider’s office at for more information.

    Dr. Ahmed works at Eye Physicians of Virginia in McLean, VA. View the full address on Dr. Ahmed’s profile.

    Dr. Ahmed has seen patients for Ischemic Optic Neuropathy, Keratitis and Pinkeye (Conjunctivitis), and more. You can see other conditions treated by Dr. Ahmed on their profile. Please call the provider’s office to confirm all visit reasons.

    202 patients have reviewed Dr. Ahmed. The overall rating for this provider is 5.0. You can read verified reviews and ratings and leave your own review based on your experience with Dr. Ahmed.

    Whether a person prefers to schedule an appointment online or over the phone with Dr. Ahmed, there are benefits to both methods. A person calling to schedule an with Dr. Ahmed appointment can ask questions about the practice, provider availability, conditions treated, procedures performed, and if their insurance carrier is accepted. While online scheduling is quicker, easier, allows one to view a wide range of appointment times, and may provide the ability to sync with a personal calendar.

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