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Dr. Anna Park, MD

Ophthalmologist

Dr. Anna Park MD is a top Ophthalmologist in Washington, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Anna Park MD is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Anna Park MD is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Anna Park MD is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In Washington, DC, Dr. Anna Park MD is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
19 years Experience
Dr. Anna Park, MD
  • Washington, DC
  • Virginia Commonwealth University / Medical College of Virginia School of Medic
  • Accepting new patients

How long is the recovery from a cataract surgery?

The recovery from cataract surgery depends on a number of factors including any pre-existing diseases that she may have had. In addition, if there were any complicating factors READ MORE
The recovery from cataract surgery depends on a number of factors including any pre-existing diseases that she may have had. In addition, if there were any complicating factors during the surgery, that can also affect the vision. Ten days after surgery, her vision may be blurred due to corneal edema particularly if the cataract was dense and required a lot of energy to break up or if your mother had a condition called Fuch’s Dystrophy which puts her at risk for prolonged corneal edema after surgery. It may be as simple as uncorrected refractive error — meaning she needs glasses to get her best vision. She may have glaucoma (an optic nerve problem) or a retinal issues such as diabetic retinopathy. Her physician should be able to explain why her vision is still blurred after 10 days. She may just need more time to heal.

Are colored lenses safe for your eyes?

Colored contact lenses are safe as long as they were fit for you by a licensed ophthalmologist or optometrist. If they are not fit properly, you risk having an infection, which READ MORE
Colored contact lenses are safe as long as they were fit for you by a licensed ophthalmologist or optometrist. If they are not fit properly, you risk having an infection, which can cause long-term vision loss.

My son has a bacterial eye infection. How long should it take to heal?

Your son’s bacterial eye infection should be improved after two weeks of antibiotic treatment. There are other conditions which can exhibit similar symptoms. At this point, READ MORE
Your son’s bacterial eye infection should be improved after two weeks of antibiotic treatment. There are other conditions which can exhibit similar symptoms. At this point, I would recommend that he see a pediatric ophthalmologist for further evaluation.