Dr. Sameer I Ahmad M.D.
Ophthalmologist171 Elden St Suite 100 Herndon VA, 20170
Dr. Sameer Ahmad is an ophthalmologist practicing in Herndon, VA. Dr. Ahmad specializes in eye and vision care. As an ophthalmologist, Dr. Ahmad can practice medicine as well as surgery. Opthalmologists can perform surgeries because they have their medical degrees along with at least eight years of additional training. Dr. Ahmad can diagnose and treat diseases, perform eye operations and prescribe eye glasses and contacts. Ophthalmologists can also specialize even further in a specific area of eye care.
Education and Training
Tufts University School of Medicine 1994
Expert PublicationsData provided by the National Library of Medicine
- Defence mechanisms against DNA-damaging agents in Escherichia coli.
- Antibiotic susceptibility of Streptococcus pneumoniae in Karachi.
- Hydrogen peroxide: a potent cytotoxic agent effective in causing cellular damage
- Control of skin infections by a combined action of ultraviolet A (from sun or UVA lamp) and hydrogen peroxide (HUVA therapy), with special emphasis on leprosy.
- Treatment of post-burns bacterial infections by bacteriophages, specifically
- Circadian variation--increased morning incidence of acute myocardial infarction in patients with coronary artery disease.
- Treatment of post-burns bacterial infections by Fenton reagent, particularly the ubiquitous multiple drug resistant Pseudomonas spp.
- Early rapid rise in intraocular pressure after intravitreal triamcinolone acetonide injection.
- Serum lipids and lipoproteins in patients with documented coronary artery disease.
- Effect of diet on transaminase and arginase activities.
- A comparative study of the effects of ethanol, acetylcholine and adrenaline on various parameters of intestinal contractions of rabbit.
- Effect of triturated dilutions of ethanol on the peristaltic contractions of isolated rabbit intestine.
- Studies on griseofulvin: part-ii effects on the liver and kidney of albino rat.
- SAFETY EVALUATION OF ICTERENE - A HERBAL MEDICINE (III. Histopathological consideration).
- Biochemical alterations during swimming induced stress.
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- What Could a Swollen Eyelid Mean?
Your eyelid’s skin is stretchy and loose with a thickness of less than 1 mm. Your eyelids can swell if there is a buildup of fluid in the tissues that surround your eyes.In most cases, swollen eyelids are not a cause for concern and can return back to its normal shape and size after a few days....
- What Is Astigmatism?
Normally, the eye, cornea, and lens can easily focus light rays on the retina. The disease known asastigmatism is an imperfection in the curvature of the cornea, and it can produce a clear, round dome covering the iris and pupil.The cornea and lens remain smooth and are always curved equally in all...
- What Causes Cataracts, and What Can Be Done to Fix Them?
When the lens of the eye becomes clouded, it is deemed to be cataract. This is the leading cause of vision loss in people over the age of 40, and cataracts are responsible for the majority of blindness across the globe. Over 22 million Americans over the age of 40 are currently affected by...
- How Is Sarcoidosis Diagnosed?
What is sarcoidosis?Sarcoidosis is an inflammatory disease, which is characterized by the growth of granulomas or tiny collections of inflammatory cells in various parts of the body. When the immune system is slowed down and when these numerous clumps form, they tend to interfere with the organ’s...
- Reasons Why You Would Need a Cataract Surgery
Unfortunately, no particular drug or types of eye drops have been found to specifically reverse or prevent the formation of cataracts. There are eyeglasses that can be recommended by your doctor if you develop nearsightedness or blurred vision as a result of cataract formation. A surgical procedure...
- Can I Have Cataract Surgery on Both Eyes at the Same Time?
When your doctor determines that both eyes have a cataract, the eye having a denser cataract will be operated on first. After a couple of days or weeks, the second eye can then be operated on.This approach gives the first eye time to recover and the vision to stabilize as you wait for another...
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