Eye Physicians of Washington

Ophthalmologist in Washington DC, Rockville MD; Eye doctor

COVID-19 Precautions

This office takes your health and the health of our community very seriously. During this evolving situation, we have made some changes including limiting office visits to emergency exams only, limiting our office hours, and increased cleaning procedures.

Please continue to call us if you think you are having an eye issue. We will be offering telemedicine exams over the phone or as videoconferences. You may download Zoom here to videoconference with us.

We will be refilling medication prescriptions as well as contact lens and glasses prescriptions over the phone. We are currently rescheduling all non-urgent visits.

Our current office hours are 8 am to noon, Monday through Friday.

Drs. Helfgott, Hargett, Pluznik, and Green-Simms welcome you to our office! Please call us to schedule an appointment at 202-296-4900.

Drs. Adelson and Patterson welcome you, as well. We all share the same office space, however their phone number is 202-496-9181.

Dr. Bachman has retired as of January 1, 2020. The other doctors in the practice will be happy to establish a continuation of his expert care.

The doctors and staff of Eye Physicians of Washington look forward to caring for you and your family.  With over 70 years of service to the Washington, DC area, our goal is to provide personalized, sophisticated care in a comfortable setting.

We are privileged to care for you and your family.

We are located at:

1155 21st St NW

Lafayette Centre, Building 3

Mall Level, Suite 400 (Basement level)

Washington, DC 20036

Parking is available in the basement of the building.  You may access the garage from either 20th St NW or 21st St NW.

When you arrive at Lafayette Centre, follow the signs for Building 3.  Once in the lobby, take the escalator down to the Mall level and turn right.  Our office is on the right side of the hallway.