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Dr. Hameed Peracha, MD

Ophthalmologist

Professional statement

As a Board Certified Ophthalmologist, Dr. Peracha has over 20 years of clinical experience treating conditions of the eye. He has become well known for his attention to detail and high quality of patient care. His practice focuses on delivering a top notch patient experience from start to finish. Dr. Hameed Peracha practices in Falls Church and in Silver Spring, Md. with the American Eye Care Center. He offers refractive surgery and contact lens services. The American Eye Care Center is located on the second floor of the Grove Dental building.

In-network insurances

  • AARP
  • ACE
  • Advantage Health

Specialties

  • Ophthalmologist

Practice names

Hospital affiliations

  • Inova Fairfax Hospital
  • Washington Adventist Hospital

Board certifications

  • American Board of Ophthalmology

Education and training

  • Medical School - Dow Medical College, Bachelor of Medicine, Bachelor of Surgery
  • Washington Hospital Center, Residency in Ophthalmology
  • Washington Hospital Center, Internship in Surgery
  • University of Connecticut, Residency in Pathology

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Languages spoken

  • English

Provider's gender

Male

NPI number

1699870600

Office locations

American Eye Care Center

8650 Georgia Ave

Silver Spring, MD 20910

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I had a 9:15 appointment and wasn’t seen until 10:20. They said the other doctor had an emergency but it wasn’t until I continuously asked what was going on that they told me. When the doctor finally saw me he askedme no questions and kept telling me to not talk...how can you help me if you don’t know what’s wrong?
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He was great and attentive and addressed all the issues I had. I also felt he was very thorough and knowledgeable. He even helped me pick out my glasses. I will definitely be going back to him.
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The first visit was very quick and the doctor was able to diagnose my sons issue right away... giving me a successful treatment plan. The follow-up appointment was good, once we were taken in. My son and I sat for wellover an hour waiting to be seen, leaving me running for the exit afterward as we were late for another appointment. I think I would have felt a little less frustrated had someone acknowledged how long we were sitting there, but nobody said a word.
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Amazing, great team, cares about their customer. Great customer service. Definitely will be bsck
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I thought it was efficient and helpful.
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My visit went well. I came ahead of time to fill out the paperwork and was seen ASAP. Would recommend. Very thorough and helpful.
Less than 6 months ago
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I seriously can’t thank Dr. Peracha and his staff, his assistant José and the kind lady at the front desk, for the best vision care they provided my son today!! It was such a smooth and efficient experience which is hardto find with eye care. I’m so glad I read the reviews on here and opted to schedule an appt. immediately. We were checked in quickly, my six year old son was examined thoroughly and the doctor was very informative on what was causing this pain. Most importantly Dr. Peracha outlined a treatment plan that actually worked within hours of leaving their offices the redness, swelling, inflammation and blurry vision has significantly reduced!!!! The first two ophthalmologists I took my son to both diagnosed him incorrectly and in turn we were prescribed the wrong medication which made his vision worse and caused severe inflammation and swelling. No parent wishes to see their child in pain and not be able to help them, many thanks you Doctor for your patience and for helping my son today, you’re damn good at what you do :)
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It was an awesome experience.The staff was kind and understanding and the doctor as well.Their brand of glasses and frames were cool,with out a doubt...5 Stars 2 Thumbs ^ Up! :)
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Very professional.
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Simply put, Dr. Peracha saved my life! I went in to see him on a Saturday afternoon due to swelling in my eye. I was previously told that I had busted a blood vessel in my eye two days before bythe PG County hospital emergency department. Dr. Peracha noticed some serious abnormalities with my eye and concluded that it was neurological. I was admitted in the hospital the same day where they found two brain aneurysms and a fistula! I am forever in debt to Dr. Peracha.
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It’s alright. I was the first patient, but not served first. There was no eye contact during bedside conversation. The one checking your eyes was another person, and the doctor was writing prescription and checking your retina. Toward the end,another person doing the follow up which seemed to pushy for me to buy glasses/contacts through the center. I was skeptical with the prescription, so I went to another doctor to get my eye checked again. And... the results are different. It was 3-4 points stronger. Probably they use their own measurements, that they can understand. Don’t do it unless you have serious issue with your eyes.
Less than 1 year ago
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More than 1 year ago
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The desk staff was very friendly. The first doctor who took my eye stats was super nice. Dr. Peracha was friendly and very caring about his patients. He helped an elderly patient to a seat in the waiting area and askedif he could do anything else to make him comfortable. That’s customer service and care! Dr. Peracha took the time to listen to my story about my symptoms and ensured to tell me what he was doing. He answered all of my questions and I never felt rushed. I highly recommend Dr. Peracha. The wait can be a bit long, but if we are all here to see Dr. Peracha, we know we will be taken care of.
More than 1 year ago
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Competent and friendly.
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Staff was very friendly. Dr. Peracha has warm demeanor and was great with addressing all of my concerns.
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Dr. Hameed Peracha's staff were very professional and respectful . Very clean office and orderly.
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They were pleasant and professional. I would recommend them to a friend.
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Very nice office and staff. Great doctor.
More than 1 year ago
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It was wonderfull service
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Flotare aura
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High knowledge of specialists
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The front office staff was okay and the waiting room decent. The appointment was for 1:30pm but I wasn't seen until 2:25. Dr. was pleasant and didn't over-prescribe.
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He is just wonderful. Marcus has a disability so this is his mother writing for him. Dr, Parecha was wonderful with Marcus and answered all my questions. I will let others in the developmentally disabled community know to include him on their list of recommended doctors.
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I made the appointment with this Dr as a new patient. I was already on my way to the appointment which was scheduled for 2pm when the office called and asked if I could come in a half hour later at2:30pm. So I had about 45 minutes to kill before the new appointment time. I went up to the suite around 2:15 and there were patients lined up in the hallway waiting for the office to open. Around 2:35pm the office door was still locked! Someone came out to the hallway and told everyone that they will open the office in a few minutes! it was probably 2:45 or 2:50 before they opened the office and let everyone in. This was not a first good impression with the way the left everyone standing in the hallway while they finished their lunch! I had plans to be back at work at a certain time and was very stressed that I was not going to make it in time. I communicated this with the receptionist and told them that if the wait is going to be very long, I would not be able to wait. But they got me in pretty quick after that. I just did not think it was very professional to leave people standing in the hallway. I would not go back to this Dr.
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Very professional and right to the point of my problem in my eyes. Will come back for follow up in two weeks. very happy with his services.
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Very Bad. Reception staff where OK but a little pushy. His assistant was very abrupt and unprofessional and he himself seemed to not care or be interested in my questions. The whole place was very unwelcoming and the people working there had a "couldn't care less attitude".
More than 1 year ago
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Dr is very good I'm satisfied with him alot
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Competent, friendly doctor and staff.
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I've had eye problems for almost 1 year and went to 2 doctors before Dr. Peracha. They were saying my eye was just tired and dry and one of them even prescribed me eyeglasses that were complete unnecessary. Dr. Peracha tookthe time to ACTUALLY examine my eye, found the problem and prescribed me a medicine. I'm still waiting for the medicine to work, but really appreciate Dr. Peracha took my seriously.
More than 1 year ago
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He's very professional and courtious.
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I don't have vision insurance so I really appreciated Dr. Peracha's ability to just write out the prescriptions for both my eyeglasses and contacts and allowed me to have them. This way, I can order them online which will be a big cost savings for me.
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THE SECRETARIES WERE FRIENDLY AND SO WITH TH ASSISTANT WHO GAVE ME AN EYE EXAM BEFORE I SAW THE DR. DR WAS VERY POFESSIONAL AND THOROUGH IN HIS EXAM.I WISH HE WOULD HAVE PROVIDED A DISPOSABLE SUNGLASS AFTER HE DILATED MYEYES OR COULD HAVE ADVISED ME TO WEAR ONE . MY VISION WAS VERY BLURRY AND WAS SO INCONVENIENT WITHOUT SUNGLASS IN THIS HOT WEATHER.
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I was glad to see this doctor. Am really happy i saw him cos i was desperate to get a quicky answer and i got one. i absolutely recommened this doctor to others.
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Took much too long to be seen. Once seen, Dr. Peracha was fine.
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The doctor is excellent but the receptionist was not good. The waiting time was long a bit so get a book.
More than 1 year ago
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Very polite and well mannered. He is also very smart and patient.
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He was an okay doctor but I disliked his receptionist. Very rude and unfriendly.
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