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Meet Washington Optometrists, Dr. John Lamothe and Dr. Madiha Amjed
Owner Dr. Lamothe is a board-certified Optometrist and is licensed to practice Optometry in Washington D.C., and had practiced for more than 17 years. He served as a contract Doctor for Bolling Air Force Base and is affiliated with Washington Eye Physicians and Surgeons office in Chevy Chase Maryland.
Dr. Lamothe obtained a Doctor of Optometry in 1999 from New England College of Optometry in Boston, Massachusetts and a Bachelor of Arts degree from the State University of New York in Potsdam, New York in 1992. He conducted his medical internships at the Newington Veterans Hospital in Newington, Connecticut, the Dorchester House Multi-Medical Site in Boston, Massachusetts, as well as the Cataract and Laser Institute in San Antonio, Texas. He has also served in a co-management capacity along side prestigious eye physicians at Corneal Consultants in Boston, Massachusetts, a clinic known for their work in refractive surgery and corneal disease.
While finishing his Doctorate degree, Dr. Lamothe has participated in two relief missions to Merida, Mexico, overseeing the eye care services provided to underprivileged residents of the Yucatan Peninsula.
Dr. Lamothe takes great pride in providing all his patients the highest-quality in eye care, prescribing glasses and contact lens, he also co- manages the most recent refractive surgeries, fits scleral or medically necessary special contact lenses and treats dry eye syndrome with LipiFlow.
Dr. Madiha Amjed received her Bachelor of Science in Biology from George Mason University. She continued to pursue her passion of Optometry and obtained her Doctorate from Inter American University. Dr. Amjed received the dean's leadership award and has been recognized for her clinical excellence. She completed externships in specialty contact lenses, treatment and management of ocular disease and vision therapy.
Dr. Amjed is a member of the American Optometric Association, Virginia Optometric Association and the Optometric Society of DC.
As a full time Optometrist, Dr. Amjed specializes in fitting the latest specialty contact lenses, treating dry eye with Lipiflow as well as providing routine eye care and co-managing LASIK.
Dr. Amjed enjoys her involvement in local humanitarian organizations and is a soccer enthusiast as well as a dedicated Redskins Fan.