- Cornea and External Diseases
- Cataract and Refractive Surgery
- Dry Eye
Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers is a board-certified ophthalmologist and a Fellow of the American College of Surgeons. She joined Harvard Medical School’s Department of Ophthalmology, the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary in 2000. During this time, she worked with Dr. Judah Folkman on the angiogenesis basis of ocular rosacea, published surgical teaching tools, created the largest database of surgical outcomes for resident cataract surgery, was active in training residents and fellows and participated in the Lancaster Cataract Course and the Harvard Medical School’s Intensive Cataract Surgical Training Program. During her tenure at Harvard Medical School’s Department of Ophthalmology at the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary as well as the DC area, Dr. Cremers performed thousands of surgeries, including state-of-the-art laser cataract surgery, such as the LenSx femtosecond laser, innovative intraocular lens implantations using the ReSTOR®, TECNIS®, CRYSTALENS®, ReZoom®, Truling and toric IOLs refractive surgery, state-of-the-art no-stitch pterygium removal as well as advanced laser surgery for glaucoma, and complex reconstruction of the eye. In addition, Dr. Cremers is co-editor of Ophthalmic Surgical Procedures, 2nd edition, which has been translated into three languages and is considered one of the best teaching textbooks for eye surgery.
Board-Certified: American Board of Ophthalmology
Internship: Internal Medicine, Mount Auburn Hospital, Cambridge, MA
Residency: Clinical Fellow of New York Medical College, New York Eye and Ear Infirmary, New York, NY
Fellowship: American College of Surgeons Medical School: Brown University and Dartmouth University Joint Program in Medicine
M.P.H: Columbia University School of Public Health, New York, NY, Preliminary Course Work Completed
B.A.: Columbia College, Columbia University, New York, NY
Dr. Cremers has been active in leading marriage and parenting courses in the area and volunteers at several local schools.
Dr. Cremers helps patients around the world through a HIPPA secure online Virtual Consult service called HealthTap Concierge. Dr. Cremers is ranked 4th nationally for Cataract Surgery and ranked 1st nationally for Pterygium Surgery. She has received over 800 “Thanks you’s” from patients she has connected through HealthTap. To connect with Dr. Cremers for a follow up appointment, second opinion, or general question, click here or create an account on www.healthtap.com/cremers Concierge Keycode: APKGTA
At Visionary Eye Doctors, we’ll give you comprehensive eye care with our state-of-the-art equipment. We welcome patients from Potomac, Bethesda, Silver Spring, Rockville and Gaithersburg in Montgomery County, MD. Call us at (301) 896-0890 or use our online Request an Appointment form to schedule your consultation.