Telehealth and Travel Program
What if I live outside of the Washington, DC Metro Area?
Many of our patients travel from near and far to meet with Dr. Sandra Lora Cremers, a renowned ophthalmologist and surgeon who has a personal interest in patients suffering from dry eyes. Dr. Cremers is a widely respected and experienced researcher and clinician in dry eye disease, having spent a decade at Harvard Medical School and the Massachusetts Eye and Ear Infirmary. She truly has a passion for treating and helping patients with dry eyes to reclaim a pain-free life.
Our goal is to make traveling to our center from long distances as seamless to you as possible.
TeleConsult via HealthTap
You can initially do a virtual consult with Dr. Cremers on the HealthTap App link below. This allows you to securely video-conference with Dr. Cremers to determine if you may be a good candidate for the treatment options we provide. HealthTap is a secure and HIPAA compliant method to communicate with Dr. Cremers directly and to openly discuss issues or concerns regarding your medical condition, treatment, and lab results.
Please note, when using HealthTap, please select the second opinion consult option to do a virtual consult or communicate with Dr. Cremers on HealthTap.
Also, HealthTap allows you and us to document your communication with our surgeons for future reference. There is a co-pay type fee involved, though all proceeds received go to Visionary Foundation (which provides services to patients who are unable to afford vision care [please see VisionaryFoundation.net]), and other charitable organizations.
There is no pressure to subscribe and Dr. Cremers will still be able to answer all question during office visits as usual. Please consider, though, using this service to help us keep all your communications with us protected, secure, and HIPAA compliant. Please connect with Dr. Cremers by going to: request telehealth appoint or request dry eye consultation.
The three major airports servicing the Washington, DC metro area are:
To facilitate your stay, we recommend the following hotels which are near our EyeDry Center in N. Bethesda/Rockville:
- Canopy Hotel by Hilton 940 Rose Avenue, North Bethesda, Maryland, 20852, USA
- Even Hotel
1775 Rockville Pike,
Rockville, MD 20852
- Bethesda Marriot
5151 Pooks Hill Rd.
Bethesda, MD 20814
- Bethesda North Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
5701 Marinelli Road
Rockville, Maryland 20852
- Bethesda Marriot Suites
6711 Democracy Boulevard
Bethesda, MD 20817