Ophthalmology Winchester VA

Diabetic Retinopathy

Ophthalmology Winchester VA

Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes that weakens the blood vessels that supply nourishment to the retina...Learn More

Macular Degeneration

Ophthalmology Winchester VA

Macular degeneration, or AMD, is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in people over the age of 65...Learn More

Other Retina & Vitreous Diseases

Ophthalmology Winchester VA

There are a wide range of retinal diseases and conditions, from the common and easily treated to those that are less common...Learn More

Welcome to Retina & Vitreous Consultants of Virginia

We now have normal hours and are welcoming our established retinal patients back and are happy to see new patients with any vitreous or retinal conditions of any severity. Self-referrals are welcome.

Dr. Waqas Ilyas is a board-certified ophthalmologist with a subspecialty focus in retinal and vitreous diseases and retinal surgery. Dr Waqas (Vic) Ilyas and his staff are dedicated to providing compassionate, timely, and complete care of your retinal problem. We perform a thorough retinal and ocular exam, utilize detailed and state-of-the-art retinal imaging techniques, and can perform delicate interventions to help your disease, including: surgery, ocular injections, and laser treatments. All of this is done with the goal of keeping you educated about your disease and empowering you with knowledge of what treatments may be available for you.

We diagnose and treat a range of vision-threatening diseases including:

  • Macular holes
  • Macular pucker
  • Macular swelling
  • Eye trauma
  • Intraocular and retinal infections
  • Uveitis
  • Tumors of the eye
  • Complications after cataract surgery
    among many other diseases.

In addition to his busy private practice, Dr. Ilyas also serves as Clinical Assistant Professor of Ophthalmology for George Washington University where he educates young ophthalmology physicians on all aspects of retinal disease and the latest medical and surgical treatments for these diseases.

Our Mission

  • To take time to educate our patients and families regarding their disease, the prognosis, and available treatments that can address their retinal condition.
  • To provide compassionate and empathetic care that focuses on the person rather than just the disease.
  • To practice with the highest standard of excellence and respect our patients and their very sensitive needs.
  • To provide timely and prompt appointments that address the severity of your retinal condition. At Retina & Vitreous Consultants, we pride ourselves on getting answers for your condition and doing so without any delays. When it comes to the retina, delays in care could mean loss of vision.
  • To utilize the very latest retinal diagnostic tests to accurately detect, understand, and follow a myriad of retinal and macular diseases.
  • To apply the latest research developments and novel medical therapies to diseases such as Macular Degeneration and Diabetic Retinopathy among many others.
  • To provide complete surgical care of the retina and vitreous that addresses vision-threatening conditions including: macular hole, macular scar tissue, vitreous bleeding, and retinal detachments.