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Advanced Eye Care Technology

At Hi Def Eyecare, we utilize the latest advances in technology to better examine, diagnose and if necessary, treat your eyes. From the lastest digital retinal imaging to OCT scans to diagnosing glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetic retinal disease and so much more, Hi Def Eyecare may be the only Optometry practice in Southern Maryland that has all this Advanced Testing Equipment.

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Eye Exams in Waldorf, La Plata, Clinton & California, Maryland

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Welcome to Hi Def Eyecare Center in Southern Maryland. Our optometrists and the Hi Def Eyecare Center team strive to provide the best in optometry services. We invite you to browse our website to learn more about our optometry services and join our patient family by scheduling an eye exam appointment at our offices.

Hi Def Eyecare Center is a full service eye and vision care provider, accepting both eye emergencies as well as scheduled appointments. Patients throughout the Maryland area come to Hi Def Eyecare Center because they know they will receive the personal attention and professional care that is our foundation. Our optometrists and our team are dedicated to keeping our patients comfortable and well-informed at all times. At Hi Def Eyecare Center, we will explain every exam and procedure and answer all of our patients' questions. Additionally, at Hi Def Eyecare Center, we accept medical and vision medical providers. 

With 4 offices in Maryland, our eye doctors’ take pride in providing Southern Maryland with quality eye care.

The right prescription for your eyeglasses or contact lenses is a big part of good eye care. But seeing clearly is just one part of your overall eye health. Our optometrists encourage you to have regular eye exams whether or not you wear eyeglasses or contacts, and even if your vision is sharp.

We believe in looking at the big picture when it comes to your eye health. That means that our staff will take the time to get to know you, your eye care history and your vision needs. Whether you need a routine eye examination, a contact lens fitting or treatment for eye disease (such as glaucoma or macular degeneration) we will provide you with comprehensive care and advice.

Locations

Find us on the map

Waldorf Office: 240-435-4822

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

10:00 am-6:30 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-5:30 pm

Thursday:

10:00 am-5:30 pm

Friday:

10:00 am-4:30 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-1:00 pm

Sunday:

Closed

La Plata Office: 240-776-5062

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

10:00 am-6:30 pm

Wednesday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Thursday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

Closed

Saturday:

10:00 am-2:30 pm

Sunday:

Closed

Clinton Office: 240-303-3437

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

10:00 am-6:30 pm

Wednesday:

Closed

Thursday:

10:00 am-6:00 pm

Friday:

9:00 am-4:30 pm

Saturday:

9:00 am-2:30 pm

Sunday:

Closed

California Office: 240-434-1907

Monday:

Closed

Tuesday:

Closed

Wednesday:

11:00 am-5:00 pm

Thursday:

Closed

Friday:

11:00 am-5:00 pm

Saturday:

Closed

Sunday:

Closed

Meet Our Eye Doctors

Learn Who We Are

  • La Plata Optometrist Dr. Anup Panjwani

    Dr. Anup Panjwani grew up in Canada before moving to Florida. He completed his Bachelors in Mathematics at Florida State University in 1996 and went on to NOVA Southeastern University to complete his Doctor of Optometry degree in 2000. He graduated Cum Laude Honors within the top of the class. Dr. Panjwani practiced in Northern Florida for 12 years before moving to the DC metro area. He now practices in Virginia and Maryland and was recently awarded Doctor of the year for his region.

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  • Waldorf Optometrist Dr. Rhammi Elshazli

    Dr. Rhammi Elshazli was born in NY and spent most of his life in NJ. He earned his bachelor’s from New Jersey Institute of Technology, double-majoring in Biology and Psychology. He then went on to receive his Doctor of Optometry degree from the Inter-american University of Puerto Rico – School of Optometry. He has a comprehensive knowledge of ocular disease; enabling him to manage and treat a full scope of ocular conditions. He has trained in several hospitals and clinics in Puerto Rico, and completed his internships in NJ, with extensive training in pediatrics, vision therapy, contact lenses, and ocular disease. He also focused much of his education on glaucoma management. Dr. Elshazli is multilingual, and is able to conduct an exam in English, Spanish, and Arabic.

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  • California, MD Optometrist Dr. Heather Hanlon

    Dr. Heather Hanlon was raised in St. Mary’s County. She graduated from University Of Maryland College Park in 2006 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Physiology and Neurobiology. She then completed her Doctorate of Optometry at Nova Southeastern University in 2010. She is excited to bring her extensive training in disease, contact lenses and dry eyes back to her hometown.

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  • Clinton Optometrist Dr. Maheen Hashmi, OD

    Dr Hashmi is originally from Delaware. She received her undergraduate degree from the university of Delaware in Biology. She subsequently obtained her optometry degree from New England College of Optometry in Boston. During her time in Boston, she was an active member of the college community. Dr Hashmi was a student representative for Student affairs Committee and tutored various classes. She also served as an optometry intern at Mass General Hospital for two years. Dr Hashmi has received extensive training in ocular disease and contact lenses. She graduated with clinical honors for some of her rotations. In her free time, Dr Hashmi likes to keep up with latest research and technology related to optometry. She also likes to explore historical monuments and different restaurants in the DMV area.

Testimonials

Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "The office staff was pleasant and I was seen right away. Will be coming back."
    Shanice B.
  • "Somewhat confusing because not everyone who works there is associated with the doctor and cannot help you. Once you locate the doctor's assistant and area no problem."
    Vivian S.
  • "This is an awesome place to get glasses and the exam. Twice now, very professional."
    Kathy B.
  • "Friendly helpful staff"
    Mike C.
  • "It is always a great experience getting glasses here, from the exam to picking out frames to final pickup. The price for the exam is 69.99 to 99.99 (dilation) and I get bifocals so they are 99.00 plus the cost of the frames."
    Kathy B.
  • "Friendly and efficient, plus quality for a budget cost."
    Bonita S.
  • "Quick, courteous service."
    Patricia K.

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