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Dr. Mark Whitten Discusses the Benefits of the Raindrop Inlay

Dr. Mark Whitten was recently interviewed by WTOP’s Kristi King on the subject of the state-of-the-art presbyopia corrective Raindrop Near Vision Inlay procedure. The Raindrop Near Vision Inlay is a small inlay placed in the cornea—not too dissimilar to how a contact lens is shaped. The Raindrop Inlay causes the arc of the cornea to be… Read More


Throw away your reading glasses! Now it’s possible with Raindrop! See Dr. Whitten’s interview on NBC News 4 DC.

NBC’s Barbara Harrison interviews Dr. Mark Whitten and Dr. Shilpa Rose minutes after Dr. Jennifer Sokolosky’s near vision is restored with the Raindrop Near Vision Inlay! Check out the latest advancement in reading vision technology – the Raindrop Near Vision Inlay.  Dr. Whitten is the first in the Washington DC area to perform this amazing… Read More


Whitten Laser Eye – Clear Vision Spotlight

Real Patients – Real Stories About Vision Correction A patient’s journey through having LASIK Laser Vision and the Latest advancement in eye care technology, the KAMRA Inlay. I have actually had my eyes “done” twice. Back in November 2001 (age 45) I had Dr. Whitten do the LASIK procedure on both eyes. Finally, after years… Read More


Going Back to School? Here are 5 Reasons Why LASIK Will Help You Stay on Your “A” Game

Do you wear glasses or contact lenses? If you are going back to school or are already back, you probably know all the hassles that glasses and contacts can bring. If you have considered LASIK now is a great time to get the clear vision to enhance your time in and out of class! Long… Read More


LASIK Myths and Misconceptions

If you wear glasses or contact lenses you have probably considered LASIK laser vision correction at some point. Perhaps you did some research about the procedure. Many clear vision seekers let common myths and misconceptions about vision correction scare them away from a lifetime of great vision. While the internet has much good information, it… Read More


Lexington Park Leader: Getting Older? Notice Changes in Your Eyesight?

Dr. Mark Whitten of Whitten Laser Eye asks: Have you noticed some changes in your vision? Are you over 45 and find it more difficult to see up close? Have you had to readjust the font size on your mobile device? How many pairs of over-the-counter reading glasses do you have stashed around your house,… Read More


The Lexington Park Leader: More Than Man’s Best Friend

A new study shows that dogs can understand our intent to communicate with them and are about as receptive to human communication as pre-verbal infants. In the study “researchers used eye-tracking technology to study how dogs observed a person looking at pots after giving the dogs communicative cues, such as eye contact and directed speech…. Read More


Deduct LASIK at Tax Time!

Did You Know that LASIK is Tax Deductible? Many medical services including LASIK laser vision correction can be deducted from your taxes. Furthermore, the Internal Revenue Service will allow you to deduct travel expenses to and from your LASIK provider’s office! As always, there are limitations and your accountant can help you navigate through your… Read More


I Have Never Needed Glasses…Why Now?

Are you over the age of 45, and now find it harder and harder to see up close without adjusting the paper? Have you had to change the font size on your mobile device? How many pairs of over the counter reading glasses do you have stashed in various places around your house, office or… Read More


February is Low Vision Awareness Month

The month of February is Low Vision Awareness Month. What exactly is low vision? Low vision describes significant visual impairment that isn’t correctable through glasses, medication, eye surgery or contact lenses. It’s often characterized by partial sight such as blind spots, tunnel vision or blurred vision. The most common causes of low vision in the… Read More


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