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October is Eye Injury Prevention Month

The month of October is Eye Injury Prevention Month and Whitten Laser Eye would like to remind you that nearly half of all eye injuries occur in or around the home. Nearly 2.5 million people in the United States experience an eye injury each year, and nearly 1 million people have lost some degree of… Read More


Dr. Whitten featured in Golf Magazine

Fix Your Vision While a swing doctor can dial in your mechanics, you need a real M.D. to sharpen your sight. Dr. Mark Whitten, head of Maryland-based Whitten Laser Eye, has done LASIK on several PGA Tour pros, including Tiger Woods and Vijay Singh. “Golfers notice a big improvement on the greens,” Whitten says. “It… Read More


LASIK Flex Spending

What is an FSA or Health Savings Account that I can use for LASIK? A Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is one of the most effectual yet under-utilized benefits offered by many employers. An FSA is a benefit that allows employees to pay for eligible health care expenses, such as LASIK, with pre-tax dollars. Since the… Read More


What can be done about UV radiation and protecting your eyes from long-term damage?

Everyone loves the sun and it supports life as we know it. Everyone is also familiar with the term UV radiation and the dangers that this brings to people and materials. The sun’s primary danger is in the form of Ultraviolet (UV) radiation. UV radiation is a component of solar radiation, but it can also… Read More


World Sight Day

Thursday, October 9th is World Sight Day, a day of awareness created to help focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of those with visual impairments. World Sight Day is held each year on the second Thursday in October. The day is observed globally by those involved in preventing visual impairment or restoring… Read More


World Sight Day

Thursday, October 9th is World Sight Day, a day of awareness created to help focus global attention on blindness, visual impairment and rehabilitation of those with visual impairments. World Sight Day is held each year on the second Thursday in October. The day is observed globally by those involved in preventing visual impairment or restoring… Read More


Tiger Woods, LASIK patient of Dr. Whitten, to open a new restaurant

Tiger Woods, LASIK patient of Dr. Whitten, recently announced plans to open a new restaurant, The Woods Jupiter: Sports and Dining Club in Jupiter, FL in early 2015. Woods describe his vision of the restaurant as relax and friendly. To read more about Woods’ new ‘course’, click the link to view the full article.


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