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Your eyes are essential, and they are in good hands with Whitten Laser Eye. Our team has decades of surgical and diagnostic expertise, offering patients premium vision care. We provide LASIK, reading visioncataract and glaucoma surgical procedures, in addition to comprehensive vision care and dry eye treatments. Visit us in one of our three convenient locations for world-class care, close to home.

We offer:

  • State-of-the-art laser vision correction centers
  • Experienced optical, surgical and technical teams
  • Personalized care catered to your individual needs
  • Collaboration with your local eye doctor to achieve the best vision results for YOU

Additionally, Whitten Laser Eye is proud to work with Vision Innovation Partners, a leading manager of ophthalmology practices in the Mid-Atlantic region. Dr. Mark Whitten is also one of the founding partners of Vision Innovation Partners.

The Whitten Laser Eye Difference

The Whitten Laser Eye Difference is all about you and achieving your desired vision results. It is your assurance of personalized care, high quality and safety. We strive to set the "gold standard" for outstanding patient experiences and outcomes by maintaining the highest clinical standards, unparalleled care, word-class expertise, education and personalized vision correction.

Experience Matters

Experience is critical when it comes to eye surgery. Whitten Laser Eye is proud to offer a seasoned team of eye care professionals, including surgical technicians who have been with us for decades. Our priority is to make our patients happy every day through personalized, quality care. We customize our approach to you and your specific vision goals using the latest industry standards and technological advancements.

Our Doctors

Mark Whitten MD in Lab CoatDr. Mark Whitten has over 40 years of experience. He is the most experienced LASIK surgeon in the Mid-Atlantic region and has performed over 250,000 laser vision correction procedures for both distance and reading vision. He was one of the first surgeons in the country to perform the groundbreaking LASIK procedure and he remains at the forefront of innovation, offering the latest in LASIK and Cataract Surgery, as well as Reading Vision Correction procedures. Sports figures, celebrities and government officials have all chosen the Whitten Laser Eye Difference.


Marc Malouf MD HeadshotDr. Marc Malouf, MD, is a board certified ophthalmologist at Whitten Laser Eye, who has taken on some of the area’s toughest cases and performed thousands of cataract and glaucoma surgeries. In addition to his expertise in complex, high-risk cataract surgery, he has a special interest in laser-assisted cataract surgery, laser vision correction, and minimally invasive glaucoma surgery. His stellar reputation amongst his peers earned him a “Top Doctor” designation by Northern Virginia Magazine in 2021 and 2022. He will start seeing patients in our Charlotte Hall location in July 2023.

At Whitten Laser Eye, we stay current with new procedures and technology, and often before anyone else in the area. This means the best possible vision outcome for our patients. With locations in Charlotte Hall, Chevy Chase and Richmond, world-class vision correction is close to home.

At Whitten Laser Eye, our team brings a high level of experience and personalized quality of care to every patient. We are proud to work closely with other eye doctors to achieve successful surgical results and visual outcomes for our patients. Whether for LASIK, cataracts, glaucoma or reading vision, we actively communicate with every patient's routine eye doctor.

The Whitten Laser Eye Difference can change how you see the world. Schedule your appointment today!