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Mark Whitten, M.D.

Macular Degeneration | Signs and Symptoms

Macular degeneration is a leading cause of new blindness in the United States. There are only two types of macular degeneration and their symptoms are listed here.

KAMRA Corneal Inlay | Treatment for Presbyopia

Have presbyopia (age related vision loss)? The KAMRA corneal inlay is FDA approved to reduce or remove the need for reading glasses to restore near vision loss from presbyopia. Here’s how it works and why you may be a great candidate.

Patients with Diabetes Can Have LASIK, Raindrop or Cataract Surgery?

Considering vision correction but afraid to you can’t because of diabetes? Many patients with diabetes are unaware they might be excellent candidates for vision correction. Here’s how…

Diabetes and the Eye | What is Diabetic Retinopathy?

All patients with diabetes are recommended to have regular eye exams. Here’s a review of symptoms and how you, or a loved one, can prevent loss of vision from diabetes.

Combination LASIK and Raindrop

LASIK and the Raindrop corneal inlay for the correction of near vision loss can be combined. Many of our patients choose this “combo” and here is why…and how!

Whitten Laser Eye is Growing | Joins One Vision

We have some exciting news! Whitten Laser Eye and Chesapeake Eye Care have formed One Vision Eye Partners…best of all, there will be no change to our 3 offices.

Happy New Year | Our Year in Review

Happy New Year. Here’s our year in review. LASIK and Raindrop are more popular than every. For our cataract patients, Symfony IOL can help you see both at distance…and near.

Myopia | Nearsighted not Nearsightless

What’s the difference between nearsighted, myopia and normal vision? Nearsighted or myopic vision is often corrected with LASIK. Here’s how.

What is a Comprehensive Ophthalmologist?

What’s a comprehensive ophthalmologist? Shilpa Rose, M.D. is our comprehensive ophthalmologist and dry eye specialist. Read what she does!

Use FSA Funds to Save Money on LASIK and Raindrop

Have an FSA? Use your FSA funds to reduce your out-of-pocket costs for LASIK, Raindrop Near Vision Inlay or other vision correction procedures. Here’s how!


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