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Cataract Surgery and Dry Eye

Have dry eye? Have cataracts? You may have both. Unrecognized dry eye can avoid the disappointments after cataract surgery. Here’s our approach to cataract surgery and dry eye.


July is Dry Eye Awareness Month

Have dry eye? You probably know several people who have this very common problem. This month is Dry Eye Awareness month. Did you know tearing is a common symptom of dry eye?


Brief History of Cataract Surgery

In recognition of Cataract Awareness Month, here’s a very brief history of cataract surgery. You’ll be surprised how much cataract surgery has evolved from “couching” to laser surgery.


Symptoms and Treatment of Cataracts

June is Cataract Awareness Month. Do you know the common types and symptoms of cataracts? What about the various types of cataract surgery available? Read more…


June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts can occur in just about everyone. Did you know June is Cataract Awareness Month? Here’s a crisp review…”see” how much you know about cataracts!


LET’S GO CAPS! LET’S GO CAPS!

#AllCAPS Whitten Laser Eye with NBC Sports Washington proudly supports the Washington Caps in their quest for the Stanley Cup agains the Las Vegas Golden Knights. #LETSGOCAPS


What is “Board Certified”?

Ever wonder what “board certified” meant and why it’s so important to see a board certified ophthalmologist? You’ll know after reading this…


Itchy Eyes | Allergic Conjunctivitis | Rose on WUSA9 TV

Spring is here. Have itchy eyes? Here’s what you can do as explained by Dr. Rose on WUSA9 with Mikea Turner.


Stacy’s LASIK | Part 3 | Life After Having LASIK

This is Part 3 of Stacy’s LASIK testimonial. She really wishes she had done this sooner, but moreover, tells you how LASIK has improved her life!


Have Dry Eye? You Can Still Have LASIK

Worried that your dry eye can prevent you from having LASIK or another vision correction procedure? Fear not. Most of our patients with dry eye can be excellent candidates for LASIK, here’s why.


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