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May 10, 2024

Do you struggle to enjoy your favorite activities because of your vision? Are you tired of foggy glasses and contact lenses that seem to get in your way no matter what you do?Wearing visual aids may impact your ability to enjoy hobbies and downtime. Glasses can get foggy, and contact lenses can leave your eyes feeling dry or irritated,…...

April 11, 2024

Have you ever noticed that your eyes feel dry? Dry eyes are a sensation most people deal with occasionally, but what do you do if your dry, itchy eyes don't go away?Sometimes, you might have drier eyes because you're in a new place with less humidity. In other cases, dry eyes could be a symptom of another eye condition.Discoverin…...

March 27, 2024

Have you struggled with vision issues because of cataracts? If you have cataracts, you know how challenging it can be to perform everyday tasks like driving, reading, or cooking. Cataracts can also make it challenging to enjoy hobbies or watch television.While cataracts may cause adverse side effects, you don't have to live with…...

February 21, 2024

Do you have refractive errors requiring you to use visual aids to see clearly? Having visual problems impacts every aspect of your life.Wearing glasses or contacts can be an excellent solution, but you still have to remember to wear them and make sure you don't lose them, which can be inconvenient. Many people want a more permanent…...

January 23, 2024

Is your eyesight impacting your quality of life? If you have difficulty seeing clearly, you may use contacts or glasses to counteract refractive errors. However, some people have worse eyesight than others, so you may find it challenging to function without visual aids. Also, even if your prescription is less strong, you may still get…...

December 4, 2023

LASIK, or Laser-Assisted In Situ Keratomileusis, is a laser vision correction procedure you've likely heard about before. It's talked about by happy patients who have undergone it, or maybe you've considered the procedure if you rely on glasses or contact lenses to see.But you might have questions about what LASIK is and how…...

August 13, 2019

Join us in Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Tiger Woods’ LASIK Procedure With Dr. Mark Whitten! It’s hard to believe, but this September marks the 20th anniversary of Tiger Woods’ LASIK procedure with Dr. Mark Whitten of Whitten Laser Eye. Tiger’s trust in Dr. Whitten not only resulted in a successful vision outcome, but sparked...

June 27, 2019

By Marc Malouf, MD While a painful, red sunburn immediately tells you that you’ve had too much sun exposure, sun damage to your eyes is usually silent until long after the harm is done. Fortunately, your strongest defense is easy: a well-made pair of sunglasses. The sun is the main source of ultraviolet (UV) radiation, emitting both UVA (long wavelength)...

February 5, 2019

Check out and listen to our very own Dr. Whitten interview with Rick Fowler of Saturday Morning Update on WMAL Radio.  Jan 19, 2019. Click Here To Listen!   As people begin to turn 40, many of us begin to need reading glasses... even if we have never needed glasses before. We have glasses in every room, and often still can't find them when we...

September 23, 2018

Everyone needs a thorough, or comprehensive, eye exam.  Regardless of age or vision, comprehensive eye exams can uncover more than just blurry vision.  Adults, older adults and children should all get routine eye exams....

September 13, 2018

Keeping ourselves healthy and active as we age involves a proactive lifestyle. Eating a healthy diet and taking simple common sense precautions may improve your muscles, joints, brain and even your eyes....

August 28, 2018

There are several different types, or classifications, of cataracts and all decrease vision in some way or another. The 3 types differ in their appearance (morphology) and how eye doctors describe the cataract.  One is not better or worse than the other and all decrease your vision in different ways....