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July 9, 2018

July is Dry Eye Awareness Month and in recognition of that, this article discusses the relationship between cataracts and dry eye syndrome....

July 1, 2018

July is Dry Eye Awareness Month. It is our goal to help improve awareness about dry eye through educating and communication with our patients. In the coming weeks, we’ll be publishing several articles related to dry eye....

June 25, 2018

Cataract surgery is one of the most common surgical procedures and it is also one of the oldest. Cataract surgery was first documented more than 2500 years ago. The earliest recorded technique for cataract removal was couching....

June 18, 2018

This month is Cataract Awareness Month. A cataract is the clouding of the natural lens of your eye causing blurry vision and other symptoms such as glare....

June 11, 2018

June is Cataract Awareness Month and Whitten Laser Eye will help you learn what cataracts are, how they are surgically removed, and how long it takes to recover from cataract surgery....

June 1, 2018

Whitten Laser Eye will be partnering with NBC Sports Washington digital segments "What We Saw" and "Looking Ahead" segments....

May 29, 2018

What is "Board Certified"? After physicians graduate from medical school, we are required to complete a residency in their chosen field. After this residency, we are eligible to take the medical licensure exams to obtain a state-issued permit to practice medicine. Board certification is an additional step—a rigorous process of testing and peer...

May 21, 2018

Spring is here and so is the pollen.  For many of us, with or without allergies, the pollen can make us miserable causing uncontrollable itchy eyes and tearing. This year the pollen count is higher than usual and more people, even those without pollen allergies, are going to suffer from allergic conjunctivitis.  Allergic conjunctivitis is the medical term...

May 11, 2018

This is Part 3 of 3 of Stacy's video testimonial of her experience with LASIK eye surgery and Drs. Mark Whitten and Shilpa Rose.  Stacy had LASIK performed by Dr. Whitten after having pre-operative consultations with both Drs. Whitten and Rose.  In Part 1, Stacy describes her motivation and concerns about contact lenses and glasses and why she chose...

May 1, 2018

Living with dry eyes can be an uncomfortable and sometimes painful burden that greatly affects your vision and lifestyle. Are you considering laser vision correction, but are worried about your dry eyes? “With over 300 million people around the world suffering from dry eye, we always check for it,” says Dr. Shilpa Rose of Whitten Laser Eye located in Chevy...

April 30, 2018

This is Part 2 of a 3 part video testimonial documented by our recent patient Stacy G.  Stacy had LASIK performed by Dr. Whitten after a complete and thorough pre-operative evaluation with Dr. Rose.   In Part 1, Stacy talks about her motivation and concerns prior to choosing Whitten Laser Eye. You can view: Part 1 - Pre-LASIK Testimonial These are...

April 21, 2018

This is the first of a 3 part video testimonial documenting Stacy's recent experience with LASIK.  Stacy has a history of nearsightedness and has been using contact lenses and glasses for most of her life.  For many reasons, she decided to have laser vision correction. After consultation with Dr. Rose and Dr. Whitten, we recommended she have LASIK to...