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February 25, 2016

Did You Know that LASIK is Tax Deductible? Many medical services including LASIK laser vision correction can be deducted from your taxes. Furthermore, the Internal Revenue Service will allow you to deduct travel expenses to and from your LASIK provider’s office! As always, there are limitations and your accountant can help you navigate through your...

February 25, 2016

Are you over the age of 45, and now find it harder and harder to see up close without adjusting the paper? Have you had to change the font size on your mobile device? How many pairs of over the counter reading glasses do you have stashed in various places around your house, office or car? You are not alone and you have presbyopia. Presbyopia is part of...

February 10, 2016

The month of February is Low Vision Awareness Month. What exactly is low vision? Low vision describes significant visual impairment that isn't correctable through glasses, medication, eye surgery or contact lenses. It's often characterized by partial sight such as blind spots, tunnel vision or blurred vision. The most common causes of low vision in the...

February 4, 2016

For years, it seemed that presbyopia, the loss of reading vision, was inevitable as we age. A new surgery, the KAMRA inlay, has offered new hope. This advanced surgical procedure has helped thousands of people restore reading vision and reduce their dependence on reading glasses, and Dr. Mark Whitten is now offering this new technology to his...

January 15, 2016

Dr. Whitten is featured in another article on The Lexington Park Leader, this time he is talking about Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD). You can read the full article right here on The Lexington Park Leader. ...

January 15, 2016

Dr. Mark Whitten has published an article on The Lexington Park Leader about the gift that keeps on giving--perfect vision after LASIK. You can read the full article right here on The Lexington Park Leader. ...

January 3, 2016

It is the new year, and Dr. Whitten wants to know “What’s your Flex plan for 2016?” Dr. Whitten has written up an article about the benefits of using your Flex Spending Accounts (FSA) on a LASIK procedure in 2016 featured in The Lexington Park Leader. You can read the full article right here on The Lexington Park Leader....

October 15, 2015

What could be more special than the Gift of Sight? Perhaps you have someone special in your life that would love to be Glasses and Contact Lens free? Have you ever considered giving the gift of clear vision? Get a LASIK Gift Certificate Now! Call (301) 678-9969. The holidays are just around the corner, and if you are struggling with the perfect...

October 15, 2015

Using Your FSA/Flex Spending Account for LASIK in Charlotte Hall and Richmond Is cost holding you back from getting the clear vision you want and deserve? At Whitten Laser Eye, we help you make LASIK more affordable. We always offer convenient, low interest financing to pay for your procedure over time. But did you know that accounts called Flex...

July 29, 2015

Probably the first thing that comes to mind when you think of virtual reality headsets is their function in the entertainment industry. Virtual reality is the new frontier of the entertainment world, but could there be more to the technology than meets the eye? Amblyopia, or “lazy eye,” occurs when one of your eyes vision is so weak that your brain fails...

July 28, 2015

Diabetes is a growing issue throughout the world, with an estimated 382 million people suffering from it in 2013. If not treated, diabetes can lead to other serious medical complications such as: ischemic heart disease, kidney failure, heart attack, and stroke—but did you know that diabetes can also affect your eyes? According to the American Optometric...

July 21, 2015

Improve Your Golf Game with Clear Vision…At Any Age! For those who enjoy golf, whether a beginner or even a pro, it is apparent that clear vision can make a huge difference in your performance. The ability to clearly view the course for long drives to the short and up close putts on the green is vital to a good game. Golf is popular for people of all...