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The Whitten Difference

Experience Matters!

Dr. Whitten is board-certified and has over 30 years of experience in ophthalmology. And he is 1 of only 3 laser eye surgeons to have performed over 150,000 laser vision correction procedures.

A Vision Pioneer

Dr. Whitten was one of the first surgeons in the country to perform the groundbreaking LASIK procedure, after an extensive career performing cataract surgery and general ophthalmology. And in Fall 2015, he performed the first KAMRA inlay in the Washington, D.C. area, a promising new procedure for reading vision correction.

People Who Could Choose Anyone Choose Dr. Whitten

Your eyes are in good hands with Dr. Whitten! Sports figures, celebrities and government officials have all chosen him as their eye surgeon. In fact, he has performed laser eye surgery, including LASIK, on:

  • 6 golf Masters Champions, including Tiger Woods
  • Hundreds of golf professionals, such as Maryland native Fred Funk
  • Sports champions such as Dorothy Hamil, Olympic Figure Skater; Bill Cowher, NFL Coach; Eliseo Salazar, Race Car Driver
  • Numerous government officials, foreign dignitaries and celebrities

State-Of-The-Art Laser Vision Correction Centers

Dr. Whitten has all of the latest technology, often before anyone else in the area. This means the best possible vision outcome for you. Dr. Whitten prides himself on staying current with all new procedures and technology, and maintains the highest clinical standards of excellence. Whitten Laser Eye sets the Gold Standard for outstanding patient experiences and outcomes through unparalleled patient care and education, outstanding levels of expertise, and individualized vision correction. And with convenient locations in Charlotte Hall, MD, Washington, D.C. and Richmond, VA, world-class vision correction is close to home!

High Quality Surgical Team

Our technical staff has been with Dr. Whitten continuously since he began performing vision correction procedures. Dr. Whitten and his team bring this high level of experience and personalized quality of care to every patient. And if you have a local eye doctor, Dr. Whitten will work closely with them to achieve the best vision results for you. Happy patients are the goal every day!


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