What is Raindrop?

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What is Raindrop?

What is Raindrop?

Raindrop Near Vision Inlay | Whitten Laser Eye | Correction for Near Vision Loss





Woman Reading Without Glasses

Whitten Laser Eye introduces this revolutionary laser vision correction technology to the Washington, DC, Maryland and Virginia areas.  The Raindrop Near Vision Inlay is a “LASIK-like” procedure which helps to reduce or eliminate your need for reading glasses or near vision loss due to presbyopia.

Dr. Mark Whitten has performed more Raindrop Corneal Inlay procedures than any surgeon in the United States!

Use this guide to learn about “Raindrop.”  Most of our articles, posts and videos can be accessed from this page. If you have questions or want to schedule an appointment see if you are candidate for the Raindrop Near Vision Inlay, please click below.


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Tired of your reading glasses?  Call us (301.825.5755) to schedule your Raindrop Consultation!  

Our goal is provide you with an individualized plan to meet your expectations and visual needs.   During your consultation Drs. Rose and Whitten will review your vision correction options after completing a thorough eye examination and obtaining your vision and medical history.

Mark Whitten, M.D.
Vision Correction Surgeon

LASIK, Cataract & Raindrop

Shilpa Rose, M.D.
Vision Correction & Dry Eye Specialist



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