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Understanding How the Retina Allows Us To See

The eye is a marvelous organ that takes light and, in partnership with the nervous system, transforms it into a meaningful scene. It’s also very self-sufficient. It is self-focusing, self-adjusting, and self-cleaning. The job of focusing incoming light is occupied by the retina, which works closely with the brain, to allow us to see the… Read More

How to Eliminate Frustrating Under Eye Bags Using Ophthalmic Plastics

Puffy, under eye bags are the frustrating cosmetic result of failing to get enough sleep or eating a poor diet. But as we get older, under eye bags become less of a temporary inconvenience and more of an unavoidable part of aging. Ophthalmic plastics provide a solution for this pesky, aesthetic problem. But before we… Read More

Looking Good Equals Feeling Good (How Ophthalmic Plastics Help Boost Confidence)

There is certainly more to a person than their looks, but we know that appearance does play an important role in people’s lives. Working on your appearance and putting yourself together can have a beneficial impact on your career, relationships, self-confidence, and mental health. Ophthalmic plastics can help tremendously improve your confidence and how comfortably… Read More

A World-Renowned Eye Doctor Combats Cataracts In The Developing World

Several diseases that plague impoverished populations in the developing world are either preventable or treatable. Cataracts are one such example. The common eye disease, which clouds up a person’s vision due to a build-up on the lens, can be easily treated in less than an hour by an ophthalmologist. Unfortunately, this relatively straightforward procedure is much… Read More

5 Big Myths About Glaucoma and Cataracts

Glaucoma and cataracts are the two eye diseases most commonly associated with aging. While we tend to look at these conditions with dread, treatment for both is straightforward and it can even be easy if detected early. Cataracts are the result of a build up of protein in the eye, causing cloudy vision. Eye surgery… Read More


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Laser Vision Correction

If you are seeking a Washington DC LASIK eye surgery specialist you have come to the right place. Washington Eye Physicians & Surgeons has locations in Chevy Chase and Silver Spring. Our LASIK surgeons are dedicated to creating the best possible LASIK eye surgery outcomes.

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Eyelid Surgery can reduce the aging, tired, or sad look caused by drooping eyelids. The Oculoplastic Surgeons also perform reconstructive surgery of the eye socket and orbital fractures of the facial bones, including eye prostheses, tearing problems, lid twitches, and blepharospasm.

Premium Lens Implants

If you are seeking reduced dependence on eye glasses after cataract surgery in Washington DC, take a moment to explore advanced technology lenses such as Crystalens®, Acrysof® Restor, multifocal Tecnis® and Toric lenses for astigmatism correction.