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Lecture: Introduction to Glaucoma

Hear Howard Weiss, MD, MPH, a prominent ophthalmologist at Washington Eye Physicians and Surgeons, as he discusses current glaucoma research and treatment options. The educational webinar was hosted by the Lions Club during Glaucoma Awareness Month. In this introduction to glaucoma, Dr. Weiss gives a 24 minute lecture followed by a 16 minute question and… Read More


What Is A Pterygium?

If you live in a sunny state and spend a lot of time outside, you may have heard of something called a pterygium. It’s also known as surfer’s eye. A pterygium is a fleshy growth on the surface of the eye. While it may look intimidating, the growth itself is actually mostly harmless. Although it… Read More


Why You Don’t Have To Be Stuck With Glasses Forever

Glasses were a great invention. They have allowed people with vision problems a chance to see clearly for many years. In the modern-day and age, it’s time to do better. Many people resort to contacts to avoid some of the difficulties of glasses. Most of this is aesthetic for people, but contacts come with their… Read More


3 Ways To Treat Dry Eyes Naturally

Many people suffer from dry eyes. This condition can occur due to a variety of reasons. It can be due to your environment, habits you’ve formed or even genetic traits! Approximately 16 million people in the U.S. have been diagnosed with dry eye syndrome. The number of undiagnosed cases is likely even higher than that…. Read More


Are Cataracts Painful?

Cataracts are not something that we usually start thinking about until we are older. Because of this, there are often a lot of misconceptions around them. One question that people frequently ask is whether cataracts are painful. The short answer is: not really. Cataracts grow inside of the lens of the eye slowly over time… 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 is located in Chevy Chase. 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.