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LASIK vs. PRK: The Key Differences

Learn the key differences between LASIK and PRK, and find out which laser vision correction procedure may be right for you.

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Diabetes and Glaucoma

Diabetes and Glaucoma: What You Need to Know

Learn how diabetes increases the risk of glaucoma and discover essential tips to protect your vision with proactive care and regular eye exams.

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Can Cataracts Come Back After Surgery

Can Cataracts Come Back?

Learn if cataracts can come back and what to do if you experience cataract symptoms in the months or years after cataract surgery.

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Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)

Understanding Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS)

Recent advancements in medical technology have paved the way for effective and less invasive treatment options for glaucoma. Learn about Minimally Invasive Glaucoma Surgery (MIGS).

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Can LASIK Fix Astigmatism?

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Fix Astigmatism?

While LASIK is well-known for correcting nearsightedness and farsightedness, it is also an excellent option for astigmatism correction. Learn more.

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How long does cataract surgery take?

How Long Does Cataract Surgery Take?

The length of cataract surgery depends on the complexity of the case. A routine case may take less than 30 minutes, although you should expect to be at the surgical facility for about 3 hours. Learn more.

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Does LASIK hurt?

Does LASIK Laser Eye Surgery Hurt?

LASIK does not hurt. Most patients only feel a pressure sensation during the eye surgery, and any discomfort after surgery is usually mild and temporary. Learn more.

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How long do cataract lenses last

How Long Do Cataract Lenses Last?

The artificial lenses implanted during cataract surgery to restore clear vision should last you a lifetime. Learn more about cataract lens implant options.

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Glaucoma Risk Factors

Glaucoma Risk Factors and Strategies for Prevention

While glaucoma can strike anyone, certain factors can increase an individual's risk. Learn about risk factors as well as strategies for preventing glaucoma.

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Glaucoma Eye Drops

Glaucoma Eye Drops

The most common treatment for glaucoma is prescription eye drops, which lower the pressure inside the eye to reduce the risk of damage to the optic nerve.

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Eye Doctor Dr. Lisa Tom

Welcome Dr. Lisa M. Tom, M.D. to Washington Eye Physicians & Surgeons

Washington Eye Physicians & Surgeons is pleased to welcome Dr. Lisa Tom, a comprehensive and glaucoma ophthalmologist, to our practice.

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