Dilated Eye Exams

Learn about the eye dilation procedure and why a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the only way to be absolutely certain your eyes are healthy.

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Why You Should Stop Rubbing Your Eyes - dark circles from eye rubbing

Stop Rubbing Your Eyes

Although it is a natural reaction to rub your eyes when they are itchy, watery or irritated, rubbing them can lead to dark circles, infections or damaged vision.

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Presbyopia test

What is Presbyopia?

Presbyopia is age-related farsightedness or the gradual loss of the ability to focus on close objects. This common condition typically starts in the 40s.

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Protect Your Vision

Don’t Take Your Vision For Granted

Your vision is too important to take for granted, as it has an astonishing impact on your quality of life. Learn about steps you can take to protect your eyes.

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Eye Injury types and possible causes

What are the most common causes of eye injury?

Get the facts on common eye injury causes and learn when to seek immediate medical attention to avoid serious damage to your eyes.

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low vision specialist

What is Low Vision?

Mainly associated with adults over 60, low vision refers to a visual impairment characterized by partial sight, such as blurred vision, blind spots or tunnel vision.

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Washington Eye Physicians & Surgeons doctors named Top Doctors in Washingtonian Magazine

Eye doctors from Washington Eye Physicians and Surgeons have been recognized as Top Docs in Washingtonian Magazine every year.

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foods for macular degeneration

Foods That Reduce the Likelihood of Developing Age-Related Macular Degeneration – AMD Diet

Can what you eat be related to Age-related macular degeneration? Learn which foods to eat to promote eye health and help fight against AMD.

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Eye safety month

March is Workplace Eye Safety Awareness Month

March is Workplace Eye Safety Awareness Month. Learn simple ways to protect your eyes from potential injury at work and lower the risk of vision loss.

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Botox for crows feet - Botox around the eyes

Botox Cosmetic Approved for Crow’s Feet

The FDA approved the use of Botox for treatment of crow's feet in adults. Washington Eye offers Botox around the eyes in DC and Chevy Chase.

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How to clean contact lens case

Making a Case for Clean Cases

Learn an easy 5-step process for how to clean and disinfect your contact lens case and why a sanitized case is essential for maintaining good corneal health.

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