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See a Brighter Future: What You Need to Know this Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month Eye Doctors of Washington

June is Cataracts Awareness Month and the vision experts and cataract surgeons at Eye Doctors of Washington would like to share some knowledge about this common vision condition. Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness, but we’ll tell you how you can decrease your risk of developing cataracts, how to recognize the symptoms of… Read More

EDOW Gives Back: Dr. Vicente’s Medical Mission in Guatemala

At Eye Doctors of Washington, we have been committed to enhancing vision and improving eye health for over 50 years. In addition to providing state-of-the-art eye care in the Washington DC area, our team also has a passion for giving back to communities in need. EDOW supports our doctors in utilizing their skills to help… Read More

10 Things Only People Who Wear Glasses In The Winter In DC Will Understand

Glasses are never exactly convenient, but winter weather has its own special brand of glasses hassles. If you’ve lived through a D.C. area winter while wearing glasses, then you understand the struggle. Your Glasses Fog When You Go Inside You make plans to meet friends for dinner. You arrive at the restaurant, step inside from… Read More

Can LASIK Change My Eye Color?

In our culture, eye color is one of many attributes that contributes to a person’s perceived overall attractiveness. Blue eyes, specifically, tend to be a coveted trait. Those who are born with a different eye color than they desire have resorted to colored contacts for decades, and until recently, this was the only option to… Read More

Cataract Patient Shares Her Journey to Clear Vision

At Eye Doctors of Washington, one of our favorite aspects of providing state-of-the-art vision solutions is seeing our patients’ life-changing results. For one patient in particular, this meant new hope for seeing the world around her, thanks to the dramatic outcome following cataract surgery. For this patient, poor vision ran in her family. She started… Read More

Use Your MSA & Vision Benefits Before the Year Ends

If you have vision insurance, does your annual deductible reset on January 1st? In most cases, any unused benefits or money you have leftover in a Medical Savings Account (MSA) will not carry over to the next year. This is why we are encouraging our patients to make use of what time they have left… Read More

Dr. Vicente’s Third Medical Mission Trip to Honduras

Dr. G. Vike Vicente just returned from his 3rd medical mission trip to Cumayagua, Honduras. He was able to perform 37 surgeries during the 4.5 day visit. This year he wasn’t alone! EDOW’s Office Manager, Shereece Millett, was able to make her first trip to Honduras! She helped screen 2,500 patients for glasses. One of… Read More

November Is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month

Every year for the month of November, medical professionals around the country spread awareness for diabetes and the physical damage it can cause, including various eye conditions. As this yearly occasion comes to an end, our team at Eye Doctors of Washington is encouraging patients to get informed about diabetes and not delay treatment to… Read More

Announcing the Winner of Our Puerto Rico Trip Giveaway

To celebrate performing over 50,000 LASIK procedures, Eye Doctors of Washington recently hosted a giveaway for a one-week trip for two to Puerto Rico. The participants were automatically entered when they underwent LASIK surgery between June 1st and August 31st. Past patients were also eligible to enter if they referred a friend to EDOW who… Read More

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