Eye Conditions

7 Diabetic Friendly Recipes to Protect Your Eye Health!

7 Diabetic Friendly Recipes to Protect Your Eye Health!

It’s Diabetes Awareness Month! This is the time to make sure you’re up to date on your eye exams and doctor appointments, exercising, and eating right! We serve our diabetic patients every day by offering comprehensive eye exams that fit their needs. If you have diabetes, it is important that you receive comprehensive eye exams… Read More

Debunking Myths and Misconceptions of LASIK and Refractive Surgery

Debunking Myths and Misconceptions of LASIK and Refractive Surgery

Eye Doctors of Washington have been caring for the vision of patients in Washington D.C., Northern Virginia, and Maryland for over 50 years. We pride ourselves on providing comprehensive care and educating patients to make smart choices. Our LASIK specialists, Dr. Paul C. Kang and Dr. Thomas E. Clinch and have performed over 50,000 LASIK… 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

What Makes a Person Nearsighted or Farsighted?

Two of the most common forms of visual impairment are nearsightedness (myopia) and farsightedness (hyperopia). These refractive errors, along with astigmatism, can make objects appear blurry, either close-up or far away, due to your eyes’ inability to focus light correctly. As a result, you may find yourself straining your eyes and even getting headaches. These… Read More

How Do Computers and Screens Affect My Eyes?

In this day and age, we are surrounded by screens – from laptops to tablets to phones, we are constantly using digital technology. Unfortunately, this prolonged viewing can require our eyes to work harder, which can take a toll on our vision. If you frequently look at computer screens for an extended period of time,… Read More

What Is Astigmatism and How Is It Treated?

Astigmatism is a common refractive error that affects vision close-up as well as far away. It results from an irregularly shaped cornea or inner eye lens that prevents your eye from being able to properly focus light on the retina, which can ultimately lead to blurred vision. Most people have astigmatism to a certain degree,… Read More

The Future Of Presbyopia Treatment

Determining which presbyopia treatment is best for each patient requires individual attention. In my last blog post, I discussed Monovision LASIK surgery and multifocal intraocular lenses (IOLs) as common vision correction alternatives for patients who don’t want to wear reading glasses or bifocals to correct presbyopia. However, there are also new treatments for presbyopia on… Read More

Presbyopia: Common Symptoms And Treatments

Are you finding yourself holding books and menus farther away to see clearly? Have you needed more light to read lately? Maybe you’ve recently increased the size of the font on your cell phone or computer to make it easier on your eyes. These are all symptoms of presbyopia – a common condition that begins… Read More

Difficulty Reading? Presbyopia May Be The Issue

It happens to nearly everyone. As we age, our eyes gradually begin to lose the ability to focus on objects – and words – at close range. With my patients at Eye Doctors of Washington, I use the analogy of a camera’s zoom function to explain how our eyes work. Just like a camera, we… Read More

Measuring Extent of Dry Eye for Enhanced Diagnosis & Treatment

As noted in our recent blog post, our team of eye doctors is now certified by TearLab™ Corporation as an Accredited Dry Eye Center. This means we are dedicated to providing superior diagnosis and treatment of dry eye syndrome, while utilizing the latest techniques and treatment options available. The TearLab™ Osmolarity System is an effective… Read More

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