Don’t Sacrifice Quality For Cut Rate Technology: 5 Old School Technologies That No Longer Cut It

Looking at antiquated LASIK technology is a bit like looking at other old outdated technologies – while they were once the standard, they are now relics of the past that most people have moved on from. Eye Doctors of Washington has always been on the cutting edge of technology and uses the most advanced laser… Read More

TECNIS® Symfony IOL Now Available at EDOW

As part of our mission to provide state-of-the-art eye care solutions, Eye Doctors of Washington has begun offering the TECNIS® Symfony IOL, manufactured by Abbott Medical Optics Inc. Recently approved by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA), this intraocular lens can provide an extended range of vision for those suffering from presbyopia. During refractive cataract… 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

Dr. Mayer Introduces iStent® Technology for Glaucoma Patients

The Eye Doctors of Washington are excited to announce the addition of the iStent® Trabecular Micro-Bypass to our practice. It is the smallest medical device ever approved by the FDA and is designed to treat mild-to-moderate open-angle glaucoma during cataract surgery procedures. Dr. Hylton Mayer utilizes the new implant technology to relieve pressure in the… Read More

EDOW First in Washington DC to perform cataract surgery with Alcon’s LENSX® Laser

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The same innovation used for all-laser LASIK is now revolutionizing cataract surgery Drs. Thomas E. Clinch, MD and Paul C. Kang, MD are the first eye surgeons in Washington, DC to perform cataract surgery with Alcon’s LenSx®, a bladeless, computer-controlled laser that ensures the highest-precision surgical incisions. The laser was launched this week at Palisades… Read More

Advancements in Cataract Surgery

Advancements in Cataract Surgery

Did you know that cataract surgery is right up there with LASIK when it comes to giving you freedom from glasses? The quality of the lenses today have far surpassed those that were available to your parents when they had cataract surgery. With the availability of multifocal lenses like the ReSTOR and ReZoom lenses, some… Read More

Nearsightedness on the Rise: How the Visian Lens can Help

Nearsightedness on the Rise: How the Visian Lens can Help

The frequency of myopia among Asians and other is on the rise and appears to increase with education. A study was conducted in Singapore in 1992 to investigate the prevalence of nearsightedness (known as myopia) as one’s education increased. The findings were astonishing: Just over 15% of male subjects with little education were myopic compared… Read More

Stems Cells Used on Damaged Corneas

Stems Cells Used on Damaged Corneas

About 40,000 corneal transplants are performed each year, making it the most frequently performed transplant surgery in the world. Fewer donor corneas are available because more and more people are having laser vision correction surgery like LASIK, which makes their corneas unsuitable for transplants. Because of this shrinking pool of donors, scientists at the University… Read More

What is iLASIK?

What is iLASIK?

You’ve probably been hearing about iLASIK on the radio and may be wondering if it’s new technology and how it’s different from what’s already out there. iLASIK is new in that it’s a new combination of technologies. At Eye Doctors of Washington, Dr. Clinch and Dr. Kang have been using the Intralase and CustomVue technologies… Read More

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