Home of Whitten Laser Eye

Located within MedStar Eye Physicians, Whitten Laser Eye is equipped with state-of-the-art laser technology. Mark Whitten, MD, a board-certified ophthalmologist and one of the first eye surgeons in the United States to perform the groundbreaking LASIK surgery, provides the latest in vision correction procedures, featuring state-of-the-art LASIK, cataract and implant lens surgery, as well as general ophthalmology consultations.

Dr. Whitten has more than 30 years of eye care and surgical experience and is one of only three surgeons in the country to have performed more than 130,000 LASIK procedures - an outpatient procedure to treat nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism using a laser to reshape the patient's cornea. As a resident of St. Mary's County, Dr. Whitten brings the very latest in technique and technology for high-quality vision correction to the Southern Maryland area.