About Us

Welcome to Envue Eye and Laser Center, the National Harbor’s premier laser eye surgery specialists. Our team of eye care professionals provides tailored service focused on you and your specific eye care needs. We specialize in laser eye surgery such as SMILE and LASIK, as well as lens-based vision correction procedures such as Implantable Collamer Lenses (ICLs), refractive lens exchange (RLE) and premium laser-assisted cataract surgery. Our goal is to improve your quality of life with exceptional vision correction results that allow you to see clearly and live freely.

We don’t believe in compromise with your surgical procedure or our service to you – and neither should you. You’ll find that the care, treatment, and experience you will receive at Envue is everything you’ve been looking for. Book a consult now!

Experience counts. Dr. Rivers is a military-trained ophthalmologist and one of the foremost experts in the field of laser surgery. Dr. Rivers completed his residency in ophthalmology at Madigan Army Medical Center at Fort Lewis, Washington. He then served as Chief of Ophthalmology and Chief of Surgery at Winn Army Hospital at Fort Stewart, Georgia. Prior to retiring from his 30-year military career at the rank of Colonel, Dr. Rivers served as the Director of the Warfighter Refractive Eye Surgery Program and Research Center (WRESP-RC) at Fort Belvoir, Virginia. Dr. Rivers was the first ophthalmologist in the Department of Defense to perform the SMILE procedure. He has co-authored numerous research articles and presentations on refractive and corneal surgery and is at the forefront of providing the latest technology to his patients.We are conveniently located at the National Harbor with easy access within the Washington DC Metro Area including Arlington and Alexandria.

image of laser eye surgery suite including SMILE laser eye surgery laser
The Laser Suite housing a VisuMax femtosecond laser and Mel-80 excimer laser
  • Dr Rivers and his staff are exceptional warm inviting thoughtful and engaging. I can’t recommend them highly enough the whole atmosphere is phenomenal

    thumb Arnita Foster
    September 2, 2022

    What a beautiful, state of the art facility! The staff were all very friendly, knowledgeable, and attentive! I was so impressed with Hasan, his attention to detail and the time... read more

    thumb Pamela Simonson
    August 31, 2022

    I am very thankful that my neighbor recommended Envue Eye and Laser Center. I was welcomed warmly by their front desk staff. Their eye technician, Angie, is very personable... read more

    thumb Christy Ferrell
    August 31, 2022

    The best possible experience you can have , clean immaculate facilities with a warm friendly staff to greet you as soon as you walked in the door I couldn’t recommend... read more

    thumb Beejay Jordan
    August 24, 2022

    Excellent service.

    thumb JKJ Ministry
    August 24, 2022

    Great, more than I expected, wonderful.

    thumb Anthony Thompson
    August 24, 2022

    The staff is very accommodating, and knowledgeable. Everyone was pleasant. The office is very nice. Dr. Rivers was very informative, he explained everything to me sufficiently. I would recommend... read more

    thumb Kim Rhodes
    August 24, 2022

    I had a great experience and a successful surgery! Everyone was super nice and super helpful. And you can tell Dr. Rivers really cares about his patients.

    thumb Max Maisey
    August 10, 2022

    The whole office is Amazing….They did an Awesome Job on my dads eyes and the Dr along with his Staff are Very Professional

    thumb candy girl
    August 10, 2022

    The Dental office was nice and very clean the staff was truly friendly The doctor and his assistant had me overwhelmed with the knowledge and detailed information that was... read more

    thumb Ottora Gamble
    August 7, 2022

    Very pleasant and friendly personnel. Would definitely recommend Envue to everyone.

    thumb Wayne Haley
    August 7, 2022

    Dr. Rivers, his team, and his physical clinic are all beyond wonderful and I feel extremely fortunate to have received the SMILE procedure here!! Him and his team are not... read more

    thumb Sara Brisson
    August 7, 2022
  • I am simply elated with Envue Eye and Laser Center at National Harbor. The doctor and staff are outstanding. They all exude professionalism, efficiency, knowledge, and great interpersonal skills. The... read more

    thumb Carol Jackson Jones
    August 7, 2022

    Best decision of life. There are some sacrifices that should be noted. The procedure I had done (RLE) changed my vision in a way that was unexpected. For example, I... read more

    thumb Miguel Daniels
    July 1, 2022

    Very nice staff! Extremely professional. I’ve recommended Envue to everyone I know considering lasik

    thumb Makeup by Muffy
    July 1, 2022

    Dr Rivers and the Envue staff thank you for the outstanding results. I was truly impressed with your professionalism and efficiency .You and your staff exceeded all expectations

    thumb Steven Gardner
    June 15, 2022

    My sight is 20/15 now! Wish I would've made this decisionlong along time ago. Awesome job Envue staff and Dr. Rivers, appreciate you

    thumb Cutliss Stronghim
    May 27, 2022

    Wow. This place is incredible. It is the only place to get SMILE eye surgery in D.C. There are no other places around the DMV that do it. And they... read more

    thumb Alex Nongard
    May 26, 2022

    They are very professional, yet friendly. You cover all basis of informing the patient step by step of services to be rendered. You make the patient feel as if they... read more

    thumb Judy C Keagy
    May 25, 2022

    Wonderful experience with this office. I got SMILE and my vision is back to a consistent 20/15. The procedure was quick, easy, and painless. The staff are friendly, professional,... read more

    thumb D
    May 24, 2022

    Dr. Rivers and his entire team were fantastic. I am a 48 year old physician who has needed glasses for distance since the age of 11. Over the past couple... read more

    thumb Todd Christiansen
    May 17, 2022

    Beautiful Office and Great location. Friendly and professional staff. Cutting edge eye technology. Staff was very knowledgeable about eyes and eye care. They openly shared that knowledge with me 🤗

    thumb Taprina Jackson
    May 17, 2022

    I recently came here for the SMILE procedure and I’m extremely pleased with the results. I settled on SMILE as my preferred choice for corrective eye surgery about a year... read more

    thumb Marcus Walls
    May 10, 2022

    Doctor and staff really explaned everything very well. Professional and friendly as well. Definitaly recommond them.

    thumb Jona Wheeler
    May 10, 2022
  • I recently came here for the SMILE procedure and I’m extremely pleased with the results. I settled on SMILE as my preferred choice for corrective eye surgery about a year... read more

    thumb Marcus Walls
    May 7, 2022

    The whole experience was smooth, the pricing was transparent on their website, got the free consult, wasn’t pressured to make a decision there at all, called to set up the... read more

    thumb Peter Falamoun
    May 7, 2022

    When I first heard about SMILE, I quickly decided to do some research on providers in the area and I stumbled on Envue Eye & Laser Center which offered the... read more

    thumb Nathan Dualos
    May 7, 2022

    I cannot recommend Dr. Rivers highly enough. He is professional, prompt, caring, and very kind He goes above and beyond for his patients. He is also highly trained and an... read more

    thumb Nancy F
    May 7, 2022

    When I first heard about SMILE, I quickly decided to do some research on providers in the area and I stumbled on Envue Eye & Laser Center which offered the... read more

    thumb Nathan Dualos
    May 1, 2022

    As someone who has worn strong-prescription glasses and contact lenses for the past 45 years, I cannot begin to tell you about how life changing it was to have cataract... read more

    thumb Stan Cherian
    April 7, 2022

    Great staff. I arrived on time (early). I was immediately greeted and checked in. Reviewed my personal info which I completed online days prior to the appointment as requested by... read more

    thumb D “Mase” Mason
    April 7, 2022

    I echo the previous reviews of Envue and Dr. Rivers and the entire team. I recently completed my procedure and couldn’t be more pleased. The whole team at... read more

    thumb Jeffrey Cannon
    April 7, 2022

    This experience was fantastic. The procedure was simple and without any complications. Dr. Rivers and his staff are very professional and made this process so easy. I highly recommend!

    thumb Cynthia Vega
    March 7, 2022

    I researched several places to get Lasik, but finding Envue Eye & Laser Center was by far the best decision I made! I’ve been wearing contacts and glasses for 15... read more

    thumb Rachael Sutherland
    March 7, 2022

    I just got the SMILE procedure and loved my whole experience at Envue! Dr. Rivers and everyone who works there is so personable and warm. During the consultation and... read more

    thumb Lena Madenci
    March 7, 2022

    First and foremost the facility was very clean and sanitized as well as accessible. I found the personnel to be friendly and helpful when needed. They were very clear... read more

    thumb Rosalind Hawkins
    March 7, 2022
  • I cannot recommend this place highly enough. I received SMILE on Feb. 23 and am very pleased with the results. Dr. Bruce Rivers was a longtime eye surgeon in the... read more

    thumb Dahlia Peterson
    March 7, 2022

    Envue Eye & Laser Center is by far one of the nicest, friendliest, and knowledgeable centers I have been too. I went for my consultation and was greeted by 3... read more

    thumb Amanda Batson
    March 7, 2022

    The entire staff at Envue are amazing. They’re friendly, professional and very welcoming. Dr. Rivers and his staff are very thorough and take the time to listen to all of... read more

    thumb Sharon
    March 7, 2022

    My entire experience at Envue Eyes Laser Center was amazing! I was especially touched by the attention and care each employee showed… not just to me, but all of the... read more

    thumb Veronica Ferrell
    March 7, 2022

    I had my first appointment with Envue Eye & Laser Center in October when my parents and I had routine exams. We were blown away with an amazing experience so... read more

    thumb Elise M
    February 7, 2022

    Dr. Rivers and his team/staff are amazing! After all of the testing & going over which procedure would be best for me, we came to a conclusion and I scheduled... read more

    thumb Sasha Casimir
    February 7, 2022

    Great staff. I arrived on time (early). I was immediately greeted and checked in. Reviewed my personal info which I completed online days prior to the appointment as requested by... read more

    thumb D “Mase” Mason
    April 7, 2022

    I echo the previous reviews of Envue and Dr. Rivers and the entire team. I recently completed my procedure and couldn’t be more pleased. The whole team at... read more

    thumb Jeffrey Cannon
    April 7, 2022

    This experience was fantastic. The procedure was simple and without any complications. Dr. Rivers and his staff are very professional and made this process so easy. I highly recommend!

    thumb Cynthia Vega
    March 7, 2022

    I researched several places to get Lasik, but finding Envue Eye & Laser Center was by far the best decision I made! I’ve been wearing contacts and glasses for 15... read more

    thumb Rachael Sutherland
    March 7, 2022

    I just got the SMILE procedure and loved my whole experience at Envue! Dr. Rivers and everyone who works there is so personable and warm. During the consultation and... read more

    thumb Lena Madenci
    March 7, 2022

    First and foremost the facility was very clean and sanitized as well as accessible. I found the personnel to be friendly and helpful when needed. They were very clear... read more

    thumb Rosalind Hawkins
    March 7, 2022
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