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What is Keratoconus?


Keratoconus is an eye disease that affects your cornea. With the possibility of causing vision loss, it is essential to be aware of this ocular condition.  Keep reading to learn more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of keratoconus! How Does Keratoconus Affect the Eye? When you have keratoconus, your cornea thins and changes shape. […]

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4 Ways That LASIK Makes Your Life Even Better


Are you thinking of joining the millions of people who have transformed their lives with LASIK? This procedure has many benefits and can significantly reduce your dependency on contact lenses and glasses.  Keep reading to learn four ways that LASIK makes your life even better! 1. It’s Easier to Work Out Whether you prefer to […]

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Why RLE Could Mean No More Reading Glasses


Do you have to put on reading glasses to enjoy a book or read a menu at a restaurant? Many people across the world use reading glasses to assist them throughout the day.  If you’re one of them, you’ve probably grown accustomed to taking this extra step to view objects up close. However, modern advancements […]

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What Kind of Premium Lens Should I Choose?


When you have cataract surgery, you will have to choose between two categories of lenses. You can choose to have a standard lens or upgrade to a premium lens. With a premium lens, you will be free of your cataract and achieve more freedom from glasses. Keep reading to learn more about premium lenses and […]

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6 Reasons to Treat Your Dry Eyes Right Now


Are you one of the 16 million Americans who experience symptoms of dry eye? Itchy, scratchy eyes, fatigue, blurred vision, and more can make it challenging to carry out your day-to-day life. Tears play an essential role in keeping your eyes healthy. They also keep your vision comfortable and clear.  When your body is not […]

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Should I Get SMILE This Year?


Have you been thinking about correcting your vision with something like SMILE? You may be wondering if there’s a time of year that’s best to do it.  The benefits of correcting your vision with a procedure like SMILE take effect within days, if not hours, of having the procedure. If you want to achieve visual […]

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Envue Eye & Laser Center offers first office-based cataract surgery experience in the area


National Harbor, MD- January 21, 2022- Envue Eye & Laser Center is excited to offer the first office-based catract and implantable collamer lens (ICL) operating suite in the DC Area. After a military career spanning 30 years, Dr. Rivers brought his expertise to Prince George’s County opening Envue Eye & Laser Center in October 2021. […]

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If I Don’t Qualify For LASIK, Should I Get PRK?


LASIK is one of the most well-known and successful medical procedures. It is a straightforward vision correction procedure. LASIK is quick and successful like other vision correction procedures. But it has a shorter recovery time than most. A majority of LASIK patients achieve perfect or near-perfect vision afterward. It is the vision correction procedure of […]

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Hot off the press!

SMILE laser eye surgery

Dr. Rivers and co-authors recently published “Small-incision lenticule extraction (SMILE) in the U.S. military: prospective study of visual and military task performance” in the December 2021 issue of The Journal of Cataract and Refractive Surgery. As part of his last duty station in the US Army, Colonel (retired) Rivers assessed early visual outcomes and military task performance after […]

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Does LASIK Correct Astigmatism?


Having astigmatism can be a disruptive factor to a well-lived life. If you have astigmatism, you are likely used to it, but that doesn’t deny that it causes extra hassle in your life. Astigmatism creates the need to wear glasses or contact lenses throughout your day. Without these visual aids, it’s nearly impossible for you […]

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