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Why Choose Envue?

We are the National Harbor’s premier vision correction and cataract surgery specialists. Our team of experienced eye care professionals provides customized vision correction to give you exceptional results. Our goal is to have you see clearly, live freely.

Your eye care experience should always be personal, professional, and thorough. At Envue Eye & Laser Center, we believe that each patient deserves individualized attention and customized care.

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Tired of the hassles of glasses and contacts?

Millions of Americans live with nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism, but they don’t always have to. LASIK is a laser surgery designed to reduce the need for prescription eyeglasses and contact lenses.

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What is SMILE?

SMILE is the most advanced FDA approved laser vision correction procedure to date allowing you to live your life free from glasses and contacts. Less invasive, quiet, and Blade-Free, SMILE is considered the most significant advancement in laser eye surgery technology in over 10 years.

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Ready to reclaim your vision?

Cataracts form gradually as our eyes get older, and 9 in 10 Americans develop them by the time they’re 65.2 The good news is that cataract surgery is one of the safest, most common, and most effective procedures performed today.

At Envue Eye & Laser Center, we offer laser cataract surgery that can help regain what you’ve lost, both in terms of your vision and your quality of life.

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Meet Dr. Rivers

Experience You Can TRUST

Dr. Rivers is a military-trained ophthalmologist and one of the foremost experts in the field of laser vision correction surgery. He began his ophthalmology career as an eye technician and medic in the U.S. Navy and later obtained his medical degree from Howard University College of Medicine on an Army scholarship.

During his 30-year-military career he has served as the Brigade Surgeon for the First Calvary Division; completed his residency in ophthalmology at Madigan Army Medical Center at Fort Lewis, WA; served as Chief of Ophthalmology and Chief of Surgery at Winn Army Hospital at Fort Stewart, GA; and served as the Director of the Warfighter Refractive Surgery Program and Research Center at Fort Belvoir, VA at the rank of Colonel.

Dr. Rivers has co-authored numerous research articles and presentations on refractive and corneal surgery, is an in-demand speaker in his field, and is at the forefront of providing the latest technology to his patients.

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