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Specialty: Cataract, lens enhancement and LASIK surgeries
Dr. Martin is a specialist in cataract, lens enhancement surgery (L.En.S.) and LASIK surgeries. He has performed thousands of refractive procedures including L.En.S., LASIK, PRK and incisional surgeries. He is a certified diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology.
Dr. Martin is the first Washington DC area surgeon to offer all three lens implants to provide near, far and intermediate vision without glasses. He was also one of the first Washington area ophthalmologists to become involved in the care of laser vision correction patients in 1990.
He is one of the few surgeons certified and using all three presbyopic lens implants:
Because of his extensive knowledge of laser and presbyopic lens and cataract surgery, Dr. Martin has lectured, written articles, and appeared on TV. He has been interviewed by Washingtonian Magazine, The Washington Post, Consumers Digest, The Gazette, The Associated Press, Men's Fitness, Parade Magazine, Business Week, American Health for Women, P.O.V., Prevention Magazine, NBC 4 News, Channel 9-CBS News, the TVMD PBS series and other radio, television and print media throughout the U.S.
Dr. Martin pursued research on refractive uses of lasers and laser safety at the NIH in the 1980s. Dr. Martin holds 10 patents for innovations in drugs and medical devices. He also lectures extensively and has authored dozens of scientific papers, book chapters, and monographs.
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