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Dr. Arturo Betancourt, M.D.
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Arturo Betancourt, M.D., F.A.C.S. is an Ophthalmologist,Laser Cataract, Lens Implant, LASIK Surgeon, as well as President and Medical Director of Baltimore Washington Eye Center.
Arturo Betancourt, M.D., F.A.C.S. is an Ophthalmologist,Laser Cataract, Lens Implant, LASIK Surgeon, as well as President and Medical Director of Baltimore Washington Eye Center.

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Pterygia “Surfer’s Eye” & Melanoma Skin Cancer Risk
Does a Pterygium or "Surfer's Eye" Increase Melanoma Risk? A pterygium (pronounced “tuh-RIJ-ee-uhm”) is an elevated, wedged-shaped bump of tissue on your eyeball that starts on the sclera or white of your eye-most often on the side near your nose and can ex...
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Eye Photos for High Blood Pressure
Eye
photos for high blood pressure? Why? When you visit us for your comprehensive
eye exam we will perform a very careful examination of the inside of your eye
so that we can study the health of the blood vessels and the retina itself, as
this is an indicat...
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Laser Treatment or Eye Drops for Glaucoma?
Can Laser Treatment Replace Eye Drops for
Glaucoma? Chronic Open Angle Glaucoma, which is the
most common type of glaucoma, has no cure. Glaucoma is a lifelong eye disease
that requires treatment throughout one’s life in some manner. This may require
using ...
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Energy Drinks, Eye Problems & Vision Loss
Energy drinks that contain very large
quantities of stimulants such as caffeine and sugar are often consumed by both
adults and even teenagers looking for that extra energy boost. There have been
concerns about and reports of headaches, blood pressure spike...
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Migraines Affect Retina Too!
Migraine Headaches Can Affect the Retina If
you suffer from migraine headaches, you know the painfully debilitating effect
they can have on your life. Migraine headaches are one of the most common
problems seen in emergency departments and doctors' offices....
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