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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month: Here is what you need to know!

The New Year has begun, and Nevada Eye Physicians is taking the opportunity to remind us all that it is essential to look after our sight. Today, over 2.7 million Americans over the age of forty suffer from glaucoma within the United States. According to the National Eye Institute, this number will only grow, reaching…
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Nevada Eye Physicians Celebrates New Office in Henderson!

NEVADA EYE PHYSICIANS TO CELEBRATE GRAND OPENING OF NEW OFFICE IN HENDERSON LAS VEGAS (Tuesday, December 5, 2017) – The physicians and staff of Nevada Eye Physicians are pleased to announce the grand opening of their new location – Nevada Eye Physicians Henderson, located at 1550 Wigwam Parkway, Suite 100, at the intersection of Wigwam…
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When should my child have their first Eye Exam?

Eye Exams for Children As a parent, you may wonder whether your pre-schooler has a vision problem or when a first eye exam should be scheduled. Eye exams for children are extremely important. Experts say 5% to 10% of pre-schoolers and 25% of school-aged children have vision problems. Early identification of a child's vision problem…
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Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

With a large number of states beginning the school year earlier, August is the new September! Along with school supply shopping and purchasing those back-to-school clothing items, it’s time to make comprehensive eye exam appointments for the kids. Conveniently, August is designated as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month! Your child’s eye doctor can help detect refractive errors such…
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What is PRK?

  PRK (photorefractive keratectomy) is a type of refractive surgery to correct myopia (nearsightedness), hyperopia (farsightedness) and astigmatism. PRK was the first type of laser eye surgery for vision correction and is the predecessor to the popular LASIK procedure. Though PRK recovery takes a bit longer than recovery from LASIK eye surgery, PRK is still commonly performed and offers advantages over LASIK for some…
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Cure for Cataracts!

Cataract is one of the leading causes of visual decline in people above the age of 60.   The most common cause of cataract is natural aging. Other less common causes of cataracts include trauma, steroid use, metabolic abnormalities and infections.   What is a cataract?  Human eyes have a natural lens inside the eye…
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RAJY M. ROUWEYHA, M.D.

Refractive Surgeon/Corneal/External Disease Dr. Rouweyha earned his Bachelor degree in combined science from Youngstown State University where he graduated Summa Cum Laude. He obtained his Medical Degree at the Northeastern Ohio Universities College of Medicine in Rootstown, Ohio. His residency in General Ophthalmology was completed at the prestigious George Washington University Medical Center in Washington…
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DIGITAL EYE STRAIN

In today’s modern world we are constantly surrounded by media and entertainment that are presented from a digital source. Every day we use our electronics at work, to contact family, and to watch movies. When we stare at our screens for long periods of time we often experience digital eye strain (also known as computer…
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Age Related Macular Degeneration

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month, a fact that has prompted the doctors at Nevada Eye Physicians to remind their patients of the importance of regular examinations and eye health. Age-related macular degeneration also referred to as AMD, is one of the most common causes for severe vision loss within the United States among…
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