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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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Dr. Myint to Practice at Centennial Hills Office

Nevada Eye Physicians is pleased to announce that Dr. Shoib Myint, our OculoFacial Plastic Surgeon, is going to start seeing patients at our new Centennial Hills Office starting on January 25th. Dr. Myint is Fellowship trained in OculoFacial Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery. He is Board Certified and has been awarded a Fellow status in the…
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What will I notice in my eyes from the diabetes?

MARK STRADLING, D.O. COMPREHENSIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY/ CATARACT SURGERY Most of the time you won't notice anything with your eyes related to the diabetes if it's under good control.  This is why it is so important to get regular eye exams.  If you have wide swings in your blood glucose levels then you may experience fluctuation in…
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What if my doctor sees Diabetic Retinopathy during my eye exam?

MARK STRADLING, D.O. COMPREHENSIVE OPHTHALMOLOGY/ CATARACT SURGERY Fortunately, most diabetics don't get to a level of retinopathy that is to severe.  Many times, further retinal damage can be averted simply by doing a better job of controlling the blood sugar levels (a task much easier said than done).  Regular eye exams can identify issues early…
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Diabetic Retinopathy

Why it is important to be checked for diabetic retinopathy?   The most precise way to detect diabetic retinopathy and monitor its progression is through a comprehensive eye exam. This consists of several parts including the following: Visual acuity test, slit lamp exam, and a dilated exam. Diabetic retinopathy can take years to develop, which…
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6 Ways to Keep Your Child’s Eyes Safe This Halloween

Halloween can be one of the most fun nights of the year for your children.  Unfortunately, its also a time where we see an increase in eye injuries at the office.  I’m not talking about the kind you create with stage makeup.  Unfortunately, we see more infections, allergic reactions and injuries to the eye as…
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