Save Lives and Protect Your Eyes on World Hand Hygiene Day
May 5 is World Hand Hygiene Day, which during the widespread COVID-19 pandemic is more important than ever. Clean care, including proper hand hygiene practices, plays a central role in preventing the spread of viruses and helping to protect your eyes. The Clean Hands Count campaign encourages patients to have an open and honest discussion […]
Can You Wear Contact Lenses with Dry Eye Syndrome?
Dry eyes prevent people from comfortably performing everyday activities. They may even affect your vision. This is why patients with dry eye syndrome are concerned about anything that may exacerbate their symptoms. The good news is that while you can still wear contact lenses with dry eyes, it is important to visit an experienced eye […]
Not Approved for LASIK? Consider PRK
People who want to achieve clear vision without glasses or contact lenses might wonder whether they are candidates for LASIK surgery. However, this form of laser vision correction is not always an option. The great news is that photorefractive keratectomy, or PRK, can address refractive errors, like nearsightedness and farsightedness, in Las Vegas, Boulder City, Pahrump, […]
Will Cataract Surgery Reduce My Need for Glasses?
Cataracts occur when the natural lens becomes cloudy and dense. When light cannot enter the retina properly, people experience loss of vision and even blindness. It is best to have cataracts removed since they cannot go away by themselves. If you have been diagnosed with this condition at Nevada Eye Physicians, you may want to know […]
How Are Eye Floaters and Flashes Treated?
Floaters are among the most common experiences people face. These transparent and spotted specks occasionally float across your field of vision. Flashes, on the other hand, are temporary streaks of light. While these symptoms are harmless on their own, patients should pay attention and contact an eye doctor if they become an issue. So, what […]
Can Diabetic Retinopathy Cause Blindness if Left Untreated?
Clear vision makes it possible to participate in daily activities like reading and driving. If you have been diagnosed with diabetic retinopathy, you may be concerned about losing your eyesight. So what is diabetic retinopathy? This condition occurs when high blood sugar levels from diabetes damage small blood vessels in the retina. If ignored for too […]
How to Prevent Cataracts From Progressing
Cataracts are cloudy areas that develop when proteins in your natural eye lens clump together. People who are diagnosed with cataracts may worry about vision loss, affecting their ability to read their favorite books or enjoy the local scenery. So, how can you prevent cataracts from progressing to this point? In addition to offering advanced […]
What Happens During A Dry Eye Exam?
Chronic dry eyes can be uncomfortable and even painful when experienced on a daily basis. It is important for patients to take their symptoms seriously since this could be a sign of dry eye syndrome. Dry eye syndrome is a condition that occurs when your own tear supply is not enough to lubricate your eyes. If […]
I Have Presbyopia. What Are My Treatment Options?
Do you have problems seeing objects at a close distance? Presbyopia is a common eye condition that affects millions of people every day. However, many people do not realize they have it. Because it causes blurry vision, presbyopia can prevent us from living our daily lives. If you would like the freedom of reading or […]
Play it Safe: Are Your Children’s Toys Harmful to Their Eyes?
During the holiday season, families across the U.S. take part in a great tradition – the holiday gift exchange. In the excitement of getting your children every gift on their wish list, you may not have considered the safety of each toy. This is why Nevada Eye Physicians educates patients about Safe Toys and Gifts […]