Getting LASIK After Cataract Surgery: A Las Vegas Patient Guide

If you’re one of 14 million people in the U.S. who don’t have perfect vision, you may have thought about getting corrective surgery. But what if you’re also one of the 24.4 million who have cataracts?  Cataracts affect more than 20 million Americans over the age of 40. That number is only expected to grow … Continued

What Does an Ophthalmologist Treat? From Brimhall Eye of Las Vegas

Taking care of your vision is just as vital as taking care of any other aspect of your health. Even if you think your vision is fine, more than 11 million Americans over age 12 need vision correction. Many eye diseases don’t have symptoms and can go undetected for a long time. Finding the right … Continued

Las Vegas Ophthalmologist: Types of Vision Correction Surgery

If you have problems seeing clearly, you are not alone. In the United States, about 12 million people over 40 have vision problems, with 75% of those due to uncorrected refractive errors. However, your options are numerous. There are several surgical and non-surgical treatments that you can receive for vision correction. Each of these options … Continued

Cataract Causes (& When To Consider Surgery): A Las Vegas Guide

Did you know your eyes work the same way as a camera? They capture light and send the images to get “developed” in your brain. Your eyes have more than two million parts that work together to bring you vision. This includes over 1 million nerve fibers that transmit information from your eyes to your … Continued

What is Laser Vision Correction? Exploring LASIK in Las Vegas

Gone are the days when having less-than-perfect eyesight meant a lifetime of wearing glasses or contact lenses. With the advent of laser technology, your vision can now be permanently restored through surgery such as LASIK.  What is laser vision correction? There are three main types of laser vision correction surgeries: Laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis (LASIK). … Continued

Cataract Surgery Benefits Worth Knowing

As you age, you start noticing many changes in your body. One may be your vision. If your vision seems cloudy and is impairing your ability to see, you may consider the chance that you may have cataracts that are damaging your eye lenses. As you age, eye lenses that are usually clear may become … Continued

First Meetings: Get To Know Your Las Vegas Ophthalmologist Team

Trusting Brimhall Eye Center to meet all your ophthalmology needs means working with experts who make individualized care a top priority, as each doctor relies on a “fewer patients, more time” approach that ensures enough time and energy to concentrate on each person they see. Brimhall Eye’s patient-centered environment results in happier clientele. So it’s … Continued

Las Vegas Cataract Surgery Safety: A Patient Guide

If your vision is cloudy and you’re finding it hard to see, you may have a cataract causing damage to the eye lens. Your doctor may recommend correcting the problem by replacing the damaged lens with an artificial one to recover clear vision. The eye lens is usually clear but can become cloudy with age. … Continued

Treating Diabetic Eye Disease: Notes From A Las Vegas Eye Surgeon

If you have diabetes, it could affect the health of your eyesight over time. Diabetic eye disease — also known as diabetic retinopathy — is an eye condition that can cause damage to the light-sensitive tissue in your retina.  At first, diabetic eye disease might not produce any symptoms. If left untreated, however, it could … Continued

X Eye Pain Causes & When To Visit Your Las Vegas Eye Doctor

Your eyes can do amazing things. They can process information instantly through a network of muscles, nerves, and tissue, giving you a crystal-clear picture of the world around you. The seven million cones and 100 million rods in your retina all work together to bring you the world in living color.  We rely on this … Continued

Do Eye Health Supplements Work? Las Vegas Eye Doctor Tips

Your eyes are your windows to the world. Though only one-sixth of your eye is exposed to your surroundings, it’s made up of over 2 million complex working parts. It can focus on more than 50 different items every second and distinguish between approximately 10 million colors.  Here are some other interesting facts about your … Continued

Side Effects From LASIK: A Las Vegas Patient Guide

LASIK eye surgery is one of the most popular elective surgeries in the country. Since the FDA first approved it, more than 10 million Americans have gotten LASIK to correct their vision. It’s one of the safest and most effective vision correction treatments.  However, like all surgical procedures, LASIK surgery can come with some risks. While … Continued