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Pinguecula vs. Pterygium: Causes, Symptoms, & Remedies

Pinguecula vs. pterygium are two common eye conditions that affect the conjunctiva, or the membrane that covers the white part of your eyes and lines the inner eyelid. While these two conditions have similar causes and symptoms, how they differ can help you better understand your eye health, recognize their onset, and take the proper … Continued

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5 Eye Diseases That Can Cause Blindness

For many individuals diagnosed with progressive eye diseases or visual impairment, the greatest fear is losing their vision altogether. In the United States, 93 million adults are at serious risk for vision loss, while 12 million over the age of 40 have a visual impairment. If you fall into this category, the importance of understanding … Continued


Las Vegas Ophthalmologist & PRK: Photorefractive Keratectomy 101

Sight is one of the most important of the five senses. Taking care of your eyes can help you maintain your sight as you age, as can regular appointments with your Las Vegas ophthalmologist. You’ll want to report any issues with your sight as soon as possible because serious eye conditions can lead to vision … Continued

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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