How to choose an ophthalmologist in Las Vegas

How to Choose an Ophthalmologist in Las Vegas

Choosing an ophthalmologist is one of the most important decisions you may have to make. Your eyes are precious, and when you are considering having surgery on your eyes, you want to find the best option for you. So how do you go about making the best choice possible for an ophthalmologist? Whether you need … Continued

What's an Ophthalmologist

What’s an Ophthalmologist?

Patients often ask about the difference between their eye doctor who gives vision exams and an ophthalmologist. So, what is an ophthalmologist, and what role do they play in your eye care? The Difference Between an Ophthalmologist and Optometrist An ophthalmologist is a type of eye specialist. Think of the routine eye doctor as your … Continued

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The Six Muscles of the Eye

The human eye has six eye muscles. They are split into two primary groups: the recti muscles and the oblique muscles. The four recti muscles are the lateral rectus, the medial rectus, the inferior rectus, and the superior rectus while the two oblique muscles are the inferior oblique and the superior oblique. In this post, … Continued

Nearsighted vs. Farsighted

Nearsighted vs. Farsighted: What Do They Actually Mean?

We’ll get right to it: Nearsighted means your vision is blurry far away, and farsighted means your vision is blurry up close. Both nearsightedness and farsightedness are refractive errors, which means the shape of your eye does not bend correctly, and your vision is blurry as a result. They are abnormalities that affect the eye’s … Continued

optometrist vs. ophthalmologist

Optometrist vs. Ophthalmologist — What’s the Difference?

What is the difference between an optometrist and an ophthalmologist? Our patients ask that question all the time! Ophthalmologists and optometrists are both care providers who treat eye disorders, but there are significant differences when looking at an optometrist vs. ophthalmologist. Optometrists are Doctors Optometrists go to 4 years of optometry school after they complete … Continued

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The Best New Year’s Resolutions for Your Eyes

With the ball dropping and confetti starting to fly, you know that the New Year is upon us. And with all the talk of losing weight, quitting bad habits and generally getting healthier, we thought we’d focus on the resolutions that will keep your eyes – and your vision – healthy and happy. Here are … Continued