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Dr. Mills Pays Tribute to Ophthalmologist, Bud Schonder

Dr. Bud Schonder Eye Care Professionals has been serving the vision needs of the Reno area since the 1950s, and a big part of that legacy is attributed to Dr. Bud Schonder, who was a partner in the practice from the 1970s to mid 2000s. Dr. Schonder died in December of 2023, and he is fondly remembered by [...]

Dr. Mills Pays Tribute to Ophthalmologist, Bud Schonder2024-02-22T18:02:06+00:00
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LASIK vs Laser Eye Surgery: What Are the Differences?

LASIK, or Laser Assisted In-Situ Keratomileusis, has become the most popular procedure to correct vision problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism in just 10 minutes on average per eye. The popularity increased due to having the quickest recovery and the least discomfort in the recovery period of all the laser eye surgery methods. Then what is the difference between [...]

LASIK vs Laser Eye Surgery: What Are the Differences?2024-01-11T23:30:54+00:00
  • Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D. of Eye Care Professionals Named One of the Best Cataract Surgeons in America

Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D. Named One of the Best Cataract Surgeons in America

Eye Care Professionals is pleased to announce that our lead ophthalmologist and owner, Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D. has been recognized as one of the best cataract surgeons in America. This distinction is awarded by the organization, Best Cataract Surgeons in America, that works to provide information to patients investigating cataracts and cataract surgery options. Surgeons are nominated by fellow professionals [...]

Dr. Matthew Mills, M.D. Named One of the Best Cataract Surgeons in America2023-07-12T21:27:37+00:00
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Is LASIK Eye Surgery Worth It? Pros & Cons

Are you tired of dealing with the hassle of glasses or contacts? Do you want to explore a permanent solution for your vision correction needs? If you're considering LASIK eye surgery, you're not alone. Many individuals like you are curious about the benefits and drawbacks of this popular procedure. In this article, we'll delve into the details of LASIK eye [...]

Is LASIK Eye Surgery Worth It? Pros & Cons2023-07-05T21:22:15+00:00
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Understanding Refractive Lens Exchange

Using glasses may not be the most suitable option. While glasses can provide clear vision for many daily activities, they can be less practical for high-performance sports and other physical activities. On the other hand, using contacts requires extreme care and hygiene habits; otherwise, this can result in serious infections and other severe eye complications. If you want to improve [...]

Understanding Refractive Lens Exchange2023-06-27T15:07:56+00:00
  • Dr. Mills announced as the Winner of Best of Reno 2023 Ophthalmologist

Dr. Mills Announced as the Best Ophthalmologist by Best of Reno 2023

Dr. Matthew Mills was named Best Ophthalmologist at the Best of Reno 2023 gala on May 17th. Best of Reno honors many businesses and professionals around Reno and winners are decided by members of the community through an open voting forum. This is the second year in a row Eye Care Professionals has been nominated and made it to the [...]

Dr. Mills Announced as the Best Ophthalmologist by Best of Reno 20232023-05-19T00:11:17+00:00
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Does LASIK Eye Surgery Hurt?

Are you tired of the inconvenience that comes with glasses or contacts? If so, you’ve probably considered getting LASIK eye surgery. Although having someone operate on your eyes can be daunting, you can rest assured that LASIK is a safe and effective procedure.  But one of the biggest questions in patients' minds is whether the procedure is painful. Every patient [...]

Does LASIK Eye Surgery Hurt?2023-04-14T23:14:52+00:00
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Is LASIK Eye Surgery Safe?

If you're considering LASIK eye surgery, it's normal to have concerns about the safety of the procedure. LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) is a type of refractive surgery that corrects nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism.  The procedure involves cutting a tiny incision in the eye's cornea and using a specialized laser to reshape the cornea to the correct shape. The surgery [...]

Is LASIK Eye Surgery Safe?2023-04-13T17:55:40+00:00
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How Long Does a LASIK Eye Surgery Last on Average?

LASIK eye surgery is one of the most popular and successful treatments for correcting vision problems. The procedure is quick, gentle, and highly effective, and it typically takes just minutes to complete. However, how long does LASIK eye surgery last? The actual LASIK eye surgery procedure typically only takes about 10 minutes per eye, though the entire visit may last [...]

How Long Does a LASIK Eye Surgery Last on Average?2024-01-11T23:23:03+00:00
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Does Insurance Cover LASIK Eye Surgery?

LASUK eye surgery is a popular and widely accepted procedure for improving vision. But is there such a thing as LASIK eye surgery insurance coverage? The answer is that LASIK surgery is not eligible for reimbursement under Medicare or private health insurance as it is deemed an elective procedure and, therefore, medically unnecessary. Certain vision insurance policies can assist in [...]

Does Insurance Cover LASIK Eye Surgery?2024-01-11T22:32:52+00:00
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Eye Surgery 101: What is Lasik Eye Surgery?

The most popular method of vision correction nowadays is LASIK. Astigmatism, farsightedness, and nearsightedness can all be treated with LASIK eye surgery. The purpose of LASIK is to improve your eyesight by correcting your refractive defect. Your need for eyeglasses or contact lenses will decrease as a result of LASIK eye surgery. In most circumstances, it enables the patient [...]

Eye Surgery 101: What is Lasik Eye Surgery?2024-01-12T00:07:43+00:00
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How Much Lasik Eye Surgery Can Cost?

Since its introduction in 1999, LASIK (laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis) has become the procedure of choice for vision correction. Ophthalmologists often do it on patients with mild refractive errors who otherwise have healthy eyes. LASIK eye surgery is typically not covered by insurance because it is considered an elective procedure. In this blog, we will cover the estimated cost [...]

How Much Lasik Eye Surgery Can Cost?2023-02-08T14:55:22+00:00
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Important Facts About Laser Hair Removal

Decades ago, it seemed like we only had barbaric ways to get rid of unwanted hair. Even though waxing, plucking, and shaving are effective, they are not without drawbacks. We have all felt the sting of a hot wax strip or the searing pain of a razor burn. So when laser hair removal came on the scene, it's no [...]

Important Facts About Laser Hair Removal2023-01-10T20:40:31+00:00
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Blurry Vision Causes: Are Dry Eyes the Culprit?

Not being able to see clearly is annoying. If you’ve suffered from blurry vision, you know how uncomfortable it’s to squint all the time to see well. But blurry vision can happen to anyone, even if they wear glasses. Even though blurred vision may not necessarily indicate a major problem, some cases should be taken seriously. When your eye [...]

Blurry Vision Causes: Are Dry Eyes the Culprit?2022-12-22T15:37:30+00:00
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LenSx Laser and Astigmatism

Having astigmatism means that you'll need either corrective lenses or surgery to see clearly. The surgery is called refractive surgery and is among the most common types of eye surgery. With today's technology, lasers can perform precise eye surgery. This procedure may reduce your reliance on glasses or contact lenses. The LenSx Laser is a blade-free surgical option for [...]

LenSx Laser and Astigmatism2022-11-28T21:18:38+00:00
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