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The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of us are tempted to grab the corner of our shirt and wipe it off, but resist the temptation - this is actually not a good...

Low Vision Recovery From Macular Degeneration

1. Spectacle Miniature Telescopes Designed for tasks requiring better central vision and mobility, these glasses are used by drivers to see signs and traffic lights, by grandparents to see grandchildren playing soccer and bridge players to see cards on the table. 2. Implantable Miniature Telescopes This cataract implant is surgically...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Workplace Eye Safety Month Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful to your eyes? If you don’t know the answers to these questions, you are not alone, yet it is important that you become aware to...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of the eye is based on the pigments in the iris, which is a colored ring of muscle located at the center of the eye (around...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the retina called the macula which is responsible for focused vision, the disease gradually reduces your central vision. This affects the ability to see fine details,...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he or she doesn’t have a vision problem.

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

YESnick Vision Center is the Exclusive Eye Care Provider for HPN and Sierra Insurance, in Las Vegas

Las Vegas, Nevada – October, 2016 - YESnick Vision Center is recognized and recommended as the leading optometry practice in Las Vegas by many satisfied local and worldwide patients. As one of the very few optometrists in the region qualified to treat glaucoma and low vision, Dr. David YESnick O.D.,...

November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors and the effects it has on your body, your daily life and the lives of your loved ones.

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear them. However, when not obtained and used according to an eye doctor’s instructions, the consequences can be devastating.   Contact Lenses Need to Fit Like...

October 22: Special FUN-raiser for the Vision Recovery Center

Join us for a FUN-Raiser and raise money for the Vision Recovery Center Enjoy a healthy meal with family and friends while giving those in need the gift of vision. Saturday, October 22, 2016 2:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.  Purchase a meal and a beverage and enjoy a great meal...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective eyewear as part of their uniform or safety requirements.  This leaves it up to athletes, parents and coaches to ensure that proper measures are taken...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits affect your eyes and vision as well as how to keep your eyes safe from injury and infection.  Starting off with good eye habits at...

When 20/20 Vision isn’t Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that good “vision” means 20/20 acuity but in reality, vision is much more complex.  Your brain is actually what completes the processing of the visual world...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real life. A greater number of high security establishments have begun to use iris recognition for identification and security systems.   How does it work? The...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional reactions of amazement, shock and joy even lead some to break down into tears. The glasses provide these individuals a way to view the world...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of potential dangers to the eyes.  One risk that is possibly the least obvious is the swimming pool. Swimming pools are the culprit for multitudes of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded, causing vision impairment that can not be corrected by glasses or contact lenses. While commonly an age-related condition, occasionally there are infants born with a...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet children, who spend much more time outside, are typically exposed to three times the amount of sunlight and UV radiation that adults get. This early...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month: This article might scare you, and we hope it does - just enough to motivate you to wear proper eye protection against the sun. Most people are aware of the dangers ultraviolet (UV)  light from the sun pose to your skin, while the long-term effects of sun...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of the eyelid or within the eyelid itself. Styes can be uncomfortable, causing swelling, pain, redness, discomfort and sometimes excessive tearing or blurred vision if it...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red, watery, itchy and sometimes swollen eyes. Just as irritants cause an allergic response in your nasal and respiratory system, your eyes also react with an...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural lens loses the ability to focus on close objects. Presbyopia is a natural process that occurs as the eye ages and affects the majority of...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger to the eyes is one that may be less obvious - exposure to blue light from digital devices, television and computer screens and artificial lighting....

How to Find the Right Pair of Glasses for your Child

Whether you are looking for regular prescription glasses, sunwear or protective sports eyewear, it can be tough choosing the best eyewear for children and teens. On the one hand, they need to be comfortable and provide the optimal fit for improved vision and protection. At the same time, they also...

Preventing Age-related Macular Degeneration

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month in the United States, and it’s White Cane Week in Canada. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a leading cause of vision loss in adults aged 50 and older. Awareness about the disease, the risk factors and prevention are critical, even for younger...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps for prevention. Glaucoma is a leading cause of preventable vision loss and blindness in adults in the United States and Canada and the second leading...

Why Do We Need Glasses

The most well-known part of a comprehensive eye exam is the basic vision test. When you have a general vision test, one of the main conditions the eye care practitioner is checking for is a refractive error. A refractive error means there is an abnormality in the shape of the eye, changing the...

Eye Safe Toys and Gifts for This Holiday Season

  ‘Tis the season for giving, and parents, grandparents, family and friends need to know which toys and games to leave off the list because they can pose a risk to children’s health and eyesight. Last year nearly 252,000 emergency visits were due to toy-related injuries, almost half of which...

How Do We See?

Have you ever thought about how vision works? Seeing is an incredible gift made possible by a system in which the eye and the brain process visual information from the outside world. If any step of that process does not function properly, vision will be impaired. Similar to a camera,...

How to Prevent Diabetic Vision Loss

Eye Complications of Diabetes It's true. Diabetics have a higher risk of blindness than those without the disease. That fact coupled with the superior prognosis of early intervention, makes it easy to understand why optometrists and doctors say routine eye care is absolutely essential. Below, we'll discuss what your eye...

Decorative Lenses Could Cost You Your Vision

Beware this Halloween and think before you blink (in decorative contact lenses that is)! Sure, decorative contact lenses can enhance any Halloween costume, but if not taken seriously, they can also cost you your vision. Whether they are sold as cosmetic lenses, colored lenses or fashion lenses, they are anything...

“Dr. YESnick Introduces Las Vegas to the Integrated Digital Magnifier for the Connected Classroom”

  Dr. YESnick is pleased to announce the arrival of the newest member of the award-winning Prodigi family. The Prodigi™ Connect 12 is a highly portable digital magnifier and 12-inch tablet that features an open Android platform with access to more than a million apps and native synchronization to Google's...

Blog Posts in October, 2015

Dr. YESnick is pleased to announce the arrival of the newest member of the award-winning Prodigi family. The Prodigi™ Connect 12 is a highly portable digital magnifier and 12-inch tablet that ......

“Dr. YESnick Introduces The First Surgical Option to Replace Reading Glasses”

A new procedure lets people bypass the bifocal benchmark for middle age and stop having to search for reading glasses. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this year approved a cornea implant (Kamra) that gives people with age-related nearsightedness the ability to focus on small print and smart phone...

Blog Posts in September, 2015

A new procedure lets people bypass the bifocal benchmark for middle age and stop having to search for reading glasses. The U.S. Food and Drug Administration this year approved a cornea implant (Kamra) ......

Choosing Sunglasses that Protect Your Eyes

Sunglasses do much more than accessorize your ensemble; they also protect your eyes! The sun's rays can be damaging to many parts of the body, including the eyes. Sunscreen can protect your skin, but how can you protect your eyes from these harmful rays? As you will see in...

Preparing for Your Eye Exam

Even if you do not have any vision troubles, it is important to visit your eye doctor for regular exams. Use this guide to prepare for your next eye exam in Las Vegas so your doctor can give you the best service: Schedule Your Exam Most people...

Glasses And Contacts In Las Vegas

Corrective lenses address refractive errors within your eyes for crystal clear vision. Whether you prefer to wear glasses or opt for contacts, you will immediately enjoy greater comfort and visual acuity. Your family eye doctor at YESnick Vision Center can perform a fast and easy vision test to determine whether...

Blog Posts in May, 2015

Corrective lenses address refractive errors within your eyes for crystal clear vision. Whether you prefer to wear glasses or opt for contacts, you will immediately enjoy greater comfort and visual ......

Why Eye Exams Are Crucial To Your Health In Las Vegas

Regular visits to your eye doctor provide an important yardstick by which your ophthalmologist can measure the health of your eyes and body. A vision test can determine whether you need eyeglasses or contacts to improve your vision, as well as diagnose and monitor chronic eye conditions. YESnick Vision Center...

Blog Posts in April, 2015

Imagine the heartbreak for someone who gradually loses the ability to see her grandchildren, husband and the people who mean the most to her. Now imagine her joy when she can see them again. Thanks to ......

Blog Posts in March, 2015

Good sunglasses are so much more than a simple fashion accessory. If you wear eye glasses, your Las Vegas eye doctor can give you a prescription for sunglasses as well. If you wear contacts or ......

Blog Posts in 2015

Dr. YESnick is pleased to announce the arrival of the newest member of the award-winning Prodigi family. The Prodigi™ Connect 12 is a highly portable digital magnifier and 12-inch tablet that ......

Blog Posts in February, 2015

You rely on them for just about everything you do each day, but just how well do you know your eyes? Most people seldom give their eyes a thought until a problem arises that makes them call an eye ......

Blog Posts in January, 2015

Even if you do not have any vision troubles, it is important to visit your eye doctor for regular exams. Use this guide to prepare for your next eye exam in Las Vegas so your doctor can give you the ......

Eye-mazing Vision Trivia [INFOGRAPHIC]

You rely on them for just about everything you do each day, but just how well do you know your eyes? Most people seldom give their eyes a thought until a problem arises that makes them call an eye doctor. However, if you consider everything they do, your eyes...

What Is Astigmatism?

Astigmatism is a common eye condition that occurs when there is an imperfection in the shape of the cornea of the lens that can lead to blurry or distorted vision. Regular eye exams in Las Vegas can help you detect this and other vision issues. People can either...

Blog Posts in 2014

The eyes provide an important window into the body and can show an optometrist a lot about someone's overall health. A thorough eye exam can show symptoms of systemic diseases like diabetes, high ......

Dangers of Wearing Costume Contact Lenses

Are you planning on wearing costume contact lenses for Halloween? You might want to rethink your costume plans. These contact lenses come in a variety of colors and designs, making it easy to find the perfect pair for any costume—but they are not necessarily the safest option!   Unlike other...

How Often Should You Schedule an Eye Exam?

Eye exams give the doctor a chance to check on your vision and look for signs of other health issues. Use this guide to figure out how often you should visit the eye doctor to get these routine exams: Most people should visit the eye doctor at 6...

Blog Posts in December, 2014

The eyes provide an important window into the body and can show an optometrist a lot about someone's overall health. A thorough eye exam can show symptoms of systemic diseases like diabetes, high ......

Blog Posts in November, 2014

When was the last time you had an eye exam ? If it has been more than a year, now might be a good time to contact your eye doctor and schedule an appointment. Prepare for this essential exam by ......

Reasons to Schedule an Eye Exam When You Can See Clearly

When was the last time you had an eye exam in Las Vegas? If it has been a while since you have visited the optometrist, now is a good time to schedule your next appointment. Regular eye exams are important for all eye center patients, including those with good vision....

What Is a Dilated Eye Exam?

Comprehensive dilated eye exams are essential for maintaining eye health and spotting the signs of serious problems in time to start treatment. If it has been a while since your last eye exam, call your Las Vegas eye doctor now to schedule an appointment and get back on track! As...

Blog Posts in October, 2014

If you do not like wearing glasses, contact lenses can help you improve your vision without all the metal! Your Las Vegas eye doctor can help you learn about the benefits. Make the most of your new ......

What to Expect from an Adult Eye Exam

When was the last time you had an eye exam? If it has been more than a year, now might be a good time to contact your eye doctor and schedule an appointment. Prepare for this essential exam by reading about what you can expect from the experience:   Reviewing...

Avoiding Bad Contact Lens Habits

  If you do not like wearing glasses, contact lenses can help you improve your vision without all the metal! Your Las Vegas eye doctor can help you learn about the benefits. Make the most of your new contact lenses by avoiding these bad habits:   Forgetting to Wash Your...

Signs You Need Reading Glasses

You never needed reading glasses or contact lenses when you were younger, but that does not mean you will never need them! Visiting your eye doctor can help you keep track of your vision and any changes you might experience. Taking note of any problems with your vision can...

Recent Posts in Low Vision Category

Dr. YESnick is pleased to announce the arrival of the newest member of the award-winning Prodigi family. The Prodigi™ Connect 12 is a highly portable digital magnifier and 12-inch tablet that ......

Common Refractive Errors

In a normal eye, light comes in through the cornea. The cornea then bends the light to send it through the pupil and the iris regulates the amount of light that gets through. The light then travels through the lens before it hits the retina. Refractive errors affect this...

Comparing Types of Contact Lenses

Do you need vision correction but hate wearing and dealing with eyeglasses? Contact lenses allow you to enjoy improved vision without worrying about adding another accessory to your face! You can talk to your eye doctor about the basics of contact lenses to decide if they are really right...

Common Eye Problems that Develop with Age

As the body ages, certain changes can make it harder to complete tasks that were once effortless. Schedule regular appointments at the eye care vision center in Las Vegas so the eye doctor can be on the lookout for the following problems: Presbyopia Many people start to...

We Want to Hear From You!

Hey we're always excited to hear from our happy patients! If you've had a positive experience with us at Yesnick Vision Center then review us on our Google Plus page! ...

Why Should You Wear Sunglasses?

Good sunglasses are so much more than a simple fashion accessory. If you wear eye glasses, your Las Vegas eye doctor can give you a prescription for sunglasses as well. If you wear contacts or don’t need vision correction, you can choose whatever you like right over the counter, as...

The Importance of Eye Exams

Many people believe that the only time to see an eye doctor in Las Vegas is when they have vision disturbances. This unfortunate misconception keeps scores of people from obtaining the quality eye care they need for optimal health. While an ophthalmologist or optometrist does indeed check vision and write...

Recent Posts in Yesnick Reviews Category

When it comes to your eyes, you deserve to work with a qualified eye doctor that can truly help you maintain your vision and fix any conditions that might threaten it. Dr. YESnick is one of these eye ......

Recent Posts in Sunglasses Category

Good sunglasses are so much more than a simple fashion accessory. If you wear eye glasses, your Las Vegas eye doctor can give you a prescription for sunglasses as well. If you wear contacts or ......

Recent Posts in Refractive Errors Category

Walk into any eye care vision center in Las Vegas and chances are that you’ll see at least one patient with a refractive error at any given time, if not more. Refractive errors are among the ......

Recent Posts in Reading Glasses Category

You never needed reading glasses or contact lenses when you were younger, but that does not mean you will never need them! Visiting your eye doctor can help you keep track of your vision and any ......

Recent Posts in Infographic Category

You rely on them for just about everything you do each day, but just how well do you know your eyes? Most people seldom give their eyes a thought until a problem arises that makes them call an eye ......

Warning Signs You Need Glasses

If you do not wear glasses when you need them, you might have trouble completing normal tasks in your daily life. If you can relate to any of the following, it might be time to schedule an eye exam to see if you need glasses to perfect the way...

Choosing Glasses for Your Face

One of the most fun aspects about getting new eye glasses in Las Vegas is the opportunity to pick out a brand new accessory that is uniquely you…and have a written prescription for it! And, while you’ll definitely want to try on your favorite top contenders, you probably don’t ...

A Look at Refractive Errors

Walk into any eye care vision center in Las Vegas and chances are that you’ll see at least one patient with a refractive error at any given time, if not more. Refractive errors are among the most common of eye problems, and the most likely reason a person might ...

Finally … Relief from Macular Degeneration

Imagine the heartbreak for someone who gradually loses the ability to see her grandchildren, husband and the people who mean the most to her. Now imagine her joy when she can see them again. Thanks to a groundbreaking new treatment program called CentraSight, this dream can now be a...

What Your Eyes Reveal About Your Overall Health

The eyes provide an important window into the body and can show an optometrist a lot about someone's overall health. A thorough eye exam can show symptoms of systemic diseases like diabetes, high blood pressure, and heart disease. It is important to schedule regular visits with the eye doctor...

Recent Posts in Glasses Category

Corrective lenses address refractive errors within your eyes for crystal clear vision. Whether you prefer to wear glasses or opt for contacts, you will immediately enjoy greater comfort and visual ......

Recent Posts in Eye Exam Category

Regular visits to your eye doctor provide an important yardstick by which your ophthalmologist can measure the health of your eyes and body. A vision test can determine whether you need eyeglasses or ......

Recent Posts in Contact Lens Category

Corrective lenses address refractive errors within your eyes for crystal clear vision. Whether you prefer to wear glasses or opt for contacts, you will immediately enjoy greater comfort and visual ......

Meet Dr. David YESnick

When it comes to your eyes, you deserve to work with a qualified eye doctor that can truly help you maintain your vision and fix any conditions that might threaten it. Dr. YESnick is one of these eye doctors and he continuously works hard to ensure that every single...