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What To Expect From Your Low Vision Evaluation at
YESnick Vision Center

ARE YOU LIVING WITH?

  • Macular Degeneration
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Cataracts
  • Stargardt
  • Albinism

  • Nystagmus
  • Best Disease
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa
  • Vision Loss From Strokes (Hemianopsia)
  • Glaucoma

If you or a loved one are now having problems seeing and doing the things you have enjoyed, Dr. YESnick can help.
If you have been told by your eye doctor that a change in your eyeglass prescription will not help you see any better, call Dr. YESnick, who is trained to design special glasses that can make a difference.

Are you tired of hearing “NOTHING MORE CAN BE DONE”?

Are you frustrated at having to use hand magnifiers to read? Call a member of our Vision Recovery Center for a free telephone interview. Find out what Low Vision Rehabilitation means.

We design glasses to help you do the things you love to do, including:

Driving – Reading – Writing – Watching Television – Playing Cards – Seeing Faces and more!

Call us for a FREE PHONE Low Vision Evaluation

Low Vision is our specialty at the Vision Recovery Center, call now for a FREE TELEPHONE INTERVIEW.

This is required for an appointment with Dr. YESnick to determine if you are a good candidate for our products and services. Dr. YESnick will not waste your time or money if he believes he cannot help you.

Our Low Vision Optometrist

our eye doctorDr. David YESnick, O.D., is passionate about helping people with low vision. Along with his wife Sandy, Nevada’s only board certified low vision therapist, they have brought joy to the lives of countless people experiencing the difficulty of living with low vision and vision impairment. Dr. David and Sandy YESnick have been at the forefront of fighting for the rights of people with low vision and have started a non profit to assist those who can not afford low vision care.

Dr. YESnick says “Many of our patients come in from all over the country and the world having been told there was nothing that could be done. They felt that their lives as they had known it was done, computers, driving, work, mobility were no longer a viable option. With so many advances in technology, we are able to offer our patients the ability to live life with dignity, mobility and productivity that was only a dream before. We are truly blessed to be at the forefront of treatment for low vision, and to bring so much joy to our patients.”

Macular Degeneration

Macular Degeneration is an eye disease that causes low vision. It affects roughly 2 million Americas and is expected to double over the next 3 decades. Macular Degeneration is often characterized by experiencing blind spots spots and blurred vision, and in the early stages may lack noticeable symptoms.

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February is Low Vision Awareness Month!

Did you know that 20 million people in North America have low vision? And that many seniors think that vision loss is a normal part of getting older that they just have to live with it? That is NOT the case. Vision loss is NOT an inevitable part of getting older. February is Low Vision Month. Dr. David YESnick and Sandy YESnick, Las Vegas’ ONLY Low Vision Eye Care Team, want to inform you that there is hope to overcome Macular Degeneration, Eye Diabetes, Glaucoma or Any eye condition.

We CAN recover your visual independence to read, see TV, Computers, Cell phones, Loved One’s faces, even drive, regardless if you have had surgical or pharmaceutical treatments for your underlying eye disease that caused the loss of vision. Dr. YESnick’s Low Vision devices (and Sandy’s low vision care that accompanies the dispensing of such devices) can help you continue to do many of your activities of daily living – by yourself.

Are You Struggling With Low Vision?

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Low Vision Non Profit

We are proud to offer the residents of Las Vegas the only charitable organization in the area aimed at helping children and adults with visual impairment receive the care they deserve.

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Coping With Low Vision

Coping with low vision can be challenging and places an incredible stress on peoples lives. Difficulty with employment, daily tasks, driving, computer, phone use, and high incidents of falls.

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Low Vision And Driving

Driving with Low Vision is possible. Dr. YESnick is the official eye doctor for the Nevada DMV. Many travel from out of state and internationally, for his expertise in low vision and aids for driving.

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Low Vision Aids

The massive improvements in technology have revolutionized the way people with low vision watch television, read a book, or drive a car. Innovations in digital magnifiers created vast options for both handheld and stand options for magnification.

The innovations in the market are not limited to magnifiers, but great strides have been made in lenses, telescope glasses/bioptics, computer software, and prismatic readers.

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Never before has the need been so great for guidance from an expert optometrist to walk you through the options and help you understand what technology will provide you with the greatest impact.

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OrCam Glasses - Read Again!

Glasses For The Blind? YES! Introducing OrCam

  • Read from any surface OrCam MyEye can read text "in the wild"...
  • Identify your objects Personalize OrCam MyEye...
  • Recognize known faces Now there's no more uncertainty of who is standing before you...

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Low Vision Glasses And Telescopes

The low vision telescope is a small telescope that sits on top of your regular eyeglasses and allows you to see in ways that most low vision patients would have never thought possible. Regain your independence:

  • Drive again / See faces clearly / Read the newspaper.
  • And Much Much More.

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What Is Your Low Vision Evaluation?

The Low Vision evaluation consists of three steps:

    • Find out the amount of vision the patient has.
    • Find out the amount of vision needed to do the task desired.
    • Figure out the best magnification device that allows the person to do the task.

We find out the amount of vision the patient
has by performing a low vision evaluation.
It is not anything like a regular eye exam:

    • We use special charts and techniques to
      “draw out” any residual vision that may be “hiding” in the periphery.
    • We recheck the regular eyeglass prescription to improve it if possible.
    • We see how magnification affects the level of vision.

We find out the amount of vision needed to do the task desired with very specific questions
and demonstrations.

      • We ask the patient to bring samples of print they want to see (kindles, stock market pages, newspaper…).
      • We ask the patient to bring samples of activities they do (needlework, playing cards…).

We figure out the best magnification device that allows the person to do the task by
having many unique demonstrators in the office.
 

We do not order any low vision device unless we prove that it works in the office first.

People come from near and far to see Dr. YESnick learn more on why it is worth to travel for Low Vision care.

 

We also serve the neighboring communities of North Las Vegas, Nellis, Lake Las Vegas, and Boulder City.

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YESnick Vision Center

9191 West Flamingo Road, Suite #120
Las Vegas, NV 89147

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  • Blind Breakfast
    At The YESnick Vision Center in Las Vegas, we are proud of our work helping the low vision community regain their independence. In order to better understand the eye diseases and their effects on our patients, our staff does a blind breakfast.
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    Specially designed for various low vision eye conditions like Age-related Macular Degeneration, Glaucoma, Retinitis Pigmentosa etc. Zoom in or out to enjoy a movie theater experience right in your living room.
  • CentraSight Telescopic Implant
    CentraSight Telescopic Implant is an innovative treatment for people suffering from End-Stage AMD or Age-related Macular Degeneration. The treatment program makes use of a miniature telescope called the Implantable Miniature Telescope, developed by Dr. Isaac Lipshitz, which is FDA and CE approved.
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    The use of a computer with low vision may turn out to be difficult at first. But, with the myriad low vision devices, specially designed software, and accessibility options on computers today, it has become much easier for the visually impaired to use computers than we can think of.
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    A bioptic telescope is a small device mounted on a spectacle lens above the normal visual axis of the user. It is usually angled slightly upwards. With these, the wearer uses his normal spectacle lens for most of the time.
  • Stargardt’s Disease Thumbnail
    Stargardt’s disease, also known as juvenile muscular dystrophy, is an inherited eye condition that causes damage to the central vision. It is the most common cause of juvenile macular degeneration.
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    Are you experiencing vision loss? In this article, we explain how to know when it’s time to see a low vision low doctor.
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    If everyday tasks, such as reading, cooking, shopping, or using a computer are becoming a struggle, it’s time to see a low vision doctor. Find someone local in your area.
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    Dr. YESnick will diagnose your cataracts and make recommendations for treatment. If surgery, is required, restassured that Dr. YESnick hand selects your eye surgeon for precision accuracy and compassionate care.
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    One doctor to treat the medical condition by preventing AMD from worsening, and a low vision doctor to maximize the patient’s remaining vision.
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    Acute cases of astigmatism can interfere with everyday activities. By using a combination of low vision aids and glasses, our low vision doctor(s) can enhance your remaining vision so that you can get back to doing the things you love.
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    Depending on the type of cataract, patients can experience different types of vision problems. Dr. YESnick will diagnose your cataracts and make recommendations for treatment.
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    Watch these patient testimonials to find out how low vision aids and devices helped them improve the quality of their vision - and their lives.
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    All of the conditions that comprise diabetic eye disease can begin and progress for a while without presenting symptoms.
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    Sandy Yesnick helps low vision patients learn how to use their low vision aids, use lighting to their advantage, and other tips and tricks that help maximize the benefit of low vision aids and telescopes.
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    Many of our patients ask our optometrist Dr. Yesnick if there are any preventative measures they can take to reduce their chances of having macular degeneration. While the disease is not completely understood, there are definitely things that can be done to reduce the chances.
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    Vision loss after a stroke is very common,with up to 60% of stroke patients reporting vision loss. The type of vision loss experienced differs from patient to patient, however no matter the specific type of vision loss, the effects on of losing vision is devastating
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    Our patients come in from all over Nevada and from out of state and even out of the country because they know that they will receive unparalleled care with Dr. Yesnick, Sandy, and our caring low vision team.
  • About the Vision Recovery Center
    The Vision Recovery Center is a non profit organization that was started by Dr. Yesnick and his wife Sandy, after years of seeing the tremendous effect on people with low vision or impaired vision after receiving treatment that radically altered their lives.
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    The news and articles about Low Vision.
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    IrisVision is a futuristic new low vision device that harnesses the capabilities of Samsung's latest virtual reality headset to provide cutting edge low vision aids.
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    At YESnick Vision Center, the largest Low Vision practice in Las Vegas, we offer the most advanced low vision aids available.
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    Though commonly associated with seniors over the age of 60, low vision can also affect children and adults of all ages. Certain birth defects or medical conditions can cause low vision and negatively impact the quality of life.
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    The Yesnick Vision Center in Las Vegas is pleased to welcome you to it’s new Online Low Vision Aid Store.  
  • OrCam Thumbnail
    YESnick Vision Center is honored to be the first practice chosen in Nevada to offer the revolutionary OrCam MyEye. Dr. David Yesnick, O.D., and Sandy Yesnick, OTR/L SCLV, were chosen due to their leading efforts for the visually impaired.
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    The eSight 3 is one of the most helpful and technologically advanced gadgets to hit the modern market of revolutionary devices. Created because “Everyone Deserves to See”.
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    Dr. YESnick is pleased to announce the arrival of the newest member of the award-winning Prodigy 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 suite of tools.
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    Yes, it is possible with our driving vision aids and ‘safe driving’ technology to be safe and legal to drive.
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    Many questions arise when someone is diagnosed with an eye disease that leads to vision loss, including where to seek treatment. For a variety of reasons, some patients choose to travel for care. Here are some of the factors that influence their decision.
  • Your Vision Over 60
    As you age, particularly over 60 years old, your risk of eye disease also goes up. In general, Americans are living longer lives than ever before, which is why the number of people with major eye diseases has increased significantly in recent times, according to the National Eye Institute (NEI).
  • Retinitis Pigmentosa (RP) is a series of rare, genetic disorders characterized by the deterioration and loss of retinal cells.
  • Thumbnail LowVision
    Dr. David Yesnick, caring and qualified eye doctor at YESnick Vision Center, is one of only a handful of optometrists in Nevada who treat low vision.
  • Fuchs Corneal Dystrophy Thumbnail
    We specialize in providing low vision care, also called vision rehabilitation, at YESnick Vision Center. Our services help to make the most of the remaining sight of someone who is visually impaired.
  • SPEED™ Questionnaire
    Are you a healthcare practitioner with a patient who qualifies for low vision services? Here is our online referral form to help you connect your patient with our low vision team.

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