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World renowned Low Vision Specialist and Low Vision Driving advocate with Nevadan and international patients.
Dr. YESnick and his team have the largest private practice in Nevada, with a dedicated driving school for low vision patients and an advanced hi-tech simulator for practicing to drive with a Bioptic Telescope.
Our low vision team is at the cutting edge of technology and innovation offering OrCam, Esight, CentrSight, Virtual Reality Driving much more.
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Driving With Bioptic Telescopes
This is one of the most frequent questions our eye doctor receives from his low vision patients. Driving is an integral part of our independence, going shopping, visiting grandkids, or just driving to socialize with your friends.
People with low vision all of a sudden become reliant on family and friends which puts them in a situation where they feel they are burdening others and are limited in their lifestyle options.
The good news is that the state of Dr. YESnick allows for driving with Bioptic telescopes if the driver meets the vision requirements with the Bioptics.
Since central vision loss effects the drivers ability to see small objects such as traffic lights or stop signs, which can limit their ability to drive safely. The concept of Bioptics is take small binocular telescopes which magnify the smaller objects by tilting your head to see.
The first step in determining if bioptics are right for you is to set up a 10 minute free phone consultation with our eye doctor. Our eye doctor will ask a series of questions to determine if this is the right solution for you.
This step is important as our eye doctor wants to help patients find the best solution that will work for their needs.
After the consultation, if you have been determined to be eligible for bioptic telescope glasses you will set up an appointment for a full low vision eye exam. During the eye exam our eye doctor will talk with you about your options, the process of training, and the path to getting back on the road.
During the low vision eye exam, Dr. YESnick will assess your current visual performance, your desired visual performance, and evaluate what kind of telescope lenses will provide a solution for your needs. Our patients feel that bioptic telescopes and the regained independence from driving again, have provided them with a fresh start.
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Look no further for quality eye care for the most challenging vision and medical conditions. Dr. David YESnick is your place to receive professional, compassionate and personalized optometric services. It’s no wonder why patients journey from all over the world every year for an appointment with Dr. YESnick.
In addition to our loyal patients from Las Vegas, we boast patients who return to Dr. YESnick each year from all over the U.S., including Hawaii, Florida, California, Wyoming, Arizona and Colorado. On the international scene, we attract patients from exotic locales, such as Brazil and Panama-South America.
We diagnose and treat the following eye diseases and conditions:
Astigmatism, Cataracts, Contact Lens, Diabetic Care, Dry Eye, Eyeglasses, Glaucoma Care, Lasik, Macular Degeneration, Myopia Control, Presbyopia, Juvenile Macular Degeneration, Retinitis Pigmentosa and much more...
- Blue Cross Blue Shield
- Blue Cross Blue Shield Federal
- Coventry Health Care
- Davis Vision
- Eye Med
- First Health
- Hometown Health
- MES Vision
- One Health
- Superior Vision
Dr. YESnick is the founder of the YESnick Vision Center, a multi faceted low vision center including a low vision driving school, a low vision non-profit, and a low vision center. In addition to his low vision practice, Dr. YESnick boasts the largest private optometry practice in Nevada.
- Out of all the optometrists in Nevada, only 10% are glaucoma certified. Dr. YESnick is one of the few optometrists with this high level qualification.
- Less than ten optometrists treat patients with Low Vision, and Dr. YESnick is one of them. He has been caring for individuals with Low Vision for over a decade.
- Dr. YESnick is passionate about helping residents of Las Vegas with diseases such as macular degeneration that cause low vision. Together with his wife Sandy, they run a non profit for those who cannot afford treatment for low vision.