Nevada Eye Consultants
5420 Kietzke Lane, Suite 103
Reno, Nevada 89511
David B. Chaffin, MD, and Steve Chang, MD, are board-certified ophthalmologists who are dedicated to helping patients gain freedom from glasses and contact lenses. Dr. Chaffin is known as "the doctor's doctor," and has successfully performed more than 25,000 cataract surgery procedures. He is the only surgeon in Nevada to be honored with the Crystalens Center of Excellence award. Recognized as a leading Reno eye surgeon, Dr. Chaffin has been featured on local radio and television programs such as "Health on Your Side." Dr. Chang is a fellowship-trained cataract and refractive surgeon who has been featured in several local and national news broadcasts. He is a respected author and educator in the field of eye care and has participated in several research studies. Together, Drs. Chaffin and Chang provide Reno patients with a wide range of vision correction treatments using the safest, most state-of-the-art technologies and techniques available.
The highly skilled surgeons of Nevada Eye Consultants specialize in custom cataract surgery and offer three surgical options: premium cataract surgery, advanced refractive cataract surgery and standard cataract surgery. Each procedure is uniquely tailored to address the individual vision needs and preferences of each patient.
Premium cataract surgery is the best option for patients who wish to achieve clear vision at most distances without the need for eyeglasses or contact lenses. This procedure involves the use of intraocular lens implants (IOLs), which are implanted in the eye to replace the clouded lens, restoring visual clarity. At Nevada Eye Consultants, patients may choose from a range of IOLs, including multifocal AcrySof ReSTOR and Tecnis lenses, as well as the accommodating Crystalens.
Advanced refractive cataract surgery is the best option for patients who also suffer from astigmatism. During this procedure the surgeons of Nevada Eye Consultants use the Toric IOL to correct for astigmatism and improve the patient's distance vision. However, some patients may require corrective eyewear for close-up vision.
After standard cataract surgery, patients may require corrective eyewear for both near and distance vision.
The surgeons of Nevada Eye Consultants also perform iLASIK and offer implantable contact lenses for patients who are not good candidates for laser eye surgery.
To schedule a one-on-one consultation with Dr. Chaffin or Dr. Chang and learn more about your vision correction options, please contact Nevada Eye Consultants at (800) 995-7712.Email the Surgeon
David Chaffin, MD, received his undergraduate degree in biochemistry from the University of California, Davis. He earned his medical degree from the prestigious UCLA School of Medicine and completed his residency at UC Davis Medical Center, where he was selected to serve as Chief Resident his final year. Dr. Chaffin spent an additional year teaching advanced surgical procedures to ophthalmology residents. He has served as a consultant for several leading ophthalmic surgery companies, assisting in the development of important new technologies. Dr. Chaffin maintains memberships in a number of prestigious medical societies, including the American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgery.
Steve Chang, MD, completed his undergraduate degree in Molecular Biology at the University of California, Berkeley. He received his medical degree at New York Medical College, where he also served his medical residency under the mentorship of renowned corneal and cataract surgery specialists. In recognition of his academic excellence, he was selected Chief Resident his final year. Dr. Chang completed an additional year of specialized training in cornea, refractive and cataract surgery at the prestigious Assil Eye Institute in Beverly Hills. He is a proud member of many professional organizations.
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