Cheyenne Eye Clinic & Surgery Center Blog

How do you choose the right sunglasses?

The sun is shining, the weather is warm; it’s a great season to be outdoors in Wyoming. But don’t forget to protect your eyes from that summer sun! That’s right, your eyes! Too much sun exposure can lead to cataracts and other eye ailments. By wearing sunglasses you can help protect your eyes, and they […]

Ophthalmologist, Optometrist, or Optician? Who you see matters.

When should you start seeing an ophthalmologist? Can an optometrist perform eye surgery? Your vision may depend on knowing the difference. Their titles may appear confusing, but each has its own specialty. We’ve made it easy to understand. Cheyenne Eye Clinic and Surgery Center is home to ophthalmologists, optometrists, and opticians, making it easy to […]

The Future is Now

Cheyenne Eye Clinic Doctors are on the lookout for new treatments.     by Dr. Miller, Glaucoma Specialist There have been more advances regarding the treatment of glaucoma in the last 5 years than all of the 17 years I have been practicing at the Cheyenne Eye Clinic.  This is great news for glaucoma patients, […]

Look How Far We’ve Come!

The Cheyenne Eye Clinic has deep roots in the community. We’ve weathered the ups and downs together, and we’ve continued to grow, together. This month we are looking back at those who came before us. What’s in a Name? The Cheyenne Eye Clinic and Surgery Center has gone by many names during its century-long history. […]

Optical Illusions: The Benefits of Buying Glasses in Store

Instead of clicking through multiple options on a website, let us do the work! The opticians and staff at Cheyenne Eye Clinic Optical Center have the personal touch to make sure you get exactly the glasses you need. Our staff will help you decide which look is right for you and help you pick out […]

What Exactly is LASIK?

You probably already know that it’s a procedure involving lasers, but it isn’t like the Space Invaders video game. LASIK is a precise surgery that’s so detailed it needs two acronyms. LASER is an acronym for “light amplification by stimulated emission of radiation.” Basically, it’s a precise and powerful beam of light. LASIK is short […]

Cosmetic vs. Plastic Surgery – What’s the Difference?

Cosmetic vs. Plastic Surgery – What’s the Difference? “Plastic surgery” and “cosmetic surgery” are often used interchangeably, which may be confusing to patients. Both “plastic surgery” and “cosmetic surgery” are concerned with improvements to the body, but their fundamental goals may be different. Cosmetic Surgery Cosmetic surgery is an elective plastic surgery undertaken to improve […]

It’s Our Anniversary!

This month, Cheyenne Eye Clinic is celebrating the 10th anniversary of Cheyenne Eye Surgery Center. Cheyenne Eye Clinic can be traced back to the founding father of eye care in Cheyenne, Dr. George Strader, who set up his practice in 1903. Through the lineage of one doctor to the next, one partnership after another, Dr. […]

What is Care Credit?

Considering LASIK or PRK? Find out how Care Credit can help! What is Care Credit? Care Credit is a third party financing company who helps you pay for out of pocket expenses that aren’t covered by insurance, like LASIK or PRK. Unlike a traditional credit card, Care Credit offers shorter term financing options with interest-free […]

LASIK: Frequently Asked Questions

More than 20 million LASIK surgeries have been performed across the U.S. since the technology has been in place. That means more than 20 million people have improved their lives by improving their vision. Will you be next? Let us answer some of the questions you probably have about the procedure.  What exactly is LASIK? […]