Dr. Jason Wickens, MD

Dr. Jason Wickens, MD

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47 y/o
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Dr. Jason Wickens, MD is an ophthalmology specialist in Las Vegas, NV and has been practicing for 19 years. He specializes in ophthalmology.Read his story

Retina Consultants Of Nevada

3006 S Maryland Pkwy Ste 710

Las Vegas, NV 89109
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Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Altius Health Plans
  • Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield of California
  • Cigna
  • First Health (Coventry Health Care)
  • MultiPlan

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Top Care Areas

See how frequently Dr. Wickens performs your care needs compared to other doctors.

Floaters
very high
more than 99% of peers
Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
very high
more than 98% of peers
Macular Edema
very high
more than 96% of peers

Dr. Wickens's percentages are based on the rate of treatment compared to peers nationwide from insurance data. Learn more info about our data and this Top Care Areas component.

Dr. Wickens' bio

This content was provided by Dr. Wickens "Dr. Wickens was born in Panorama City, California. He received an undergraduate degree from the University of Utah, followed by an M.D. degree from Columbia University College of Physicians and Surgeons. He completed an internship at the University of California San Francisco, followed by a residency in Ophthalmology at Washington University in St. Louis. He served as Chief Resident and Ocular Trauma Chief at Washington University, followed by a Vitreoretinal Fellowship at the Barnes Retina Institute at Washington University. Dr. Wickens has been involved in clinical research regarding macular degeneration and surgical techniques. Dr. Wickens is also fluent in Spanish. Dr. Wickens is a diplomat of the American Board of Ophthalmology and an active fellow of the American Academy of Ophthalmology."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Wickens "Retina Consultants of Nevada was established in 1980 and is the only group subspecialty retinal practice in Southern Nevada. Our practice is limited to diseases and surgery of the retina and vitreous. The doctors are board certified and nationally recognized retinal specialists who provide the best retinal care available."

1  Specialties

  • Ophthalmology

1  Board Certifications

  • Ophthalmology
    Accredited by: American Board of Ophthalmology*

57  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Endophthalmitis
  • Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Aphakia and Other Disorders of Lens
  • Autoimmune Diseases
  • Benign Neoplasm of Choroid
  • Benign Neoplasm of Eye
  • Benign Tumor
  • Blindness
  • Brain Disorders
  • Cataract
  • Central Serous Chorioretinopathy
  • Chorioretinal Scars
  • Chronic Endophthalmitis
  • Color Blindness
  • Contusion of the Eyeball
  • Degenerative Disorders of Globe
  • Diabetic Macular Edema (DME)
  • Diabetic Retinopathy
  • Diplopia
  • Dry Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  • Endophthalmitis
  • Eye Cancer
  • Eye Infections
  • Eyelid Disorders
  • Floaters
  • Glaucoma
  • Glaucoma - Iridogoniodysgenesia
  • Hyphema
  • Iridocyclitis
  • Juvenile Macular Degeneration
  • Macular Edema
  • Macular Hole
  • Nearsightedness
  • Night Blindness
  • Progressive High Myopia
  • Pterygium
  • Purulent Endophthalmitis
  • Retina Diseases
  • Retinal Detachment and Retinal Tear
  • Retinal Dystrophy
  • Retinal Hemorrhage
  • Retinal Neovascularization
  • Retinal Telangiectasia
  • Retinal Vein Occlusion
  • Retinopathy of Prematurity (ROP)
  • Retinoschisis
  • Sarcoidosis
  • Senile Cataracts
  • Stye
  • Thyroid Disease
  • Uveitis and Iridocyclitis
  • Vascular Disease
  • Vision Impairment
  • Vision Loss
  • Visual Field Defects
  • Vitreous Hemorrhage
  • Wet Age-Related Macular Degeneration
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13  Procedures

  • Anterior Vitrectomy
  • Cataract Removal Surgery
  • Contact Lens Exams
  • Destruction of Lesion of Retina and Choroid
  • Eye Examination
  • Eye Procedure
  • Eye Surgery
  • Eyeglasses
  • Pterygium Surgery
  • Repair of Retinal Detachment or Retinal Tear
  • Soft Contact Lenses
  • Vitrectomy (incl. Macular Hole Repair)
  • Vitreoretinal Surgery

Background Check

0 Malpractice Claims

No malpractice history found for Nevada.

0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • Columbia University College Of Physicians And Surgeons
    Medical School | Graduated 1999
  • Washington U/b Jh/slch Conc
    Residency Hospital | Completed

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors
  • Healthgrades Honor Roll
Media & Publications

Dr. Wickens has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English
  • French

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Wickens' Reviews

2.3
Likelihood of recommending Dr. Wickens to family and friends
18 total reviews (4 have comments)

Likelihood to Recommend (18)

  • 5
    (4)
  • 4
    (1)
  • 3
    (1)
  • 2
    (2)
  • 1
    (10)

Dr. Wickens' Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    GOOD
  • Explains condition(s) well

    GOOD
  • Answers questions

    GOOD
  • Time well spent

    GOOD

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    VERY GOOD
  • Office environment

    VERY GOOD
  • Staff friendliness

    VERY GOOD
  • Average wait time

    31 to 45 minutes

Patient Comments (4)

I would highly recommend Dr. Wickens! He is thorough, compassionate, & forthright. Yes, the wait time was long for my appt today which he apologized for when he walked in. However, the first time I saw him I had an emergency detached retina that needed immediate laser surgery and I was taken...more
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Thank you Dr Wickens for reattaching my retina I recommend this doc anytime I had a vitrectomy he's the doc it's been 7 years now amen
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Unreasonable wait times are required at his office/clinic. Bring something to read--probably on the order of "War and Peace." You will finish it in one visit/wait. . . .
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The worst experience I've ever had during a retina check! So very painful!
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