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Optic Gallery provides full-scope optometric care including: comprehensive eye exam, contact lens evaluation, vision therapy , dry eye treatment, and more.

Optic Gallery Family Eye Care – Eastern

Optic Gallery is pleased to welcome you to Optic Gallery Family Eye Care – Eastern. Dr. Joseph Lao and Dr. Stephanie Johnson along with her team of professional eye doctors and staff are dedicated to providing you with quality eye care and fashionable eye wear. Optic Gallery feature the latest in eyeglass and sunglass fashions from great looking brands like Dior, Tag Heuer, Juicy, Gucci, Maui Jim, Oakley, and Ray Ban.

Dr. Joseph Lao and Dr. Stephanie Johnson, and her staff of family eye care professionals at Optic Gallery Family Eye Care – Eastern, will provide you with the highest degree of eye and vision care, including eye exams, contact lens exams, LASIK and cataract evaluations, as well as treatment of eye disease.

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The Team

Our Doctors

Dr. Joseph Lao

Dr. Joseph Lao was born and raised in Las Vegas. He is a Bishop Gorman High School alum and had earned his Bachelor of Sciences Degree from the University of Nevada Las Vegas. In May 2013, Dr. Lao graduated from Western University College of Optometry.

He had completed internships at various locations including: the special populations and vision therapy focused Alderwood Vision Care Therapy Center (WA), Ernest Childers Veteran Affairs Outpatient Clinic (OK), The Villages V.A.Hospital (FL) and the Lyons/East Orange V.A. Outpatient Hospital (NJ).

He has participated in multiple community vision projects such as Angels for Sight, Lion’s Club Vision screenings, CareNOW L.A., and the Volunteer Optometric Services to Humanity (VOSH) mission trip to villages in Peru.

Upon graduation, he was presented with the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) Award for Excellence in Vision Therapy at Western University. He conducts vision therapy and binocular vision evaluations including technology which analyzes eye movements while reading.

Dr. Stephanie Johnson

Dr. Stephanie Johnson is a native of Las Vegas and graduated from Silverado High School. She completed her undergraduate degree at Pepperdine University in Malibu, California where she spent every morning on the water with the Pepperdine crew team.

Dr. Johnson attended University of Nevada, Las Vegas and received her Master’s degree in Education. She then returned to California for her Doctorate in Optometry at Southern California College of Optometry. She graduated with honors and became board certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease. Her optometric internships were at the Veterans Hospital and several ophthalmology practices in Las Vegas.

Dr. Stephanie Johnson focuses on dry eyes, pediatric examinations, diabetic desserts and keratoconic contact lens fittings. In her spare time, Dr. Johnson enjoys hiking with her dog Roxie, playing tennis, and participates in optometric mission trips to South America. Dr. Johnson practices at the McCarran Marketplace location of Optic Gallery.

Dr. Karen Mohar

Dr. Karen Mohar has recently moved to Nevada and joined Optic Gallery. She received her Bachelors of Science degree in Biochemistry and Molecular Biology from UC Davis. Upon graduation she travelled to Southern California where she attended Western University of Health Sciences, College of Optometry. After graduating, completed her residency and fellowship at the VA Hospital in Fresno in association with UC Berkeley. Dr. Mohar has been practicing for the 8 years and provides full-scope eye care including contact lenses, treatment and management of ocular diseases, dry eyes, emergency eye care, and pre/post-operative care to surgical patients. Outside of work, Dr. Mohar enjoys spending time outdoors with her husband, two children, and dog!

Dr. Keith Shimizu

Dr. Keith Shimizu examine, diagnose, treat and manage diseases, injuries and disorders of the visual system, the eye, and associated structures as well as identify related systemic conditions affecting the eye.
Education: Bachelor of Science, Applied Ecology in 2008. Western University of Health Sciences. Obtained his Doctor of Optometry in 2014.


Top Notch Experience We took our one-year-old in to have his vision evaluated And our experience was absolutely amazing. Dr. Lao was professional, courteous, and extremely patient. His ability to work with such a young age was incredible!

Jordan S

The entire office staff is completely professional and knowledgeable. Dr. Lao is very thorough and great at explaining things. He listens to my concerns and answers questions thoroughly. Teresa, the optician, knows everything about glasses and contacts and us super helpful.

Ann M

Convenient. Able to make a same day appointment for wife and myself. The staff and doctor were very courteous and helpful. Good selection of glasses. Optic Gallery had everything I needed. Highly recommend Optic Gallery if you like convenience.

John V

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Optic Gallery Eastern Location

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Optic Gallery Family Eye Care – Eastern

5905 S Eastern Ave Suite 101
Las Vegas, NV 89119
Phone (702) 893-3937
Fax (702) 893-3429

Office Hours

Monday - Friday
8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

8:00 AM - 4:00 PM


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