The safety of our patients and staff is our top priority. We are following the recommendations of the CDC and AAO.

  • Booking only one patient in the office at a time.
  • Increased sanitizing of all surfaces and practicing safe hand hygiene.
  • Doctor and staff will wear masks. Special breath shields on slit lamp during your exam.
  • Screening patients before entering office.

Dr. Ethan Wonchon Lin, MD

Your Ophthalmologist and Eye Surgeon in Las Vegas

Ethan-Wonchon-Lin-MD-Eye-Doctor-Las-Vegas-NVDr. Ethan Wonchon Lin is a board-certified, award-winning, and fellowship-trained Cornea, Cataract, and Refractive surgeon. Dr. Lin completed his undergraduate study at Rice University and graduated with top honors from Baylor College of Medicine. Following his medical degree, Dr. Lin was selected to complete his ophthalmology residency at the world-renowned Jules Stein Eye Institute at UCLA, where only 2% of applicants are chosen to train there. Jules Stein Eye Institute is ranked the #1 eye center in the Western United States by the U.S. News and World Report.

After his residency, Dr. Lin received further fellowship training at the prestigious Duke University in cataract, corneal, and refractive surgeries. Duke Eye Center is consistently ranked one of the top eye centers in the entire country by the U.S. News and World Report, and accepts only one ophthalmology resident to their cataract, corneal, and refractive surgery fellowship each year.

Dr. Lin specializes in advanced cataract surgeries and nano-thin corneal transplants, along with LASIK and PRK vision correction surgeries. Dr. Lin is one of the few cornea-trained surgeons in Las Vegas to offer DMEK, the thinnest possible and most advanced corneal transplant available. He is also among the top cataract surgeons in the country, and offers the latest technology and most cutting-edge treatment options including premium lenses, laser cataract surgery, and dropless cataract surgery. His cataract outcomes are in the top 1% of all cataract surgeons nationwide.

His expertise in eye care and surgery complements his dedication to his patients. As an ophthalmologist, he believes that a person’s quality of life can be defined by the difference in their vision. He has pride in putting a satisfied patient into the community, improving their daily life with the vision they achieved. Dr. Lin is devoted to giving his patients superior visual outcomes and eye health in a personalized setting with the utmost integrity, free of any external pressures, healthcare in its purest form.

In addition to having a number of publications in major journals, Dr. Lin is a professor at the University Of Nevada, Las Vegas School Of Medicine, Touro University, and Western University of Health Sciences College of Optometry.

He  is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology, American Society of Cataract and Refractive Surgeons, and the Cornea Society.

Dr. Lin was born in Boston, Massachusetts and grew up primarily in Austin, Texas. During his free time he enjoys hiking at national parks with his family, watching NBA and college football games, and taking his daughter to the park and library.

Call Dr. Lin today at (702) 570-2820 to schedule an appointment!

Dr. Lin's Education and Professional Credentials