Dr. Elizabeth Peguese is a Las Vegas native who completed her undergraduate education at the University of Nevada, Reno. She then earned her Doctor of Optometry at the Southern California College of Optometry. Dr. Peguese acquired an intense education in managing patients with corneal irregularities and fitting specialty contact lenses while completing a post-graduate residency in Cornea and Contact Lens from the University of Houston College of Optometry.
Dr. Peguese practices full scope optometry including primary eye care, treatment, and management of ocular disease, pediatrics, and geriatrics. Although she enjoys all aspects of optometry, she has a special interest in treating patients with corneal diseases and irregularities such as Keratoconus, Pellucid Marginal Degeneration, and post-surgical irregularities while managing them with specialty contact lenses. She earned the distinction of being a Fellow of the American Academy of Optometry in 2015. Dr Peguese is also a member of the American Optometric Association and the Nevada Optometric Association. Outside of work some her favorite pastimes are exercising and spending time with her husband and two dogs.