Shawno E. May, MD

Board Certified American Board of Ophthalmology

Dr. May specializes in medical and surgical diseases of the eye. His primary surgical interests include Corneal and Refractive Surgery (lasik), Cataract surgery, Glaucoma surgery, and Eyelid procedures.

Education:

  • Ophthalmology Residency, Naval Medical Center (NMC) San Diego
  • Naval Flight Surgeon Training
  • Transitional Internship, NMC San Diego
  • Medical School (MD), Tulane University (Elected Alpha Omega Alpha Medical Honor Society)
  • Undergraduate (BS Zoology), Brigham Young University (Cum Laude)
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Board Certified
Ophthalmologist
Eye Physician
iLASIK
Cataract Surgeon

Current Positions:

  • Member, American Association of Ophthalmology
  • Member, American Society of Corneal and Refractive Surgeons
  • Member, American Medical Association
  • Member, Utah Ophthalmology Society
  • Member, Utah State Medical Association

Honors/Certifications:

  • Assistant Professor of Surgery, Madigan Army Medical Center (1996-2010)
  • Adjunct Professor, Family Practice Medicine Residency, University of Washington (1996-2010)
  • Assistant Professor of Medicine, University of Florida at Gainesville (2012-2015)

Other Significant Experience:

  • Deputy Command Surgeon, Combined Security Transition Command-Afghanistan (Mentor, Afghan Surgeon General)—managed budget of $60 million and supervised 310 doctor and nurse mentors throughout the country (May-Dec 2008)
  • Chief of the Medical Staff Naval Hospital Bremerton (2002-2004)
  • Chief of the Medical Staff, Fleet Hospital Eight, Rota Spain (Jan-July 2003)

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What is the difference between Lasik and ICL?

Many of the patients who visit Richens Eye Center have questions about ways in which they can improve their vision. For most, prescription eyeglasses and contacts are the way to go. However, some patients want freedom from eyewear and are interested in learning about surgical procedures that can help them see better. For some patients, …

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Am I a candidate for iLASIK?

Patients who struggle with refractive errors such as nearsightedness and farsightedness, including problems such as astigmatism, may be tired of dealing with contact lenses and eyeglasses to maintain proper vision. In situations such as this, patients in the areas of Mesquite, NV and St. George, UT may want to ask an eye doctor about the …

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