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6360 Mae Anne Ave. Reno,Nevada


6360 Mae Anne Ave.
Reno, Nevada

Welcome to Reno Family Eye Care

Dr. Boren, Dr. Smith, Dr. Solberg, Dr. Kappes and staff are pleased to welcome you to our office. We strive to provide exceptional eye care with state-of-the-art equipment. We would like to educate our patients about their vision and eye health as thoroughly as possible. Our goal is to provide the highest level of care and service for each patient.

Our office hours can be found on the ‘Hours and Location’ page. To inquire about office closures for specific days, please call our office.

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Dr. Mariah Smith OD

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Dr. R. Andrew Boren OD

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Dr. C. Annie Solberg OD


Dr. Kallie Kappes OD, F.A.A.O.


Ask Dr. Kallie Kappes, Dr. C. Annie Solberg, Dr. R. Andrew Boren, and Dr. Mariah Smith a Question...

What is the examination like to determine if someone has dry eyes?

A large part of the examination is finding out what the patient is experiencing and determining the type of dry eye causing the symptoms. We examine the surface of the eye under a microscope to look at the quantity and the quality of the tear film. Additionally, we examine the eyelids and the glands inside the eyelids to insure they are healthy.

What are the typical treatments for dry eyes?

There are a wide range of treatments ranging from over the counter products to specialty laser procedures. Many times using artificial tears and vitamin supplements can help boost the tear film. There are prescription eye drops that can aid in tear production as well as laser procedures for patients with more advanced dry eye.

Are there any recommendations to help people avoid dry eye?

Of course – stay hydrated and making sure you consume enough water each day. Additionally, take breaks from your computer and smart phone. I recommend the 20/20/20 Rule – take a 20 second break every 20 minutes and look 20 feet away and blink your eyes. Finally, wearing sunglasses is critical to protecting the surface of the eye and the eyelids from UV exposure.


Infantsee Program

Click here to see Dr. Boren on KRNV News Channel 4 June 29th to talk about the Infantsee Program initiative, organized by the American Optometric Association. Our...

My Child Has Myopia—Now What?

My Child Has Myopia—Now What? Trouble seeing the board at school, frequent squinting, complaints of headaches, a rising amount screen time—whatever prompted you to schedule an eye...

Myopia Management

Hello, Reno! Myopia, or near-sightedness, is a growing concern for parents as kiddos are becoming more and more near-sighted. While genetics are partially to blame, much of...

Now scheduling your full eye exam

Hello, Northern Nevada! We've missed you. We are excited to open our doors again for our patients eye care needs, including routine eye exams.  Please call us...

Reno Family Eye Care

6360 Mae Anne Ave, Suite 1
Reno, NV 89523
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
  • By Appointment
  • Closed

We are closed the first Wednesday of every month until 9:30 AM for staff training.

We will be closed for patient care from Thursday, September 1st, through Tuesday, September 13th, as our office is being remodeled.  We will be available for order pickups on Thursday September 1st 8AM to 5PM and Friday September 2nd 8AM to noon. On Tuesday September 6th through Thursday September 8th we will have order pick up available from 8AM to 5PM.


Please call: 775-787-9137 for further instructions.

We take most medical insurance plans. Use your best judgment on urgency; if you feel you need to, find the nearest emergency room. Visit our eye emergencies page for more information.

Please note we will be closed the first Wednesday of every month until 9:30 AM for staff training. We apologize for any inconvenience.