Dr. Craig R.W. Hamilton
Craig was born in San Francisco, California. He graduated from the University of Nevada and The Southern California College of Optometry. Dr. Hamilton and Dr. Kohorst are the team optometrists for UNLV athletics. They currently work with many high school and professional athletes in the sports of golf, tennis, baseball and football and have completed extensive coursework in these areas. Dr. Hamilton has written several articles for sports and optometric magazines.
Dr. Hamilton has been an expert witness for standards of optometric and contact lens care, glaucoma detection, and practice evaluation. He has been a clinical investigator and lecturer for extended wear soft and gas permeable contact lenses, toric and bifocal soft contact lenses, myopia reduction research, and regional LASIK FDA research and an approval panelist.
Craig has been a member of the Eagle Scout Board of Review of Southern Nevada, the chairman of the Lions Club Sight Conservation Committee, a member of the Las Vegas Rotary Club, and the President of the Southern Nevada Optometric Association. He is currently a member of the Board of Trustees for the Southern California College of Optometry, a member of the American Optometric Association, the Nevada Optometric Association, and is the current president of the Junior Golf association of Southern Nevada.
Dr. Hamilton and Dr. Kohorst have been the trainers of school nurses for the Clark County School Nurses. They have volunteered their time to provide numerous screenings for students in public and private schools in Clark County.
Dr. Hamilton enjoys the friendships he has developed with patients. When he is not in the office he enjoys spending time with his twins, Ryan and Tara and his wife Tina, who has been a teacher with the Clark County School District. He enjoys golf, travel, exercise, and dining at new Las Vegas restaurants.
He and his staff treat our patients as they would their own families.