Dr. Andy Mu, O.D. recently joined NV Eye Surgery as the director of refractive services. Dr. Mu is well regarded in the eye care community for his problem-solving skills, exemplary clinical training, and approachable bedside manner that has helped many patients achieve better vision and improved quality of life. With kindness and compassion, he dedicates time to listen and learn the background story of each patient to better tailor a treatment plan to meet their visual needs.
Dr. Mu earned his undergraduate degree from the University of California, Berkeley. He then studied and worked in Germany on a U.S. Dept. of State-sponsored fellowship to facilitate cross-cultural relations. Dr. Mu later returned to Berkeley for his Doctor of Optometry degree, graduating Beta Sigma Kappa honors. His internship included training in ocular sub-specialties such as cornea/refractive surgery, dry eye, glaucoma, ocular oncology, and retinal disease at the Bascom Palmer Eye Institute in Miami. Dr. Mu subsequently completed an advanced ocular disease residency at the Baltimore VA Hospital and Wilmer Eye Institute at Johns Hopkins where he managed patients with complex eye diseases. Dr. Mu is board certified in the treatment and management of ocular disease.
Dr. Mu is an active member of the American Optometric Association, the Nevada Optometric Association, and the Southern Nevada Optometric Society. He has also given presentations at the American Academy of Optometry and continuing education meetings.
In his spare time, Dr. Mu enjoys providing needed eye care to underserved populations via humanitarian missions locally and internationally. He also enjoys spending time outdoors – hiking, swimming, tennis, cycling, and snowboarding. He is fluent in Mandarin Chinese and Taiwanese and enjoys practicing his German and Spanish language skills when traveling abroad.