Healthy KC features Grin Eye Care & our very own Dr. Wongs

We are so excited that our very own Dr. Wongs is featured on the cover of this month's Healthy KC issue! The article gives a quick inside look at how Dr. Grinestablished one of the most trusted eye care clinics in Kansas City and over the past 28 years, has helped thousands of patients live life to their fullest potential by providing the most comprehensive and compassionate eye care.

LASIK Eye Surgery: The Best Graduation Present of 2017

Just a few weeks ago, our very own Dr. Jennifer Johnson and her husband gave their son Evan the best high school graduation gift a parent could give: 20/20 vision.

Spring Allergies: Tips From Our Doctors

​​​​​​​Spring is in the air here in Kansas City…and so are the allergies that come with it. Along with those beautiful spring blooms comes an increase of pollen, mold and other allergens that have many of us carrying around a box of Kleenex wherever we go.

Healthy KC Features Grin Eye Care's Dr. Wishna and Dr. Enright!

We are so proud of our own Dr. Anne Wishna and Dr. Emily Enright for their feature this month in Healthy KC Magazine!

New Technology to Improve the Lives of People with AMD

You may have seen our previous post about the OrCam. For patients with central vision loss due to AMD (Age Related Macular Degeneration) or other causes, the OrCam can really help regain a sense of independence. Especially when the ability to read has been lost.

Genetics and Macular Degeneration

Did you know that ARMD (Age Related Macular Degeneration) is largely drive by genetics?  Although our genes do not absolutely dictate whether we get the disease or not, they do heavily influence our chances of developing ARMD.  At Grin Eye Care we have the option to use genetic testing to help to see the likelihood of progression of your ARMD if you already have been diagnosed.

Nutrition's Role in Macular Degeneration

Did you know that the foods you eat can help to prevent macular degeneration?  In particular, brighter foods and green leafy vegetables can help to protect your eyes.  In our Leawood office, we have the potential to check your macular pigment optical density.

National Age Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February is National Age Related Macular Degeneration awareness month. Most of us know a friend or family member with ARMD.  It is the leading cause of vision loss in older adults in the US.  Although there is no great cure, there are treatments, and these treatments definitely work better when the disease is caught early.

National Women Physician Day

Join us as we celebrate National Women Physician Day in honor of Dr. Elizabeth Blackwell, the first woman to graduate from medical school and receive a medical degree in the United States. Dr. Blackwell paved the way and opened the door for women to pursue adoctorate degree--and a career--in medicine, a path that had been previously accessible to men alone. 

Five Tips for Healthy Contact Lens Wear

Rubbing the lens helps to clean it and remove any protein or bacteria that has built up throughout the day. Even if your solution says "No Rub" on the bottle, you should still gently rub the lens in your palm before putting them back in the case.

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