April 20, 2015April is National Youth Sports Safety Month. Over 3.5 million kids under the age of 14 seek medical attention for sports related injuries every year! There are a number of things that can be done to either protect the eyes and prevent serious injury or even blindness.
April 15, 2015Cinetopia is a great place to go and see a movie. With the different types of seating, there is something for everyone. In particular, the large leather reclining chairs are very comfortable, and make it feel like you are at home watching a movie (with the added bonus of a huge screen and high-quality sound).
April 10, 2015It may be cloudy this week, but sunny days are coming! Come into our Leawood office - all sunglasses will be $40 off regular price for the entire month of April. We now offer an expanded selection of sunglasses to get you ready for spring and summer!
April 07, 2015Jen Bowers, head optician in Olathe, has decided to do some spring cleaning. Over one hundred frames are 50% off! (including some children's frames) This special will last until they are gone - or until the end of April - whichever comes first. Hurry in to check out the selection!
March 31, 2015Dr. Jeffry Gerson travels all over the world to share his expertise in the field of optometry. Recently, Dr. Gerson was in Belize to teach continuing education classes to other optometrists. The doctors in attendance spent 20 hours over the course of a week learning about a wide variety of eye care topics. Dr. Gerson's wife was able to join him on the trip and some R&R was also on the agenda.
March 24, 2015Norm Abram, master carpenter on This Old House, knows that eye safety must be a priority when using tools. Eye protection is a simple and inexpensive way to prevent devastating eye trauma and vision loss.
March 10, 2015Come into Grin Eye Care between now and Opening Day, (Monday, April 6), wearing your Royals fan gear to be entered to win this pair of Ray-Ban sunglasses. Whether you are stopping by for your appointment or just to browse the optical, fill out an entry form - the winner will be announced on Opening Day. We will be giving away a pair at both our Olathe and Leawood locations!
February 20, 2015From Los Angeles to Chicago to Columbia, Mo.—with some stops in Thailand and Israel along the way—ophthalmologist Jeff Wongskhaluang is excited to set down roots in Kansas City, where he is joining Grin Eye Care. Specializing in standard and advanced cataract surgery, secondary lens placement, and advanced corneal surgeries, Dr. Wongskhaluang is one of only a handful of cornea surgeons in the country to perform a new microscopic transplant procedure called Descemet Membrane Endothelial Keratoplasty (DMEK).
February 16, 2015Is there really such a thing as "snow blindness"? Yes there is! Snow reflects quite a bit more ultraviolet (UV) light than water or sand. When there is snow on the ground, up to 80% of UV light is reflected up, whereas only 25% is reflected up from water.