January 12, 2015Did you know that January is Glaucoma Awareness Month? There are more than 2.5 million American adults with glaucoma. It is sometimes know as the "sneak thief of sight", since it often goes unnoticed until too late. Glaucoma is the leading cause of preventable blindness in the United States. Routine eyecare can help detect glaucoma early and prevent vision loss.
January 08, 2015Grin Eye Care is proud to use Modernizing Medicine's EMA to document all of our patient visits. The good news for our patients is that medical records can now be accessed 24/7. The link to the Patient Portal is located in the upper left hand corner of our web page. When you come in for an appointment, you will be given a username and password.
January 06, 2015One of the more common questions we hear from patients is, "should I be taking vitamins for my eyes?" The advertising for vitamins that promote eye health is everywhere. The truth is, not everyone needs an eye vitamin and not all eye vitamins are created equally.
December 26, 2014Bono, the frontman of U2, recently revealed the reason behind his omnipresent sunglasses - he has glaucoma. Due to his twenty year history of glaucoma, Bono is very sensitive to bright lights and camera flashes. For that reason, he dons his famous shades wherever he goes.
December 18, 2014Not only is our new Leawood office open, but it has both early and late appointments. We would love to help you start your day off with a cup of coffee, friendly faces and an eye exam. If you mention this post when you book an appointment before 8am for between now and the end of January, we will give you $20 towards a pair of glasses or a year's supply of contacts.