Get Ready for Summer Optical Sale

Summer is right around the corner & that means the sunshine is here to stay. Our doctors want to remind you how important it is to protect your eyes from the sun's harmful UV rays by wearing sunglasses. We are kicking off summer with an awesome optical sale!

April: Sports Eye Safety Month

More than 40 percent of eye injuries that occur every year are related to sports or recreational activities. A recent study found that about 30,000 people in the U.S. went to an emergency department with a sports-related eye injury, a substantially higher estimate than previously reported. Three sports in particular accounted for almost half of all injuries: basketball, baseball and air/paintball guns.

Workplace Eye Safety Tips

March is Workplace Eye Safety Month and our doctors at Grin Eye Care want to remind all of you to keep your eyes safe and healthy during your work day. Check out these important safety tips!

Workplace Eye Injuries by the Numbers

The number of eye injuries reported each year are alarming. What's even more alarming is that simply wearing protective eyewear can prevent up to 90% of these injuries.

March - Workplace Eye Wellness Month

Statistics show that an average of 25,000 Americans visit the emergency room each year due to a workplace eye injury. The American Academy of Ophthalmology has designated March to raise awareness about the importance of protecting your eyes in the workplace.

Macular Degeneration: Quick Facts

The month of February has been designated as Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. Our doctors & staff at Grin Eye Care are committed to making sure our patients are well-informed on all things related to ocular health, including important information about Macular Degeneration.

Where in the World

One of our very own doctors, Dr. Jeff Gerson, not only sees patients in clinic, but he also spends time travelling and lecturing at conferences for optometrists all around the world. In the months of February and March, he will travel to 7 different places to lecture, including a school of optometry to talk to students, and to major meetings in Vancouver, Atlanta and New York City.

February: Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

The American Academy of Ophthalmology has recognized February as Age-Related Macular Degeneration Awareness Month. Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is the leading cause of vision loss for people ages 60 and older in the United States. The most recent statistics show that over 10 million Americans have AMD. 

LASIK: A Life Changing Experience

Last week, one of Grin Eye Care's Optometrists, Dr. Emily Enright had LASIK surgery and was given the most precious gift: 20/20 vision!! Thanks to the expertise, skill and outstanding care of our very own surgeon, Dr. Jeff Wongs, Dr. Enright is now able to experience perfect vision without glasses or contacts!

10 Tips to Beat Dry Eyes

The warmer temps in Kansas City have all of us at Grin Eye Care excited for spring, but it seems that winter is still hanging on. One of the most common issues during these cold winter months is dryness.

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