January 21, 2018What do your eye and a bicycle tire have in common? They both require the right amount of internal pressure to function safely and effectively. People with Glaucoma often have pressures inside the eye that are too high. Increased eye pressure leads to irreversible damage to the optic nerve and ultimately, permanent vision loss.
January 15, 2018January is Glaucoma Awareness Month. Glaucoma is the leading cause of vision loss and blindness in the United States. Over 3 million Americans have glaucoma and 50% of them don’t even know it! Glaucoma has no symptoms in its early stages and by the time symptoms do arise, the disease has progressed so much that the vision that is lost cannot be restored.
August 13, 2017On Monday, August 21, a total solar eclipse will touch the U.S. for the first time since 1979. For those of us that reside in the Kansas City area, we are lucky enough to be in the path of a total solar eclipse; one of nature’s most spectacular sights.
July 21, 2017We are so proud to have our very own Dr. Johnson and Dr. Berwald featured in this month's edition of Healthy KC magazine! In this article, they discuss the amazing new technology on the horizon involving contact lenses. From medication delivery to virtual reality, the advances in contact lenses are certainly something to be excited about.
July 17, 2017Join us as we welcome Dr. Jamie McGowan to the Grin Eye Care team! Dr. McGowan provides comprehensive eye care to all ages and has spent more than a decade specializing in pediatrics, with an emphasis in managing and treating amblyopia and strabismus. Before joining Grin Eye Care, Dr. McGowan worked closely with Dr. Trudi Grin for over 11 years in her Pediatric Eye Care practice.
June 19, 2017Summer is officially here in Kansas City! Take a look at this helpful infographic for some great tips and facts about the importance of protecting your eyes from the sun's harmful UV rays.
May 23, 2017We 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.
April 03, 2017Spring 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.