Curious About LASIK? - LASIK FAQs

Are you sick of dealing with glasses and contacts? Wouldn't it be wonderful to wake up in the morning and be able to see clearly? Have you been considering LASIK, but feel like you need some direction? Our doctors at Grin Eye Care are here to help! Here's a quick look at some of the most frequently asked questions when it comes to LASIK surgery. 

Best Foods For Your Eyes & Other Healthy Holiday Tips!

Frosted sugar cookies! Candy canes! Fresh baked pies! Sweet treats are just a few of the perks that come with the holiday season. With Thanksgiving already behind us and the New Year quickly approaching, it's important that we continue to make healthy choices during this festive time. Fortunately, many of the foods we regularly consume are beneficial not only for our overall health, but also for our eyes.

50% Off of Frames at Our End of the Year Sale!

Up to 50% off frames!!  To celebrate the end of a great year, we are having a sale! 50% off frames with prescription lenses and 30% off of sunglasses.*  Head on over to either of our Grin Eye Care locations in Olathe and Leawood to browse through our huge selection of frames. Our optical shops carry a wide array of brands including Ray-Ban, Tiffany & Co, Dolce and Gabbana, Oakley and so much more. 

End of the Year Sale - up to 50% off!

Up to 50% off frames!!  To celebrate the end of a great year, we are having a sale! 50% off frames with prescription lenses and 30% off of sunglasses.*  Head on over to either of our Grin Eye Care locations in Olathe and Leawood to browse through our huge selection of frames. Our optical shops carry a wide array of brands including Ray-Ban, Tiffany & Co, Dolce and Gabbana, Oakley and so much more. 

What's the Deal with Digital Eye Strain?

Ninety percent of Americans use digital devices for at least two hours per day. Whether we’re sending emails, working on spreadsheets, texting or even reading a new best-seller, digital devices are a huge part of our every day life. Digital Eye Strain, also known in the medical world as Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS for short), can cause a multitude of symptoms for those of us who spend too much time in front of our computer, tablet or phone screens.

The SPOOKY Risks of Eye Makeup

With Halloween around the corner, many of us are picturing ourselves as witches, monsters, or even human Snapchat filters.  When choosing a Halloween costume for yourself and your children, do you consider the safety of the costume?  Last year, we warned you of the dangers of wearing non-prescription costume contact lenses.

Movie Stars Need Eye Exams Too

Jennifer Aniston recently announced to the world that she suffers from Dry Eye Syndrome (DES).  Aniston had no idea that she suffered from DES until she mentioned during an interview that she was "addicted to eye drops."  The reporter suggested she might suffer from DES.  After an exam with her doctor, her diagnosis of DES was confirmed.

8 Rules for Using Eye Drops the Right Way

We rely on eye drops to treat all kinds of ocular ailments, such as dry eye, allergies, glaucoma, or even infections.  But are you using your drops the right way?  If used improperly, drops may not only lose their effectiveness, they could actually be harmful.  

Dr. Milton Grin Donates His Time to the KC Free Eye Clinic

Dr. Milton Grin spent his Sunday morning at the Kansas City Free Eye Clinic giving free eye care to people who are uninsured or underinsured, many of them homeless. The KC Free Eye Clinic is a non-profit organization entirely run by students, mainly medical students from UMKC. Volunteers, including ophthalmologists, optometrists, opticians, and ophthalmic technicians, give their time and skill free of charge to deliver quality eye care to those who would otherwise go without it. 

Will the Mysterious Syndrome Causing Impaired Vision in Astronauts Delay NASA's Plans to Reach Mars?

Astronaut John Phillips always prided himself on having excellent uncorrected vision. After spending six months in outer space in 2005, that changed. Phillips has been unable to see clearly without the assistance of glasses for the past 11 years.

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