Glaucoma Awareness Month: The Importance of Checking Eye Pressure

What 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 is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 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.

Solar Eclipse Safety: Tips From Our Doctors

On 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.

Healthy KC features Dr. Johnson & Dr. Berwald: The Future of Contacts

We 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.

A Warm Welcome to Dr. Jamie McGowan

Join 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.

Summer Eye Protection: Facts & Tips

Summer 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.

Healthy KC features Grin Eye Care & our very own Dr. Wongs

We 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.

LASIK Eye Surgery: The Best Graduation Present of 2017

Just a few weeks ago, our very own Dr. Jennifer Johnson and her husband gave their son Evan the best high school graduation gift a parent could give: 20/20 vision.

Spring Allergies: Tips From Our Doctors

​​​​​​​Spring 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.

Healthy KC Features Grin Eye Care's Dr. Wishna and Dr. Enright!

We are so proud of our own Dr. Anne Wishna and Dr. Emily Enright for their feature this month in Healthy KC Magazine!

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