Skip to main content

Kansas City

816-468-1220 or text/call 816-868-9844 Schedule An Appointment Read Our Reviews

Overland Park

913-387-4134 or text/call 913-991-2989 Schedule An Appointment Read Our Reviews

Same Day Appointments & Walk-Ins Welcome - Call Today!

contact_lens_on_finger
girl%20with%20blue%20eyes%20in%20black%20and%20white%20coat%20slide.png
woman_machine4
Home » What's New » The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams

The Importance of Comprehensive Eye Exams


When we have eyes that are in good condition, we might forget about the importance of taking preemptive steps such as an eye exam. However, timely diagnosis of any eye or vision problems is necessary to keeping your eyes healthy. This can easily be done with a simple eye test.


A significant number of eye and vision ailments don't have any apparent signs. Consequently, individuals are often unaware that problems exist. Call to schedule a thorough optical exam at our office in Overland Park, KS , where our experienced optometry team provides service suited to the needs of each patient. Our Overland Park office employs the latest technology ensuring a thorough eye exam.


Unfortunately, over than three million Americans suffer from glaucoma, the main cause of blindness but only half of them are aware. Frequently called ''the sneak thief of sight'', glaucoma can strike without any signs. More than half of adults in America fail to use eye glasses or contacts and don't schedule comprehensive eye exams, therefore putting their eyes at greater risk.


To make matters worse, many Americans lack knowledge about the truth about glaucoma. In a recent study, the American Optometric Association found that two-thirds of Americans think glaucoma can be prevented. In truth the sight-stealing disease is unpreventable, though it can be treated if caught in the early stages, which makes early detection even more important. Early detection and treatment are also critical for preventing the damaging outcomes of eye conditions including macular degeneration and cataracts.


Routine eye and vision examinations to screen for eye and vision problems should be on your to-do list. Make sure to set up regular eye exams with your local eye doctor to keep up healthy eyes for years to come.

x
***WE’VE MOVED!*** OUR PRACTICES WERE NOT SOLD.
On July 1st 2020 we moved to more spacious, newly built and modernly equipped offices just a short distance from our previous locations. Zona Rosa moved to Twin Creeks Shopping Center, 8403 N Mercier Road KC, MO and Fountains moved to Regency Shopping Center, 9216A Metcalf Avenue OP, KS. We look forward to seeing you at the new locations!
In KC you can call us at 816-468-1220, text/call us at 816-868-9844, email us at KC@professionaleyecare.net or schedule your appointment online by clicking on the appropriate office link below.
In OP you can call us at 913-387-4134, text/call us at 913-991-2989, email us at OP@professionaleyecare.net or schedule your appointment online by clicking on the appropriate office link below.
COVID19 COMPLIANCE – We continue to follow CDC guidelines. Masks are recommended but not required.