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Routine Eye Care LASIK SMILE Vision Correction Cataracts Retina Glaucoma Cornea/External Diseases Diabetic Eye Care Dry Eye Macular Degeneration

Our Focus

Discover Vision specializes in customized vision correction. Whether you’re comfortable wearing eyeglasses and contact lenses or you’re ready to learn more about vision correction, we’re here to help. Serving the local community since 1973, Discover Vision has earned a reputation as Kansas City’s leading eye care team. We have 9 clinic locations with full-service optical shops, 3 laser vision correction centers and 3 eye surgery centers in Missouri and Kansas to serve you.

Our medical eye doctors are board-certified, highly-trained specialists who regularly participate in research involving innovative, ground-breaking technologies and solutions. From contact lenses and eyeglasses to the latest advancements in vision correction, our focus is on the health of your eyes and the quality of your life.

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Why DVC?

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Locally Owned Since 1973
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World-class Quality Eye Care
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Patient-focused Service
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Total Family Eye Care
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Full-service Optical Shop

Vision by Age

There are various vision correction and eye health things that patients can benefit from in the age range of 20 to 40. Many of our patients in this age range enjoy the lifestyle benefits that LASIK eye surgery and vision correction procedures offer.

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Once people get into their 40's it is common for presbyopia to set in. Reading vision becomes a problem and once strong eyes often begin to decline. Contact us anytime if you feel your vision is getting worse and we can make a suggestion on the best path forward.

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For patients over 50 who are experiencing blurry vision, we recommend scheduling a cataract evaluation with one of our ophthalmologists. As we age, the likelihood of developing a cataract increases, and we often find that cataract surgery is the recommended treatment plan.

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LASIK Customized To Fit YOUR Lifestyle

The surgeons and staff at Discover Vision Centers take your lifestyle needs into consideration and tailor your LASIK surgery just for you. Whether you are a student, a computer user, working professional, or a stay-at-home parent, everyone has different needs. Custom Care™ LASIK at Discover Vision Centers is a one-of-a-kind system, which allows the doctor to individually treat your eyes to fit your lifestyle and your needs.

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Crystal Clear Vision with SMILE

Discover Vision Centers is proud to offer our patients the latest advancements in vision correction. Now, we are excited to announce the first minimally invasive, flapless technology – the only solution for  performing small incision lenticule extraction, or SMILE for short. Discover Vision is 1 of only 5 clinics in the country at the forefront of SMILE vision correction technology.

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Vision Correction Options for Cataracts

Discover Vision ophthalmologists specialize in the treatment of cataracts. From standard cataract surgery to advanced options that allow for seeing at near, distance and in-between, your eye doctor can discuss the best option to suit your lifestyle needs. Cataract surgery is generally one of the safest and most effective surgeries performed today.

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Optical Shop

Discover Vision Centers has full service optical shops at each of its locations offering the latest technology to ensure precise measurements that are unique to your frames. We carry a wide variety of high end and affordable frames, reading glasses. children's eyeglasses, and safety glasses.

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Reorder Contacts

Are you a current Discover Vision patient who would like to reorder contact lenses? We work hard to provide a wide selection of contact lens options and make reordering fast and convenient.

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MyDVC is a convenient way for Discover Vision patients to access their health record and securely communicate with our office. We invite you to login to your account or send our team a request to sign up.

What Our Patients Say?

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Dr. Hildreth has been our family optometrist for 20+ years...he is caring, knowledgeable, thorough and takes the time to explain conditions and options in an easy to understand way. Can’t recommend him highly enough!

Daniel A.
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The absolute best experience! I was listened too and was treated! I cannot say how pleased I was with the experience!

Arlene L.
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Dr. Tovey was helpful and explained everything the best he could and kept me calm throughout the whole process

Larissa M.