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Vision and Viewing Guide to the 2018 Winter Olympics

The 2018 Winter Olympics have arrived! Athletes from around the world are gathering in Pyeongchang to compete for gold and glory in one, or more, of 15 events.  The commitment and passion shown by these amazing athletes is matched only by the time, effort and focus they have put into training to be at the […]


Have Dry Eye? 8 Ways to Find Relief

Do you have dry eye? You aren’t alone. According to the National Eye Institute, dry eye affects millions of Americans each year. Dry eye is caused by the inability to produce enough moisture on the surface of the eye. It can lead to eye discomfort, blurred vision, sensitivity to light and even overly watering eyes. […]


LASIK Success Rate

What is the LASIK Success Rate? Patients who come into our office to talk about their vision correction options often have questions about the LASIK success rate. This isn’t surprising. Given laser vision correction’s popularity and performance in improving vision and reducing – even eliminating – patients’ reliance on glasses or contacts. A recent article […]


You Owe It to Yourself to Learn the Facts About LASIK

Learning the Facts About LASIK LASIK has been around for more than 20 years. That means two decades of TV news coverage, reality shows, radio ads and billboards proclaiming the benefits of seeing clearly without relying on glasses or contacts thanks to laser vision correction. At this point, you have to wonder: Hasn’t everyone heard […]


With the Latest Technology, Today More People Can Benefit from Laser Vision Correction

Today More People Can Benefit from Laser Vision Correction Early in the evolution of LASIK, many patients wanting laser vision correction were told their prescriptions were too high, corneas too thin or dry eye symptoms too severe to be eligible. To be clear, there are medical conditions and vision issues that, for some people, mean […]


Is LASIK Eye Surgery Right for You? Facts and Options to Consider

Is LASIK eye surgery right for you? Ask people who’ve had a laser vision correction procedure, such as LASIK eye surgery, and the majority of them highly recommend it. Why? Because they now see like people born with excellent vision, without glasses or contacts getting in the way. But is LASIK eye surgery right for […]


LASIK Complications

LASIK Complications: Understanding the Risks When researching laser vision correction procedures such as LASIK, it is important to understand both the benefits and the risks of the procedure. With so much information available online, it can be confusing and even scary researching LASIK complications. The good news for those looking into LASIK is the body […]


Infographic: Viewing the Eclipse Safely

The 2017 solar eclipse is just around the corner.  St. Joseph, Missouri and several areas surrounding Kansas City are in the path of perhaps the most important phase: the Total Eclipse.  Totality occurs when the sun is completely blocked by the moon. While this is the only phase of the eclipse where solar glasses are not required, removing […]


6 Tips for Viewing the Solar Eclipse Safely

On August 21, 2017, everyone in North America will be able to experience the eclipse, but the U.S. will be in the viewable path of a historical coast-to-coast total solar eclipse. Spanning a 67-mile wide path from the west coast to the east coast, the eclipse will begin in Oregon at 10:16am PDT and end in South […]


SMILE Vision Correction Kansas City Star Interview

SMILE Vision Correction Kansas City Star Interview with Dr. John Doane Dr. John Doane was recently interviewed by the Kansas City Star on his leadership and involvement with SMILE Vision Correction. Dr. Doane is one of only five ophthalmologists in the U.S., and the only eye doctor in the Kansas City area to participate in the research […]


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Vision and Viewing Guide to the 2018 Winter Olympics

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