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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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SMILE Vision Correction on Fox 4 KC

Health reporter, Meryl Lin McKean, recently met with Dr. John Doane to discuss SMILE Vision Correction on Fox 4. SMILE is the latest laser vision correction procedure to receive FDA approval. Different from LASIK and PRK, SMILE Vision Correction is the first flapless laser eye surgery. In both LASIK and PRK a corneal flap is created, vision […]

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SMILE Vision Correction has us Smiling

SMILE Vision Correction at Discover Vision Centers The Discover Vision refractive team has been working on something for the past 7 years and we are excited to finally share the news with you. It’s something to SMILE about, literally. As 1 of only 5 clinics in the country involved in the FDA trials, Discover Vision is pleased […]

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Is LASIK Affordable?

Many would say the ability to see when they first wake up in the morning is priceless. If you are among the 1.3 million Americans expected to have LASIK this year, affordability may be a strong consideration. Is LASIK affordable? Here are 4 noteworthy tips on how to make LASIK affordable. 1. Utilize Tax Free Payment Options to make […]

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Dr. John Doane Among Top 50 Leaders in Cataract and Refractive Surgery

LEAWOOD, KS – Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today, a renowned international ophthalmology publication, recently named John F. Doane, M.D., F.A.C.S., among the “Top 50 Opinion Leaders.” Top 50 Opinion Leader Honorees selected by Cataract & Refractive Surgery Today’s readers are renowned ophthalmologists from around the world. The publication honors top physicians like Dr. John Doane for outstanding contributions and […]

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Discover Vision Instrumental in Medicare Rule Change

INDEPENDENCE, MO – Medicare announced today, May 9th, a new ruling that allows its beneficiaries to pay out-of-pocket for a lens implant that restores distance, intermediate and near vision following cataract surgery. Discover Vision Centers, one of the country’s largest eye care centers located in Independence, MO., played an instrumental role in securing the rule […]

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