National Sunglasses Day

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Wednesday June 27th is National Sunglasses Day! Sunglasses keep your eyes healthy by protecting them from harmful UV rays. To prevent UV-related eye damage, sunglasses should become part of each day’s “out-the-door” routine. UV damage is cumulative, occurring over a lifetime of exposure. Children are extra vulnerable, so get them in the habit of wearing… Read more »

August is Back to School Month

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With summer vacation coming to an end, August marks the start of a new school year. This month we will focus on eye health and going back to school. Eye Health Tips for High School and College Students Students face special challenges to the eyes when they are under academic performance pressure. Lack of sleep,… Read more »

June is Cataract Awareness Month

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According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. As we age, the natural lens inside our eyes becomes opaque and hardens. The more mature the cataract, the more difficult it can be to successfully remove during surgery and restore vision. If left untreated,… Read more »

Computer Vision Syndrome

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The New York Times: Computer Vision Syndrome Affects Millions By JANE E. BRODY MAY 30, 2016 Follow the 20-20-20 Rule: Every 20 minutes, take a 20 second break and look at something 20 feet away. Read more here.  

Dr. Bodker Receives AAO Achievement Award

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  This year Dr. Fred Bodker was recognized by the American Academy of Ophthalmology with a 2015 Achievement Award. Dr. Bodker has contributed to the Academy through publications, presentations, and other areas of service throughout his career. We are proud and honored that Dr. Bodker is a partner in the Kansas City Eye Clinic.   You… Read more »

Doctors and Staff go to Annual Meeting

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Each year the American Academy of Ophthalmology holds their annual meeting where all of ophthalmology comes together to learn, teach, and explore the latest surgical techniques, treatments, and technology. In conjunction with the doctor’s meeting, the American Academy of Ophthalmology Executives and the Joint Commission of Allied Health Personnel in Ophthalmology hold their meetings at… Read more »