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Your eyes are a window to detection of many systemic conditions. The eyes are the only place in the body where blood vessels and nerves can be viewed directly.
A few examples of diseases that can manifest in the eyes:
All diabetic patients should have an annual dilated eye health exam. Early detection of retinal changes can help prevent severe vision loss.
Are you one of 15 million Americans experiencing dry eye symptoms?
Any of the doctors at Eyecare Associates will be glad to recommend the most appropriate treatment option to provide relief for your dry eyes.
Click here to learn about our Dry Eyes Treatment Center.
Studies have shown anti-oxidants help slow progression of eye diseases such as macular degeneration.
Healthy foods rich in Vitamins A, C, E and lutein include spinach, kale, carrots, strawberries and tomatoes. Cold water fish such as salmon contain Omega-3 Fatty Acids, also a healthy choice for your eyes.
After being referred to Eyecare Associates of Lee’s Summit by a coworker several years ago, I have always had excellent eye care exams and service. They accept my vision insurance and always explain everything thoroughly. I’m glad to have found them. I have seen three of the doctors over the years — one upon a last-minute emergency visit where the doctor even stayed late on a Saturday just to see me, since it was an allergic reaction/emergency. I recommend them highly!