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  • Why Does Chopping Onions Drive Us to Tears?

    Why Does Chopping Onions Drive Us to Tears? Tears and a runny nose? Looks like that recipe called for freshly chopped onion! What is it about onions that sends our tear ducts into overdrive? Onions are Full of Sulfur As onions grow, they absorb sulfur from the soil. Onions also contain special enzymes that lie […]

    Continue Reading April 2, 2015

  • 4 Signs That Your Child May Need Glasses

    4 Signs That Your Child May Need Glasses Sometimes it isn’t easy to know when your child’s vision is impaired. After all, we can’t see through their eyes. Children often do not know that their vision is blurry! It makes sense when you think about it—it’s all they’ve every known! When some parents learn that […]

    Continue Reading February 17, 2015

  • Your Beautiful Eyes

      Which part of your body lets you read the back of a cereal box, check out a rainbow, and see a softball heading your way? Which part lets you cry when you’re sad and makes tears to protect itself? Which part has muscles that adjust to let you focus on things that are close […]

    Continue Reading February 4, 2015

  • Your Healthy Vision

    Your Healthy Vision Timeline: Ages 60+ As you age, we want to help you see your best. This is the fourth post in our four-part series on age-specific eye health concerns. This post focuses on your 60+ year-old eyes. As we all move toward becoming seasoned citizens, it’s very common for our eyesight to deteriorate. […]

    Continue Reading January 30, 2015

  • Fog- Free Vision

    Are You Enjoying Fog-Free Vision? Imagine you’re sitting down to enjoy a book with a hot cup of cocoa. As you take a sip, the cocoa fogs up your lenses. Sound familiar? Whether you’re cooking, opening the dishwasher, or heading outside, fogged-up lenses are annoying. And when you’re driving or walking in humid weather, fogged […]

    Continue Reading January 19, 2015

  • Glaucoma Awareness month

    January Is Glaucoma Awareness Month! Glaucoma is the second most common cause of blindness. January is glaucoma awareness month! Help us preserve people’s vision by spreading the prevention message this month! The term “glaucoma” refers to a group of disorders that damage the ocular nerve, leading to vision loss and blindness. Glaucoma is most commonly […]

    Continue Reading January 7, 2015

  • Use It. Don’t Lose it.

    If you participate in a Flexible Spending Account (FSA) through your employer’s “Cafeteria Plan” benefits program, time may be running out.  Some plans require the money you contributed to be spent by December 31, or you risk losing it.

    Continue Reading December 9, 2014

  • Welcome to the New Leawood Family Eye Care & Optical Boutique Website!

    We’re proud to announce the launch of our brand new website. The site was designed with you in mind and is chock-full of several useful features. It’s now easier than ever to make an appointment, download patient forms, view current specials and promotions, and learn about the many products and services we offer at our […]

    Continue Reading October 20, 2013