alarm-ringing ambulance angle2 archive arrow-down arrow-left arrow-right arrow-up at-sign baby baby2 bag binoculars book-open book2 bookmark2 bubble calendar-check calendar-empty camera2 cart chart-growth check chevron-down chevron-left chevron-right chevron-up circle-minus circle city clapboard-play clipboard-empty clipboard-text clock clock2 cloud-download cloud-windy cloud clubs cog cross crown cube youtube diamond4 diamonds drop-crossed drop2 earth ellipsis envelope-open envelope exclamation eye-dropper eye facebook file-empty fire flag2 flare foursquare gift glasses google graph hammer-wrench heart-pulse heart home instagram joystick lamp layers lifebuoy link linkedin list lock magic-wand map-marker map medal-empty menu microscope minus moon mustache-glasses paper-plane paperclip papers pen pencil pie-chart pinterest plus-circle plus power pushpin question rain reading receipt recycle reminder sad shield-check smartphone smile soccer spades speed-medium spotlights star-empty star-half star store sun-glasses sun tag telephone thumbs-down thumbs-up tree tumblr twitter user users wheelchair write yelp youtube

Eye Problems

Here are some common vision and eye problems.

Amblyopia (Lazy Eye)

This is not really a lazy “eye”.  It’s a poor connection with the eye and the brain.  We love to treat this problem, because the success rate is so high!

There are only 2 major reasons you have Amblyopia.

crossed or floating eye

unequal prescription from one side to the other

ONLY an eye doctor can diagnose and treat this.  A pediatrician or family physician can not find this with a routine well child check in their office!


An inflammation of the eyelid and eyelashes. It is common and treatable.  Left alone, it can lead to more serious problems, including dry eye.


A clouding INSIDE the eye, that usually occurs with age.  Always treatable with surgery.  We use the best surgeons to remove cataracts.

Computer Vision Syndrome

Computer Vision Syndrome is characterized by neck pain, blurry vision, stiff shoulders, headache and watery eyes when working in front of a computer screen. These come from poor posture, dry eyes, eye teaming problems and poorly corrected vision.

Since computer monitors are typically 20 to 26 inches from your eyes, your regular glasses may not be the best for computer work. This distance is closer than what you use to drive a car but farther away than what you use to read. Special glasses can be used to help for the screen and the work area like the top of your desk.

Dry Eye Syndrome

This is a serious and growing problem.  We are SPECIALISTS in treating dry eye.  We offer at least a DOZEN different treatments for this disorder, and we manage it successfully in the vast majority of our patients.

What to look for:

Dry, scratchy eye,  watering, itching, extra “matter” in the morning.  Styes, redness, and blurred vision can also occur

If you are using drops to treat your dry eye, you need a more thorough diagnosis.  Let us help!


We treat more strabismus than any optometry practice in Kansas.  We use all the available tools for curing and managing it.  Call us now for help!

For more information please schedule an appointment with your eye care provider, and we will be in touch with you shortly.