Your eyes are an excellent barometer of your visual and general health. In fact, many illnesses have a surprising effect on the eyes. Paying attention to changes in your eyes and vision can help y ...View Article
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Low Vision Video
Low vision refers to vision impairment such as partial sight or legal blindness. Unfortunately, it is not correctable by surgery, medication, contacts or glasses. However, there are certain tools and strategies that help people with low vision maintain daily activities.
Click on the video above and visit our Patient Education tab to learn more about different eye conditions.
Low Vision Education
Defined by Liz Segre at All About Vision, “low vision” is a “significant visual impairment that can’t be corrected fully with glasses, contact lenses, medication or eye surgery.” If you’re vision is lower than 20/70 in your better eye, if you have significant visual field loss, or if you are legally or almost totally blind, you are considered to have low vision.
Dr Hawks started the practice by opening offices in both Overland Park and Gardner in 1974. After more than 40 years, our goal is still to provide professional service with compassion and integrity.
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Emergency Eye Care
We know that life doesn't stop when the office closes. That is why our optometrists are available on-call 24 hours a day for our current patients. Just call either office and follow the prompts to leave a message for the on-call doctor; and the doctor will call you back right away. If your emergency is life threatening, please call 911.