The University of Kansas Health System offers comprehensive care for people with complex eye conditions. As a national leader in eye and vision health for more than 100 years, we provide routine vision exams, leading-edge surgical procedures and optometry services.
When you choose The University of Kansas Health System for optometry care, you'll benefit from access to the latest, most advanced optometry practices. You'll also enjoy 2 convenient practice locations, as well as 2 optometry shops on site.
Our comprehensive eye center includes eye doctors in multiple subspecialty areas. This means that you can be evaluated and treated for multiple eye issues in one compassionate setting.
An optometrist is someone who provides primary care for eye disorders. Optometrists can help you with vision problems and prescribe glasses or contacts. They can also perform tests to diagnose more serious problems and refer you to an ophthalmologist for issues that require complex medical or surgical help.
Our optometry services
Our optometrists provide a variety of eyecare services, including:
- Eye exams
- Vision tests
- Vision therapy
They also prescribe eyeglasses and contact lenses, treat eye infections and monitor medical conditions that can affect the eyes, such as diabetes. They work closely with our specialty-trained opticians to fit you for glasses or contacts after your eye exam, including specialty lenses like the scleral lens. In addition, our optometrists collaborate with ophthalmologists to provide outpatient surgical treatment for people with: