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Optometry

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.

About optometry

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.

We offer a variety of appointment types. Learn more or call 913-588-1227 to schedule now.

Our optometry services

Our optometrists provide a variety of eyecare services, including:

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:

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Our optometry specialists

Our eye care locations

  • The University of Kansas Hospital - Specialty Surgery
    1. Eye Care and Specialty Surgery
    • 7400 State Line Road
    • Suites 100, 208 and 212
    • Prairie Village, KS 66208
    • Mon 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Tues 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Wed 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Thur 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
    • Sat Closed -
    • Sun Closed -
    Office Contact:
  • Eye Center
    2. Medical Pavilion
    • Eye Center
    • 2000 Olathe Blvd., Miller Building, Suite 1011
    • Kansas City, KS 66160
    • Mon 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Tues 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Wed 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Thur 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Fri 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
    • Sat Closed -
    • Sun Closed -
    Office Contact:

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