Eye conditions like glaucoma, cataracts, and diabetic retinopathy have no symptoms in early stages, so a regular eye exam is crucial to stopping these diseases in their tracks.
Allergies, itchy and dry eyes, and issues stemming from poor hygiene like eye infections often go ignored and untreated when compared to everyday needs like finding food and shelter.
Eye exams frequently aid in identifying other underlying medical problems like diabetes, hypertension, high cholesterol, thyroid disease, and cancer.
Corrective eyeglasses help our patients can see clearly every day and safely navigate their environment without any blurry or distorted vision.
“I have volunteered with KCFEC since my first year of medical school. I love helping improve the patient’s quality of life by getting them glasses for their vision.”