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National Glaucoma Awareness Month

01/18/2017

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease.

Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase.

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A message from Dr. Tad Baker

12/15/2016

I am writing to pass along some news regarding my practice and family. Due to a variety of factors, my family has made the difficult decision to relocate to Olathe, KS. My elderly parents still maintain a small farm outside of Topeka and are needing help given my mother's deteriorating Parkinson'...


Receive a Free Hat with Costa Sunglass Purchase

08/23/2016

Receive a Free hat with the purchase of any new pair of Costa Prescription Sunglasses. Hurry this offer ends Sept 12th!


Follow these tips to protect your eyes from the sun all year long!

07/14/2016

Sun damage to eyes can occur anytime during the year, not just in the summertime, so be sure to wear UV-blocking sunglasses and broad-brimmed hats whenever you're outside.• Don't be fooled by clouds: the sun's rays can pass through haze and thin clouds.• Never look directly at the sun. ...


Our offices will be closed on July 4th

06/30/2016

In observance of the holiday, our offices will be closed Monday, July 4th. We hope you and your family have a safe & happy holiday!


Welcome Dr. Matthew Boswell to our team!

06/15/2016

Lentz Eye Care is excited to announce the addition of Dr. Matthew Boswell.

Dr. Matthew T. Boswell was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas. He attended Kapaun Mt. Carmel High School and graduated in 2007. After high school, Dr. Boswell signed to play basketball at Emporia State University on an ...


Dominican Republic Mission Trip

05/16/2016

In January of 2016 Dr. Lentz left Wichita on a journey to Santiago, Dominican Republic. He was a member of a VOSH Team (Volunteer Optometric Service to Humanity), which included 5 optometrists, 3 optometric students and 5 members of the Kiwanis Club. This mission was hosted by an outr...


Children Sport Vision

05/06/2016

With school coming to an end And summer activities beginning Now's the time to have your child's vision checked!

Outdoor games and sports are an enjoyable and important part of most children's lives. Whether playing catch in the back yard or participating in team sports at school, vision plays a...


March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month

02/23/2016

March is Workplace Eye Health and Safety Month

Each day, more than 2,000 American workers suffer an eye injury, and nearly 1 million Americans have lost some of their sight due to an eye injury, according to Prevent Blindness America (PBA). These injuries have resulted in more than $300 mi...


February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month

02/02/2016

Macular Pigment Optical Density

Lentz Eyecare is one of the few practices in the Wichita area that offer this technology

Lentz Eyecare & Associates now utilize the next generation in macular pigment measurement - QuantifEye MPS. The QuantifEye MPS instrument is the most reliable and accurat...


Zeaxanthin

12/16/2015

Zea vision vitamins are grown & produced in the USA, unlike the majority of other vitamins manufacturing components come from countries like China

Through careful review of scientific studies we’ve discovered that certain food nutrients play an important role in preventing many c...


Optos-Scanning Laser Ophthalmoscope

12/16/2015

SAVE VISION SAVE LIVES!

Case 1

“There’s more to a child’s eye examination then checking for 20/20 vision”

Optomap of healthy Retina (photo left) compared to the defect of Doug Anderson’s son who lost vision in one eye because it was not diagnosed early (photo righ...


Living with the "Blues"

12/16/2015

Before the invention of artificial light we were at the mercy of the sun’s cycle to keep our own circadian rhythm. When the sun comes up the high energy blue light that’s emitted stops our pineal gland from producing melatonin which in turn allows us to be more alert during the day, t...

Macular Pigment Optical Density

12/16/2015

Lentz Eye Care & Associates now utilizes the next generation in macular pigment measurement – QuantifEye MPS. The QuantifEye MPS instrument is the most reliable and accurate device for measuring Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD). MPOD measurement allows Lentz Eye Care’s docto...


January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

12/16/2015

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an important time to spread the word about this sight-stealing disease.

Currently, more than 3 million people in the United States have glaucoma. The National Eye Institute projects this number will reach 4.2 million by 2030, a 58 percent increase.

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Heart Healthy Chili

10/30/2015

Try this classic Simple Cooking with Heart chili recipe that's good for your heart. It's ready in 30 minutes!

Ingredients

1 lb. 95% lean ground beef (or ground white meat chicken or turkey for a healthier option)

1 medium onion, chopped

1 medium green bell pepper, choppe...


Diabetic Eye Disease Month

10/30/2015

Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Diabetic eye disease has no warning signs. Finding and treating the disease early, before it causes vision loss or blindness, is the best way to control diabetic eye disease. If you have diabetes, make sure you get a dilated eye examination at least once a&nb...


Don’t Let Your Flex Spending Dollars Go To Waste

10/29/2015

Don’t Let Your Flex Spending Dollars Go To Waste

If you have a Flexible Spending Account (FSA), don’t wait until the end of the year to use your flex spending dollars. Now is the perfect time to look great and see your best.

A Flex Spending Account covers eye care and eye wear...


Your Child's Eyes

10/01/2015

A child needs many abilities to succeed in school. Good vision is a key. It has been estimated that as much as 80% of thelearning a child does occurs through his or her eyes. Reading, writing, chalkboard work, and using computers are among the visual tasks students perform daily. A child'...


Back-To-School Checklist

07/27/2015

When you check off items on your "Back-To-School" checklist, don't forget to make an eye exam appointment for your child.

Having great vision is critical for success in school. 80% of what a child learns in school comes from what they see. Your child's school vision screeni...