Lentz Eye Care

Our optometrist have been providing comprehensive eye care for the entire family for over 40 years in Wichita, KS and Newton.

Our mission, and most important goal, is to work individually with each and every patient to provide eye health care tailored to meet their specific needs. We accomplish this goal through the use of state-of-the-art technology for the early detection of eye problems as well as the most up-to-date technology in eyeglasses and contact lenses. Appropriate recommendations, based on our over 50 years of experience are made in a relaxed and friendly environment. We appreciate your trust in allowing us to care for one of your most precious gifts...your gift of sight.

May is First Responders & Police Appreciation Month at Lentz Eye Care! We honor all Firefighters, Law Enforcement, and EMT with $100 savings! THANK YOU for all you do to protect and serve our community. Offer includes testing and credit towards your purchase at Lentz Eye Care. Schedule a time to visit one of our three locations!


Our new West location at 3333 North Ridge Road is now open! Schedule an appointment today!

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Three Convenient Locations

East Wichita
(316) 634-2020
1223 North Rock Rd., Building C
Wichita, KS 67206

West Wichita
(316) 201-4600
3333 North Ridge Rd.
Wichita, KS 67205

Newton
(316) 283-7453
120 West 6th, Suite 185
Newton, KS 67114



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    Somewhere around the age of 40, most people’s eyes lose the ability to focus on close-up objects. This condition is called presbyopia. You may start holding reading material farther away, because it is blurry up close. Reading suddenly gives you eyestrain. You might wonder when manufacturers started ...

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    Myopia, or nearsightedness, means that your eyes can see close objects clearly but struggle to see things in the distance. Nearly 30 percent of Americans are nearsighted. This condition usually develops in children and teenagers, up to about the age of 20. A teacher or parent might notice a child squinting ...

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    Diabetes is a condition that involves high blood sugar (glucose) levels. This can affect many parts of the body, including the eyes. One of the most common diabetic eye diseases is diabetic retinopathy, which is also a leading cause of blindness in American adults. Diabetic Retinopathy Diabetic retinopathy ...

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