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Independence Family Eye Care

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16637 E 23rd St S
Independence, MO 64055
Phone: 816-461-6880
Fax: 816-836-5644

Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00am5:00pm
Tuesday10:00am6:30pm
Wednesday10:00am5:00pm
Thursday9:00am5:00pm
Friday9:00am5:00pm
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed
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At Independence Family Eye Care, we strive to provide comprehensive, primary eye care for the whole family. Preventative and routine eye exams are important to maintaining good eye health. Often, eye and vision problems do not have obvious symptoms or signs, but are easily diagnosed by a licensed optometrist. By diagnosing eye and vision conditions early on, our optometrist is able provide treatment options and in many cases restore or prevent vision loss. The American Optometric Association recommends yearly or bi-yearly eye and vision exams, depending on whether you are at-risk or not.

Eye Exam and Consultation

During an eye exam, Dr. Marcia Bray will ask you questions about any symptoms or issues you are experiencing, medications your are currently taking, any blurry vision, your work environment, and your overall health. Family history and previous eye or vision conditions will also be discussed during this part of the examination. Dr. Bray will consider this information when determining any treatments or recommendations.

Vision Testing

Regular vision testing and evaluations ensure that you always have the clearest vision possible. Our Independence optometrist provides regular vision acuity test as part of a comprehensive eye exam. Dr. Bray will measure how each eye is seeing by using a wall eye chart and a reading eye chart. The results of these tests are portrayed as a fraction, with 20/20 being the standard for normal distance and reading vision. Depending on the results of your vision test, Dr. Bray may prescribe corrective glasses, contacts, or eye exercises.

Eye Function Testing

In addition to vision testing, an eye exam in our Independence office includes testing eye functionality. Our optometrist performs several tests to evaluate depth perception, color vision, eye muscle capabilities, peripheral vision, and responsiveness to light. Several other simple tests are completed to determine whether the eyes are focusing, moving, and working together properly. The test results enable Dr. Bray to diagnose any underlying conditions that may be impairing the eyes ability to focus or work together.

Eye Health

As part of a comprehensive eye exam, our Independence optometrist examines the overall health of the eye through a visual examination and tonometry. Dr. Bray evaluates eye health by visually inspecting the eye and eyelids using magnification and a bright light. To examine the internal structures of the eye, we may dilate the pupils. Increased eye pressure may be an indicator of glaucoma, so we utilize tonometry to measure eye pressure. After completing these short tests, Dr. Bray reviews the results and discusses an treatments with you. Contact us at 816-461-6880 today to schedule a comprehensive eye exam.

Holiday Contest

Stop in our optical department and enter to win a pair of polarized sun glasses!No purchase necessary!Contest runs through December 11, 2017.Still have flex money to use? Prescription sunglasses, contact lenses and second pairs of glasses can be used towards your flex spending account.

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Services We strive to provide complete care for our patients. Learn more about all the services we provide.
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Office Hours

DayMorningAfternoon
Monday9:00am5:00pm
Tuesday10:00am6:30pm
Wednesday10:00am5:00pm
Thursday9:00am5:00pm
Friday9:00am5:00pm
SaturdayClosedClosed
SundayClosedClosed
Day Morning Afternoon
Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
9:00am 10:00am 10:00am 9:00am 9:00am Closed Closed
5:00pm 6:30pm 5:00pm 5:00pm 5:00pm Closed Closed

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  • 816-461-6880
  • 16637 E 23rd St S Independence, MO 64055
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