Just like in protecting your skin, during the summer months you also need to protect your eyes. As you may not be aware, persistent UV exposure to the eyes can lead to various eye diseases including vision loss, cataracts and sometimes cancers. So please, when you are outside, make sure you are protecting your eyes with sunglasses or even hats. This is especially important in children as well as the elderly. If you are experiencing any new vision changes, please visit any one of our Shawnee Mission Primary Care locations or book a reservation with Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care by going to CentraCareKC.com.
Centra Care Shawnee Mission Urgent Care is located at 91st and Quivira in Lenexa and 135th and Grandview in Overland Park. Make a no-wait reservation online at CentraCareKC.com. For more information about Shawnee Mission Primary Care’s seven Johnson County locations, visit ShawneeMission.org/primarycare or call the ASK-A-NURSE Resource Center, 24/7, at 913-676-7777.
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Anthony Healy, MD, is a Family Medicine doctor at Shawnee Mission Primary Care – Shawnee Mission Medical Building. Catch more What’s Going Around with Dr. Healy each week on Mix 93.3 and KC 102.1.