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IEC Optometrists Attend Annual Eye Care Congress

IEC Optometrists attend Annual Eye Care Congress.
IEC Optometrists from left to right: Dr. Kelly Sharpe, Dr. Austin Krohn, Dr. Mindy Blackford, and Dr. Timothy Leahy.

Four International Eyecare Center optometrists attended the 56th Annual Heart of America Eye Care Congress on February 10-12, 2017. Dr. Mindy Blackford of Kirksville, Missouri; Dr. Austin Krohn of Quincy, Illinois; Dr. Timothy Leahy of Pittsfield, Illinois; and Dr. Kelly Sharpe of Kirksville and Memphis, Missouri attended the conference held at the Sheraton Crown Center in Kansas City, Missouri.

“I attended lectures on how systemic diseases can present in the front of the eye, as well as a lecture on the best techniques for diagnosing and treating strabismus – wandering or crossed eyes,” said Dr. Kelly Sharpe. The doctors attended presentations on a range of topics including the diagnosis and treatment of diseases and how to utilize new technology.

For over 35 years, International Eyecare Center has offered the latest innovations in eye care in order to better serve each patient. Attending conferences, such as the Annual Eye Care Congress, allows the doctors to bring that knowledge back to benefit their patients and communities.

According to Dr. Austin Krohn, “attending conferences helps keep us up to date on the latest advances in systemic and ocular health, in addition to overall vision.”

International Eyecare Center has 13 offices across Illinois, Iowa, and Missouri and was founded in 1981 in Quincy, IL. IEC offers the latest in eye healthcare, contact lens innovations, fashion eyewear, and comprehensive eye exams for the entire family. Request an appointment by calling toll-free at (877)457-6485 or clicking here.