Posted by & filed under Contact Lenses, News.

Kari Burchett, OD

August 20, 2018

The American Chemical Society has recently published research regarding microplastic contamination in our waterways and how improper contact lens disposal is contributing to such contamination. Approximately 45 million Americans wear contact lenses, and according to research, about 20% may be flushing their contact lens down the toilet or washing them down the sink rather than disposing of them in the trash. Lenses in the waterways do not biodegrade easily at the wastewater treatment facility and can defragment and make their way into surface water. Read more »

Posted by & filed under News.

August 7, 2018

Kathy has worked for Eyecare Associates for 21 years! She is the billing/insurance specialist with lots of knowledge and experience in this area.  Kathy is a valuable member of our staff’s team and is a role model for the rest of the staff. She is originally from Pleasant Hill, Mo and now lives on a farm outside of Ottawa. In her free time, Kathy enjoys reading, gardening and relaxing at the lake