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  • Protect Your Child’s Eyesight By Encouraging Them To Play Outside

    Kids are spending increasing amounts of time on screens and less time outside playing. This is especially true with the pandemic upheaving our lives and forcing us to stay home for virtual learning or work from home. The consequences of screen time are not just limited to heightened obesity rates. Studies have shown that having […]

    Continue Reading June 10, 2022

  • Staff Spotlight! 😎🌟

    Jess, one of our wonderful Opticians, joined our team in September of 2018! Her favorite part about working at TGVS is being able to help patients pick out the perfect pair of frames! In her freetime she enjoys crafting and gardening. She has a four year old son and many pets – a dog, cat, […]

    Continue Reading June 9, 2022

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    Kate Spade and KLiiK Frame Lines Added!

    We have added Kate Spade and a new women’s petite frame line – KLiiK – to our collection! Optical related visits are required to be scheduled. Simply text or call us at (636)272-1444 to schedule an appointment and our glasses experts will help you pick out the perfect pair of frames. Kate Spade: KLiiK:  

    Continue Reading June 2, 2022

  • KMOV Interviews Dr. Ladd for Myopia Awareness Week!

    #MyopiaAwarenessWeek is in full swing! Look who stopped by today 👀 KMOV Channel 4 came to our practice today to film a segment for Good Morning St. Louis! Dr. Ladd will be discussing the importance of Myopia Management and how we can help children have clearer vision for life. Our partnership with Treehouse Eyes – the […]

    Continue Reading May 24, 2022

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    Myopia Awareness Week Starts Now!

    This week is #MyopiaAwarenessWeek! 🤓 The awareness event was created by The Brien Holden Vision Institute (BHVI) to bring attention to the increasing number of myopia cases in children. Myopia Awareness week is intended to draw attention to the importance of building awareness and education around myopia as a disease and how we are able […]

    Continue Reading May 23, 2022

  • Staff Spotlight! 😎🌟

    Meet Kristin Kristin has worked in many departments within the office, including time as a technician and patient services representative. Currently, she is one of our awesome contact lens coordinators! She started with us back in October of 2018. Her favorite part about working at TGVS is helping patients with their contact lenses and learning […]

    Continue Reading May 20, 2022

  • 3 Facts about Myopia and What You Can Do For Your Child

    Myopia, often referred to as nearsightedness, is an eye disease in which the eye elongates more than it should, causing light to be focused in front of the retina instead of on the retina’s surface. Essentially, your child’s eye is growing too long. Because the eye elongates and grows with the rest of the body, […]

    Continue Reading May 6, 2022

  • Covid-19 Safety Plan

    Download a copy here: COVID-19 SAFETY PLAN UPDATE Masks for patients and staff are optional. While we no longer require masks for entry, please be kind to those who choose to wear a mask. If you are uncomfortable not wearing a mask and would prefer our staff wear one while working with you, you can […]

    Continue Reading May 4, 2022

  • Staff Spotlight! 😎🌟

    Layne, one of our skilled Technicians, started working with us in March of 2021. His favorite part about working here at TGVS is getting to learn how our eyes work and using all of the comprehensive equipment we have to help treat patients! In his free time, he likes to go to the gym and […]

    Continue Reading April 29, 2022

  • Staff Spotlight! 😎🌟

    Kim, one of our wonderful Opticians, joined our team in October of 2020. She has been married for 2 years in September. Her beautiful little girl named Haven is now 6 months old! She has 2 dogs – a Siberian husky named Zeus and a yellow lab named Thor. One of her favorite hobbies is […]

    Continue Reading April 18, 2022