About Cavanaugh Eye Center

Cavanaugh Eye Center Mission

Cavanaugh Eye Center changes lives by utilizing our education, skills, and technology to provide clear, natural vision. Dr. Timothy B. Cavanaugh, Dr. Jared M. Jaynes, and our dedicated and compassionate team of expert technicians and staff take great pride in providing personalized, top-notch care for every person who walks through our door. Each day, we are grateful for the opportunity to help people achieve the priceless gift of sight.

An Exceptional Standard of Excellence in Laser Eye Surgery

We are committed to offering the best eye care and treatments that modern medicine can provide. From state-of-the-art LASIK and lens implant technologies to the most advanced corneal procedures and cataract treatments, Dr. Cavanaugh and Dr. Jaynes have dedicated their professional lives to leadership in their field. 

Dr. Timothy Cavanaugh

Dr Cavanaugh PortraitDr. Cavanaugh is fellowship-trained, achieving the highest level in ophthalmology education and experience. He has played a significant role in the development of life-changing technologies such as LASIK, multifocal intraocular lens implants (IOLs) and implantable contact lenses (ICLs). 

Dr. Cavanaugh is considered among his peers to be a leading expert in refractive surgery, corneal surgery, cataract surgery, and the treatment of keratoconus and other eye diseases. He is consistently called upon to teach and lead lectures at national refractive surgery conferences, and has also authored multiple textbook chapters and scientific articles. His goal is to utilize his knowledge and experience to provide patients with the best visual outcomes and results.

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Dr. Jared Jaynes

Dr Jaynes PortraitDr. Jaynes excelled in his educational program while earning his Doctor of Optometry degree from Southern California College of Optometry. During residency, he dedicated his training to life-changing specialty areas, such as treatment of irregular corneas, contact lens technologies, keratoconus, dry eye, and other conditions that not only affect vision, but affect the quality of life for so many people.

Today, in addition to his important work at Cavanaugh Eye Center, Dr. Jaynes lectures on important topics in eye care to his peers in the Kansas City area. He has served with multiple associations and boards, and strives each day to provide only the highest level of care for patients in the Kansas City region.

Read more about Dr. Jared Jaynes here.

More than Top-of-the-Line LASIK

Hard work, continued education, and reputation for excellent surgical results have made Cavanaugh Eye Center Kansas City’s premier anterior segment surgical practice, and a national leader in LASIK, cataract, and corneal surgery.

Superb medical care is only half of the equation. From the moment our patients walk through our door, our team at Cavanaugh Eye Center makes each person feel valued and appreciated. 

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Our vision solutions are tailored to the needs of each individual eye. We discourage eye treatments that will not truly be of benefit to your long-term vision goals. We invest in the time, expertise, and diagnostic technology to properly assess the ocular healthcare needs of every patient.

Excellence is not only our goal; it’s our expectation. 

See how we can make a difference! Contact Cavanaugh Eye Center today!

“I believe you can never stop learning. I still get excited about new technology and techniques. My staff is handpicked to reflect that philosophy.” ~ Dr. Timothy Cavanaugh