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Cataracts are part of the natural aging process. Everyone gets them to one degree or another if they live long enough. Cataracts, as they progress, create increasing difficulty with the normal activities of living. The symptoms vary from one person to another. Some people have more difficulty with their distance vision, some with reading. People may report difficulty with glare, or foggy, blurry, or hazy vision.

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Dr. Kevin Stieb and his wife Ashley recently moved to the McAlester area and joined the Kennedy Eyecare team. Dr. Stieb is a native of Southwest Oklahoma. He attended Elgin High School where he was actively involved in Marching Band, Academic Team, and Student Council. Dr. Stieb attended Cameron University in Lawton, Oklahoma where he received his degree in Biological Sciences and was Student Body President. He was involved in Oklahoma Intercollegiate Legislature and received honors for Best Freshman in the Senate as well as Best Legislation. He was also involved in many university committees during his time at Cameron. During the summers, Dr. Stieb participated in research to find potential treatments for macular degeneration and retinoblastoma (a cancer that can occur in the eye). Dr. Stieb also served as Greek Council President at Cameron University through his membership in Sigma Tau Gamma Fraternity. He graduated from Cameron University with the distinction of Magna Cum Laude in 2014.
After completing his Biology Degree, Dr. Stieb became a Special Education Science Teacher at Lawton High School where he was given the opportunity to assist in the education of students with mild learning disabilities.
Dr. Stieb then attended Northeastern State University for his Doctorate in Optometry. Because of his dedication to helping others and being involved in various volunteer roles and student activities, Dr. Stieb received special recognition during his doctoral education. These special recognitions include “The Leadership Award” and “Outstanding Fourth Year Student.” Throughout optometry school Dr. Stieb was involved in various leadership roles including holding the positions of Practice Management Club President, American Optometric Association Student Delegate, American Academy of Optometry Liaison, Association of Schools and Colleges in Optometry Liaison, and was an active member of the Lions Club of Tahlequah. During Optometry school, Dr. Stieb volunteered for the Special Olympics Opening Eyes Program and considers assisting those with special needs to be a passion of his. Dr. Stieb graduated from Northeastern University Oklahoma College of Optometry in 2019 with the distinction of Summa Cum Laude.
Outside of Optometry, Dr. Stieb’s interests include football, technology, movies, reading, video games, and being involved in the community. Dr. Stieb is dedicated to volunteering and becoming part of the community. He hopes to be as involved in McAlester as his previous homes. Mrs. Stieb is finishing her degree in Business at Northeastern State University. Her hobbies include photography, cooking, reading, and helping plan events.
Dr. Kennedy and his team at Kennedy Eyecare are so excited about the addition of Dr. Stieb and his wife to the office and to our community. “Dr. Stieb is going to do great things here” -Dr. Kennedy.

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