Coronavirus (COVID-19) Statement

We continue to closely monitor the situation surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and are following the published recommendations of the CDC and the American Academy of Ophthalmology. We will continue to see our patients and treat any urgent/emergent needs.

With all of our offices open, the following protocols are in place:

1) We have greatly expanded measures to disinfect our office including cleaning between each patient appointment.

2) To limit any potential exposure, we ask you NOT to bring any non-essential person(s) with you to the appointment.

3) If someone must accompany you to your appointment, we ask that they do not enter the office, if at all possible.

4) If you have an upcoming appointment and identify with the following statements, please do not come directly to the office, but instead call us:

• Fever greater than 100.4

• Respiratory symptoms or difficulty breathing

• Exposed to someone with COVID-19 in the past 14 days

• Placed in self/hospital quarantine by medical doctor

 Your health and that of our staff is our guiding priority and we continue to update our protocol to ensure safety for everyone. If you have questions regarding these evolving protocols, please contact our office.


Daniel L. Feiler, M.D.


August 2019 - PRESENT:

  • Retina Associates, LLC
    Santa Fe Building
    9301 West 74th Street
    Suite 210
    Shawnee Mission, KS 66204
  • Retina Associates, LLC
    6201 College Boulevard
    Suite 200
    Overland Park, KS 66211
  • Retina Associates, LLC
    4100 North Mulberry Drive
    Suite 100
    Kansas City, MO 64116
  • Retina Associates, LLC
    6001 SW 6th Avenue
    Suite 300
    Topeka, KS 66615
  • Retina Associates, LLC
    3700 West 10th Street
    Suite 101
    Sedalia, MO 65301
  • Retina Associates, LLC
    100 NE Missouri Road
    Suite 203
    Lee's Summit, MO 64086


  • ​FELLOWSHIP: Medical/Surgical Retina - University of Iowa, Department of Ophthalmology and Visual Sciences
  • RESIDENCY: Ophthalmology - Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic
  • INTERNSHIP: Akron General Medical Center
  • MEDICAL SCHOOL: University of Rochester, School of Medicine and Dentistry
  • UNDERGRADUATE: State University of New York at Binghamton


  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • American Society of Retinal Specialists
  • Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology
  • Kansas City Society of Ophthalmology & Otolaryngology Journal Club
  • Kansas Medical Society
  • Kansas Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons
  • Missouri Society of Eye Physicians and Surgeons 


  • American Board of Ophthalmology 2018
  • Iowa Board of Medicine 2017 - Present
  • Missouri State Board of Healing Arts 2019 - Present
  • Kansas State Board of Healing Arts 2019 - Present


  • Researcher, Laboratory of Justis P. Ehlers, M.D., Cole Eye Institute, Cleveland Clinic Foundation, September, 2013
    Evaluate optical properties of prototype material to determine suitability for use in vitreoretinal surgical instruments during intraoperative spectral domain Optical Coherence Tomography.
  • Researcher, Laboratory of Steven Feldon, M.D., M.B.A., Flaum Eye Institute, University of Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry, October 2010 - June 2013
    Employ Adaptive Optics imaging to better characterize the microscopic structural and functional changes that occur in the retinal nerve fiber layer as a result of papilledema.
  • Researcher, Laboratory of Kane Pryor, M.D., Department of Anesthesiology, Weill Cornell Medical College, June 2010 - August 2010; December, 2007 - July, 2009
    Conduct fMRI and electroencephalographic research on the effects of intravenous anesthetics on memory and emotional systems in humans.  Coordinate clinical trials of Investigational New Drugs & Devices (IND) and department-funded studies.  Perform recruitment for participation in FDA, NIH, and pharmaceutical sponsored trials.  Demonstrated propofol's disruptive effect on memory consolidation.
  • Research Assistant, Evolution Laboratory of David Sloan Wilson, Ph.D., Department of Biology, State University of New York at Binghamton, September, 2005 - May, 2006
    Research into a series of Experiential Sampling Method surveys in an attempt to find evolutionary significance in the differences between Western and Asian cultures.
  • Research Assistant, Laboratory of Henry Pollack, M.D., Department of Pediatric Infectious Diseases, New York University Hospital, May, 2005 - July, 2005
    Research and assistance in the development of a new molecular-beacon assay for hepatitis B.  Participation in research involving hepatitis B awareness in the Asian community.
  • Research Assistant, Eye-tracking Laboratory of Albrecht Inhoff, Ph.D., Department of Psychology, State University of New York at Binghamton, September, 2004 - May, 2005
    Participation in the creation of experiments, development of hypotheses, testing subjects, analyzing data, and assistance in writing scientific reports.


  • Greenberg JP, Berlin P, Butler J, Feiler D, Mueller C, Tye A, Friedlander SM, Emerson GG, Ferrone PJ; Aflibercept Sterile Inflammation Research Group, Aflibercept-Related Sterile Intraocular Inflammation Outcomes.  Ophthalmology Retina, 2019 Apr 3(9);753-759
  • Feiler DL, Browne AW, Rachitskaya, AV, Taban M, Hayden BC, Sharma S, Sears SE; Indirect Cyclopexy for Repair of Cyclodialysis Clefts Retina 2018 Mar; 13
  • Feiler DL, Srivastava SK, Pichi F, Bena J, Lowder C; Reply to Correspondence, Retina 2018 Jan;38(1):e5-e6
  • Feiler DL, Srivastava SK, Pichi F, Bena,J, Lowder C; Reply to Correspondence, Retina 2017 Feb;37(2):e24-e25
  • Feiler DL, Srivastava SK, Pichi F, Bena J, Lowder C; Resolution of Non-Infectious Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema with Topical Difluprednate, Retina 2017 May;37(5):844-850
  • Ehlers, JP Srivastava SK, Feiler DL, Noonan AI, Rollins AM, Tao YK; Integrative Advances for OCT-Guided Ophthalmic Surgery and Intraoperative OCT: Microscope Integration, Surgical Instrumentation and Heads-Up Display Surgeon Feedback PloS one 2014; 9(8)


  • Feiler DL, Binkley EM, Critser DB, Han IC, Folk JC; Automated quantification of posterior Vitreous Inflammation Using Optical Coherence Tomography, Annual Ophthalmology Resident/Fellow Research Meeting 2018, Iowa City, IA
  • Feiler DL, Browne AW, Rachitskaya AV, Taba M, Sonnie C, Hayden BC, Sharma S, Sears SE; Indirect Cyclopexy for Repair of Cyclodialysis Clefts,  Annual Ophthalmology Research, Residents and Alumni Meeting 2017, Cleveland, OH
  • Feiler DL, Lowder C, Srivastava S; Resolution of Non-Infectious Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema with Topical Difluprednate, Annual Ophthalmology Research, Residents and Alumni Meeting 2016, Cleveland, OH
  • Feiler DL, Lowder, C, Srivastava S; Treatment of Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema with Topical Difluprednate, American Uveitis Society Spring Meeting 2015, Denver, CO
  • Feiler DL, Lowder C, Srivastava S; Treatment of Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema with Topical Difluprednate, Annual Ophthalmology Research, Residents and Alumni Meeting 2015, Cleveland, OH


  • Daniel L Feiler MD, Elaine M Binkley MD, Ian C Han MD, Douglas Brice Critser BS, James C Folk MD;  Automated Posterior Vitreous Inflammation Measurement using Optical Coherence Tomography. American Academy of Ophthalmology Annual Meeting, 2018; Vancouver, Canada.
  • Daniel L Feiler MD, Elaine M Binkley MD, Douglas Brice Critser BS, Ian C Han MD, James C Folk MD;  Automated Quantification of Posterior Vitreous Inflammation using Optical Coherence Tomography.  ARVO Annual Meeting, 2018; Honolulu, HI.
  • Daniel L Feiler MD, Careen Y Lowder MD, PhD, Kimberly M Baynes COA, Sunil K Srivastava MD;.  The Effect of Topical Difluprednate on Vascular Leakage in Non-Infectious Uveitis.  ARVO Annual Meeting, 2016; Seattle, WA.
  • Feiler D, Lowder C, Srivastava S; Topical Difluprednate for the Treatment of Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema.  The 13th Congress of the International Ocular Inflammation Society and the Foster Ocular Immunology Society, 2015; San Francisco, CA.
  • Feiler D, Lowder C;  Resolution of Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema With Topical Difluprednate.  ARVO Annual Meeting, 2015; Denver, CO.
  • Lowder C, Feiler D;  Treatment of Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema With Topical Difluprednate.  31st Pan-American Congress of Ophthalmology, 2015; Bogota, Colombia.
  • Daniel Feiler MD, Sunil K Srivastava, MD, Francesco Pichi MD, James Bena MS, Careen Y Lowder MD, PhD;  Resolution of Non-Infectious Uveitic Cystoid Macular Edema With Topical Difluprednate.  American Academy of Ophthalmology, 2015; Las Vegas, NV.
  • Feiler D, Noonan, AI, Ehlers, JP, Srivastava SK,  Rollins A, Tao YK;  Characterization of Optical Properties of Semitransparent Materials for the Development of Novel Intraoperative OCT-Compatible Ophthalmic Surgical Instruments. ARVO Annual Meeting, 2014.
  • Feiler DL, St. Clair RM, Sippel KC, Starr CE;  Pseudoexfoliation Syndrome is Associated With Deepening of the Anterior Chamber in Supine Position and Post-operative Hyperopic Shift.  ARVO Annual Meeting, 2013.
  • Pryor KO, Blackstock-Bernstein AS, Feiler D, Vortsman E, Root JC;  Administration of Propofol After Learning Improves Memory Performance in Human Subjects Via Loss of Competitive Consolidation: Evidence That Propofol Amnesia Occurs at the Induction of Consolidation.  Anesthesiology 2012; 117: BOC09 [Voted Best Abstract of Meeting]
  • Pryor KO, Mehta M, Blackstock-Bernstein AS, Feiler D, Veselis RA, Root JC.  The Conventional Assumptions of Blood-Oxygen-Level-Dependent (BOLD) analysis of fMRI Images are not Altered by Propofol: Evidence from Three Human Subject Study Designs.  Anesthesiology 2012; 117: A219.
  • Daniel Feiler BS, Meghana Mehta MS, Andrew Hudson MD, Kane Pryor MD.  Theta Phase at the Time of Encoding and the Time Domain Characteristics of Amnesia for Multiple Intravenous Anesthetic Drugs in Humans.  Rochester School of Medicine and Dentistry Medical Student Abstract Journal.  November 2010.  (Presented at Medical Student Poster Symposium, November 2010)
  • Manuel L Fontes MD, Leonard Girardi MD, Kathryn Koval BA, Daniel Feiler BS, Nikolaos Skubas MD;  Is Aortic Surgery With Circulatory Arrest Associated With Increased Bleeding in Post Aprotinin Era?  Anesthesiology 2009, 108: A1434.
  • J Samuels MD, D Feiler BS, P Dhar MD, A Darwich MD, R Slepian MD;  A Prospective, Randomized Comparison of Intubating Conditions with Airtraq Optical Laryngoscope, and Macintosh Laryngoscope in Randomly Selected Elective Adult Surgical Patients.  Weill Cornell Anesthesiology Research Expo.  October 2008.

A Vision to be the Best

As the largest group of Retina specialists in the Greater Kansas City, Topeka, Sedalia and surrounding areas we offer multiple professional offices to serve you.  Each of our offices are staffed and equipped to provide the highest level of health care service and access in a comfortable environment.

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Retina Associates, LLC

Retina Associates, LLC is an advanced medical practice devoted to the diagnosis and treatment of retinal, macular, and vitreous diseases. Together, our eye care physicians belong to various prestigious organizations: 

  • American Board of Ophthalmology
  • American Academy of Ophthalmology
  • Association for Research in Vision and Ophthalmology
  • American College of Surgeons
  • American Society of Retina Specialists

Our mission is to help every patient preserve or restore their sight through our advanced treatment options. To discuss your needs with one of our doctors, request an appointment online or call us at (913) 831-7400.

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