Monthly Archives: June, 2017

A Surgery to Correct Your Close-Up Vision

Most people have heard of LASIK vision correction and know that it’s a relatively simple 10-minute procedure that allows for qualified individuals to regain their 20/20 vision for far distances. Now, a procedure to correct close-up vision is gaining popularity. It’s called corneal inlay surgery. The best part? Michigan Eye Institute is officially offering the… read more

Fireworks Safety Month: Celebrating the Red, White, and Blue

June is Fireworks Safety Month, and that means the Fourth of July is rapidly approaching. Independence Day may be a few weeks away, but June abounds with sparklers, fountains, and Roman Candles. As beautiful as they can be, debris and the bright flash of fireworks present real dangers to the health of your eyes. When… read more

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Maintaining healthy eyes is crucial to independent and productive living, but cataracts can impede that. Left untreated, cataracts can lead to blurriness and eventually, a total loss of vision. When people hear “cataracts” they tend to think of older adults in retirement, but small protein clumps and cataract spots in vision can form as early… read more

Top 3 Life-Threatening Diseases a Routine Eye Exam Can Catch

An eye exam has the potential to save your life. That may sound dramatic, but it’s true. In this blog, Michigan Eye Institute’s doctors share which life-threatening conditions they can catch during a routine eye exam. High blood pressure. This condition damages blood vessels throughout the body, including in the eyes. During an exam, eye… read more