Your baby is a wonder. She is learning and growing every day right before your eyes. While you love to watch everything she does, have you ever stopped to think about how you look to her? Depending on exactly how old a child is, that answer might differ. Over the course of the first year of babies’ lives, vision is
Failing eyesight is one of the most frightening aspects of the aging process. Fearing that they will lose their independence, seniors often do not tell their loved ones, medical providers, or caregivers that they are experiencing vision problems. Recognizing some of the warning signs is the first step in helping a family member deal with vision loss or poor vision.
For those of you who think you know your eyes pretty well, how many times did you blink while reading this question? Go ahead and read it again if you need to. We’ll wait. … OK, we’ll give you an easier one. What are your tears made of? You’re not sure about that one either? Well, no worries. You’ll see
Getting surgery is a serious decision to make. Moreover, knowing how to talk to your doctor about it is essential when it comes to your physical well-being. Use this refractive cataract surgery FAQ not only as a resource but as a guide for broaching this important conversation with your eye doctor. 1. What is a cataract? A cataract is an
Winter comes with its complications and ailments, but what many people fail to realize is that wintry weather affects your eyes too. The frigid cold and drifts of snow are the biggest culprits when it comes to damaging your eyes, and certain precautions must be taken to avoid any potentially long-term complications. Continue reading to learn about some of the
At Michigan Eye Institute, we are committed to offering you the best optometric treatment and options. Our team of expert surgeons has conducted numerous successful laser vision correction surgeries backed by the most advanced, state-of-the-art laser eye surgery technologies available. Interested patients need to set up a pre-operative consultation and examination with one of our eye doctors in Genesee County.
Itching, burning eyes are commonly associated with seasonal allergies, illnesses, and minor injuries. But there’s one more cause of dry eye that many people do not know: menopause. Post-menopausal dry eye can be very frustrating because it’s a persistent problem. Women may attempt to simply live with the symptoms without realizing that there’s help. Research and Facts About Post-Menopausal Dry
To the unknowing person, a contact lens prescription looks incredibly complex with various numbers and abbreviations. Even a regular eyeglass prescription can be overwhelming, and these prescriptions typically only include sphere, cylinder, axis, prism, and base. These together measure things like lens power, astigmatism, and eye alignment. Contact prescriptions usually include more information to ensure that the contact comfortably fits
“Is the image blacker and sharper on number one … or number two; one … or two; one … or two?” Fifteen minutes of grilling have passed, and you have walked out of your eye doctor’s office with a prescription for eyeglasses. It is certainly more legible, in most cases, than whatever it is that a physician scribbles on their
Exercise & Eye Health It seems like exercise can do almost anything, from helping to focus your mind, to weight loss, and even reducing your chances of getting certain cancers. But has anyone told you that exercise can protect your vision? In the past decade, health studies have indicated that there is no shortage in what exercise can do to