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Diabetic Eye Disease Month

Individuals with diabetes have a higher risk of developing serious eye conditions that can really impact their vision. The month of November is dedicated to spreading awareness of those issues, so the doctors here at Michigan Eye Institute have prepared a list of facts that may help diabetics maintain healthy long term eyecare. Diabetic eye… read more

MEI Trunk Shows and Why You Should Attend

Designer sunglasses. Major eyewear discounts. Friendly Michigan Eye Institute staff. These are all reasons why, if you’re in the marketing for a new pair of shades, you should attend our next Designer Sunglasses Trunk Show event. Always located at one of our many southeast Michigan offices – Flint, Fenton, Lapeer, Grand Blanc, or Oxford –… read more

National Book Month: How Reading Affects Your Eyes

You’re enthralled within the pages of a good book, have been for hours. The pages begin to blur and you know you should get back to reality. Our eyes are not immune to exhaustion, and today, books come in various formats. Kindle and other mobile-formatted books revolutionized the way we consume our knowledge, but now… read more

Home Eye Safety Awareness Month

Our eyes are one of the most important, and vulnerable, organs. Of all the ways we keep ourselves safe, wearing the proper protection at work cannot be forgotten. Physical labor occupations (such as railroad, steelwork, or construction) are often a focus, but sports and activities at home are also high injury areas. Home projects are… read more

Dry Eyes, Allergies, and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Fall is rapidly approaching… and some days it has felt as if it’s already here! With a new season around the corner, the leaves will be changing colors and falling. For many people, autumn can cause an increase in allergy symptoms, including dry eyes and irritation. At the Michigan Eye Institute, our eye doctors help keep… read more

Sports Eye Injury Month

Football season has kicked off, and that means a greater risk for an eye injury. From baseball to basketball and every sport in between, athletes have many things to protect, but one of the easiest measures of injury prevention is ensuring the safety of your eyes. Let our eye doctors at the Michigan Eye Institute… read more

 “Lazy Eye” Red Flags and Treatment

You have probably heard of the “lazy eye” condition or have known of someone who has had it, as its one of the most common visual impairments among children. “Lazy eye,” or amblyopia, affects approximately 3 out of every 100 children. Parents know by now to treat it immediately, but when left ignored, it’s a… read more

Top 6 Tips on Maintaining Sharp Eyesight

First, you’ll notice letters slightly blending into each other as you’re trying to read the paper. Thankfully after a few seconds, your eyes adjust and reading becomes easier. Then, that problem slowly turns into holding the paper a little farther away because the words appear a little clearer at a distance. And before you know… read more

Contact Lens Health Week

  August 21-25 marks the fourth annual Contact Lens Health Week. The main goal of this week is to increase public awareness and promote the healthy wearing and care of contact lenses. For 2017, the theme is “healthy habits mean healthy eyes” with a focus on children starting healthy eye care habits early. Because August is… read more

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