Category Archives: Events

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

August Is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

The American Academy Of Ophthalmology recognizes August as Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month. Children are at risk for many eye and vision problems, which often go undiagnosed. Some signs of concern in children could be: Disinterest in reading or viewing distant objects. Wandering or crossed eyes. Squinting or turning their heads in an unusual manner… 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

Be a Good Sport and Promote Eye Safety in April

April is Sports Eye Safety Month, an obscure observance that may easily fall off your radar – unless you’ve been affected by a serious sports-related eye injury. Each year, roughly 100,000 Americans are hurt by eye injuries related to sports, with the most frequent coming from basketball and baseball. In support of Sports Eye Safety… read more

Top 5 Things to Do in Michigan During Spring Break

5. Get Your Doctor Appointments Taken Care Of. I know this isn’t the most thrilling to-do, but what a great time to be practical and get your eye, dental, and general check-ups out the of the way before school starts back up. From childhood to adolescence, kids’ eyes develop and change quickly. Make sure you… read more