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7
Jul

Protecting Your Eyes from Harmful UV Rays

It’s no surprise that extended exposure to the sun’s UV rays has been linked to eye diseases such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and other illnesses that cause vision loss. Protecting your eyes from these harmful rays should be a priority for adults and children alike. This UV Index devised by the Environmental Protection Agency and National Weather Service provides a

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30
Jun

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 Raindrop Near Vision Inlay procedure.

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26
Jun

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 it comes to fireworks, the

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22
May

MEI’s Designer Sunglasses Trunk Show

One of our favorite activities during the year is hosting Designer Sunglasses Trunk Shows within the community. These shows give us a chance to interact with the public, see old faces again, and fit many people into their perfect pair of shades. On May 10, we hosted our latest event at our Fenton office, offering attendees various discounts and on-site

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19
May

Optomap: A Revolutionary Product that Needs to be Part of your Eye Exam

For many, the eyes are one of the most important sensory organs to have. Good vision not only allows us to enjoy the beauty of the world, but it also allows us to live independently and efficiently. That’s why protecting their overall health is so important. So with that in mind, let us tell you a little bit about a

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19
Apr

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 Month this April, Michigan Eye

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10
Mar

Revolutionary Near-Vision Corrective Surgery Replaces Reading Glasses

The constant on-off routine with reading glasses can hinder your day-to-day activities. You know what we mean; you receive a text message and on the go, then you take them off to resume your work but replace them to read notes jotted on your notepad, only to take them off again immediately afterward.  This process can get tiring. That’s why

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