MEI Doctors

16
Apr

The Difference Between an Ophthalmologist and an Optometrist

Going to the “eye doctor” sounds simple enough, but when you’re dealing with something as complex as the human eye, choosing the right kind of doctor is important. The types of eye doctors you may be most familiar with are an ophthalmologist and an optometrist. The ophthalmologist is a medical doctor or MD. The ophthalmologist is licensed to practice medicine

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30
May

What Having 20/20 Vision Actually Means

You’ve probably seen a chart such as this before during a routine eye exam. In the US, they’re usually placed 20 feet away from your eyes and colored in standard black and white. There’s a popular disbelief that 20/20 vision is considered exceptional or above average. Surprisingly, that’s not the case. 20/20 vision is actually considered “normal” vision, meaning you

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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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13
May

Demand Rising for LASIK Eye Surgery

According to Persistence Market Research, the demand for LASIK treatment is expected to increase between the years 2016 – 2024 due to the large aging population in the US. Many individuals are benefiting from this effective procedure for vision correction, causing prescriptive lens use to decline for the first time ever. LASIK, an acronym for “laser-assisted in situ keratomileusis” (don’t

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25
Apr

5 Tips for Healthy Eyes

The sad truth is that after the age of 40, our eyesight begins deteriorating. While not all eye issues can be prevented, the eye doctors at Michigan Eye Institute have compiled a list of tips to follow that should keep your eyes healthy for longer. Don’t smoke This seems like common sense but you’d be surprised at how many people

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