Tag: eye doctors

17
Jan

Quick Guide: Common Laser Eye Surgery Technologies

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.

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13
Sep

 “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 condition that will persist into

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3
Aug

LASIK Myths: Misconceptions About Laser Eye Surgery

Common LASIK Myths Although LASIK eye surgery has been around for years and has been performed on millions of patients, there are still some misconceptions due to misinformation. The following are the top “myths” about LASIK surgery, along with the reasons they are not true.   “LASIK CURES ALL EYE CONDITIONS” LASIK does not cure all of the possible eye

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17
Jul

Contacts vs. Glasses: Which is Best for You?

  Deciding whether you want to wear glasses or contacts is a personal decision. Of course, being comfortable is the most important aspect. Each choice has pros and cons and it’s up to you to decide which fits your lifestyle the best. Glasses Pros: You do not have to poke around your eye, which lessens the risk of infection. Dust

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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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9
Jun

Top 3 Life-Threatening Diseases a Routine Eye Exam Can Catch

An eye exam has the potential to save your life. That may sound dramatic, but it’s true. In this blog, Michigan Eye Institute’s doctors share which life-threatening conditions they can catch during a routine eye exam. High blood pressure. This condition damages blood vessels throughout the body, including in the eyes. During an exam, eye doctors notice changes to 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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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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