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Corneal Abrasion: How to Treat a Scratched Eye

A corneal abrasion, or scratched eye, is one of the most common conditions that bring people to the eye doctor. The problem is that it can happen anywhere, at any time. Although usually the symptoms aren’t severe, it’s important to take precautions to avoid making it worse. What is a Corneal Abrasion? A corneal abrasion… read more

Types of Cataracts: What They Are and What Causes Them

Cataracts are among the most common types of vision problems, but most people don’t know that there are several different types of cataracts. If you have been told that you have cataracts or are concerned that you do, following are a few things you might want to know. What are Cataracts? A cataract occurs when… read more

How Blue Light Affects Your Eyes: Is It as Bad as They Say?

“Don’t sit so close to the TV. You’ll go blind.” How much truth is there to that? We went from believing the statement when we were children, to deciding it’s complete nonsense, to going back to the possibility that it makes sense …. sort of. A television screen, computer screen, or phone most likely won’t… read more

Am I Color Blind? The Basic Facts About Color Blindness

Most of us have heard of color blindness. Maybe we even know someone who is color blind. But how much do we really know about this condition? What does it mean to be color blind? Who is most affected by color blindness? Is it treatable? Are there any cures? Read on for some quick facts… read more

How People Perceive Color: Is Blue Always Blue?

Quick! What color is the sky? Did you say blue? Cyan? How about azure? Or cerulean? If you’re second guessing yourself, don’t worry; it’s a trick question. Depending on your eyes, any of those answers could be correct.   As stated by the American Academy of Ophthalmology, when light hits an object, the object absorbs… read more

Looking Good! … Tips on How to Choose the Right Sunglasses

Whether you’re hitting the beach in July or the slopes in January, protecting your eyes from the sun is important all year round. Read on to learn how to choose the right sunglasses to suit your hobbies, your needs, and your personal style.   How to Choose the Right Sunglasses for You You can find… read more

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… read more

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… 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