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Contact Lens Health Week

  August 21-25 marks the fourth annual Contact Lens Health Week. The main goal of this week is to increase public awareness and promote the healthy wearing and care of contact lenses. For 2017, the theme is “healthy habits mean healthy eyes” with a focus on children starting healthy eye care habits early. Because August is… read more

Solar Eclipse 2017

The 2017 Solar Eclipse will definitely be a sight to see. Michigan Eye Institute doctors never recommend looking directly at the sun. However, used properly, solar filter sunglasses may allow for safe viewing of the eclipse. Watching a solar eclipse is a memorable experience. However, the American Academy of Ophthalmology states that looking directly at the… read more

Children’s Vision Care

Children’s eye exams are essential because vision is a crucial part of how they begin to learn and develop. Statistics show that on average, one out of four school-age children have a vision impairment. Most children should have their first comprehensive eye exam before they enter first grade (usually around five or six years old)…. read more

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… 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

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… read more