Tag Archives: MI eye doctors

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… read more

Foods that are Healthy for the Eyes: Good Choices Could Mean Better Vision

When we choose to eat healthy, we do so with the hopes of keeping our bodies healthy and in shape. But do we ever think about dining for our eyesight? Probably not, but fear not – incorporating foods that are healthy for the eyes into our diet can’t get any easier than this. (And yes,… read more

Amazing Anatomy: Parts of the Eye Defined

The human eye is nothing short of amazing. It seems that we often take our vision for granted – until complications arise and we realize just how valuable our eyesight really is. Understanding the parts of the eye and how different components work together to achieve vision may just make you see things in a… read more

MEI Trunk Shows and Why You Should Attend

Designer sunglasses. Major eyewear discounts. Friendly Michigan Eye Institute staff. These are all reasons why, if you’re in the marketing for a new pair of shades, you should attend our next Designer Sunglasses Trunk Show event. Always located at one of our many southeast Michigan offices – Flint, Fenton, Lapeer, Grand Blanc, or Oxford –… read more

National Book Month: How Reading Affects Your Eyes

You’re enthralled within the pages of a good book, have been for hours. The pages begin to blur and you know you should get back to reality. Our eyes are not immune to exhaustion, and today, books come in various formats. Kindle and other mobile-formatted books revolutionized the way we consume our knowledge, but now… read more