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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. What is an Ophthalmologist? The ophthalmologist is a medical doctor or MD. The ophthalmologist is

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Home Eye Safety Awareness Month

Our eyes are one of the most important, and vulnerable, organs. Of all the ways we keep ourselves safe, wearing the proper protection at work cannot be forgotten. Physical labor occupations (such as railroad, steelwork, or construction) are often a focus, but sports and activities at home are also high injury areas. Home projects are especially dangerous because we feel

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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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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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