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Tag: michigan eye institute

14
Mar

Benefits of Polycarbonate Glasses in Michigan

Why Michigan Residents Choose Polycarbonate Vs Glass/Plastic For Lenses Nowadays, choosing a pair of eyeglasses is about more than just style. You also need to consider the material your lenses are made from. Lens material is normally glass, plastic, or polycarbonate. Here’s what you need to know about polycarbonate glasses and the benefits of polycarbonate lenses for eyeglasses. What Are

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7
Mar

3 Tips To Make Wearing Glasses Cool in Michigan

Fear of Wearing Glasses: Tips for Michigan Parents   Finding out a child needs glasses can be overwhelming and surprising for both parents and children. With 75% of American adults wearing some sort of corrective lenses, many children need assistance as well. Following the steps below can help parents ease a child’s fears about wearing glasses and ensure a positive

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13
Oct

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 we spend more time staring

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6
Oct

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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25
Sep

Dry Eyes, Allergies, and Meibomian Gland Dysfunction

Fall is rapidly approaching… and some days it has felt as if it’s already here! With a new season around the corner, the leaves will be changing colors and falling. For many people, autumn can cause an increase in allergy symptoms, including dry eyes and irritation. At the Michigan Eye Institute, our eye doctors help keep your eyes healthy in every

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18
Sep

Sports Eye Injury Month

Football season has kicked off, and that means a greater risk for an eye injury. From baseball to basketball and every sport in between, athletes have many things to protect, but one of the easiest measures of injury prevention is ensuring the safety of your eyes. Let our eye doctors at the Michigan Eye Institute help keep your eyes safe

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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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6
Sep

Use These 6 Tips To Improve Eyesight Naturally in Michigan

Can You Improve Vision Naturally? We all get older, and as we do, our bodies change. Your metabolism isn’t what it once was and your eyes can’t see like they used to. It may start out small with squinting to read words on paper. But soon enough it becomes impossible to read or drive without glasses. As we age, it

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22
Aug

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 also Children’s Eye Health and

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14
Aug

Eye Tips for Staring at a Screen All Day

A lot of us spend time looking at digital screens (phone, computer, etc.) most of the day, which can cause your eyes to be strained. It can even cause some people to develop chronic headaches or nausea. Here are some eye tips the MEI doctors compiled to help you take care of your vision and prevent eye fatigue: Exercise your

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