Patient Education

Why Specks in Your Vision Are Usually Harmless

What Are Specs In Your Vision? Floaters are spots that appear in your vision. They can look like strings, specks, hairs, cobwebs, or squiggles, and they often dart away when you try to look at them directly. Most of the…

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Don’t Be Blinded By the Light On Solar Eclipse Day

On August 21, a good swath of the United States will get the rare chance to view a total solar eclipse. In Michigan, we’ll be outside the path of totality. Unfortunately, that means that we won’t be able to see…

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The Do’s and Don’ts of Contact Lens Wear

According to the Contact Lens Institute, over 30 million Americans wear contact lenses, and 80% of those wear soft contact lenses every day1. Do you know the dos and don’ts of contact lens wear? Keep your eyes healthy by following…

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Can Your iPhone Hurt Your Eyes?

iPhones and eyes is the topic today! These days, it seems like everyone spends their days in front of one screen or another. Whether your phone or tablet, computer or smart fridge, digital screens are a part of daily life….

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Why We Don’t Do KAMRA Inlay

One procedure that seems to offer vision correction to certain farsighted patients is a corneal inlay, like RaindropTM, or KAMRA InlayTM. The procedure seems to be a way for farsighted patients, or patients who might be a little bit older…

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Can I Have Lasik If I Have Astigmatism?

One common question from patients is whether they can still have LASIK if they’ve been diagnosed with astigmatism but the good news, however, is that most patients with astigmatism are good candidates for LASIK. Astigmatism is a refractive error, just…

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The 9 Worst Things About Wearing Glasses

We break down our top 9 reasons why people HATE wearing glasses and decide to ditch their glasses with LASIK. 1. Glasses are Expensive If you’ve ever bought glasses, you know that the fashionable frames are only the first expense…

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4 Ways to Prevent Fireworks Eye Injuries for the Fourth of July

Fourth of July means fireworks and fun, but it can also lead to a surprising amount of eye injuries. Ensure your summer parties stay painless with our top tips below. Celebrate Safely Be aware of falling debris and sparks at…

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