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Eye Issues

What Does It Mean When Your Left Eye Jumps?

If you need to ask “What Does It Mean When Your Left Eye Jumps?” you’re likely dealing with a frustrating, but harmless, situation. According to the American Optometric Association, eyelid twitches, spasms, tics, or jumps in either eye are widespread and…

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COVID-19 Policy

This page contains the latest news regarding COVID-19 and is updated frequently. [Updated 7/25/2022] Mask Policy: Masks are suggested, but not required. Office Policy: The Laser Eye Institute is operating normally for all patient visits. Additional Patient Safety Information Ensuring…

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LASIK Safety

Is LASIK Safe? A 2020 Report

“Is LASIK Safe” is a frequently asked and frequently researched question; and rightfully so as these are your eyes we are talking about! Thanks to the internet, we are living through an information era, giving us anything we could ask…

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New Year New You LASIK

New Year, New You: Why Now Is The Time for LASIK

2020 is here – can you believe it? New Year’s Resolutions have been set (and some probably broken), and many Michiganders have reflected and committed to improving their quality of life, and the lives of others’ as we entered the…

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LASIK FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions: Part Five

Exactly what your recovery looks like will depend on what type of procedure or procedures you have—recovery from LASIK will be a little different from SMILE, and an little different from LASEK. For most patients who have Lasik, the most popular option, recovery is very quick! You’ll be able to resume most of your regular activities within a day or two.

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LASIK FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions: Part Four

You’ve had your procedure and now you have questions. Or maybe you want to have Lasik, but you don’t know how long after the procedure your life will be affected. Here are some of the most common post-procedure questions we’ve been asked, with some easy answers.

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Quick Facts About Amblyopia

Ever wonder about amblyopia, or lazy eye? Here are a few quick bits about the not uncommon condition.

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Don’t Clean Your Glasses Without Reading This First

Are You REALLY Cleaning Your Glasses Properly? All eyeglasses will get scratches from normal use and environmental factors. Despite this, there are several ways to reduce the scratches and wear your glasses receive on a daily basis. The easiest way is to change the way you clean them. Here are a few tips to keep your lenses clean, clear, and scratch-free.

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Dr. Rautio’s Solutions to Dry Eyes

As an optometrist specializing in the treatment of dry eye diseases (DED), I have found that screening for and treating the associated Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD) has led to significant improvement in patient comfort and long-term resolution of their condition….

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