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How to Help Your Child Pick Glasses They Will Wear

The last thing that you want is to have a kid who has a hard time seeing the television or the board at school. If you notice that your child is squinting, complaining of headaches, or rubbing their eyes then its time to take them into our office for an eye exam. During their eye […]

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3 Eye Problems Caused By Too Much Sun Exposure

Too much sun exposure won’t just make you see spots temporarily, but there may be permanent side effects if you’re not careful. Although wearing sunglasses is the best way for you to shield your eyes, sometimes people still get eye damage. But what kind of damage can be caused by too much sun? Let’s take […]

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Eye Care & Eye Exam

What can sun damage do to your eyes?

You’ve been told since you were little to not stare into the sun or into the light because they can damage your vision, but what kind of damage would it actually cost? One of the things that we encourage your patients to do here at our office is to always leave the house wearing protective […]

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Eye Care & Eye Exam in Clarkston, MI

Don’t Just Exercise for Your Waistline: Exercise for Your Vision

Now that bikini and swimsuit season is here; exercise is a must. But, exercising isn’t just going to help you get that waistline you’ve been wanting, but it can help your vision as well. The more sedentary you are, the more likely you are to develop eye diseases like cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration. […]

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How to Keep Your Eyes Safe from Chlorine This Summer

Do you remember swimming underwater with your eyes open when you were little, only to get out f the pool feeling like your eyes were on fire? When your eyes get chlorine in them, it actually strips away your tears which can make your eyes sensitive and vulnerable to getting things stuck in them. Before […]

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Why You Should Be Wary of Online Eye Exams

You can do just about everything and anything online these days. If you need some groceries, you can order them online. If you need just about anything else in the world, you can order it form online retailers like Amazon,. And, when it comes to optical exams, you can actually get them done online. Although […]

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Eye Exam | Clarkston & Pontiac, MI

Times Up: How to Tell If You Need Reading Glasses

The most common age related thing that we see people for here at our office is presbyopia which is when there’s some elasticity in the eye. But what on earth does any of that mean to you as a patient? It means that it might be time for you to get reading glasses. Before you […]

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Eye Care & Eye Exam in Clarkston, MI

Wet or Dry: What Kind of Macular Degeneration Do You Have?

Macular degeneration isn’t something that anybody aspires to have, but it’s actually the leading cause of blindness in patients over the age of 50. So, what is there to know about this vision disease? First things first, there are actually two different types of macular degeneration: wet and dry. But what are the differences between […]

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Cataracts Clarkston MI | Glaucoma Pontiac MI

3 Facts and 2 Myths About Cataracts

If you are the type of person that loves a good game, but you hate it when people play games on you, then this article is just for you. As one of the most common eye conditions out there, cataracts aren’t anything that you want to play with. To help you learn a little bit […]

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Cataracts 101

It’s safe to say that most people have heard of the termcataracts, but not many people actually know what they are. If you have a family history of cataracts, have a family member who has cataracts, or are nervous that they are something that you may get one day, then this article is just for […]

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