August 7, 2017
Solar Eclipse with clouds

Experience The Great American Eclipse

Total Eclipse of the United States On August 21, 2017 a total solar eclipse will sweep across the United States. For two minutes the moon will completely occlude the sun, leaving only the solar corona.  This rare event can be seen by 12 million Americans in a 70 mile wide path from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. Another 500 […]
February 10, 2018
Skier Wearing UV Protection

Gold Medal UV Protection

Winter sun protection might seem like an oxymoron. But as I watch the athletes compete in the 2018 Olympic Winter Games, I’m reminded just how important UV protection is for the eyes even during the winter. Reflected UV In Michigan, it hardly seems like we see the sunshine in the winter. When we do, snow is usually covering the ground. […]
May 14, 2018
Baby reading and wearing glasses

Help Infants See

Today kicks off InfantSEE week in Michigan.  This week is dedicated to raising awareness for early detection of vision problems in children.  Critical vision development occurs before a baby turns one.  Because of this, the American Optometric Association recommends having the first eye exam at 6 months of age.  Most parents are surprised by this.  A baby can’t speak, how […]
January 29, 2019
Winterize Your Eyes

Winterize Your Eyes

You’ve got snow tires on the car, thermals out from the back of your closest, and the snow blower is primed and ready to go. You are prepared for the 2019 Polar Vortex, but have you winterized your eyes? We have a few tips on how to protect your eyes from winter. DON’T FORGET SUNGLASSES We never leave the house […]
September 30, 2019
Woman Wearing Costume Contact Lenses

Get Spooky Eyes, Not Scary Eyes

When the days get shorter, evenings get cooler and they put pumpkin spice on everything, you know it is time to start thinking about your Halloween costume.  Whether you have a party to go to or just like dressing up to pass out candy, nothing completes your costume like a pair theatrical contact lenses.  Unfortunately costume contact lenses can come […]