Eye Care Blog

Chalazion: Causes, Risk Factors & Symptoms

A chalazion is a slowly developing lump that forms due to blockage and swelling of an oil gland in the eyelid. It is more common in adults than children and occurs most frequently in persons 30 to 50 years of age. Initially, a chalazion may appear as a red, tender,...

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Smoking and Your Eyes

The health risks associated with smoking are well documented and are now widely known. Smoking tobacco is the single most preventable cause of death and disease in the world. According to the United States Surgeon General, quitting smoking is the single most important...

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Diabetes And Your Eyes

Diabetes is a common disease that occurs when the body fails to make enough insulin (Type 1) , or is unable to use insulin properly (Type 2). As a result, blood sugar levels (glucose) tend to be too high. This elevated blood sugar can create a number of problems for...

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration (ARMD)

Age-related macular degeneration (ARMD) is one of the most common causes of poor vision after age 65. ARMD is a deterioration of the macula which is a small area at the center of the retina in the back of the eye that allows us to see fine details clearly and perform...

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Cataracts

Our eyes work a lot like a camera. Light focuses through a lens behind the  pupil  onto the retina which is a layer of light-sensitive cells at the back of the eye.   Over time, the lens of our eye can become yellowish or cloudy, preventing light rays from passing...

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What is Glaucoma And How Can I Treat It?

Glaucoma is typically not something you notice or feel until it's too late. Glaucoma is essentially optic nerve damage within the eye most often due to the pressure being high inside the eye. When the pressure gets too high, it damages the optic nerves and potentially...

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3 Convenient Locations To Better Serve You!

Bloomfield Hills
43996 Woodward Ave, Ste 101
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48302
Phone: 248-332-4544
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Detroit
14400 West McNichols Road
Detroit, MI 48235
Phone: 313-341-3450
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Westland
7992 North Wayne Road
Westland, MI 48185
Phone: 734-522-6131
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