Halloween and Eye Safety

Halloween and Eye Safety

Halloween and Eye Safety Halloween is a fun time of year! It is important to understand halloween and eye safety. Your children (and even you!) may enjoy dressing up in fun costumes, having parties with friends and trick or treating.  Many children look forward to halloween the whole year. Although…

Resources for Seniors in Michigan

Resources for Seniors in Michigan

Resources for Seniors Navigating resources for seniors and insurance options can be both confusing and stressful. There are many different medicare options available to you when you turn 65 years old.   You want to ensure that you have the best insurance coverage possible both for medical needs and prescription drugs…

Reopening with Covid

Reopening with Covid

Reopening Eye Surgery Institute has reopened!  We are open  to serve you for all of your ophthalmology and optical needs and see patients of all ages including children.  Dr. Cindy Wang and I are now available for appointments.   Eye Surgery institute is a full service ophthalmology practice caring for patients…

Flashes of Light

Flashes of Light Do you experience flashes of light in or vision?  Are they new or have they been there for a long time?  What is the cause of them? Flashes may be described as a lightning streak or the sensation of seeing a shooting star in your vision. They…

Coronavirus and the Eye

Coronavirus and the Eye

Coronavirus Coronavirus is a respiratory virus that can cause flu like symptoms such as fever, cough, fatique, myalgias, shortness of breath, loss of a sense of smell and taste.  Symptoms can range from mild to severe.  Severe cases have caused significant morbidity and mortality worldwide.  It is primarily spread by…

Macular Degeneration Awareness

Macular Degeneration Awareness

What is Macular Degeneration? February is macular degeneration awareness month.  This is when there is deterioration of the small, central portion of your retina called the macula.  You may develop deposits called drusen in your macula and sometimes bleeding. This can cause loss of your central vision. It is one of…

Cataract Surgery

Cataract Surgery

What is a Cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside your eye.  You will most likely develop a cataract as you age.  Cataracts can progress at different rates and they occur when the proteins inside the lens break down.  Most cataract develop gradually although there are some…