Happy Labor Day Weekend!

Happy Labor Day Weekend

Ophthalmic Specialists of Michigan would like to extend our sincere appreciation to our exceptional staff. You work so hard every day to ensure our patients’ eye care needs are met. You continually go above and beyond and your integrity does not go unnoticed. We wish you all a well-deserved Labor Day weekend!

Eye Vitamins Can Help Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Classes on a Carrot

Age-related macular degeneration (AMD) occurs when the macula in the retina becomes damaged. This causes a loss of central vision and an inability to see fine details although peripheral vision remains the same. Treatment cannot restore any vision lost but medical studies show eye vitamins can slow down the process of further vision impairment. Types… Read More

The Eye Allergy

Man Putting In Eye Drops

If your eyes itch and are red, tearing or burning, you may be experiencing eye allergies. Otherwise known as allergic conjunctivitis, a condition that affects millions of Americans.  Many people will treat their nasal allergies, but ignore their itchy, red, watery eyes. Eye Allergy Symptoms The symptoms can occur alone but usually accompany the sneezing,… Read More

October 7, 2018 – Fall 2018 Continuing Education Seminar

Continuing Education Seminar

Fall 2018 Continuing Education Seminar Sunday, October 7th Registration begins at 9:00 am Brunch/presentations 9:30 am -1:30 pm Please RSVP by: September 1st at Townsend Hotel: 100 Townsend Street, Birmingham, MI 48009 Attendees will receive three (3) CE credits in Pharmacological Management. For additional information, please contact Rachel Wojciechowski at

Chalazion – An Eyelid Cyst

Chalazion Eyelid Cyst

A chalazion is a condition that appears when an oil gland in the eyelid becomes blocked. A cyst will form that is a relatively painless lump usually found in the upper or lower eyelid as well as one or both eyes.  Patients usually notice the cyst developing gradually over the course of a few weeks…. Read More

Happy Independence Day!

Happy Independence Day!

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UV Safety Month – Tips to stay safe in the sun

Young Couple Wearing Sunglasses

July is UV Safety Month, and this can serve as a reminder of the importance to enjoy the outdoors safely.  UV light (or ultraviolet light) is a type of electromagnetic radiation that originates from the sun and reaches Earth.  UV light is different from visible light rays, which are longer and can be seen by… Read More

June – Fireworks Eye Safety Month

Fireworks in shape of eye

Every year Americans spend millions on consumer fireworks which cause more than 9,000 injuries per year.  With Independence Day just around the corner, the American Academy of Ophthalmology is reminding everyone that fireworks can be dangerous and have the ability to cause very serious eye injuries. Always Remain Behind Safety Barriers If you are attending… Read More

June Is Cataract Awareness Month!

Young Woman with Cataract

June was named Cataract Awareness Month by Prevent Blindness America, an organization dedicated to bringing eye care to more Americans. This is a great opportunity to educate others on facts regarding cataracts. Did you know: Having cataracts is a treatable condition. If your ophthalmologist notices the beginning of cataracts, one can rest easy knowing that… Read More

In Honor of Memorial Day Weekend

Happy Memorial Day

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