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Cataract Awareness Month 2022: Breakthrough Research & Findings

June 1 marks the first day of Cataract Awareness Month, a month when we celebrate sight, science and hope. The month was officially named in 2020 by Prevent Blindness to educate the public on symptoms, types of cataracts, cataract surgery and more. About 42% of all blindness cases worldwide are caused by cataracts. Closer to… Read More


Cataract Awareness Month

Dr. Felise Barte, Glaucoma Specialist, Cataract Surgery and Comprehensive Ophthalmologist, lends her expertise on cataracts and what you should know about this eye condition. Nearly 24 million Americans have cataracts, making them one of the leading causes of blindness. Cataracts occur naturally with aging and manifest as a gradual clouding of the eye’s lens. To… Read More


June Is Cataract Awareness Month!

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


Ophthalmic Specialists of Michigan Surgical Outcomes

Ophthalmic Specialists of Michigan is dedicated to providing the highest quality patient care. As a leading eye surgery practice in southeast Michigan, we monitor our patients’ surgical outcomes and are proud of our results. Ophthalmic Specialists of Michigan surgeons performed 703 glaucoma surgeries during 2016. Our outstanding results exceed published standards, including those reported in… Read More