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October Welcomes National Health Education Week

Although our health is extremely important often everyday life can get in the way of making good choices and healthy habits. Thus, a movement began in 1995 to spread awareness of public health issues and the importance of health education. We would like to join the movement in encouraging overall health and addressing the vital… Read More


How to Avoid Eye Strain

Eye strain symptoms can appear after using your sight for an extended period of time especially when concentrating on one area. You may notice headaches, blurriness, dryness, irritation, and pain in the neck, shoulders, or back. Not giving your vision an opportunity to recover can cause discomfort, but below are helpful tips in avoiding such… Read More


OSM Wishes Those Who Celebrate a Happy New Year!


September is Healthy Aging Month!

It is an ideal time to take a closer look at your lifestyle and habits. The way we live our lives has a direct impact on our longevity and happiness. A good diet and regular exercise can give you more active years as you grow older including prolonging optimum eyesight. Aging and Our Eyes Our… Read More


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

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

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


Chalazion – An 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!

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UV Safety Month – Tips to stay safe in the sun

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