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What your eyes say about your health

Your eyes can paint a remarkable picture of your overall health and well-being. An ophthalmologist, a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis of eye conditions and the medical and surgical treatment of those conditions, can tell a lot about your health by examining the structure of your eye.

glaucoma exam

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness and affects more than 2.2 million Americans. The term glaucoma refers to a group of diseases that degrade the optic nerve. Symptoms of these diseases usually occur gradually and can only be detected through a professional eye exam.

Early detection and intervention is key to preserving vision and slowing down the progression of the diseases. Here is our guide to the different types of glaucoma and how we diagnose them at L.O. Eye Care.

On October 1st, employees of the State of Michigan will have a new vision insurance provider, EyeMed.  L.O. Eye Care is happy to report that we accept EyeMed's Access Network.  If you have questions regarding your benefit use at L.O. Eye Care, please call 517.337.1597 or visit Eyemedvisioncare.com.

Anatomy of the eye

What is a retina specialist?

A retina specialist is a highly trained medical professional who specializes in the treatment of conditions and diseases affecting the retina. Your doctor may refer to you a retina specialist for a consultation if they notice early signs of retinal disease or if they are concerned you may develop it in the future. Under the care of a retina specialist, it is possible for patients suffering from retinal conditions to restore lost vision and slow or prevent future damage.

Child selecting glasses

While some kids may instantly love their new glasses, others may need more convincing. Whether they’re self conscious, concerned about being teased, or just don’t like how glasses feel, getting your child to reliably wear and take care of their glasses can be a challenge for any family.

Here are seven ways to help your child love (or at least wear) their glasses.

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