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Heart Disease and Vision: How Your Heart Affects Eyesight

“Heart disease” is almost a misnomer. At the very least, the moniker tells an incomplete story about the extent to which heart health affects all other organs and functions of the body. That includes the eyes. Think about it: Just as the arteries to and from your heart can be damaged by high pressure, cholesterol… Read More

Why So Many People “Spring Forward” Into LASIK

Ah, the temperate spring! Birds are chirping, grass and flowers are emerging, and we can comfortably take to the great outdoors in short sleeves. If you’re considering trading the glasses and contacts for SoftTouch LASIK or the SMILE procedure in 2023, now might be the perfect time to make the switch. There is ongoing debate… Read More

The Truth About LASIK and Astigmatism

There’s a popular, erroneous belief that people with astigmatism can’t get LASIK. This may have been the case a couple of decades ago, but laser eye surgery has come a long way since its inception. Glasses and hard contact lenses used to be the go-to corrective measures for astigmatism but today there are more options…. Read More

5 Comforting Facts About LASIK

Fear of the unknown can keep people from making potentially life-changing changes, and LASIK vision correction is no exception. If you’ve been thinking about getting out of those bulky eyeglasses or irritating contact lenses, don’t let anxiety stop you from breaking free with a Detroit LASIK procedure. There are five key facts you need to… Read More

4 Reasons Fall Might Be the Best Time for LASIK

Did you miss your chance to get vision correction over the summer? Don’t fret: You may be entering the best time for LASIK right now. For many people, the mild autumn months are the most comfortable time of year. There may also be extra openings on the calendar with summer travel completed, the kids back… Read More

4 Reasons Not to Be Afraid of LASIK

Does LASIK hurt? What if I blink during LASIK surgery? At Lake Lazer Eye Center, we’ve heard all the questions and common concerns potential candidates have about LASIK vision correction. We believe that with clear, detailed communication, patients with myopia, presbyopia and astigmatism are usually much less frightened. That’s because usually people avoid LASIK surgery… Read More

4 Common Reasons for Your Blurry Vision

Something as ubiquitous as blurry vision can have scores of causes, from high blood sugar to migraines to an eye injury. With so many potential causes, how does one zero in on where the problem lies? In most cases, the source is one of a handful of common causes and, for a highly experienced Detroit… Read More

5 Signs Your Prescription Eyewear Needs to be Updated

Life would be so much easier if patients could simply renew or update their eyewear on the same schedule every year – but, sadly, it doesn’t work that way. Our eye anatomy and vision can change in unpredictable ways and on unpredictable timelines. So, when a calendar can’t tell you you’re due for a new… Read More

3 Ways LASIK Improves Performance On and Off the Field

Are you ready for some preseason football? More importantly, are your eyes ready? Whether you’re a seasoned pro, an armchair quarterback or content to watch on the sidelines, you’ll probably do it all more effectively with better eyesight. For anyone considering a Detroit LASIK procedure, here are three important ways your performance improves after LASIK…. Read More

3 Important Facts About Sunglasses and Your Eyesight

Rays out, shades out!  Just as skin requires care and protection, so do your eyes – especially on dusty, bright days. A pair of sunglasses isn’t just a cool fashion accessory; it’s an instant shield against light and debris that can damage your eyes and your vision. Sunglasses Basics Overexposure to sun raises the risk… Read More