Health in Muskegon, MI

New research on vitamin K suggests that it may promote eye health, thanks to the vitamin’s link to active matrix Gla protein, or MGP, an inhibitor of calcification in large arteries.

BALTIMORE—A national employee benefits provider finds that cutting vision health insurance benefits may prompt up to one-third of working Millennials to look for a new job. According to an online survey conducted by Unum of more than 1,200 people working in the U.S., 34 percent of people aged 25 to 34 consider vision insurance to be a key factor when choosing (or leaving) an employer.

Millennials enjoy the eyeglass shopping experience the most across all generations and eyecare professionals have the most influence on their purchasing decisions—according to the white paper, “The Eyeglass Consumer: Generational Shopping Behaviors toward Transitions Light Intelligent Lenses,” released by Transitions Optical. Shopping for new eyeglasses is viewed as an enjoyable experience by almost half of eyeglass wearers, regardless of age. However, among Millennials the number is…

STORY: s.mlive.com/Yo6ScAl A paddler makes the 50' plunge over the Tahquamenon Falls in Michigan's Upper Peninsula on December 30, 2018. Video capture...

Jane Mell Balek, executive director of Think About Your Eyes, reflects on the success of the national public awareness campaign about the importance of scheduling an annual eye exam with an optometrist. “In my short time as executive director, I’ve been overwhelmed by the successes this campaign has already achieved in its short lifespan—a website that received 2 million visits this year alone. 22,000 doctors from…

Drink lots of fluids. Keeping your body hydrated will help maintain moisture in your eyes. Eye Care For Winters: Some Tips to Prevent Dry Eyes in The Cold Season.

The holiday season tends to get tangled with sales and gift-giving rather than giving thanks for what we have that others may not—such as our sight. Two Blind Brothers, a non-profit clothing site, founded by Bradford and Bryan Manning, donates 100 percent of their profits toward research to cure eye disease. The two are generating sales and widening an awareness and fan base recognition this season…

Some symptoms are the result of other coexisting problems, not their clouding, dysfunctional lens (cataract).

Do you have red or "bloodshot" eyes even though you're getting enough sleep? They can indicate an underlying condition or problematic exposures and habits.

Use Art to Form to make space great – LYNNEL artwork expressed as a wide variety of innovative and specialized design elements for architectural and design settings. Over 3,000 original customizable images for installations ranging from impressive three-dimensional feature pieces and backlit installations, to more straightforward two-dimensional surfaces and functional applications. LYNNEL art images can be used to enhance any environment: healthcare, commercial, multi-family residential, hospitality…

And if you happen to purchase your eyeglasses and sunglasses from Rx Optical, we’ll help you too. It’s part of our culture. It’s what we do. Whether you like it or not, our relationship with you and your eyeglasses won’t end until you want it to. We back up every pair of glasses that we… Continue Reading Worry Free Warranty

Chantilly, Va.—Nicole Nguyen, OD, has been a fulltime practitioner in the northern Virginia area for a little over a year now and her time as a full-time optometrist at MyEyeDr. in Chantilly, Va. inspired her to create Eye Scribbles, an Etsy shop that features eye-related artwork tailored for fellow doctors and lovers of all things eyewear.

November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, and according to the CDC, there are more than 100 million U.S. adults living with diabetes or prediabetes. The serious disease, which affects the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin, can cause health issues such as heart disease, kidney failure, amputations, and vision loss. Diabetes… Continue Reading Diabetes and Your Eye Health

By Dana Afana | dafana@mlive.com | Posted October 18, 2018 at 01:49 PM | Updated October 18, 2018 at 03:27 PM
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If there is one thing us Michiganders know, it is how to do winter. When we step out in the winter, we don’t leave home without multiple layers, a scarf, a hat, and waterproof, insulated boots. But, what many of us are missing is a crucial part of our winter wardrobe; sunglasses. Frigid temps and… Continue Reading Wear Your Sunglasses – Even in the Winter

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A visit to the chiropractor took a sharp — and unexpected — twist when a 59-year-old woman developed vision problems after her treatment, according to a new report of the woman's case.

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October will be a month of transition for Bill Manns, currently president of Mercy Health Saint Mary’s in Grand Rapids.