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Category: GRO Blog

Are My Flashes and Floaters Normal?

Many people don’t understand what’s going on with their eyes because of lack of information. An easy way to rectify this is with routine eye care exams. Eye exams with an eye care professional are the only way to diagnose eye diseases and conditions. Grand Rapids Ophthalmology provides professional services for all eye health issues. Keep […]

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What is Routine Eye Care?

Many people do not see why they need to go in for a routine eye care exam. After all, if they can see, there is nothing wrong with their eyes, right? That could not be further from the truth. There are different eye problems that are not noticeable to a patient. Even if you do […]

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How Do You Treat Cataracts?

The natural lenses of our eyes harden with age. In some instances, they become cloudy, forming a thin milk-like film over the eyes. This eye condition is known as cataracts. Other times, cataracts may occur because of genetics, trauma, or a side effect to eye surgery. Keep reading to learn more about cataracts and how […]

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Bring The Whole Family To Taste of East Grand Rapids & The 2019 Rhythm Run

For the third year in a row, Grand Rapids Ophthalmology’s Lakeshore Eye location in East Grand Rapids is proud to attend The Taste of East Grand Rapids! This family friendly event is taking place on Tuesday, August 15th, from 5:30 to 8:30 pm. What To Eat You’d better come hungry, because some of our favorite […]

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The Cataract Journey of Michelle McKormick, Radio Personality and Morning Co-host on WLAV

When Michelle McKormick’s eyesight started to fade and she was seeing halos at night, she came to Grand Rapids Ophthalmology for a LASIK evaluation—Dr. Barrett diagnosed Michelle with cataracts. A cataract is when the natural lens inside the eye becomes clouded, resulting in hazy or blurred vision. Cataracts may also result in double vision, trouble […]

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Wondering about blue light?

Wondering about blue light? Grand Rapids Ophthalmology’s Dr. Morehouse sits down with Dana Chicklas to talk about the latest study regarding digital devices and your eye health-

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Dr. Gindzin carries patient through snow to save her vision

WALKER, Mich. — A Spring Lake woman says her ophthalmologist saved her vision this past weekend. Lillian Havenga says Dr. Yosef Gindzin went out of his way to help her by coming in to work on his day off, and by carrying her to and from his office in the snow. Lillian has wet macular […]

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Kendall College design students learn from the pros

Class collaborates with professionals from Grand Rapids Ophthalmology to design eyewear. Click Here to read more

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Ocular Allergy Clinic—Grand Rapids Ophthalmology Now Offers Allergy Testing at Our 7 Mile Location

Allergies are your body’s natural response when you’re exposed to certain substances called allergens. The most common allergy symptoms can simply make you uncomfortable. For example, you may have watery eyes, runny nose, sneezing, a rash, or hives. Allergies may occur all year or only during certain seasons, depending on what you’re allergic to. If […]

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Am I a Good Candidate for LASIK?

LASIK has improved the day-to-day lives of millions of people around the world—but is it right for you? As with any surgical procedure, it’s important to do your homework. “Successful LASIK depends on being a good candidate,“ says Dr. Scott Weber, an eye surgeon at Grand Rapids Ophthalmology’s Greenville office. “The easiest way to find […]

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