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COVID-19 Response Tactics

Grand Rapids Ophthalmology is proud that our team members have filled crucial roles on the Blue Sky Vision COVID-19 Response Team! Having a dedicated response team ensures that we are protecting our patients and staff members while offering critical services to our community. Article: COVID-19 Response Tactics

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Coronavirus Safety

Did You Know? Coronavirus can spread through the eyes–stay safe and get the facts from the American Academy of Ophthalmology. Grand Rapids Ophthalmology is screening patients for COVID-19 prior to appointments. Learn More

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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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Cherry Health Celebration — Vision for the Future

Vision Services at Cherry Health began in 1988 when Dr. Mark Sheldon, a now-retired cornea specialist with Grand Rapids Ophthalmology, wanted to help people who could not afford eye care. Watch an interview with Dr. Sheldon about the inspiration behind eye care services at Cherry Health.

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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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Joe Morehouse, DO, Joins Grand Rapids Ophthalmology

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., August 7, 2018 – Grand Rapids Ophthalmology (GRO) is pleased to announce the addition of Joe Morehouse, DO, to its growing team of eye care providers. Dr. Morehouse performs small incision cataract surgery utilizing advanced technology intraocular lenses, implants for astigmatism, and traditional intraocular lenses, as well as treating patients for routine […]

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