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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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2019 Best of the West Award Win

07/25/19 Grand Rapids Ophthalmology won Revue Magazine’s Best of the West award for Optical Services for the third year in a row. More than 123,000 votes were casted across all categories – the most votes the publication has ever received. source: https://revuewm.com/latest/item/4533-best-of-the-west-services-people-winners

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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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WGHN Radio Interview

12/12/18 Listen to Dr. Leenhout & Dr. Barron’s interview on WGHN Radio in Grand Haven:

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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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Blue Sky Vision Names New Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ophthalmology

Blue Sky Vision Names New Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ophthalmology GRAND RAPIDS, Michigan, July 26, 2018 – Zach Smith has been named Executive Director for Grand Rapids Ophthalmology by Blue Sky Vision. Smith is the successor to Bob Wolford, who served in the role for 33 years and will continue on as Senior Advisor […]

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