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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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Record Funds Raised in Drive for Vision

Record Funds Raised in Drive for Vision GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 18, 2018 – The 31st Annual Grand Rapids Ophthalmology Drive for Vision Charity Golf Outing raised $62,000 to benefit community members whose lives are improved by the services of the Association for the Blind & Visually Impaired and the Grand Rapids Lions Club Vision […]

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Administrative Eyecare Magazine article by Zachary Smith, MHSA, COE

BECOMING A THOUGHT LEADER IN OPHTHALMIC ADMINISTRATION Just over three years ago, as an active duty Navy officer, I deployed to Indonesia and Timor Leste with Pacific Partnership 2014, an annual humanitarian exercise that brings together thousands of military personnel from nations all across the Asia-Pacific region. It was on this deployment that I met […]

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Randy Jansma, OD, Joins Blue Sky Vision

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., June 7, 2018 – Blue Sky Vision is pleased to announce the addition of Randy Jansma, OD, to its growing team of eye care providers. Dr. Jansma comes to Blue Sky Vision from Jansma Family Eye Care, which he founded in 1998. Dr. Jansma provides comprehensive eye care ranging from routine examinations […]

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Optometrist wins Lifetime Achievement Award

Read the full press release – Click Here A service club has honored a local optometrist and his career. The Grand Rapids Lions Club presented the Dr. Mark Sheldon Lifetime Achievement Award to Gregory Patera, O.D. of Grand Rapids Ophthalmology, or GRO, Ionia, where he provides routine eye care for patients of all ages. The […]

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