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  • Treat Yourself!

      The best time of the year is almost upon us, Summer Time in Northern Michigan! How do you spend your summer months? Boating, beaching, cycling, hiking Sleeping Bear Dunes? Personally I enjoy playing beach volleyball with my husband, hitting the beach with my kiddos and road biking with my Dad. All of these summer […]

    Continue Reading May 14, 2019

  • Hello world!

    Welcome to FlexSite Vision. This is your first post. Edit or delete it, then start blogging!

    Continue Reading December 11, 2018

  • Single Use Contact Lenses are Game Changers

    My favorite thing to talk to patients about right now are single use contact lenses, a one time use lens that you throw away when you are done wearing them. I am someone who loves glasses, has multiple pairs and enjoys using them as a fashion statement or a point of conversation in the exam […]

    Continue Reading October 11, 2017

  • Do You Want to Know Your Risk for Macular Degeneration?

    Macular degeneration. You have probably heard of it before, you may even know someone who has been diagnosed with the condition. Age related macular degeneration (ARMD) is the leading cause of significant vision loss in Americans 55 and older. It affects your central, detailed vision and in severe cases can cause blindness. So hopefully you […]

    Continue Reading February 28, 2017

  • 5 Easy Ways to LOVE Your Eyes

    In honor of the month of love, I am going to share some simple and effective ways to show your eyes a little extra TLC. Not just this month, but all year long! 1. Eat a healthy diet. Let me guess, you are thinking carrots, right? 🙂 Carrots are rich in Vitamin A and Lutein, […]

    Continue Reading February 2, 2017

  • The Silent Thief of Sight

    When you hear the word “Glaucoma”, what you think of? Do you immediately see images of an elderly patient in big, dark sunglasses? Or are you the funny guy who hears that word and uses the opportunity to make a joke about needing a prescription for marijuana? Seeing as January is “Glaucoma Awareness Month”… what, […]

    Continue Reading January 17, 2017

  • New Year, New YOU!

    New Year, NEW YOU! That is the motto I have developed for 2017 in our office. I feel like with all the New Year’s Resolutions being made and commitments to “get healthier”, “lose weight”, “take better care of yourself”, why not include your precious eyesight on that list? If you ask someone which sense they […]

    Continue Reading January 10, 2017

  • Uncorrected vision problems and literacy deficits in children linked.

    Children’s near-vision isn’t the only thing that suffers when hyperopia goes untreated; early literacy skills also lag with potential repercussions for grade-school readiness. Published in late January in the journal Ophthalmology, the Results of the Vision in Preschoolers-Hyperopia in Preschoolers (VIP-HIP) study found that children with moderate hyperopia (3 to 6 diopters) performed “significantly worse […]

    Continue Reading March 22, 2016

  • January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

    Leading eye and health care organizations are joining this month to support National Glaucoma Awareness Month, an initiative geared toward educating the public on the major eye disease that affects more than 2.8 million Americans, according to Prevent Blindness America. To support the initiative, the Glaucoma Research Foundation, Prevent Blindness America and the National Eye […]

    Continue Reading January 6, 2015