Surgeon: Smartphones Cause Surge in Myopia Cases

Smartphones have made our lives easier, right? You might even be reading this on a smartphone right now. For all the convenience, though, there are also problems: They cause vision impairments, a leading laser eye surgeon says. reports that Surgeon David Allambym has revealed that smartphones have caused cases of myopia (short-sightedness) among young Britons to surge. Want to … Read More

Eye Tests May Help Predict Stroke Risk

In the future, eye tests may help determine your risk of stroke. That’s according to a new study in the American Heart Association journal “Hypertension,” which says that that taking retinal images of our eyes may, in the future, help doctors gauge our risk of having a stroke. If confirmed by further studies, this research could allow doctors to identify … Read More

Video: What to Do When You Have a Red Eye

So, you wake up with a red eye. What do you do? Call us at (989) 667-9393. And check out this video for more info on why it’s important not to wait when eye problems arise.

Rare Eye Disease Leaves People Without an Iris

Have you heard of aniridia? People with aniridia lack an iris — the colored part of the eye surrounding the pupil. It is a genetic disorder that robs people of their vision. But researchers studying the condition say it could give insight into some common health problems — from cataracts and glaucoma to diabetes and obesity. Want to know more? … Read More

Contact Lenses: We’ve Got All the Facts Right Here

Do you wear contact lenses? Thinking about trying them? You probably have questions: How long can you wear them? What if you’re out of contact lens solution? Get answers to these questions and more in this article. If you’re wondering how to choose the right contact lens, watch a video here. We also have a video here for info … Read More

Video: Learn What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

Cataracts are quite common. Ever wondered about your options for treatment? Check out this video, which explains your options. Are you seeing black floaties or muted colors? You might have cataracts. Contact Newton Eye Care Center today at (989) 667-9393 to schedule an appointment.

Video: Learn About the Best Foods for Your Eyes

Studies show that there is a direct link between nutrition and eye health. Take a look at this video to learn what foods you can eat — and what foods to reduce or avoid — to keep your peepers in tip-top shape.  

Protect Young Eyes in the Technology Age

Kids these days are always looking at something electronic: a phone, an iPad, a video game. And all that screen time causes eye fatigue and can affect your kid’s overall vision and eye health. “To view things closer, our eyes automatically adjust by drawing inward; our pupils get smaller to focus, and our eye muscles adjust so we can see … Read More

Eye Exam Tops Checklist for Keeping an Elderly Driver on the Road

Do you have an aging loved one whose driving skills are starting to go? How do you know when it’s safe to let seniors keep their keys, or when it’s time for them to stop driving? The first item on the checklist is an eye exam. Newton Eye Care Center is happy to help determine if your loved one’s eyesight … Read More

Study: Answers to Yes/No Questions Seen in Pupils

Are answers found in our eyes? According to one recent study, the answer is yes. People who are otherwise unable to communicate with others can answer yes or no questions with a simple system that measures changes in the size of their pupils, researchers say. The system consists of a laptop and camera and takes advantage of naturally occurring changes … Read More