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LASIK and Lifestyle Advantages

Submitted by Clavenna Vision Institute on January 29, 2015

LASIK and Lifestyle Advantages LASIK is a big investment in your eye health, but there are so many lifestyle advantages to having LASIK that the risks do outweigh the benefits. Long-term, LASIK is one of the simplest things to do that makes your day-to-day living more convenient. The technology has come so far today that the…

Testimonial from a Happy Cataract Patient

Submitted by Clavenna Vision Institute on January 6, 2015

  Thank you to our cataract and LASIK patients who show their appreciation!   Ask us about multifocal lenses to correct for distance and near vision as well as astigmatism. The AcrySof® Toric Intraocular Lens (IOL) is an advanced technology that now makes it possible to correct the cataracts clouding your vision — AND the corneal…

LASIK -Very Easy on the Eyes!

Submitted by Clavenna Vision Institute on December 4, 2014

LASIK itself is painless and takes only 10 minutes per eye.  LASIK patients are given a mild oral sedative and eye drops to anesthetize or numb the eye. Patients may experience some mild burning on the evening of the procedure as the cornea begins to heal, but they usually feel fine by the next morning and…

LASIK or PRK for Military Personnel

Submitted by Clavenna Vision Institute on October 22, 2014

  Clavenna Vision Institute fully supports our United States Military and offers Special Military LASIK/PRK prices for all active duty, reserve, veterans, National Guard, and retired military personnel who do not already have insurance discounts.  Each branch of the US Military now has its own policy for Vision Correction Surgery using both LASIK and/or PRK…

LASIK Options You Should Know About

Submitted by Clavenna Vision Institute on October 9, 2014

At Clavenna Vision Institute we offer the LASIK procedure that is custom tailored for your eyes in Detroit, Birmingham & Troy in Michigan. The number one deciding factor when considering vision correction should be quality of vision obtained as a result of the best care possible.  Our doctors are pleased to offer iLASIK which is…

Contact Lenses Properly Fitted?

Submitted by Clavenna Vision Institute on October 1, 2014

  Just how important is it to have your contact lenses fit properly? Many people do not realize the whole point of contact lenses is for them to contact your eyes. If your contacts do not fit properly you could experience a host of symptoms. You may feel that the lens becomes increasingly uncomfortable the longer…

Birmingham Area Senior Center (BASCC) Annual Flu Shot and Health Expo

Submitted by Clavenna Vision Institute on September 16, 2014

The flu season is just around the corner. Clavenna Vision Institute will take part in the BASCC Annual Senior Expo and Flu Shot Clinic on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2014 from 10am-1pm.  Melissa and our wonderful Optician Nancy from our office are always happy to see so many of our patients attend this wonderful community based…

Smell and eye tests show potential to detect Alzheimer’s early

Submitted by Clavenna Vision Institute on August 27, 2014

          More than 5 million Americans suffer from Alzheimer’s disease. The most common form of dementia, Alzheimer’s affects memory, thinking, and behavior. Alzheimer’s is the 6th leading cause of death in the United States. Every 67 seconds someone is diagnosed with the disease. Alzheimer’s each year claims the lives of 500,000…

The iLASIK Procedure

Submitted by Clavenna Vision Institute on August 5, 2014

The old adage “What you see is what you get” rings especially true when it comes to LASIK. Pricing by discount eye centers can seem like a great deal, but the buyer should beware. Discounted pricing is only available to individuals whose vision meets certain criteria. At Clavenna Vision Institute, we offer the procedure that…

How to Avoid Computer Eye Strain

Submitted by Clavenna Vision Institute on June 19, 2014

Computers can make us more productive, but the bad news is, that too much screen time can also lead to computer vision syndrome (CVS). Recognizable as a tired, strained feeling your eyes have after a day in front of a computer screen, CVS affects some 64% to 90% of office workers.   The condition likely…