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Ophthalmologist in Dearborn, Michigan

May 21st, 2019 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Ophthalmologist in Dearborn, Michigan

Ophthalmologist in Dearborn, Michigan Were you a former patient at the Dearborn office of Kresge Eye Institute?  The office has closed.   Are you looking for a new local ophthalmologist?  The Eye Surgery Institute has been serving the Dearborn community for over 60 years.   We accept most medical and vision insurances and have a full service […]

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Diabetic Eye Disease

April 11th, 2019 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Diabetic Eye Disease

Diabetes  Diabetes is a disease in which the body’s ability to produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired.  This causes in abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose in both the blood and urine. More than 100 million U.S. adults are now living with diabetes or prediabetes.  Approximately 9.4% of the United States population have […]

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What is the Difference Between and Ophthalmologist and and Optometrist?

February 12th, 2019 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on What is the Difference Between and Ophthalmologist and and Optometrist?

What is the Difference Between and Ophthalmologist and and Optometrist? This is a question that is asked quite frequently.  You may be confused about the difference between an optometrist and and ophthalmologist (Eye MD). These two professions differ in the amount and type of training.  They also differ in what conditions they are able and […]

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Vision As You Age

January 31st, 2019 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / 0 comments

The Aging Eye With the aging eye, you may notice more difficulty driving especially at night and in the rain. There are many diseases of the eyes that can contribute to more difficulty driving. These changes often become more common at age 60 or older. A comprehensive eye examination by Dr. Stanley Grandon, Dr. Cindy […]

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January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January 7th, 2019 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of irreversible blindness.  Your vision loss can often be prevented with early diagnosis and treatment.  There are often no symptoms in the earliest stages.  The vision loss is usually first in the periphery.  Later more advanced stages can cause total blindness. The American Academy […]

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Diabetic Eye Exams

October 4th, 2018 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / 0 comments

Diabetes Diabetes is a disease in which your body’s ability to either produce or respond to the hormone insulin is impaired.  This causes abnormal metabolism of carbohydrates and elevated levels of glucose (sugar) in both the blood and urine. More than 100 million adults in the USA have either diabetes or pre diabetes.  Over 30 […]

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Eyelid Twitching

August 29th, 2018 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Eyelid Twitching

Eyelid twitching can be a frustrating problem that often worries patients.

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Ultraviolet Light and the Eyes

July 11th, 2018 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Ultraviolet Light and the Eyes

What are the Effects of Ultraviolet (UV) Light and the Eyes? Ultraviolet light has been linked to the progression of several eye conditions.  The most common conditions are the development of macular degeneration and cataracts.  Both of these conditions can affect the quality of your vision.  Ultraviolet light rays can also cause ptergium (fleshy growths […]

Eye Allergies

April 27th, 2018 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Eye Allergies

Itchy, Red Eyes Allergy season is quickly approaching!  Do you suffer from seasonal ocular allergies? Are your eyes usually itching and red?  Are they feeling uncomfortable?  What is the cause of these symptoms and can anything be done?  Itching and redness can be very frustrating and uncomfortable.  You may be suffering from eye allergies.  Sometimes […]

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Eye Myths Part 3

March 15th, 2018 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / 0 comments

Do you ever wonder if eye myths told to you by your friends or family is true?