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Flashes of Light

May 20th, 2020 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Flashes of Light

Flashes of Light Do you experience flashes of light in or vision?  Are they new or have they been there for a long time?  What is the cause of them? Flashes may be described as a lightning streak or the sensation of seeing a shooting star in your vision. They usually only last a few […]

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Coronavirus and the Eye

April 7th, 2020 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Coronavirus and the Eye

Coronavirus Coronavirus is a respiratory virus that can cause flu like symptoms such as fever, cough, fatique, myalgias, shortness of breath, loss of a sense of smell and taste.  Symptoms can range from mild to severe.  Severe cases have caused significant morbidity and mortality worldwide.  It is primarily spread by respiratory droplets and it is […]

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Macular Degeneration Awareness

February 14th, 2020 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Macular Degeneration Awareness

What is Macular Degeneration? February is macular degeneration awareness month.  This is when there is deterioration of the small, central portion of your retina called the macula.  You may develop deposits called drusen in your macula and sometimes bleeding. This can cause loss of your central vision. It is one of the leading causes of blindness […]

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Cataract Surgery

January 23rd, 2020 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Cataract Surgery

What is a Cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the lens inside your eye.  You will most likely develop a cataract as you age.  Cataracts can progress at different rates and they occur when the proteins inside the lens break down.  Most cataract develop gradually although there are some types of cataracts that can […]

Looking For a New Eye Doctor?

October 30th, 2019 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Looking For a New Eye Doctor?

Are You Looking For a New Eye Doctor? The Eye Surgery Institute has been serving the Dearborn community for over 60 years.  We are a full service eye care office offering the most up to date, quality eye care.   Our office has a full service optical department with both glasses and contact lenses.  Most medical […]

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Aging of the Eye

September 18th, 2019 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Aging of the Eye

Aging of the Eye The risk of serious eye diseases increases with age.   One in 6 Americans age 65 and older have a serious eye condition that permanently affects their vision.  This means that the vision cannot be corrected with glasses or contact lenses.  Many older adults do not see eye care that could diagnose […]

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Contact Lens Health

August 26th, 2019 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on Contact Lens Health

Contact lens are a great option for vision correction.

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How Do I Know if I Have a Cataract?

July 16th, 2019 / Alaina Kronenberg, M.D. / Comments Off on How Do I Know if I Have a Cataract?

How Do I Know if I Have a Cataract? Cataracts are best diagnosed with a comprehensive eye examination.  Dr. Stanley Grandon, Dr. Cindy Wang and I will ask you questions about the quality of your vision and your ability to perform normal daily tasks.  We will then perform an examination which will include checking your […]

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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 […]