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Casino Morongo Health Fair


Recently, Milauskas Eye Institute participated in the Casino Morongo Team Member Health Fair.  Hundreds of employees came through the event to learn about health care options and local physicians and businesses.  MEI provided information on eye care and LASIK vision correction.  Participants were able to schedule eye exams and LASIK consultations.  It was a fun and… Read More

How to View The Solar Eclipse Safely

On August 21, 2017, a global eclipse of the Sun will visibly traverse a narrow corridor across Northern America from Salem, Oregon to Charleston, South Carolina. This event will appear as a partial eclipse when viewed from southwest Riverside County. This solar eclipse begins after 9:00 a.m. locally and ends before noon. A total solar… Read More

Dr. Winston Alwes Talks About LASIK


LASIK has changed the lives of thousands of people in the Coachella Valley. Here at Milauskas Eye Institute, we take pride in being part of this revolution. LASIK has proven to not only be beneficial for many but also affordable. I am proud to be part of the LASIK team at Milauskas. I have the… Read More

Six Reasons You’re Due For An Eye Exam


Eye health is something we all need to take very seriously. Whether you’ve always had perfect vision or you wear glasses or contacts, everyone needs to get an eye exam on a regular basis. Your eyesight can change at any age, and if you ignore it or are unaware of the changes, problems can worsen… Read More

Protecting Your Eyes From The Sun

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Now that summer is here, It is important that you remember to shield your eyes from the sun’s harmful UV rays because the radiation from those rays can damage the surface of the eye. The damage from the sun accumulates so that over time, your eyes can get worse. Unprotected exposure to the sun can… Read More

Eyewear Care


Prescription eyeglasses are an investment for your vision.  Proper care for your glasses will help protect this investment and keep you seeing clearly. We’ve  put together a list of some Do’s and Don’ts for caring for your eyewear. Don’t wipe lenses when they are dry. Any debris on their surface or dust in the cleaning cloth could cause scratches Don’t wipe… Read More

MEI Presentation at the Braille Institute


  Recently, Milauskas Eye Institute Optometrist, Dr. Winston Alwes and Extern Stephen Ridder presented a seminar on the latest research, treatment and scientific findings regarding Macular Degeneration, as part of the Braille Institute’s Low Vision Resource Fair.  This free event saw attendees come from all over the Coachella Valley and provided them classes and information… Read More

Eye Facts

Eye Facts

Here are few facts about your eyes. Everyone has a blind spot. Yes: if you have perfect sight, there’s still a blind spot or blank area in your field of vision. You don’t know it’s there because your brain fills in that area with what you expect to see there. Some people’s blind spots are bigger than others,… Read More

How to use your Tax Refund for LASIK Eye Surgery

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While many people take advantage of tax refunds to travel, build savings, or pay off debt,  why not put yours towards clear vision and LASIK eye surgery? Step 1: File your taxes First, file your taxes as usual. Follow your regular system of a brokerage firm, accountant or tax software. The United States processes about 90… Read More

MEI Welcomes New Extern


Milauskas Eye Institute would like to welcome our newest Extern, Stephen Ridder.  Stephen is a 4th-year intern at the Southern California College of Optometry at Marshall B. Ketchum University. Stephen will be completing his final Clinical Rotation with MEI and will be with us until May. His optometry career has been spent at the Southern… Read More

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