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September is Healthy Aging Month

The aging process brings many changes. However, Vision loss and blindness do not have to be one of them. Visiting your eye care professional regularly for a comprehensive dilated eye exam is the most important thing you can do to reduce your risk of vision loss as you get older. Even though your vision may… Read More


Congratulations to MEI’s Newest COA’s

Congratulations to three of our technicians, Jazzarae Orozco; Christal Baxa and Melissa Topete, on passing their exams to become our newest Certified Ophthalmic Assistants! Their countless hours of studying and determination truly paid off. What is a COA? The  Certified Ophthalmic Assistant (COA) is a core designation for eye care professionals on the path to… Read More


5 Reasons To Get LASIK Today

Imagine waking up to see the world with crisp, brilliant clarity and less dependence on glasses or contact lenses. With life-changing LASIK you’ll be able to play sports, swim, go to the movies and enjoy social activities like never before! The Laser Vision Specialists, at Milauskas Eye Institute, want to share five reasons for you to… Read More


Wildfire Smoke Can Be A Threat To Your Eyes

With a wildfire currently burning near the Coachella Valley, and smoke coming over the mountains, Milauskas Eye Institute would like to remind you about the potential hazards that smoke can be to your eyes. Smoke from wildfires is a mixture of gases and fine particles from burning trees and other plant materials. Exposure to smoke can… Read More


Saving Your Eyes From The Extreme Heat

The extreme summer heat has arrived, bringing record temperatures to the valley.   With the scorching temperatures, eye infections are on the rise. Here’s how you can avoid, or detect them early and seek treatment. Conjunctivitis Conjunctivitis is a very common condition during summers, recognized by symptoms like redness of eyes, pricking sensation, discharge and watery… Read More


Avoiding Dry Eyes in the Desert

Like many other Coachella Valley residents, do you frequently suffer from dry eyes?  Although this might not be a terribly debilitating condition, it can still take a toll on you and possibly even lead to more severe eye problems.  At Millauskas Eye Institute, we want to ensure that you take the precautions necessary to help… Read More


Fireworks Safety

July 4th is just around the corner! Each year, thousands of people are injured by fireworks. Simple ways to protect yourself and your family are: Respect safety barriers that are set up and view fireworks from at least 500 feet away. Do not touch any unexploded fireworks; instead, contact the local fire or police departments… Read More


Dr. Bart Ketover Talks About Cataracts

Dr. Ketover wants to make sure you know the facts about Cataracts. What is a cataract? A cataract is a clouding of the normally clear lens of one’s eye.  The lens is positioned behind the pupil and helps the eye focus incoming rays of light onto the retina.  As the lens progressively clouds, vision is… Read More


May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month

Summer is just around the corner and many of us are getting ready for all the activities that the season brings. May is Ultraviolet Awareness Month so, while you are planning your summer fun, make sure you know how to protect yourself and your eyes. The sun’s UV rays can burn the eye’s cornea and… Read More


April is Women’s Eye Health and Safety Month

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Every year, more and more women are diagnosed with eye problems—including visual impairment brought on by illness, age and other factors. It is important for women to undergo annual eye exams with the potential for more frequent check-ups if they are in an age bracket with a higher risk of visual impairment or eye health… Read More


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