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Protecting Your Eyes During Allergy Season


For some people and their eyes, it seems like every season is allergy season. In the spring, it is due to tree and flower pollen; in the summer these are joined by grass pollen. In the fall weed pollen is the culprit. What is the result of all of these?  Red itchy eyes that also… Read More

Milauskas Eye Institute Sponsors


Milauskas Eye Institute is proud to be the sponsor of four new Guide Dogs of the Desert Labrador Puppies. Their names are Kelly, Tigra, Dinah and Hopkins.     

Glaucoma Awareness Month

Glaucoma is a leading cause of irreversible blindness in the United States. Glaucoma has no noticeable symptoms in its early stages, and vision loss progresses at such a gradual rate that people affected by the condition are often unaware of it until their sight has already been compromised. During Glaucoma Awareness Month in January, the… Read More

Milauskas Eye Institute Expands La Quinta Office

Inside of office

MEI is pleased to announce the expansion of our La Quinta Office. This expansion provides more exam and testing rooms for our patients.  Also included are new signs on the outside of the building, making it easier for patients to find this location.  

MEI/NextMD Patient Portal

Patient Portal

Milauskas Eye Institute is excited to provide our patients with the Nextmd Patient Portal. This secure website offers patients the ability to communicate with their doctor.  It also provides convenient access to their personal health information anytime, from anywhere with an Internet connection. You’ll be able to take advantage of these available services: E-mail your doctor Request appointments Refill… Read More

What is Color Blindness?

Are you color blind

Color blindness means that you have trouble seeing red, green, or blue or a mix of these colors. It’s rare that a person sees no color at all. The human eye sees by light stimulating the retina (a neuro-membrane lining the inside back of the eye). The retina is made up of what are called… Read More

MEI Honors Employees

MEI Honors Employees

This summer, Milauskas Eye Institute held their annual dinner to recognize some of their long time employees. Each year, the event is put together by Dr. and Mrs. Milauskas to celebrate the loyalty and longevity of the MEI staff.   This year, employees were recognized for 5, 10, 15 and 20 years of service. MEI truly appreciates their employees and would… Read More

Choosing The Right Eyeglasses

Woman wearing stylish glasses

Choosing the right eyeglasses can be difficult especially if it’s your first time wearing them.  The thought of making a choice can become overwhelming.  You have to consider things like, how they will complement the shape of your face, or whether they’ll be the right ones for the job and other things that depend on… Read More

Intraocular Lenses

Intraocular lenses (IOLs) that take the place of the eye’s natural lens have been a huge benefit to cataract patients, with more than one million implanted in the United States, each year. Since intraocular lenses found widespread acceptance (in the 1970s) the technology has advanced significantly. Today there is a wide variety of IOLs available to help… Read More

Back-to-School Eye Care Tips

Child getting eye exam

With the school year starting earlier this year (Mid-August for some), parents are getting their children ready for the upcoming year. Shopping lists usually include pencils, pens, school clothes and backpacks. But what about having their eyes checked? Experts believe that approximately 80 percent of learning comes through a child’s eyes. Studies, however, show that… Read More

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Palm Springs, CA 92262
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72057 Dinah Shore Dr
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Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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41990 Cook St
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Palm Desert, CA 92211
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78560 Highway 111
La Quinta, CA 92253
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Sat: 9am-3pm
72301 Country Club Drive
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270
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