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After Cataract Surgery

After Cataract Surgery

Perhaps you’ve recently learned you have cataracts and have scheduled a cataract surgery. Now you want to know what to expect after the surgery. The good news is that it’s an outpatient surgery, so you’ll be back home the same day since the procedure itself usually only takes about an hour. Cataract Removal and IOLs… Read More


Everything You Need To Know About LASIK Eye Surgery

Approved by the FDA nearly 20 years ago, LASIK is a household name around the conversation of vision.  LASIK is not for everyone nor does it fix every vision problem. Let’s start with the basics about LASIK eye surgery LASIK is an acronym for laser in situ keratomileusis and is a two-step procedure. The first step makes a… Read More


Save Money And Use Your Flex Spending Plan On LASIK

LASIK is considered an elective procedure, and therefore, not covered by most vision or health plans.  However, FSA’s and HSA’s– Flexible Spending Accounts and Health Savings Accounts allow you to take funds set aside for your healthcare and apply them toward your LASIK eye surgery cost. The benefits of using these accounts are that the… Read More


Halloween and Colored Contact Lenses

What starts as an impulsive buy to enhance your Halloween Costume can quickly become the cause of permanent eye damage. Halloween is a popular time for people to use colored contact lenses to enhance their costumes.  But do you know the risks that come with these lenses?  Most people believe that decorative lenses do not require the same… Read More


Workplace Eye Wellness

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Do you work on a computer, tablet, or other digital device? With more and more workers using technology and gadgets as part of their daily work routine, the risk for eye strain and its effects also continues to rise. Increased use of digital devices may expose workers to eye strain from long, uninterrupted focus on… Read More


Taking Care Of Your Eyes During The Cooler Winter Weather

Red Eye

The Coachella Valley has been facing a cooler winter this year. With temperatures almost 20 degrees below average, dry air and winds blowing across the valley, you may be suffering from dry, itchy eyes.  Protecting your eyes from the cold air is important.  Dry outdoor air and dry indoor heat can cause your eyes to dehydrate.  Symptoms… Read More


Using Your Tax Refund For LASIK

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Its tax time again! Have you finished your taxes and now just waiting for your tax refund check. How you are going to spend your money? While many people spend their tax refund on a vacation, updates to the house, or shopping online, we recommend using it for LASIK at Milauskas Eye Institute and getting the clear… Read More


Low Vision

Low Vision

The National Eye Institute has designated February as Low Vision Awareness Month, a time to raise awareness about visual impairment and rehabilitation for those living with the condition. An estimated 3 million Americans age 40 and older are living with low vision, which can greatly impact their functionality, productivity and general enjoyment of life. What… Read More


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


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