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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

Six Things You Should Know About AMD

AMD (Age-related macular degeneration) is the leading cause of blindness among older Americans, but new treatments and protective steps can help people with AMD avoid vision loss.  You should know about AMD, its risk factors and treatment options. Here are the six things I think everyone should know about the condition: 1. There may be no… Read More

Best Physician In The Valley


Dr. Ketover has been voted “Best Physician” in the Desert Sun’s Reader’s “Best in the Valley” poll. Dr. Ketover is of the premier cataract surgeons in the country and has been with Milauskas Eye Institute for nearly two decades. Over his career, he has performed tens of thousands of cataract surgeries greatly improving the quality… Read More

In Memory Of Dr. Albert T. Milauskas


Albert Milauskas, beloved husband and father, passed away December 14, 2016 at age 80. Dr. Milauskas was born in Amsterdam, New York on June 27, 1936 to John and Malvina Milauskas, both immigrants from Lithuania. Dr. Milauskas subsequently moved to Michigan where he attended the University of Detroit, Wayne State University School of Medicine and… Read More

Dorothy and Dr. Milauskas Honored by Guide Dogs of the Desert

On November 17, 2016  Dr. and Mrs. Milauskas were honored by Guide Dogs of the Desert for their generous  support and contributions over the years.

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