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June Hours

We are preparing to resume regular business hours on June 1st, which will include evening appointments on Wednesdays & Thursdays. Appointment times are filling up...

A message to our patients about COVID-19

At Superior Eye Health and Vision Therapy Center the health and well-being of our patients, employees, and our community is our top priority. We understand...

Why You Should Avoid Online Eye Tests

An online eye exam is an automated and interactive vision test that claims to measure mainly visual acuity. It may seem like a convenient way...

What Will Optometry Practices Look Like Post-COVID?

COVID-19’s rapid sweep across the country has forced optical practices to make rapid clinical management decisions. Some optometrists temporarily shuttered their businesses due to the...

Why You Shouldn’t Visit the ER for Eye Emergencies During COVID-19

During the COVID-19 outbreak, we have been going above and beyond to ensure that people are receiving emergency eye care. If you're having an eye...

What Services Can I Get Using Tele-Optometry?

Tele-optometry is a branch of telemedicine that can cover a wide range of problems and treatments related to vision and ocular health. Tele-medicine delivers medical...

COVID-19: Protect Your Eyes From Too Much Screen Time

You and your children are likely spending more time on mobile devices and computer screens than ever before. Too much time spent staring at screens...

How to Disinfect Glasses to Help Prevent COVID-19

Coronavirus and Your Eyeglasses Did you know that our glasses (this includes the lenses and the frame) can potentially transfer viruses, such as COVID-19, to...

Coronavirus and Your Eyes – What You Should Know

As coronavirus (COVID-19) spreads around the world, health professionals are demanding that people limit their personal risk of contracting the virus by thoroughly washing their...

Visiting Your Optometrist During COVID-19

Is your eye doctor's appointment coming up? Are you worried about going to the eye clinic during the new coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? Rest assured, keeping...

COVD and NORA Issue Joint Press Release Urging Post-Concussion Optometric Evaluation

The Neuro Optometric Rehabilitation Association and The College of Optometrists in Vision Development have issued a joint call-to-action to all healthcare professionals to consider the need for...

8 Ways to Protect Your Eyes at the Office

Everyone seems to be staring at a screen these days, whether their computer, their smartphone or another digital device. The stress it puts on your...

Does Obesity Impact Eye Health?

Nation-wide awareness about the vast dangers of obesity is at an all-time high, with TV shows like “The Biggest Loser” and health initiatives such as...

Sunburned Eyes? Beware of Snow Blindness!

Playing outside in a snowy winter wonderland can be magical. Under clear skies in the sunshine, the soft white landscape becomes just about irresistible, whether...

3 Ways Diabetes Can Affect Your Vision and Eyes

Did you know that people with diabetes are 20 times more likely to get eye diseases than those without it? There are three major eye...

Your Eyes Are the Windows to Your Health

Your eyes aren't just the windows to your soul — they can also reveal valuable information about your general health beyond whether you need glasses,...

How Smoking Impacts Vision

Smoking harms nearly every system in your body — including your eyes.  Though we are all aware of the health effects associated with smoking, such...

Here’s Why Hydrogen Peroxide is an Excellent Contact Lens Solution

Once you and your doctor have decided on the type of contact lenses you'll need, it's time to choose the most suitable contact lens solution...

Smart Hygiene Habits to Care for Your Contact Lenses

Swimming in a pool with your contacts on or topping off your solution may seem harmless, but they could compromise your contact lenses and your...

How to Keep Glasses from Getting Foggy

Whether you live in a cold climate or have visited one in the winter, you have probably seen someone who just walked in from the...

Fall Frame Show

Join us for the Fall Frame Show on Thursday October 24th from 11am-7pm. Featuring brand new styles from Carrera, Jimmy Choo, Max Mara, Safilo Kids, Elasta, and Emozioni. Prizes – Refreshments –...

12 Tips for Optimal Eye Health

Good Eye Care Habits & Hygiene By practicing good eye care habits and hygiene, you can prevent many vision problems from occurring. Eye problems and...

Wearing Colored Contact Lenses This Halloween? Beware and Take Care!

Countless adults, teens and even children will be wearing colored contact lenses this Halloween, but few are aware of the risks involved. Ever wondered what...

Sports-Related Eye Injuries

September Is Sports Eye Safety Month! Ocular sports trauma is among the leading causes of permanent vision loss in North America. Tens of thousands of...

Summer Heat Wave and Your Eyes

This summer, heat waves with scorching temperatures have hit communities nationwide, making an already hot summer even hotter. With high temps and heat waves in...

UV Safety Awareness Month

July is UV Safety Awareness Month, and no wonder! With the summer sun out in full force, it’s now more important than ever to protect...

Top 4 Eyecare Tips for Summer Vacation

This summer, whether you're headed across state lines on a family road trip, flying off to Europe, grabbing a quick weekend getaway, or taking a...

Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month. During this important time, people living with cataracts (and their loved ones) are encouraged to talk about their personal experiences...

Help! My Child Doesn’t Want to Wear Glasses!

Do your kids need glasses in order to see clearly? Maybe they have a strong case of nearsightedness, perhaps they have astigmatism, or another type...

Summer Frame Show

Join us for the Summer Frame Show on Wednesday June 19th from 11am-7pm. It’s time for a fresh new look for summer! Featuring brand new styles from Bebe, NYC,...

Mental Health and Your Vision

May is Mental Health Awareness Month in the USA; in Canada, Mental Health week is May 6th to 12th. Since 1949, it has been observed...

Parkinson’s Awareness Month and Your Vision

April is Parkinson's Awareness Month in the USA and Canada, a time when those living with the disorder, their family members, friends, and community come...

Top 5 Tips for Managing Eye Allergies This Spring

Spring is a season of new beginnings, when the cold harsh winter months are behind us, flowers bloom, and people begin spending more time outdoors....

Women’s Health and Your Vision

March 8th is International Women's Day, a day when women are honored and their accomplishments celebrated worldwide. From medicine to law, entrepreneurship to corporate leadership,...

GX Sciences Nutrigenomics Testing

GX Sciences Nutrigenomics Testing Superior Eye is now offering an exciting new service for those looking to optimize their health and wellbeing. Through GX Sciences...

What’s in Your Household Cleaning Supplies?

Most of us have the basics: bleach, oven cleaner, air freshener, furniture polish, and window spray. Did you know that chemicals found in these kinds...

School and Vision: 2 Important Partners

It’s February and that means we’re smack in the middle of winter, which is also the middle of the school year. It’s the season when...

What You Need to Know About Glaucoma – The Sneak Thief of Sight

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. What is Glaucoma? Glaucoma, a silent eye disease, is the most common form of irreversible blindness in the world....

A “Look” Inside Superior Eye Health

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World Braille Day 2019

Each year during the month of January we recognize World Braille Day which gives us the opportunity to take a moment and appreciate the incredible...

Carley’s Story

“Vision therapy has helped me read better. It also helped me look at the person when they are talking so I understand what they are...

Toys and games nice and naughty for vision development

Deck your holiday gift lists with toys and games that are not only fun but vision-friendly. For decades, Kellye Knueppel, O.D., and Mary Gregory, O.D.,...

Are Nerf Guns a Dangerous Holiday Present?

Nerf Guns: Popular, Projectile... Safe? With the newest Nerf guns and blasters reigning at the top of lists for the most popular toys this holiday season,...

8 Tips to Relieve Winter Dry Eyes

Whether you live in a climate with cold winter weather or you are planning a ski trip up north, winter can be a challenge if...

Diabetes and Your Eyes

Diabetes is becoming much more prevalent around the globe. According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in the...

Have an Eye Safe Halloween

Brush Up Before You Dress Up Halloween is one of the most fun times of the year for children and adults alike. When else do...

Exercise and Your Eye Health

Regular exercise is an essential component of overall health and wellness. It is proven that exercise reduces sickness and disease; it increases strength, immunity, and...

Korbin’s Story

“I came to see Dr. Johnson because I couldn’t read or write very well. I needed help so that school would not be hard for...

Is Too Much Screen Time Dangerous For Your Kids?

Screen Time Pros and Cons Whether it is homework, email, gaming, chatting with friends, searching the web or watching Youtube, kids these days seem to...

Healthy Aging for the Eyes

Getting old doesn’t have to be synonymous with vision loss. There is a lot you can do to keep your eyes and vision healthy and...

Progressive Myopia: When Your Child’s Vision Keeps Getting Worse

What Is Progressive Myopia? Nearsightedness or myopia is one of the most prevalent eye disorders worldwide and its incidence is increasing. In fact by 2050,...

Ultimate Lens Package

Double Your Lenses for Free Through December 31, 2018, purchase an Ultimate Lens Package and get a second pair of qualifying lenses on us with...

The Dangers of An Online Eye Test

An online eye test may seem like a convenient way to check your vision or get an eyeglass prescription but beware, these tests aren’t all...

Signs That Your Child Has a Vision Problem

Healthy eyes and good vision are essential for your child’s growth and development. In fact, learning is 80% visual, which means a child’s success in...

Back to School Sale

Getting Kids Ready for School Just a friendly reminder to schedule your child for preventative care during the last few weeks of summer. Our Fall...

Eye Dangers in the Dorm – Eye Health for College Students

It’s almost back to school time for college students and whether this is your first time away from home or you are already a pro,...

Why You Shouldn’t Rub Your Eyes

While it may seem like a harmless action, rubbing your eyes can actually cause a lot of damage. There are a number of different reasons...

Welcome Dr. Stephen Herman, O.D. to Our Staff

Dr. Stephen Herman is an optometrist practicing primary care optometry. In May 2018 he joined the team here at Superior Eye Health and Vision Therapy Center....

Ocular Migraines

Migraine Awareness Month: An ocular migraine is any migraine headache that involves a visual disturbance such as flashes of light, seeing stars or zigzags or...

How-to Guide for Buying Sunglasses

Sure, sunglasses might add the final touches to your chic ensemble, but the real reason to purchase your shades is to protect your eyes from...

Noah’s Story

Noah’s therapist, Christy, watched him blossom through Vision Therapy. She knew he would be successful, as his parents worked diligently with Noah – Age 9...

Sports Vision Deconstructed

Vision is a critical component to succeed as an athlete and this doesn’t just mean having 20/20 vision. There are a number of visual processes...

7 Eye Symptoms You Shouldn’t Ignore

While we all know that regular eye exams can help detect warning signs of disease and prevent vision loss, many people fail to seek medical...

Women’s Eye Health – 7 Tips for Optimal Vision for Life

April is Women’s Eye Health Month in the USA and May is Healthy Vision month in Canada too, so let’s take the opportunity to look...

Ultraviolet Light and your Eyes

If you want strong, healthy eyes and clear vision for life, a major step you can take is to protect your eyes from UV radiation. ...

Should I Be Concerned When My Eyelid Twitches?

We all experience the occasional eyelid twitch, which is when the muscle of the eyelid spasms involuntarily. Usually, it comes and goes without intervention and...

Signs of Eye and Vision Problems in Infants

Infant Eyesight Despite nine months of growth in utero, babies are not born with fully developed eyes and vision - just like they can't walk...

AMD Awareness Could Save Your Vision

It’s that time of the year again. Each February, the optometric community bands together to create awareness about age-related macular degeneration (AMD). AMD is a...

Trouble Seeing at Night? All About Night Blindness

At this time of year when the sun sets early, many people are affected by night blindness. Night blindness or nyctalopia refers to difficulty seeing at...

The Sneak Thief of Sight

It’s that time of year again. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month, a time set aside each year to create awareness about this potentially devastating...

Don’t Let Snow Blindness Ruin Your Winter Vacation

While most people have sunglasses high on their packing list for a tropical vacation, many people don’t consider it as much of a priority for...

6 Crazy Holiday Eye Injuries to Avoid

As the season to deck the halls arrives, make sure that you aren’t one of the many people who find themselves celebrating in the urgent...

Gracie’s Story

“I had trouble reading.“ — Gracie, Age 8 “I had trouble reading. Since Vision Therapy, I read better. My headaches were awful before Vision Therapy...

10 Eye Healthy Foods to Eat This Year

The New Year is coming and many people include healthier eating and exercise in their resolutions for the year ahead. Well other than weight loss...

Women and Diabetes – World Diabetes Day

November 14th is World Diabetes Day. This year, the theme of World Diabetes Day is women and diabetes - our right to a healthy future....

What You Need to Know to Help World Blindness

October is World Blindness Awareness Month, an initiative started to help the public to understand the realities of visual impairment and how it affects the...

Halloween Eye Safety

October has arrived and that means many people are already starting to plan for upcoming costume parties and trick-or-treating for the Halloween season. This is...

Trouble Seeing the Fine Print? Here are Your Options…

Every good pair of eyes eventually gets old and with age comes a condition called presbyopia. Presbyopia, which usually begins to set in some time...

Charles’ Story

“Since I was a kid, I knew that something was wrong with my vision. Looking back at my childhood photos, my right eye would always...

Aging Eyes and Driving Safety 

Even if you don’t have any eye or vision problems, the natural process of aging affects your ability to see and react to visual stimuli....

Is Your Teen Ready for Contacts?

Many teens who wear glasses are eager to try out contact lenses for convenience, fashion or to just provide another option for vision correction.

Inside a Life With Color Vision Deficiency

What’s it like to be color blind? Contrary to what the name implies, color blindness usually does not actually mean that you don’t see any...

How to Safely View the Great American Eclipse of 2017

On August 21st, for the first time since 1979, a solar eclipse will be visible across North America. What's even more historic is that it...

Back to School Promotion

Parents, are your children ready to succeed in the new school year? One of the most important things to cross off your checklist is to...

Are Your Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Light sensitivity, also known as photophobia, is a condition in which bright light - either natural sunlight or artificial light -  can cause significant discomfort,...

Got a Shiner!

What Exactly Is a Black Eye? A black eye, also known as a periorbital hematoma, is usually not an injury of the actual eye (which...

Cataract Awareness and Prevention

According to the World Health Organization, cataracts are responsible for 51% of cases of blindness worldwide - although this blindness is preventable with treatment. In...

Are You Ignoring Your Dry Eyes?

You Don’t Have to Live With Dry Eyes Have you noticed that your eyes feel chronically dry, itchy, scratchy or even sometimes watery? Many people...

Does Smoking Affect Vision?

Eye Doctors Weigh In: How Smoking Can Harm Your Vision & Eye Health We all know that smoking is bad for you, especially the risks that...

Sjogren’s Awareness – Understanding The Invisible Disease 

In an effort to spread the word to increase awareness about Sjogren’s Disease, eye care providers are speaking out about this hard-to-diagnose condition. Sjogren’s is...

April is Women's Eye Health and Safety Month

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

Eye Health For Women

Hey women! Did you know that women are more likely to suffer from vision problems and are at higher risk of permanent vision loss than...

The Right (and the Wrong) Way to Clean Your Glasses

There is nothing worse than a dirty spot on your glasses - well except perhaps many dirty spots or smudges. When that happens, most of...

It’s Time to Talk About Blue Light

Blue light. Do you know what it is? Do you know where it comes from, or how it can be harmful to your eyes? If...

Understanding Eye Color

Eye color is a hereditary trait that depends on the genes of both parents, as well as a little bit of mystery. The color of...

6 Ways to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)

Age-related macular degeneration is a serious condition that can threaten your vision and general well-being. Characterized by the deterioration of the central area of the...

Are You Missing Your Child’s Hidden Vision Problem?

Your toddler may show every sign of good eyesight including the ability to see objects in the distance, however that doesn't necessarily mean that he...

“The Sneak Thief of Sight” Is On Our Minds This January

Make your resolution for healthy vision this year with increased awareness of the leading cause of blindness worldwide.

Cora’s Story

“Dr. Macphee & my mom motivated me to seek Dr. Johnson & my grandma helped me get here and made sure I practiced. When I...

Holiday Season Shopping: Are Nerf Guns Safe for the Eyes?

This is the one way you can be sure that you or your child’s eyes are truly safe during Nerf shooting:

Dry Eye Syndrome Causes and Cures

Despite the fact that it is one of the most common eye problems, a surprisingly large percentage of patients are not aware of it.

Low Vision Presentation in Marquette

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November is Diabetes Awareness Month

Chances are it affects you or someone you know. November has been dedicated as a time to spread awareness about the disease, its risk factors...

Don’t Let Fall Eye Allergies Get You Down

Red, itchy, watery eyes and swollen eyelids (along with sneezing, congestion or a runny nose)...

Accepting New Patients

With the closing of two offices here in the upper Peninsula we would like all patients past present and future to know that we are...

How Contact Lenses Can be a Danger to your Eyes

Most people wouldn’t consider contact lenses dangerous. In fact, they are a great alternative to glasses, offering convenience and great vision for those who wear...

Vision therapy helps student suffering from double vision

TV6 stopped by the office to see what vision therapy is all about. Check out this story on one of our patients who has double...

An Active and Eye Safe Lifestyle

90%! That’s the number of sports eye injuries that studies show can be prevented using proper eye protection.  Yet most sports leagues don’t require protective...

50% off Second Pair of Lenses

Exclusive Offer Purchase one pair of glasses and receive 50% off a second pair of prescription lenses. Offer good for sunglasses, reading glasses, computer glasses,...

Mason’s Story

“I could not read words right. Doing VT with Ms. Danielle helped me read. She helped me get good grades on my spelling tests. Because...

10 Tips to Teach Children About Eye Safety

It is important to teach your children about eye health and safety from a young age.  This includes awareness about how your overall health habits...

Teacher Appreciation Night

Superior Eye Health & Vision Therapy Invites YOU to Teacher Appreciation Night Tuesday, Sept. 27th 4:00P.M—7:00P.M. We’d like to invite all teachers to a social...

When 20/20 Vision isn’t Enough For Your Child

Since studies show that learning is 80% visual, children with untreated vision problems can really suffer when it comes to school. Most people think that...

Cutting Edge Eye-dentification

We have all seen the futuristic thrillers that use high-tech eye scanning identification systems but nowadays the technology does exist to use them in real...

Ore to Shore Bike Race

Superior Eye Health Center is a proud sponsor of the Ore to Shore Bike Race. Stop in today with your registration and receive an extra 10%...

Innovations in Color Blindness

There have been a lot of videos going viral lately of color blind people “seeing color” for the first time using specialized glasses. The emotional...

Poolside Eye Safety

Whether it is the sea, the sand, the sun or the softball field, summer brings people outside and this creates exposure to a multitude of...

Cataract Awareness Month: What to Expect from Cataract Surgery

After the age of 50 most people will eventually be diagnosed with cataracts. Cataracts are when the natural crystalline lens of the eyes become clouded,...

Sunwear for a Bright Future

According to the Vision Council’s 2016 UV (Ultraviolet Radiation) Protection report, parents are more likely to wear sunglasses (56%) than their children (only 29%!). Yet...

How UV Damages Your Eyes

UV Awareness Month

Spring Style Show

We will be launching a new frame line called STATE, that is made by a Chicago designer and manufactured here in the USA. http://stateopticalco.com On...

What is a stye anyway?

A stye (known by eye doctors as a hordeolum) is an infection of an oil gland which forms a pimple-like bump on the base of...

Eye Allergies

Along with congestion, runny nose, coughing, sneezing, headaches and difficulty breathing, individuals with allergies often suffer from eye allergies or allergic conjunctivitis resulting in red,...

Destiny’s Story

“I had trouble reading before the therapy. I had to redo the 1st grade. Now I am at the top of my class and ready...

Bifocal and Multifocal Contact Lenses 

If you are over 40 and have difficulty seeing close up, you probably have a common age-related condition called presbyopia which is when the eye’s natural...

Workplace Eye Wellness: The Dangers of Blue Light

When people think of workplace dangers to the eyes, it is usually machinery, chemicals or construction materials that come to mind.  However, a growing danger...

How to Find the Right Pair of Glasses for your Child

Whether you are looking for regular prescription glasses, sunwear or protective sports eyewear, it can be tough choosing the best eyewear for children and teens....

Preventing Age-related Macular Degeneration

February is AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month in the United States, and it’s White Cane Week in Canada. Age-related Macular Degeneration (AMD) is a...

25th Anniversary Celebration

Superior Eye Health Center, the office of Dr. Heidi Johnson and Dr. Jessica Hartwig, would like you to join us in celebrating 25 years of...

Resolve to Prevent Glaucoma in 2016

This year, make healthy eyes and vision your resolution. Find out if you or a loved one is at risk for glaucoma, and take steps...

Why Do We Need Glasses?

Refractive errors including myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism and presbyopia.

Eye Safe Toys and Gifts for This Holiday Season

‘Tis the season for giving, and parents, grandparents, family and friends need to know how to choose toys and games that protect children’s health and...

Aubrey’s Story

“Before vision therapy it was hard to see. It was kinda hard to read. Once eye therapy started it got easier an easier. After therapy,...

How Do We See?

Have you ever thought about how vision works? It's an incredible system and process!

How to Prevent Diabetic Vision Loss

Prevention and treatment for eye complications associated with Diabetes

Decorative Lenses Could Cost You Your Vision

Beware this Halloween and think before you blink (in decorative contact lenses that is)! Sure, decorative contact lenses can enhance any Halloween costume, but if...

It's Time to Be Serious About Home Eye Safety

Home Eye Injury Awareness and Prevention

Maddison’s Story

“Maddison always had a hard time understanding what she was reading. I would have to read to her and then she would understand. To do...

6 Common Eye Myths Debunked

Over the centuries there have been a lot of old-wives tales circulating about eyes and vision. You know, like the one that if someone hits...

Protective Sports Eyewear is a Serious Matter

There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness...

Welcome to our New Website

We invite you to take a look around our new site to get to know our practice and learn about eye and vision health. You...

Pink, Stinging Eyes?

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or...

How Pregnancy Affects Vision

The hormonal fluctuations experienced during pregnancy can cause many unexpected changes in your body, including your eyes and vision. Most of these changes are temporary...

Is Your Baby’s EyeSight Developing Normally?

A baby’s visual system develops gradually over the first few months of life. They have to learn to focus and move their eyes, and use...

Guidelines For Picking the Right Pair of Shades

There is a lot more that goes into finding the right pair of sunglasses than just fit and fashion.  While it’s important to look and...

6 Things You Need To Know About Cataracts

Cataracts are a leading cause of vision loss in the United States and Canada. Here are 6 things you need to know. 1. Chances are...

What You Need to Know About Firework Eye Safety

Independence Day may have passed but fireworks season is still in full swing and fireworks-related injury and death is a real and serious danger.  According...

Introducing Oakley to our vast array of frames, in sunglasses and regular frames.

Uncompromised Clarity for Razor Sharp Focus Oakley High Definition Optics® (HDO®) lenses optimize safety and performance to meet the uncompromising demands of professional athletes who...

Introducing the newest, lightest, most innovative frame on the market today, Aspire.

Aspire. Eyewear for Life. Incorporating the latest in technology, advanced materials, and fashion, Aspire Eyewear is a colorfully captivating, aspirational collection for today’s men and...

Isabelle’s Story

“My Eyes”by: Isabelle Green At first I couldn’t see……So I went to visit Dr. Johnson.My eyes didn’t work together and it made things hard to...

New Multifocal Contact Lens

We are proud to introduce the NEW 1 day multifocal contact lens. Dr. Heidi Johnson has tried this lens herself and is excited for her patients...

5 Ways to Ensure Healthy Vision

Your eyes are constantly at work for you, playing a vital role as you navigate through each day. As May is healthy vision month, here...

What Women Need to Know About Eye Health

According to Women’sEyeHealth.org, ⅔ of blindness and visual impairment occurs in women. Additionally, an estimated 75% of visual impairment is preventable or correctable with proper...

Enjoying Life During Eye Allergy Season

Spring is in the air. But along with the beauty of the blooming flowers and budding trees, comes allergy season. The high pollen count and...

Protective Eyewear for Children

How to choose protective safety glasses and sports eyewear to protect your child’s eyes from injuries. Source: Protective Eyewear for Children – AllAboutVision.com...

Ultraviolet Radiation and Sunglasses: How To Protect Your Eyes

The Vision Council’s 2014 report offers highlights of the Sun Protection Survey and consequences of UV exposure. Download it here. Source: Ultraviolet Radiation and Sunglasses: How...

RevitaLash Products

Superior Eye is excited to recommend RevitaLash products. Dr. Heidi Johnson, OD is recommending these cosmetic products to improve the health of the skin and...

UV Blue Blocking Lens

We recently we did a video with TV6 about Digital Eye Strain and UV Blue Blocking Lenses. Do your eyes feel very dry, very heavy...

Blue Light Exposure & New Anti-Reflective coatings

Blue Light Exposure Is It Really a Concern? Quality sunglasses are designed to protect your eyes from harmful ultraviolet light rays emitted by the sun,...

Welcome Fendi

Superior Eye Health Center is excited to introduce the Fendi frame line to our office. After a strict per-qualification process we have met the expectations...

Can you Really Go Blind from Looking at a Solar Eclipse?

Last week, people in South America, Europe, North Africa, and parts of Asia and the Middle East saw a solar eclipse. As you may have...

10 Steps to Prevent Vision Loss

March is Save Your Vision Month, a time to raise public awareness about how to protect your eyes and your vision. Most people aren’t aware...

Refocus on the Digital Age with Computer Glasses

Digital devices have impacted our world in so many positive ways, allowing us to connect, work, play and get information at the speed of light....

Living With Low Vision

February is Low Vision and Age-Related Macular Degeneration awareness month. Low vision describes a set of conditions in which there is significant visual impairment which...

Request Your Next Appointment Online…

You can now request your next appointment online! Visit the Contact Us section of our site at anytime and complete the form.  We'll receive the...

Macular Degeneration Awareness Month

February is Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD)/Low-Vision Awareness Month, so we’d like to help educate you on the topic with resources available at aoa.org. The leading cause...

Under Pressure: Are you at Risk for Glaucoma?

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month.  Glaucoma is a serious, vision threatening disease. You can save your eyesight, by knowing the facts. Are you at risk...

EyeGlass Guide

  Thinking about buying a new pair of glasses? This interactive guide will help you choose glasses that are right for you. Try EyeGlass Guide for yourself....

Know How and When to Treat an Eye Infection

It’s that time of year again…coughs, sneezing, running noses and itchy, red eyes.  How do you know when an eye irritation is something that needs...

8 Tips to Beat Winter Dry Eyes

One of the most common patient complaints during the winter months is dry eyes. In the cooler climates, cold winds and dry air, coupled with...

Jordan’s Story

“I was having trouble with double vision and extremely bad headaches. It was negatively affecting my college schoolwork and studying, so I wanted to get...

"Eye" Am Home for the Holidays – 7 Eye Tips for College Students

Winter break is in a few weeks and, with college students finding their way home for the holidays, it is a good time for parents to...

Do You Know the Facts About Diabetic Eye Disease?

November is Diabetic Eye Disease Awareness Month. Do you know the facts?...

National Diabetes Month 2014

Diabetes is the leading cause of vision loss for Americans under the age of 74, and Doctors of Optometry are dedicated to early diagnosis and...

7 Things You Should Know About Eyelid Twitches

You may have experienced this before. Out of nowhere, your eyelid starts twitching uncontrollably. While this can be a cause of aggravation, eyelid twitches, spasms...

October is…

October is 'Eye Injury Prevention Month' in the USA and 'Eye Health Month' in Canada. There are about 285 million people living with blindness and...

Medically Necessary Contact Lenses

                  What Are Medically Necessary Contact Lenses? Medically necessary contact lenses are used to rehabilitate the vision...

Protect Children's Eyes During Sports

The new school year has kicked off and you can tick off purchasing all that back to school equipment. Now, it's time to think about...

Cutting Edge Glaucoma Technology

A futuristic, yet simplistic, eye implant paired with a smartphone app may change the way eye doctors treat glaucoma.

Comfortable Vision for Back-to-school Reading

School is starting: Do you know how to set up your child’s homework and reading spot? Reading and writing are some of the most fundamental...

Be on the Lookout for Vision Problems this Summer Break

Summer vacation is well under way, but did you know that even when your child is out of the classroom, vision problems can have an...

Piper’s Story

“Piper – Age 8 – began Vision Therapy because she failed her 1st Grade vision test in her left eye. She was also struggling with...

Should You Be Worried About Eye Floaters?

Eye floaters are actually more common that you may think. Many people notice specks or cobweb-like images moving around in their line of vision, at...

The Impact of Concussion on Vision (VisionHelp)

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Keeping an Eye on Cataracts

Cataracts affect millions of people nationwide and as the population continues to age, the numbers keep increasing. The good news is, cataracts are often manageable...

A Look Behind Sleeping Eyes

Have you ever wondered what your eyes do when you finally close them after a long day of visual processing and stimulation? Let's take a...

6 Things You Should Know about UV Radiation and Your Eyes

The heat of long summer days is nearly upon us. As the sun's rays intensify and people spend more time outdoors in the sunshine it...

Dealing with Your Tween's and Teen's Eyesight

It can be devastating for a tween or teen to be told he or she needs to wear glasses, especially if it is sudden. Many...

9 Tips for Coping With Eye Allergy Season

Spring is on the way. Soon the sun will be shining, the flowers blooming and allergy season will be upon us. If you have allergies,...

How Your Eyes Convey Emotion

Your eyes communicate much more than you may realize, in fact they play a huge role in your non-verbal communication. Consciously or not, the way...

Diabetes & Your Eyes

Are You at Risk For Diabetic Eye Disease? What is Diabetes? Diabetes is characterized by a group of diseases that affect how your body uses...

Protecting Your Eyes From The Desk Job

There are so many people who spend hours a day, if not most of the day working on a computer or mobile device. They usually...

VisionHelp: Vision and Learning

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New Study Shows How Your Eyes Shed Light on Your Health

It's been said that your eyes are the window to your soul. Well, research is showing that your eyes are a window to a lot...

Hope in Sight for Low Vision

February is low vision awareness month. Low vision is a condition in which an individual suffers significant vision loss that can't be fully corrected with...

We are now offering Low Vision Services!

If you have a visual impairment or have difficulty reading with conventional glasses, stop in and see our options for spectacle mounted and hand held...

We are Excited to Welcome Dr. Jessica Hartwig, O.D. to Our Staff

Dr. Hartwig is an Iron Mountain native and is a 2013 graduate from Ferris State University. She specializes in contact lens fits and dry eye issues....

How to Encourage Young Kids to Wear their First Pair of Glasses

Your child's first pair of glasses will make an important difference in his or her ability to see and interact with the surrounding world. However,...

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma

7 Facts You Should Know About Glaucoma Glaucoma, which refers to a group of eye diseases that damage the optic nerve, is often called 'the...

Link between ADD and CI

Link between ADD and CI →...

Childrens Vision

Childrens Vision →...

Photos & Descriptions of Vision Therapy

Photos & Descriptions of Vision Therapy →...

The Importance of Tummy Time

The Importance of Tummy Time →...

Padula Institute of Vision Rehabilitation

Padula Institute of Vision Rehabilitation →...

Neuro-Vision rehabilitator

Neuro-Vision rehabilitator →...

The Heroes, The Healing

The Heroes, The Healing →...

NORA

Neuro-Optometric Rehab Association →...

New Year's Resolutions for An Eye Healthy 2014

The New Year is a time to start fresh and renew our commitment to health, happiness and success. It’s important to include eye and vision...

Fun Holiday Gifts That Are GOOD for Children's Vision

The holiday season is on our doorstep. With technology so much a part of our lives, the easy go-to gifts for kids often include an...

What You Should Know about Diabetes and Your Vision

Diabetes affects people of all ages, races and genders.  An estimated 25.8 million Americans or 8.3 percent of the population suffer from the disease, according...

Keeping Your Contact Lenses Clean

If you wear contact lenses, you probably know the hygiene routine you should follow when removing your lenses: Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and...

10 Tips to Protect Your Vision

Did you forget to put on your sunglasses today? Are you constantly sitting in front of a computer screen without taking breaks to look away?...

This Halloween Be Wary of Costume Contact Lenses

As Halloween approaches and costume planning gets more serious, many consider the use of novelty or costume contact lenses as a way to add that...

Children and Contact Lenses

Children and Contact Lenses →...

Brien’s Story

“I had enough of seeing double when reading, so my mom took me to vision therapy and that’s where I started to improve. My first...

How to Prevent Dry Eyes During Air Travel

Many travelers experience dry eyes after extended travel by air. The dry environment of a temperature- and pressure-controlled air plane cabin can take its toll...

Does Chlorine Hurt your Eyes?

Just because the summer is coming to an end, doesn’t mean that we have to say goodbye to the swimming pool. Whether it means a...

Technology in the Classroom and the Eyes

The use of technology has become commonplace in the classroom. So much so that today’s generation of students, from kindergarten to university, navigates computers, smartphones...

Amblyopia: Advanced Treatment for Lazy Eye (Wow Vision Therapy)

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Mary’s Story

“In July 2012, I was in a 4 wheeler accident and suffered a concussion. I took the appropriate time to recover and returned to the...

Treating Vision Problems Lowers Risk of Falling in Seniors

For adults over the age of 65, the right pair of vision correcting glasses can literally be a life saver. Seniors aged 65 and up...

Same Day Urgent Care

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Optometric Extension Program Foundation

Optometric Extension Program Foundation → Classes & Conferences on Vision Therapy...

Parents Active for Vision Education P.A.V.E.®

Parents Active for Vision Education P.A.V.E.® → P.A.V.E.® is a national non-profit education 501(c)3, resource and support organization whose mission is to raise public awareness...

College of Optometrists in Vision Development

College of Optometrists in Vision Development → COVD is a non-profit, international membership association of eye care professionals including optometrists, optometry students, and vision therapists....

The Great Glasses Play Day 2013

The first weekend of August (August 3rd and 4th) has been marked as the 2nd annual Great Glasses Play Day. The event, which first launched...

First Aid for Eye Injuries

To ensure that your eyes remain healthy, it is essential to protect them from injury and to take proper care measures if an injury has...

Understanding the Eye Chart

Eye charts of different variations have become a standard in vision screenings and eye exams. One of the most familiar charts associated with vision is...

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts, one of the most common causes of blindness, develop when the lens of the eye, located behind the iris and pupil, becomes opaque or...

Age Related Macular Degeneration and Your Central Vision

Did you know that age-related macular degeneration (AMD) is one of the leading causes of vision loss and blindness among adults aged 50 and above?...

Zachary’s Story

“Homework was hard and reading was tough. I liked the ball and pepper tramp activities. And also the pigeon and duck walk. Miss Chris made...

Fixing My Gaze by Susan Barry

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Pink, Stinging Eyes? It Could Be Pink Eye

Conjunctivitis, also called pink eye, is one of the most frequently seen eye diseases, especially in kids. It can be caused by viruses, bacteria or...

Branden’s story

“Branden – Age 9 – was struggling in school. He couldn’t copy from the board or write out essay questions at school. He seemed to...

Eye Can Learn

Eye Can Learn → Good for kids! Eye Can Learn provides parents with fun eye exercises to enhance their children’s visual processing skills for better...

Vision 3D

Vision 3D → Find out about the wonders and pitfalls of 3D vision....

Dominic’s Story

“When I started second grade I noticed when I read it was blurry and the words were scrunched together. I felt embarrassed that I couldn’t...

Vision Therapy

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Madilynn’s Story

“My daughter needed her annual eye exam. I had heard good things about Dr. Johnson and the eye therapy program. My daughter was struggling in...

Eastin’s Story

“Before I was at therapy, I had double vision and trouble reading and writing. Now I can read better, my memory is better, and it...

Mary’s Story

“I had seen Dr. Johnson for a few years for annual checkups. My overall vision had been declining-needing to wear glasses more often for reading,...

Camren’s Story

“When I went to eye therapy I was nervous that I was going to get glasses but afterwards, I was fine. That is when I...

Brian’s Story

“I didn’t want to go but Mom and Dad made me…..I am very glad my mom and dad made me go because I have doubled...

Same Day Urgent Care

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Specialty Contact Lenses / Surgical Coordination

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Vision Therapy

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Samara’s Story

“The hard time seeing at school is what motivated me to start vision therapy. Noticing improvements in a short time motivated me to keep coming...

Lukas’ Story

“I had trouble reading. I did therapy to get better. Before therapy reading was very hard, now it is getting easier.” — Lukas, Age 8...

Dr. Lou Probst

Dr. Lou Probst → LASIK surgeon...

TLC Laser Eye Centers

TLC Laser Eye Centers → LASIK Eye Center...

Emma’s Story

“When I first started, I couldn’t see. But throughout the times I was at “eye tests”, I can see perfect now. That’s my story.” —...

Alex’s Story

“I am able to catch and ride my bike better. I don’t get car sick any more.“ — Alex, Age 8 "My son’s reading skills...

Gaven’s Story

“Gaven’s attention span improved so much and he learned all his letters and numbers. VT has helped him so much it is amazing. The things...

William’s Story

“It was hard to read. My teacher told my mom and dad about Dr. Johnson. Vision therapy has helped me read better. It has taught...

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