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2020 eye health

Starting 2020 Off Right!

It's a new year so make sure you are starting it off the right way by getting your eye exam!
Jan 16th, 2020
Safe Toys and Gifts

December is Safe Toys & Gifts Month

It’s the most wonderful time of the year, with the holiday season and Christmas shopping in full swing. It’s also a time of increased toy-related injuries to children, which is why December is Safe Toys & Gifts Awareness month.
Dec 1st, 2019

Fighting Fall Allergies

Fall is here and that means another eye allergy season. Learn how to fight your seasonal eye allergies!
Nov 4th, 2019

Students’ Success Begins With Healthy Vision

More than 80% of a child’s learning happens through vision and an undiagnosed vision problem could impact their learning abilities. Find out more about what to look out for when it comes to your child's vision.
Oct 3rd, 2019

Back to School!

Start this school year off right by scheduling your child's next eye exam!
Sep 3rd, 2019

The Benefits and Drawbacks to Glasses

Kick off Healthy Vision Month by learning about the benefits and drawbacks to glasses. Tune in next week for the second half of this two part series!
May 1st, 2019

Stay on Top of Your Game with Healthy Vision

Needless to say, if your vision isn’t up to par, neither is your game. Healthy eyes, like strength and speed, are important for the success of any sport, whether it's baseball, soccer, or golf. Fortunately, your optometrist can help you stay on top of you
Mar 4th, 2019

The Story of Watery Eyes

Allergies are not the only thing causing your watery eyes. Let's take a closer look at the other factors that might be playing a role.
Jan 31st, 2019

Everyday Tips For Healthy Eyes

Keeping your eyes healthy is of the utmost importance as a person grows and ages. Stay on top of your ocular health with these everyday tips!
Dec 3rd, 2018

Flu Season Is Upon Us

Flu season is upon us! Get helpful hints on how to be prepared and stay one step ahead of the Flu.
Nov 8th, 2018

Nearsighted vs. Farsighted

To put it simply, nearsightedness is when a person can see better close up than far away and farsightedness is when a person can see better far away than close up.
Sep 11th, 2018

Tanning Beds: What's the Cost to Your Vision?

Much has been made of the damage tanning beds can do to your skin, but what about your eyes? How does the intense UV light affect your sight both in the short-term and the long-term?
Jul 31st, 2018

Not All Sunglasses Are The Same

Most people are aware that getting too much sun is bad for your skin, but what they usually don’t know the same principle applies to their eyes and that this can affect your vision.
Jul 20th, 2018

Healthy Eyes in Summer

Myopia studies have demonstrated a protective benefit correlated with outdoor play.
Jun 7th, 2018

Tips for Relieving Spring Eye Allergies

Spring is a time when everything is in bloom. The weather becomes warmer, and the sun shines longer. It’s also a time when allergies flare. Get a head start on relieving your itchy, red, watery, irritated eyes before they wreak havoc.
Apr 16th, 2018

What’s the Best way to Care for My Contacts?

More than 30 million Americans wear contact lenses. But many of those people put themselves at risk for serious eye infections because they don’t take proper care of their lenses. Learn how to best care for your contacts and you reduce your risk
Feb 26th, 2018

About Corneal Reshaping

Patients who desire freedom from glasses or prevention of myopic progression are excellent candidates for corneal reshaping therapy, or CRT. CRT is the therapeutic use of a corneal mold similar in feel to a contact lens.
Jan 22nd, 2018

Why Do I Have To Get My Eyes Dilated?

It’s true that having your eyes dilated during your yearly eye exam can be a bit inconvenient. Not only does it take time, but once it’s over, you have to wear a pair of sunglasses in order to avoid that dreadful light sensitivity, and you may even have to
Jan 9th, 2018

Why Is My Eyelid Twitching?

You’ve likely experienced it at least once in your lifetime—suddenly your eyelid starts involuntarily twitching in spasms for no apparent reason. When this happens, it’s called lid myokymia. It’s a common phenomenon, but what causes it? There is no single
Jan 5th, 2018

Season of Kindness

Sorry it’s been awhile since I’ve posted. We have been busy seeing old and new patients as well as working on our Season of Kindness campaign. You may have seen on Facebook, but if you haven’t, let me tell you a little bit about what we’re doing. Starting
Dec 11th, 2017

Meet our team!

Now that we have settled down with all the pre and grand opening tasks, I would like to take a moment and introduce the staff at Michigan Eye & Contact Lens!
Nov 17th, 2017

Antioxidants and Your Eyes

The holiday where we feast on food is just around the corner! We hope your Thanksgiving is filled with friends, family, and of course, lots of yummy food! It’s that time of year when we tend to splurge on pie, pudding and other sweet treats. Try not to sk
Nov 17th, 2017

Introducing Vinyl Factory

Are you sick of all the same looking frames out there? After a while, everything starts to look pretty indistinguishable. If you’re thinking the same thing, I want to introduce you to a line you may have not heard of; Vinyl Factory. Vinyl Factory is a uni
Nov 17th, 2017

Flex Spending Account

Do You Have A Flex Spending Account? We’re approaching the end of the year (I know, it’s crazy it’s already the end of October!) You may have money left in your account. Now is the time to think about the second pair of glasses, prescription sunglasses, or
Oct 30th, 2017

Halloween Fun!

We had so much fun at the Northville Trick-or-Treat Trail on Saturday! We will be at the West Bloomfield Trick-or-Treat Trail this coming Sunday, October 29th. Who will we see there? Just because it’s fall doesn’t mean you shouldn’t protect your eyes! We
Oct 23rd, 2017

Grand Opening – That was fun!

We hope you were able to make it out to the Grand Opening party! We had a blast! It was great to have members of the community join us and we would like to thank everyone who helped make it such a successful event! Thank You to Novi and Lakes Area Chamber
Oct 17th, 2017

You're Invited

Please join us as we celebrate our Grand Opening this coming Monday October 16th from 4-6pm. Come check out the new office and meet Dr. Williamson! We will have lots of cool stuff going on! Ribbon Cutting Product unveiling Cider and Donuts (who can say
Oct 13th, 2017

First 100 Patients Receive a Free Gift!

13 days to go! Can you believe we are opening in less than two weeks? Neither can we! To celebrate our Novi location’s opening, we will be giving away a free gift to the first 100 patients we see! We have 2 convenient ways to make an appointment before
Aug 28th, 2017

Contact Lens Health Week 2017 Part 2

Happy Saturday to our Michigan Eye and Contact Lens community! As we are wrapping up Contact Lens Health Week, we would like to remind you we will be open September 11, 2017 and ready to handle any and all contact lens or eye care related issues you may ha
Aug 26th, 2017

Contact Lens Health Week 2017 Part 1

As a contact lens practitioner, our optometrist Dr. Williamson is unfortunately quite familiar with the negative outcomes experienced by patients who abuse their contact lenses. Thankfully, with a proper fit and appropriate follow up care, a patient who fo
Aug 22nd, 2017

Schedule Your Appointment Online

It’s getting close…21 days! Monday September 11th is the first day we (and our phone lines) will be open! Online Scheduling is now open! Visit our website and book your appointment. Enjoy the rest of your summer! We look forward to
Aug 21st, 2017

Solar Eclipse

You have probably heard about the total solar eclipse occurring this Monday evening. A total solar eclipse happens when the moon moves directly in front of the sun creating a bright halo shape of the sun. As we’re all excited about this rare and exciting
Aug 18th, 2017

Our Sign is up!

Have you seen our sign and door lettering? They were installed last week. We love them! What do you think?
Aug 6th, 2017

Unique pH & Progent now available!

For Dr. W’s patients using Unique pH and Progent, you can now order your solutions on our website! Click here and use the code 012-961-D. Use the contact form with any questions and be sure to visit us on social media to see how the new office is coming al
Aug 4th, 2017

Patient Portal Update

We have recently been made aware of a glitch in the patient scheduling software, but are happy to report it has been fixed. If you have attempted to book an appointment online before today and want to make sure it is on the books, please contact us at info
Jul 18th, 2017

Eyewear Arrives!

Our staff is having a ball picking out frame lines to carry in our optical. What are your favorite brands of eyewear? What’s important to you when picking out glasses? Use the contact us form to let us know what you think.
Jun 9th, 2017

Construction is moving forward!

What a great week we’ve had at the construction site, getting plumbing and electrical set up. Excited to see the concrete floors being poured Thursday!
Jun 7th, 2017


Welcome to the new blog for Michigan Eye and Contact Lens, Southeastern Michigan’s premier contact lens and optometry practice!
May 23rd, 2017