Eye Care Specialists Detroit

Macular Degeneration Symptoms

February 9, 2021 — by Thomas Byrd, MD
Tags: Macular Degeneration Symptoms

Dr. Thomas Byrd of Byrd & Wyandotte Eye Clinic in the Detroit, Dearborn Heights, and Lincoln Park, MI-area discusses the potential symptoms of macular degeneration that should alert patients it is time to have their eyes examined. Read More

PRK Surgery Recovery

October 22, 2020 — by Thomas Byrd, MD
Tags: Prk

Photorefractive keratectomy, or PRK, is a refractive surgery that improves vision affected by nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism. Dr. Thomas Byrd prepares patients for what to expect during PRK recovery, and the typical timeline for seeing the full results of PRK treatment. Read More

Glasses Fogging Up and LASIK

October 15, 2020 — by Thomas Byrd, MD
Tags: Lasik

With mask mandates in full effect, many individuals are noticing that their glasses fog up when wearing their mask. At the Byrd Eye Clinic, Dr. Thomas Byrd discusses glasses fogging up and how LASIK can help address the issue. Learn more about LASIK at our ophthalmology practice. Read More

Eye Drops after LASIK

September 18, 2020 — by Thomas Byrd, MD
Tags: Lasik

It is not uncommon for patients to develop dry eyes after LASIK. At Byrd Eye Clinic in Detroit, MI, Dr. Thomas J. Byrd provides individuals with eye drops and guidelines to follow after the procedure. Learn more about eye drops after LASIK in this informative blog post. Read More

Weighing LASIK vs. Contact Lenses

July 15, 2020 — by Thomas Byrd, MD
Tags: Lasik

LASIK is a popular vision correction procedure that helps patients see clearly without contacts or glasses. But is LASIK safer than contacts? In this article, our team at Byrd Eye Clinic explores LASIK and contact lenses and discusses the pros and cons of each treatment option. Read More

When Will I Need Reading Glasses?

June 26, 2020 — by Thomas Byrd, MD
Tags: Glasses

During your eye exam, Dr. Thomas Byrd will look for signs of eye conditions, eye diseases, and other eye problems. One common condition that Dr. Byrd can diagnose is presbyopia, or age-related farsightedness. The condition can make reading difficult, especially when small print is involved. Read More

9 Eye Care Tips for Summer

May 29, 2020 — by Thomas Byrd, MD
Tags: Eye Care Sun Protection Cataracts Sunglasses

Summer has finally arrived again. In addition to protecting your skin from the sun and elements this year, be sure to do the same for your eyes. Many common summer activities can make the eyes vulnerable to infection and damage. Dr. Byrd offers up nine eye care tips for his patients during the summer season. Read More

How Often Should Seniors Have an Eye Exam?

April 10, 2020 — by Thomas Byrd, MD
Tags: Eye Exams

Anyone over the age of 60 should undergo regular eye exams. Advanced age is a risk factor for eye conditions and diseases. Dr. Thomas J. Byrd and the board-certified ophthalmic technicians of Byrd Eye Clinic offer comprehensive eye exams for seniors. Read More

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