News and Events

L.O. Eye Care is pleased to welcome Emelie Phillips, OD, to the practice. Dr. Phillips will see patients at the Grand Ledge, Sparrow - Lansing, and Lake Odessa locations starting January 2, 2019. Dr. Phillips received her Bachelor’s Degree from Ferris State University and earned her Doctorate of Optometry from Michigan College of Optometry. Welcome Dr. Phillips! To schedule an appointment with Dr. Phillips, click here.

All L.O. Eye Care offices will be closed Monday, Dec. 24 and Tuesday, Dec. 25 in observance of Christmas and on Tuesday, Jan. 1 in observance of New Years Day.

All offices will also be closed on Monday, January 1st.  The offices will reopen as scheduled on Wednesday, January 2nd. 

If you have an emergency during this time, please head to the nearest emergency room or call 517.337.1668 to be connected to our after hours service.

Happy Holidays!

Woman in sunglasses

When you’re packing away your warm-weather clothes for the coming winter months, you may feel tempted to put away your summer shades too. But your sunglasses are a necessity year-round. Whether you’re planning on hitting the slopes this winter, or hunkering down and waiting for the cold months to pass by, here are four reasons that you should keep your shades on this winter.

Reduce glare

What your eyes say about your health

Your eyes can paint a remarkable picture of your overall health and well-being. An ophthalmologist, a medical doctor who specializes in the diagnosis of eye conditions and the medical and surgical treatment of those conditions, can tell a lot about your health by examining the structure of your eye.

glaucoma exam

Glaucoma is the second leading cause of blindness and affects more than 2.2 million Americans. The term glaucoma refers to a group of diseases that degrade the optic nerve. Symptoms of these diseases usually occur gradually and can only be detected through a professional eye exam.

Early detection and intervention is key to preserving vision and slowing down the progression of the diseases. Here is our guide to the different types of glaucoma and how we diagnose them at L.O. Eye Care.

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