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You probably know that too much sun exposure can be harmful to your body including sunburns, fatigue, dehydration and even skin cancer risks, but the ultraviolet (UV) rays can be just as harmful to your eyes.UV damage to the eye can cause growths on the surface of the eye called pinguecula or pterygium, cataracts, or eye surface inflammation. UV damage has also be linked to age-related macular degeneration.
We are please to welcome Trevor Smith, M.D. to L.O. Eye Care! Dr. Smith earned his undergraduate degree from Hope College in Holland. He earned his medical degree from University of Michigan Medical School, Ann Arbor, and completed his residency at Beaumont Health in Royal Oak. His professional passion is performing custom cataract surgery for patients who can benefit from this life-changing procedure.
June is cataract awareness month, so we are taking the opportunity to focus this month on the causes and symptoms of cataracts and the different treatment services that are available for you.