Through Elli's Eyes: When You can't get off the carnival ride

When You Can’t Get Off The Carnival Ride

When you can’t get off the carnival ride… Summertime is here. It’s a time for fun. Children and families flock to carnivalsand amusement parks. Ferris Wheels – Roller Coasters – Tilt-a-Whirls and more. So much fun! But, what if that sense of twirling and spinning is an everyday reality? How difficult would life be if […]

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Through Elli’s Eyes: Don’t Do It For Yourself

DON’T DO IT FOR YOURSELF Elli Altman is the Community Outreach Manager at Vision Specialists of Michigan. Before Elli was the outreach manager, she was a patient. Now she chronicles her journey and those of the patients she meets. This week a mother and teenage son came to Vision Specialists. They had back-to-back appointments.  Although […]

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Can You Have Double Vision And Not Know It?

Seems impossible, I know.  But, it happens all the time.  A new patient comes in, gets comfy in the exam chair.  The doctor begins asking questions to get a history.  Then comes the question, “Do you ever have double vision?”  And the answer?  “No.  Never.” And then the testing begins.  The patient is given a […]

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Why Your Dizziness and Vertigo Won’t Leave You Alone

Why Your Dizziness and Vertigo Won’t Leave You Alone Dizzy spells. For some of us, it may happen after a trip on a whirling carnival ride. A sense of unbalance coupled with nausea. We promise ourselves not to try any more carnival rides (at least for the rest of the year). In an hour or […]