The team of ophthalmologists, optometrists, and eye doctors at Speciality Eye Institute are proud to offer eye care services to clients in Battle Creek and other areas in Michigan. Our doctors provide various types of solutions such as cataract surgery, glaucoma treatments, LASIK eye surgery, keratoconus options, dry eye diagnosis, and refractive lens exchange surgery. If you are encountering issues with your vision, schedule an appointment with our team of ophthalmologists by phone at (877) 852-8463.
Battle Creek, MI Community
Battle Creek is known as “Cereal City,” off I-94 between Chicago and Detroit. The city has a long history and promising future of providing the world’s leading food brands, research, and training. In addition, Battle Creek is home to Kellogg Company’s world headquarters. Specialty Eye Institute has been treating patients in Battle Creek, Michigan, and the surrounding areas for over 40 years. Our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists are nationally-known leaders in the eye care industry.
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Eye Care Services We Provide in Battle Creek, MI:
Cataracts - Our staff of ophthalmologists and doctors offer traditional and laser cataract surgery options to enhance your vision.
Blepharoplasty - Intended to reshape the upper or lower eyelid, this can be a functional or cosmetic procedure.
Glaucoma - Glaucoma is a common degenerative eye disease that often has no symptoms.
Keratoconus - A disease that creates a thinning of the cornea, is treated differently based on the severity.
Refractive Lens Exchange - This procedure is a great option for those who may not qualify for LASIK.
Diabetic Retinopathy - Diabetic retinopathy is a complication of diabetes. This complication affects the retina of the eye and can lead to blindness. Our retina specialists and eye doctors use the most advanced treatments to manage and treat conditions of the retina.
Macular Degeneration - It's important for people with macular degeneration to monitor their eyesight carefully and see their ophthalmologist on a regular basis.
LASIK Eye Surgery Options
Do you want to correct your nearsightedness, farsightedness, or astigmatism? The secret’s in the LASIK procedure at Specialty Eye Institute. We provide you with an effective way of reducing your corrective lens dependence while staying local too. The LASIK eye surgery and treatments provided by our team of ophthalmologists in Battle Creek, MI are designed to make anything from swimming, playing sports, and even wearing sunglasses much more convenient. On top of that, improved vision consistency could mean that you can stop buying brand-new glasses or contact lenses each year. Learn more about this fast, easy procedure, as well as your other options, with a complimentary LASIK consultation at Specialty Eye Institute.
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Cataract Surgery & Treatment Solutions
You don’t have to settle for clouded eyesight. More than half of Americans older than 75 years old have experienced cataracts. In many cases, a renewed prescription should improve your vision or related issues. Although, if cataracts keep progressing, you can get in touch with our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists in Battle Creek, MI to discuss the advantages of cataract surgery and other treatment options. From a traditional incision by an expert’s hand to that of an FDA-approved laser, our cataract procedures mean no pain, no downtime, and no stitches. Not only do we reduce your risk of vision distortion, but we can also improve your eyesight with premium intraocular lens insertion. Schedule a consultation for a cataract treatment with our staff of ophthalmologists and optometrists by phone at (877) 852-8463.
Glaucoma Treatment Solutions
Our eye doctors in Battle Creek are trained to look for signs of glaucoma and other eye problems during your general eye exam. If we detect any abnormalities, we’ll suggest an additional exam to map out your visual acuity, affected areas, and intraocular pressure. Following diagnosis, we’ll work to eliminate the eye pressure that’s worsening your vision through eye drops. Depending on the amount of drainage needed, this process may require facilitation through a laser or traditional surgery. The only way to confirm whether or not you have glaucoma is to schedule a routine eye exam or glaucoma assessment with our staff of optometrists and ophthalmologists in Battle Creek, MI. Give our staff a call by phone at (877) 852-8463 to schedule an appointment and discuss the negative consequences of glaucoma
Types of Glaucoma
Glaucoma may sound like a complicated medical issue, but rest assured, there’s no need to worry. The expert ophthalmologists and optometrists at our office in Battle Creek, MI can handle all types of glaucoma. As glaucoma can lead to blindness, we encourage you to come to see us as soon as you suspect it’s something you may be experiencing.
Open-angle glaucoma often manifests as peripheral vision loss. Eventually, it advances into a condition called tunnel vision. As the most highly seen form of glaucoma, the slow build of internal pressure stems from a partially blocked trabecular meshwork. Because of how long it takes, you might not realize you’re losing eyesight for quite some time.
If you’re experiencing any of the following symptoms, you may have angle-closure glaucoma:
- Nausea or sickness
- Eye irritation
- Light halos
If your drainage angle gets blocked by a bulging iris, then your eye pressure will increase because of fluid build-up. Angle-closure glaucoma can occur suddenly. If this is the case with you, call our staff of optometrists and ophthalmologists in Battle Creek, MI by phone at (877) 852-8463. Our team will diagnose angle-closure glaucoma and create a vision care solution that meets your needs.
Normal-tension glaucoma can be tough to diagnose initially. That’s because, even though your eye pressure reads as normal, your optic nerve is still impaired. Whether due to sensitivity or blood flow impairment, you must get regular testing done with our team of eye doctors in Battle Creek so that we can look out for any damage to your optic nerve.
Can you believe the color in your eyes could be the reason your vision is declining? Small portions of iris pigment can get clogged in your eye drainage channels and stop fluid from circulating properly. Some levels of exertion, such as jogging, can cause these granules to collect on the trabecular meshwork and spike the amount of pressure within your eye. Our team of ophthalmologists and optometrists offers treatment options for pigmentary glaucoma in Battle Creek, MI. To determine whether or not you have glaucoma, our eye doctors will measure the pressure in your eyes and analyze a variety of other variables.
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Macular Hole Surgery
The macula within your retina gives eye clarity when looking at small details. When a hole starts to form from overstretching, it can alter and blur your centrally focused eyesight. Visit our optometrists and ophthalmologists in Battle Creek to learn more about vitrectomy surgery. During this procedure, we replace the fluid pulling on your macula so your retina can fully heal. Although recovery involves laying face-down for one to seven days, you’ll be beyond satisfied with your restored vision afterward. Contact us online or over the phone at (877) 852-8463 so we can assess your macular health.
Keratoconus Surgery & Eye Care Services
As you get older, your cornea may start to thin out. Should this progress too far, you could suffer from an eye bulge that brings about keratoconus. This could mean that you’ll need corneal transplant surgery down the line to revive your vision. With an experienced team of eye doctors like ours in Battle Creek, you’ll have a wide variety of treatment choices nearby. We could strengthen your prescription lenses early on, and switch you to specially-made, rigid, gas-permeable contact lenses if it should advance. If your keratoconus is far along, we’ll carefully explain what occurs in a corneal transplant or cross-linking procedure so you know exactly what to expect. Share your goals or concerns with us today!
Diabetic Retinopathy Treatments
Diabetic retinopathy, along with other retina conditions, is best treated early on. As it gets later in its stages, diabetic retinopathy will need to be diagnosed by an eye doctor and treated with a laser to seal and halt blood vessel growth. This should stop your problem from worsening, and reverse the effects. This is because our optometrists and ophthalmologists are adept at using this procedure to reduce retina swelling. Put your best foot forward for disease prevention and eye care. Book your next eye exam with our eye doctors in Battle Creek by filling out our appointment form or calling (877) 852-8463.
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