School Supply Donations needed for Blessings in a Backpack

To prepare for the Back-To-School season, Oakland Optometry is teaming up with Blessings in  Backpack to collect items for children in need in the Rochester and Oakland County areas. Working with many families with children going back to school, Oakland Optometry found this cause to be a great way to give back to students in need. Blessings in a Backpack is a program designed to help meet the nutritional needs of children and families over the weekends.  The first food distribution to … [Read more...]

Set Your Sights on Eye Allergy Relief

Many people suffer from allergies, and with Michigan’s warmer weather and air conditioning the onset of sneezing, coughing and itchy, watery eyes has increased.  When medications and remedies don't cut it, doctors of optometry can help with  seasonal eye allergies.   According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), eye allergies, also called “allergic conjunctivitis,” are a reaction to indoor and outdoor allergens - pollen, mold, dust mites and pet dander - that get in the eyes … [Read more...]