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  • "If I have dry eyes, why are they watering so much?"
    “If I have dry eyes, why are they watering so much?” This question comes up very frequently in my exam lane, and I am always happy when it does. A successful Read more
  • Dr. Tim's Drops of Wisdom: Introduction
    Introduction Hi, I'm Dr. Tim Blankenbeker, an optometrist and dry eye specialist for Michiana Eye Center. As part of my on-going mission to provide treatment options to patients for a variety Read more
  • The Dog Ate My Glasses!
    After months of compiling data from all five of our Michiana Eye Center locations, we have reached some surprising conclusions regarding our four-legged friends. Beginning in February 2018, our Mishawaka, Read more
  • “Oh no, not another!” Aura Migraines and Artistic Expression
    The other day, I was driving toward the gym after work. I’d had a typical day of staring at a computer screen, drinking copious amounts of coffee, and chatting with Read more
  • The Solar Eclipse and Your Vision
    “and the sun had appeared to be fighting with the moon…”[1] Today, we are inundated with instant news. Through our phones or online, world events seem to spread to us in Read more
  • Michiana Eye Center’s Top Conditions vs. the National Average
    Let’s compare Michiana Eye Center’s Top Conditions to the National Average… In a previous post, we described our Top 10 ranking of conditions most frequently diagnosed at Michiana Eye Center, but Read more
  • The Top 10 Conditions Treated At MEC
    The Top 10 Conditions Treated at Michiana Eye Center At Michiana Eye Center, our patients represent a relatively diverse sampling of the wider community of Michiana.  Although typically people do not Read more
  • Let's paws to talk about pet eyesight...
    Let's paws to talk about pet eyesight... If you have a cat or a dog, perhaps you’ve experienced the clumsy situation of trying to toss your furry friend a treat, and Read more
  • Who is a good candidate for LASIK correction?
    Who is a good candidate for LASIK correction? LASIK is an appropriate vision correction option for both nearsightedness and farsightedness, and astigmatism associated with either vision challenge. The maximum treatment varies based Read more
  • Diagnosing Dry Eye
    According to the National Eye Institute, dry eye syndrome affects nearly 5 million people over age 50 in the U.S. It is a common eye health problem that can be Read more
  • Choosing the Right Frames
    At Michiana Eye Center, we are often asked to help our patients select a new pair of eyeglasses. For many people, this can become a long search as they try Read more
  • Choosing an Ophthalmologist
    The way you view the world and the way others view you can be two sides of the same coin. At Michiana Eye Center, we believe that the two go Read more
  • 3 Reasons Why Your Regularly Scheduled Eye Exam Matters
    Are you overdue for an eye appointment? Annual eye exams are an important time to not only confirm that your eye prescription is still correct for your vision needs, but Read more


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Reviews From Our Satisfied Patients

  • "Dr. Anderson and his staff are so patient and friendly. Dr. Anderson prescribed me glasses and I had the toughest time picking out frames. They didn’t rush, but instead made helpful suggestions and now I have an awesome pair of frames, not to mention the fact that I can see ten times better than before. You guys are the best!"
  • "I can say without a doubt that my experience with Michiana Eye Center has been life changing."
    Jane Underly - Patient Mishawaka, IN