Optomap screening ($34) for ages 5-39 & iWellness screening ($44) for ages 40 and up are a component of comprehensive exams.

Notice to Patients with the vision plan EyeMed: Since 2023, we have been open-access providers. We continue to see patients with EyeMed and will help you optimize your out-of-network benefits. More information here.

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  • COVID-19 Announcement from Pontiac Family Eye Care

    Hope you and your loved ones are well during these uncertain times. As an essential health service, be assured our doctors will remain available for emergency cases if they occur. The doctor will determine if the emergency should be handled by phone, video, or in-person. During this time, staff will continue to answer the phones […]

    Continue Reading April 1, 2020

  • Closed for routine care until April 1st

    3.17.2020 Dear Patients, Today the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) issued a statement that healthcare facilities and clinicians should prioritize urgent and emergency visits. They further requested we postpone routine eyecare visits. In accordance with this nation-wide advice, and to do our part in preventing further spread of COVID-19, we will be closing our offices […]

    Continue Reading March 18, 2020

  • Cheap lenses not worth the hassle

    By Sasha L Radford, OD The Hubble Space Telescope was launched into Earth’s orbit on April 24, 1990 and constitutes one of the major astronomical advances of our time. Outside of Earth’s hazy atmosphere it has been able to capture images of our universe with a clarity far exceeding that of telescopes on land. The […]

    Continue Reading January 11, 2018

  • Envisioning a greater future: One contact lens at a time.

    We all try to be good stewards of the earth. We go out of our way to recycle paper, glass, plastic. Many of us even compost. But what about daily disposable contact lenses? We wear them once then toss them. Good for our eyes, not so good for the planet. Here’s some good news that […]

    Continue Reading November 27, 2017

  • Why Optometry? (In Hindsight)

      By Dr Robin S Coady   In August of last year my associate, Dr. Janelle Brown, a newly graduated Doctor of Optometry, wrote about why she chose optometry as a profession.  As I am preparing to leave this same profession after 27 years, I thought I would write about making that same choice – […]

    Continue Reading December 21, 2016

  • When Glasses Aren’t Enough: A Brief Overview of Vision Therapy

    By: Janelle J Brown, OD Optometrists are well established in treating eye health and refractive correction services. However, there is another piece to the puzzle: ensuring our patients have clear, comfortable binocular vision. In spite of an accurate glasses or contact lens prescription, some patients suffer from double vision, eyestrain, fatigue when reading, poor reading […]

    Continue Reading October 13, 2016

  • Putting a Positive Spin on Spinach

    By Bryan M Stoller, OD As a young boy I remember watching the cartoon character, Popeye, swallowing spinach like some people guzzle  Coca Cola.  At that time in my life I would have refused to even bring a fork of spinach within arm’s length of my mouth. No matter how much I would have been […]

    Continue Reading June 20, 2016

  • Did I Pass? How to Survive the Eye Test

    By Sasha L Radford, OD Do you get nervous about having your eyes checked? I’ve noticed many patients are anxious about the eye exam. I used to think that visiting an optometrist was a breeze from a patient’s standpoint – you get to stay fully clothed, you don’t get shots or have blood drawn – […]

    Continue Reading May 26, 2016

  • Infant Vision Development

    By Janelle J Brown, OD As spring approaches blanketing everything with green buds, we start thinking about new life. What better time to think about the eye care of infants and toddlers? You’ve probably noticed how large an infant’s eyes appear; even though the front portion of an infant’s eyes are 75% of their adult […]

    Continue Reading April 29, 2016