Tuesday, February 5, 2013

Specialty Eye Institute Doctor Celebrates 5 years of Dedicated Service

Specialty Eye Institute is pleased to announce that Dr. Raphael Addiego is celebrating his 5 year anniversary with the company.  Dr. Addiego, a specialist in retina and diabetic eye care, sees patients in SEI’s Lansing and Battle Creek offices. 

When asked why he became a physician, Addiego said, “My father was a traditional family doctor.  I was inspired by his ability to touch the lives of individual patients and our community as a whole, and hope to live up to his genuine example of kindness and service.  My vision is to make the greatest contribution I can to the quality of vision and lives of others, in providing dedicated service to those I am asked to help.”   

Dr. Addiego is a graduate of Jefferson Medical School at Thomas Jefferson University and is certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology.  

Specialty Eye Institute offers comprehensive eye care services in 10 locations throughout Michigan and Ohio. Treatments include diseases of the eye, cataracts, corneal disease, glaucoma, dry eye, macular degeneration, diabetic eye care, Blepharoplasty, and laser vision correction. For more information about Specialty Eye Institute, please call (877) 852-8463 or visit

Wednesday, January 9, 2013

January is Glaucoma Awareness Month

January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month - Glaucoma is the 2nd leading cause of blindness worldwide. Glaucoma is known as the silent thief of vision because there are often little or no signs or symptoms of the disease until severe vision loss has occurred. Check out this short video clip for an overview on this disease.