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Glaucoma expert joins Michigan Eye Institute

FLINT TWP. — My Le Shaw, M,D, has joined the staff at the Michigan Eye Institute specializing in the most advanced treatment options for early to advanced stages of the eye disease.

Board-certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, Dr. Shaw specializes in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma. In addition to treating advanced glaucoma through traditional surgical methods, Dr. Shaw utilizes the latest minimally invasive technology to treat mild to moderate forms of the disease.

“We are very pleased Dr. Shaw has joined the practice. She brings a highlevel of training and expertise to our care team that will benefit the communities we serve,” said Jeffrey A. Diskin, MD, Michigan Eye Institute.

Dr. Shaw is accepting appointments at the Michigan Eye Institute’s Flint location, 4499 Town Center Parkway, and Grand Blanc location, 8275 Holly Road by calling 810-733-7111.

Along with her expertise in diagnosing and treating glaucoma, Dr. Shaw conducts comprehensive eye exams, which are critically important in detecting eye diseases before symptoms appear, especially for adults age 35 years of age and older, and those 65 years of age and older with a family history of glaucoma and diabetes.

Dr. Shaw has studied and practiced at the nation’s premier medical institutions. She earned two undergraduate degrees and her medical degree from the University of Washington. Following an internship in internal medicine at St. John Hospital and Medical Center in Detroit, she completed her residency in ophthalmology at the University of Kansas, where she was named resident of the year. She went on to complete a fellowship in the medical and surgical treatment of glaucoma at the renowned Cincinnati Eye Institute.

Dr. Shaw has presented her research involving optic nerve injury, Horner’s Syndrome and aniridic glaucoma at national ophthalmology meetings. Her research interests include evaluating outcomes of medical and surgical treatments for glaucoma. Dr. Shaw is a member of the American Academy of Ophthalmology and the American Glaucoma Society.

The Michigan Eye Institute was established in 1940 and serves the communities of Flint, Lapeer, Grand Blanc, Fenton and Oxford. Visit www.mieye.com or call 810-733-7111. — R.S.

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