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Seeing is Believing: Advanced Cataract Procedure Changes Lives
McLaren Northern Michigan performs state-of-the-art cataract surgery in both Petoskey and Cheboygan with its new Centurion Vision System, the newest and most advanced surgery technology available, and the first of its kind to be used in northern Michigan. 
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Seeing the Future: Pediatric Vision Care in Cheboygan
Kanye Leonard is a typical 3-year-old boy, energetic and full of life. But the Cheboygan preschooler had a condition that, fortunately, was noticed by his teacher and referred to Pediatric Ophthalmologist Erin P. Benjamin, DO, at Cheboygan Community Medical Center.

Eye Care

First class ophthalmologists are on staff at McLaren to diagnose and treat all conditions of the eye. Whether a patient requires laser vision correction to gain freedom from wearing eyeglasses, or needs treatment for more serious conditions such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, our staff of eye care professionals is ready to assist you.

Ophthalmology offers a variety of treatment options and procedures.
Ophthalmologists on staff are trained and certified to care for infants as well as adults. Services are available on an inpatient and outpatient basis.

Common procedures performed at McLaren Northern Michigan include:

  • Opening clogged tear ducts
  • Fixing the muscles that cause children to be cross-eyed
  • Cataract treatment
  • Laser surgery to improve vision
  • Glaucoma treatment
  • Emergency eye care
  • Diabetic retinopathy
  • Other procedures to treat a variety of vision problems