Eye Care & Eye Exams in Pontiac & Clarkston MI

Baby Steps: 3 Signs Your Baby Needs Glasses

During your child’s first few months of life, you will take them to their pediatrician for wellness checks where just about everything— including their vision— will be checked and monitored for abnormalities. Luckily, most babies don’t need corrective glasses and typically outgrow any vision problems by the time they are a toddler. To help you […]

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Diabetic Eye Care MI

How to Recover from Diabetic Retinopathy Surgery

  If you have diabetes, you not only have to worry about regulating your blood sugar levels so that they don’t plummet or skyrocket, but you also need to monitor them for other parts of your body; including your vision. If your blood sugar levels get too high, they can cause nerve damage in the […]

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3 Truths About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is one of the leading causes of adult blindness in the U.S. Causing an increased amount of pressure on your eyes, glaucoma can ultimately result in blurred vision or the complete loss of eyesight. Luckily, here at Wilkinson Eye Center, we offer our patients a variety of glaucoma treatments to help with the varying […]

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pediatric eye care MI

Eye Testing for Infants

When your baby is first born, their vision will be briefly tested. Then, at their first pediatric appointment, their 3-month, and then their 6-month appointment, their vision will also be tested for a variety of different things including responsiveness, preferential looking, and their ability to follow moving objects. To help you as a new parent […]

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Comprehensive Eye Care

3 Unique Ways Protect Your Little One’s Eyes From Sun Damage

Getting a two-year-old to wear sunglasses is like trying to wrestle a bobcat— virtually impossible. However, if you are planning on spending most of your time outside this summer, it’s important that you take a few preventative measures to protect and shield your little one’s eyes from the sun. To help you keep your child’s […]

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After Swimming Eyecare

Summer is for eating watermelon by the pool and forgetting about any worry in the world. And although you and your kids may be hoping to spend more time in the water than out this season, nothing can be quite as annoying is having to deal with stinging eyes after you expose them to too […]

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The 4 Step Guide to Using Eye Drops

There are few things that may frighten you more than having to touch your eye; a bed full of spiders and mouth full of worms included. If you have allergies, chronic dry eye, or some sort of eye infection, one of our doctors at Wilkinson Eye Center may prescribe you with a prescription strength eye […]

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How to Speak 20/20: What Your Eye Exam Results Are Telling You

Everyone thinks that perfect vision is 20/20, but few people know what these numbers are about. When you come into Wilkinson Eye Center for your yearly eye examination, you will leave with not only a prescription for lenses, but you will also leave with a paper that discusses your vision as well. This article will […]

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Eye Care & Eye Exams

3 Signs That Your Child May Have Strabismus

Taking care of a child is a lot more than ensuring they don’t run out in front of the street or touch a hot burner on the stove. In fact, taking care of a child involves always being aware of what is their normal and what is something to be more wary of. As a […]

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Eye Care 101: Can You Burn Your Eyes?

You can burn toast, you can burn your dinner, and you can certainly burn your skin, but can you burn things like your eyes? Causing a condition called photokeratitis, the sun can, in fact, damage your eyes— causing you to become blind in rare instances. So, what exactly is photokeratitis and how can it be […]

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