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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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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How to Properly Remove Eye Makeup

Let’s face it, after a long day at work the last thing you want to do is wash your face. If you can’t even count how many times you’ve forgotten to remove your makeup just this year, you are certainly not alone. However, the longer you leave your makeup on for, the more likely you […]

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3 Considerations to Make When Buying Prescription Sunglasses

Having to switch between your regular glasses and your sunglasses can be beyond convenient. So, why not combine the two into one to make your life easier? Luckily, by getting prescription sunglasses, you cannot only lose the fuss, but you can also protect your eyes in an incredible way. But how can you know if […]

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Custom Vs. Fabricated Reading Lenses

As you age, your body starts to change; your metabolism slows down, your hormones become imbalanced, and your ability to read things up close slowly worsens. If you have noticed that you are having difficulty reading things up close, you likely need to get some reading glasses. When it comes to picking out reading glasses, […]

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The Truth Behind Genetic Eye Diseases

Your genetics are responsible for a variety of positive things including your good looks, your DNA makeup, your fast working metabolism, and more. But genetics also contribute to a variety of conditions that aren’t as positive, including genetic eye diseases. What are genetic eye diseases and how can they be avoided? This article will discuss […]

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