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Eye See You: The Truth Behind Intraocular Cancer

Nobody likes to hear the “c-word” and you wouldn’t wish it on anyone— even your worst enemy. However, as one of the most common forms of death in the United States, it’s safe to say that you or someone close to you will get diagnosed with a form of cancer at some point in your […]

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How to Fight Digital Eye Strain

Swipe right. Like my photo. Get more followers. If all of these phrases have become a large part of your vocabulary, you’re certainly not alone. As a part of our society that we are dependent on now more than ever, technology has changed the way that we think and learn. And although the Internet, smart […]

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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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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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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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3 Bad Habits that are Damaging Your Vision

With juicing, eating organic food, and exercise trends like HIIT workouts taking precedence over video games and McDonald’s, healthy living has never been more on trend. As a part of your body that often gets neglected, it’s important that you are taking equally as good of care of your eyes as your body. By avoiding […]

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Contact Lens Fittings: What You Can Expect

When you first start to wear contact lenses, it can feel like you have something that is constantly in your eyes. And even worse, getting used to your new prescription can make you feel light-headed, nauseous, or just have a headache. Sometimes, however, when patients receive their new contact lenses, they feel these symptoms for […]

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