Cataract surgery is a common procedure for repairing vision, but many individuals have doubts about the operation and the potential hazards. In this blog article, we will answer some of the most often asked concerns about cataract surgery, such as what it entails, the preparation processes, and the estimated recuperation period. What Is Involved in […]
Why Are Routine Vision Exams Important?
A lot of us take good vision for granted, until it’s gone. We don’t understand how much eyesight may affect our daily life until we start having issues with it. That is why maintaining your eyesight is important, and one of the best ways to do so is to schedule frequent vision exams. In this […]
How to Combat Dry Eye
Patients who have dry eyes are often well-aware of the many symptoms. In addition to having dry, itchy eyes, other symptoms such as light sensitivity, blurrier vision, and a gritty sensation may also be present. In more severe cases, patients may suffer from eye redness and even significant pain. At Wilkinson Eye Center of Pontiac […]
What Are the Benefits of Eyelid Surgery?
Eyelid surgery, often referred to as blepharoplasty, is a specialized procedure performed at Wilkinson Eye Center in Clarkston and Pontiac, MI, to achieve a more youthful appearance when excess skin and poor muscle control impact the upper eyelid’s ability to stay open. Some patients with a sagging upper eyelid may also experience an impact on […]
What Is a Chalazion?
At Wilkinson Eye Center, we provide a wide selection of services to patients in and around the communities of Clarkston and Pontiac, MI. This includes the diagnosis and treatment of conditions such as chalazions. These bumps that can develop on the eyes can be uncomfortable and problematic for patients, but with a proper diagnosis and […]
Do I Have Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is one of many eye conditions that can lead to complete blindness if left untreated. At Wilkinson Eye Center, our physicians in the Pontiac and Clarkston, MI, areas can evaluate you and talk to you about any symptoms you might be experiencing and whether or not they are related to conditions such as glaucoma. […]
The Advantages of Eyelid Surgery
At Wilkinson Eye Center of Clarkston and Pontiac, MI, patients with vision and eye concerns have an experienced physician to speak to. We understand the many conditions that can impact the eyes, and we know how important clear eyesight can be. One treatment we offer to patients with imperfections of the eyes is that of […]
What Is Macular Degeneration, and How Is It Treated?
Macular degeneration is a medical condition that affects the most central portion of the retina, known as the macula. The macula is responsible for processing our sharpest vision and enables us to see details clearly. When it is damaged, we experience decreased visual acuity and can no longer read or recognize faces easily. Macular degeneration […]
What Are My Treatment Options for Glaucoma?
Glaucoma is a severe condition that can cause vision loss and complete blindness if not treated properly. However, there are many different treatment options available to help control the progression of glaucoma, so working closely with your doctor at Wilkinson Eye Center of Pontiac and Clarkston, MI, can help to decide which option is right […]
Enjoy Clear Vision in 2023!
Cataracts are one of the leading causes of vision impairment and blindness worldwide, according to the National Eye Institute. In fact, the NEI estimates that more than 50% of people over age 75 experience some degree of cataract development. What Are Cataracts? Cataracts are areas in the lens of the eye which become cloudy and […]