Retina Services

Is Thanksgiving Dinner Good for My Eyesight?

While everyone jokes about Thanksgiving dinner being bad for our waistlines, here at Wilkinson Eye Center, we’re celebrating everyone who is eating turkey because it’s good for your eyes. That’s right – go right ahead and have that extra slice of turkey on Thanksgiving. You’ll be grateful you did. Turkey contains iron, which is helpful in […]

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Dry Eyes? Here’s What to Do

Dry eyes may sound like a minor inconvenience and you may have just been living with it. You don’t have to. Nearly 30 million people in the United States and over 300 million worldwide have been diagnosed with Dry Eye Disease. Most of these people have either learned to live with this eye discomfort or […]

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Protect Your Eyes From Haunting Infections this Halloween

This Halloween, remember that there’s nothing scarier than an eye infection or losing your vision. Costume contact lenses may seem like a harmless way to amp up your spooky costume, but keep in mind that they could be doing your eyes serious harm. We’ll tell you what to look for or avoid when it comes […]

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4 FAQ’s About Cataract Removal

Cataracts are one of the most common eye conditions that we treat patients here at our office. As a condition that causes cloudiness to occur, cataracts can make everyday life a little bit difficult. To help you learn a little bit more about this condition, we thought we would create a list answering four frequently […]

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Eye Care Services

3 Ways to Give Your Eyes a Break From Your Phone

Staring at your phone all day isn’t just bad for your personal relationships, but it may be straining your vision as well. If you notice that you are getting frequent headaches or blurred vision after you stare at your Instagram account for too long, then we have some tips for you. Take Frequent Breaks Similar […]

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Good News Vs. Bad News: What to Know About Cataracts

Have you ever seen a cat or a dog with an eye that almost looks hazy and white like a cloud? If so, that animal had cataracts. As a condition that affects nearly all mammals, cataracts are one of the most common eye diseases that we see patients for here at our office. As a […]

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How To Get Your Kids Eyes Ready for School

The school year is just about to start, which means that if you are the parent of young kids, you’ve got your work cut out for you. In addition to buying new school supplies, clothes, and shoes, you also need to make sure that your child’s vision is in good shape. But how? Here at […]

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Kid’s Glasses

How to Help Your Child Pick Glasses They Will Wear

The last thing that you want is to have a kid who has a hard time seeing the television or the board at school. If you notice that your child is squinting, complaining of headaches, or rubbing their eyes then its time to take them into our office for an eye exam. During their eye […]

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3 Eye Problems Caused By Too Much Sun Exposure

Too much sun exposure won’t just make you see spots temporarily, but there may be permanent side effects if you’re not careful. Although wearing sunglasses is the best way for you to shield your eyes, sometimes people still get eye damage. But what kind of damage can be caused by too much sun? Let’s take […]

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Eye Care & Eye Exam

What can sun damage do to your eyes?

You’ve been told since you were little to not stare into the sun or into the light because they can damage your vision, but what kind of damage would it actually cost? One of the things that we encourage your patients to do here at our office is to always leave the house wearing protective […]

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