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Diagnosed as an infected meibomian cyst or chalazion.

Chalazion removal

The team of Wilkinson Eye Center sees patients with a wide range of vision and eye concerns. Some patients who have developed a chalazion will often schedule an appointment with one of our providers to get a proper diagnosis and to discuss possible treatment options. When problems arise, it is essential to be seen by […]

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How often should I have an eye examination?

At Wilkinson Eye Center, we believe that regular examinations will ensure proper vision and eye health. However, many patients in the Pontiac and Clarkston, MI areas may be unsure how often they should see a medical provider for evaluations. Our doctors are available to educate you on how often you should see a doctor for […]

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Where can I obtain children’s eye evaluations and eyeglasses?

Your child’s eyesight and vision health are just as important as your own. We can address certain issues early on to ensure children have healthy eyes and clear eyesight. We regularly work with parents and children at Wilkinson Eye Center of Pontiac and Clarkston, MI, to provide vision examinations and corrective lenses. Children’s eye examinations […]

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What to expect when recovering from cataract surgery

Cataract surgery is one of the more common surgeries in the United States. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology, approximately 24.5 million Americans have cataracts at any given time. It is currently the leading cause of blindness, and cataract surgery is a great way to restore vision. While it is a relatively quick and […]

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What to expect during my comprehensive vision examination

Patients in and around the areas of Pontiac and Clarkston, MI, who are in need of a visual examination are encouraged to connect with our team at Wilkinson Eye Center. Our professionals are here to help you diagnose and treat any vision concerns that need to be addressed to ensure eye health and proper vision […]

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How to effectively combat dry eye

Dry eye is a common problem that can be caused by a number of different factors. The good news is that there are many ways to combat dry eyes and keep your eyes healthy and comfortable. At Wilkinson Eye Center, we help patients with this and many other vision concerns. With a proper diagnosis, patients […]

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What is macular degeneration and can it be prevented?

At Wilkinson Eye Center, our physicians can evaluate and educate patients to determine if they are dealing with any eye or vision concerns. This includes conditions such as macular degeneration. Patients in the areas of Clarkston and Pontiac, MI who are in need of an evaluation may want to call our facility and undergo screening […]

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Three facts about glaucoma that you need to know

While you may have heard about glaucoma, you may not be aware of some of the more important facts about this eye condition. In fact, in a 2002 Prevent Blindness America Surgery, it was determined that while 50% of participants had heard of glaucoma, they weren’t even sure what the condition was or what caused […]

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Risk Factors for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Eyesight is one of the things that progressively deteriorates as everyone gets older. Your parents likely have a pair of readers or corrective lenses to help them see throughout the day. Regular yearly trips to the optometrist can help, but what happens if your vision loss results from something else?  Age-related macular degeneration is the […]

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Eye Care Tips for People With Diabetes

Being diabetic is already a tough road for those who suffer from the disease. From managing your diet, carbohydrate counting, balancing insulin levels, or even dealing with costs, diabetics also have to worry about taking care of their vision.  According to the CDC, diabetes comes with a high risk of vision damage or vision loss. But there […]

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