Dry Eye Treatment

What Is the Difference Between Dry Eye and Allergies?

After sight problems, the two most common complaints patients have with their eyes are dry eyes and allergies. Symptoms of each can often be similar, so what is the difference between dry eye and allergies? Can you have both? What Is Dry Eye? Tears are not just “salt water.” Tears are actually comprised of three […]

Continue Reading
Kid’s Glasses

Does My Child Need Glasses?

It can be difficult to know whether or not your child needs glasses, especially if they are too young to clearly articulate the difficulty they might be having seeing. There are signs that your child’s eyesight is not as good as it should be. If you are at all concerned about their eye health or […]

Continue Reading
Copy of iStock-1012513128 (1)

Cataract Surgery with Intraocular Lens Transplant in Children

While cataracts may seem like they are a disease of aging eyes, one in 250 children are born with a congenital cataract. The treatment for children born with cataracts differs from the approach taken with older patients. Because older patients already have developed their eyesight completely, the goal is to remove the cataract to preserve […]

Continue Reading
Eye Care

Take Care of Your Eyesight

More than 20% of Americans face eye problems that seriously compromise their sight and their quality of life. Many of the sight issues adults develop are health related. Taking better care of our eyes can prolong good eyesight. Sunblock for Your Eyes Protecting your eyes from UV rays is one of the easiest ways to […]

Continue Reading
LASIK Pontiac & Clarkston, MI

Do I Have Astigmatism?

Astigmatism causes your vision to be blurry both near and far away. It is caused by the shape of your cornea, flattening it so that the light refracts improperly. No one knows exactly why it happens, but it can be hereditary. Astigmatism can be present in addition to both nearsightedness and farsightedness, further complicating your […]

Continue Reading
Copy of iStock-1071915542 (1)

Medication and Eye Health

Did you know that certain medications can interfere with your eyesight? If you are having trouble with your vision, with eye discomfort, or with dry eyes, one of the first things you should do is come into our Pontiac office and talk with one of our eye doctors about what medications you are on and […]

Continue Reading
dry eyes

Dry Eyes in Winter Months

Are your eyes dry, burning, or itchy? They could be to dry. In the winter, whether from cold temperatures and windy weather or from taking one more course of antibiotics because of a sinus infection or bronchitis, you might have dry eyes. While many people suffer from environmentally-induced dry eyes, dry eye disease is a […]

Continue Reading
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 […]

Continue Reading
iStock-1032682242 (2)

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 […]

Continue Reading
Call Now Button