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Exercise Is Good for Your Eyes

We all know that regular exercise is good for your health – it can reduce stress, help you maintain your weight, and keep your heart healthy. But did you know that regular exercise can also be very good for your vision? Getting regular exercise is good for your eyes. Regular Exercise Helps Preserve Eyesight There […]

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COVID-19 Information and Safety

As the country begins to face the daunting task of reopening in a safe and thoughtful manner, Wilkinson Eye Center is now seeing patients on a limited basis, prioritizing emergencies, and medically necessary appointments. Our primary goal is to keep our patients and our staff safe and healthy. To accomplish this, we are reducing the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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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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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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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How to Keep Your Eyes Safe from Chlorine This Summer

Do you remember swimming underwater with your eyes open when you were little, only to get out f the pool feeling like your eyes were on fire? When your eyes get chlorine in them, it actually strips away your tears which can make your eyes sensitive and vulnerable to getting things stuck in them. Before […]

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What to Do About Itching Eyes

Spring is just around the corner which means that allergies may be taking over your life— leaving you with eyes that look more like tomatoes than anything. If you are experiencing really itchy eyes, you may be tempted to reach for a bottlebrush to find some relief, but before you do anything crazy, we have […]

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How to Prepare for Lasik

If wearing contacts or glasses everyday doesn’t sound like your idea of a good time, then Lasik eye surgery may be the best thing for you. During Lasik, our experts will work to reshape your cornea which will help to improve your vision. To make sure that your surgery goes as smoothly as possible, let’s […]

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