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Protecting Eyes from Sun Damage

Did you know that your skin is not the only thing that can be sunburned? It’s possible to sunburn your eyes. The technical term for sunburned eyes is photokeratitis. While you’ll likely feel the effects of sunburned eyes for several days, in most cases, you will heal fully. However, if you continually expose your eyes […]

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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 […]

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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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Don’t Just Exercise for Your Waistline: Exercise for Your Vision

Now that bikini and swimsuit season is here; exercise is a must. But, exercising isn’t just going to help you get that waistline you’ve been wanting, but it can help your vision as well. The more sedentary you are, the more likely you are to develop eye diseases like cataracts, glaucoma, and age-related macular degeneration. […]

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How to Avoid An Eye Infection This Halloween

One of the last things that you’ll want to wake up with after Halloween is a nasty eye infection. And although we can’t guarantee that this won’t happen, there are a few easy things that you can do to prevent against you getting one. Let’s take a closer look at a few tips that we […]

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Dry Eye Treatment Pontiac, MI

Dry Eye

With over 30 million Americans and 300 million people worldwide who suffer from dry eye, it’s definitely not a rarity. If you have noticed that your eyes feel gritty and watery all of the time, then you may suffer from dry eye as well. Even though most people have learned to live with this constant […]

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Why Protecting Your Eyes Is So Important

With summer in full swing, you are probably spending a lot of your time outdoors with friends and family enjoying the long summer days. And although being out in the sun is certainly good for the soul, too much sun exposure can wreak havoc on not just your skin but your eyes as well. So, […]

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What to Know About Eye Strain

In a world where screen time takes up more of our day that talking with someone face to face, your eyes are more prone, now than ever, to eye strain. By staring at a screen for too long or even reading a book, it places an undue amount of strain on your eyes which can […]

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Why Does Your Vision Change with Age?

If you are one of those people who has had the perfect vision until you’ve reached middle age, then you deserve a serious pat on the back. Getting through life that long without having blurred or skewed vision, is a victory that’s definitely worth celebrating— even if you are starting to experience ey problems. Many […]

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Eye Conditions Pontiac, MI

Let’s Talk About Pink Eye

With the cold and flu season in full swing, it can feel like you are spending more of your time sniffling in bed than actually out having fun. And because both of these problems are viral, it’s easy to get sick by simply breathing in the air of somebody sick who’s around you. With other […]

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Dear Patient,

 

As a valued member of our patient community, we appreciate the trust you place in us. We are now scheduling appointments for medical eye examinations.

 

Our office is following all recommended guidance from public health authorities, including best practices for hygiene, infection control, and medical professional team health.

 

We have implemented a COVID-19 specific protocol. This includes instrument disinfection, rearranging waiting rooms to allow for greater social distancing, thorough surface cleaning, and exam room sanitizing between patients. Our physicians and staff are provided with personal protective equipment (PPE). When patients enter the office we ask that you also utilize PPE equipment as well as cleaning your hands using the provided hand sanitizer. You will be asked to wear a mask or at least a homemade covering, scarf or bandana at all times when on the premises. Prior to entering the office patients will have their temperatures measured and will be required to answer additional COVID-19 specific questions.

 

If you do not feel comfortable in the clinical setting, you can still schedule a virtual visit (telehealth) with Dr. Wilkinson by calling (248) 334-4931.

 

We are confident in our ability to continue seeing patients and providing you the best Ophthalmic care that you have come to expect and deserve. Our highest priority is to keep all our patients and staff as safe as possible while addressing important medical needs. Thank you for giving us the opportunity to serve you and your loved ones. We are here for you and hope you remain safe and healthy.

 

Sincerely,

The Physicians and Staff of The Wilkinson Eye Center

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