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Choosing the Right Eyeglasses

When it comes to choosing the right eyeglasses, technology has come a long way. If you are old enough and have need for corrective lenses, you may remember a time when lenses would get thicker heavier as your eyesight became worse. Today’s lenses are designed to be light weight, shatter proof, and in many cases […]

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Why You Should Get Prescription Reading Glasses

In nearly every pharmacy and most discount stores, you can buy reading glasses off a rack. These glasses are nothing more than simple magnifying glasses in frames, and while they may improve your ability to read and see close up, there is no comparison between an off-the-rack pair of reading glasses and a pair of […]

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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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How to Feel More Comfortable In Your Contacts

Living with perfect vision can feel like you live a perfect life until one day you realize you can’t see the eye chart as well as you once could. If you have noticed that your vision has gotten increasingly worse, come into Wilkinson Eye Center for an eye exam. With simple glasses or contact lenses, […]

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3 Tips to Help You Pick the Perfect Summer Shades

If you’ve been sporting the same pair of sunglasses for who knows how long, it’s time to consider stepping up your sunglass game. Because sunglasses make a big impact without a lot of effort on your end, why not try a fun new trend this season. Let’s take a closer look at some sunglass buying […]

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The Truth Behind Bifocals

Aging is something that nobody likes to admit that they are experiencing adverse symptoms of. If you have started to squint every time you’re reading a book or have to hold it a few inches from your face to see properly, then you may be in need of some reading glasses. And although you can […]

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3 Considerations to Make When Buying Prescription Sunglasses

Having to switch between your regular glasses and your sunglasses can be beyond convenient. So, why not combine the two into one to make your life easier? Luckily, by getting prescription sunglasses, you cannot only lose the fuss, but you can also protect your eyes in an incredible way. But how can you know if […]

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Contact Lens Fittings: What You Can Expect

When you first start to wear contact lenses, it can feel like you have something that is constantly in your eyes. And even worse, getting used to your new prescription can make you feel light-headed, nauseous, or just have a headache. Sometimes, however, when patients receive their new contact lenses, they feel these symptoms for […]

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Daily Wear Vs. Extended Wear Contact Lenses

If you wear contact lenses, you are most likely familiar with daily wear lenses that you take out every night before bed in order to help your eyes breathe and your lenses to clean. However, did you know that there is a different type of contact lense out there that you can actually wear to […]

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3 Ways to Use Colored Contacts This Halloween

Fall is in full swing: pumpkin spice lattes are being served, ghouls are being hung near the doorstep, and people everywhere are deciding what they want to be for Halloween this year. As one fo the best ways to completely transform your look from normal to something a bit more spectacular, try using colored contacts […]

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