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Coppell Optometrist | Coppell Photophobia | TX | Wilken Family Eye Care |

 

  Wilken Family Eye Care’s mission is to provide the highest standard of service and quality in eye care and  eye wear by utilizing technology, personal attention and integrity.  We strive to form lifelong relationships by keeping the patient’s best interest in mind.

We hope you will allow our family to become part of yours by trusting us with all your eye care needs.


Stephanie Wilken, OD Receives 2016 and 2017 Best of Coppell Award by Best of Coppell Award Program

755 N. Denton Tap Rd
Coppell, TX 75019
972-459-3300
Photophobia

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If you find yourself disturbed by bright lights or intolerable of sunlight, flourescent lights or incandescent light, you may have photophobia, or light sensitivity. If this sounds like you, you may often feel the need to squint or close your eyes when faced with lighting that others around you are comfortable with. Sufferers of photophobia also may experience headaches that accompany the light sensitivity.

Rather than think of photophobia as a disease in itself, it is more accurate to consider it a symptom of one or more other eye conditions. Often infection or inflammation can result in light sensitivity and this type of response to light nearly always accompanies a migraine headache. Other causes of photophobia include retinal detachment, contact lens irritation, corneal abrasion, uveitis, sunburn, and some central nervous system conditions like meningitis.

Coppell Optometrist | Coppell Photophobia | TX | Wilken Family Eye Care |
 
 
 
 
Coppell Optometrist Wilken Family Eye Care is a certified Optometrist specializing in Photophobia, Cataracts, Glaucoma, eyecare, lasik and much more in Coppell, TX. We also do Home, Fitting and Adjusting, Frames, Kids Frames, Lenses, Reading Glasses, Bifocals, Contact Lenses, Sunglasses, Accessories, Progressive (no-line) Lenses and all work related in the 75019 area and surrounding areas in Coppell

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