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About Dr. Kirk Wilhelmus
Dr. Kirk Wilhelmus, MD is a Doctor primarily located in Houston, TX. He has 41 years of experience. His specialties include Ophthalmology. Dr. Wilhelmus is affiliated with CHI St. Luke's Health - Baylor St. Luke's Medical Center, Houston Methodist Hospital at Texas Medical Center and Methodist Hospital - Houston. He speaks English.
Dr. Kirk Wilhelmus has the following 1 specialty
An ophthalmologist has the training to do much more than just prescribe glasses. They are physicians specially trained to diagnose and treat disorders of the eyes and vision. These doctors are experts on the complicated anatomy of the eye and are trained to treat eye diseases through both medical and surgical methods.
Some common conditions that ophthalmologists treat are cataracts, glaucoma, strabismus, diabetic retinopathy, macular degeneration and amblyopia. In addition, ophthalmologists can provide prescriptions for eye glasses and contact lenses and perform LASIK surgery and other corrective surgeries for refractive errors like myopia (near-sightedness), hyperopia (far-sightedness), astigmatism and presbyopia.
- Bacterial Eye Infections
- Cornea Transplant (Penetrating Keratoplasty)
- Corneal Diseases
- Corneal Transplantation
- Corneal Ulcer
- Diabetic Retinopathy
- Eye Diseases
- Eye Exam
- Eye Injuries
- Eye Pain
- Fungal eye infections
- Lasik Surgery
- Macular Degeneration
- Orbital Diseases
- Uveitis (Anterior Uveitis)
- Vision Issues
- Yeast Infection (Candidiasis)
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Dr. Wilhelmus is affiliated (can practice and admit patients) with the following hospital(s).
Methodist Hospital - Houston
41 Years Experience
Vanderbilt University School Of Medicine
Graduated in 1975
Baylor College Of Medicine
Dr. Kirk Wilhelmus accepts the following insurance providers.
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Locations & DirectionsBcm Alkek Eye Center, 1977 Butler Blvd, Houston, TX
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