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The Basics of Pink Eye

The Basics of Pink Eye

Can you recognize the symptoms of conjunctivitis (pink eye) when you see them? The main ones are redness, itchiness, and either watery or thick discharge. Conjunctivitis is the inflammation of the conjunctiva, which is the clear outer layer of...Read More »

Glasses, Contacts, and Makeup

Glasses, Contacts, and Makeup

Using makeup to enhance your style or look your best can get a little trickier when glasses or contacts are in the equation. For glasses wearers, your makeup approach might have to adjust depending on what kind of frames you have and whether your...Read More »

Tips for Choosing New Frames

Tips for Choosing New Frames

When we pick out new glasses, we want frames that will help us look our best. Glasses are a huge part of a person’s look — why do you think nobody recognizes Superman behind the Clark Kent glasses? Because of the difference glasses make...Read More »

Staying Active Helps Vision Health

Staying Active Helps Vision Health

What are some of the things we can do to keep our eyes healthy? Eat carrots? Wear sunglasses? While carrots do provide good nutrients for our eyes and we definitely recommend wearing sunglasses any time you’re in the sun during the brightest...Read More »

The Importance of Fireworks Eye Safety

The Importance of Fireworks Eye Safety

We all love celebrating Independence Day with some good food, friends and family, and a dazzling display of fireworks. However, it’s easy to forget that fireworks are explosives. Injuries from fireworks are so common that the Consumer Product...Read More »

Eye Safety and Swimming

Eye Safety and Swimming

Before diving into the pool this summer, make sure you’re aware of the eye safety facts. What can we do to protect our eyes while we cool off in the pool or have a swim in a lake? What are we protecting our eyes from anyway? Eye Irritants in...Read More »

Eyebrows and Eyelashes

Eyebrows and Eyelashes

Our eyebrows and eyelashes aren’t just there for decoration. They’re not even just there for helping us make different facial expressions or to make our eyes stand out. They’re actually the first line of defense our eyes have...Read More »

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts are the world’s leading cause of blindness. In the US alone, they affect over 24 million adults over the age of forty and half of seniors aged eighty and up. Babies are sometimes born with congenital cataracts and require surgery so...Read More »

Allergies and Our Eyes

Allergies and Our Eyes

Spring is a beautiful season with lots of flowers and vibrant greens...but it can be hard to enjoy when you have allergies. So why does springtime leave so many of us with itchy, red, and puffy eyes? How can we be sure it’s allergies and not...Read More »

Important Clinic Reopening Announcement

Important Clinic Reopening Announcement

The Isthmus Eye Care family hopes each of you continue to be healthy and safe. We want to take this opportunity to thank everyone for their patience and support during this unprecedented situation.    We are pleased to inform you that...Read More »

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