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Wishing You a Safe and Fun 4th of July

Wishing You a Safe and Fun 4th of July

  While there are all kinds of fun community gatherings and festivals this time of year, the celebration of Independence Day can have some downsides. Fireworks can be distressing to pets and to many people – especially young children and...Read More »

All About Polarized Sunglasses

All About Polarized Sunglasses

When sunlight strikes flat surfaces, the light reflected by those surfaces tends to become polarized and creates a beam effect that can be quite intense, making it difficult to see. Sometimes this is just uncomfortable or annoying, but in some cases...Read More »

June is Cataract Awareness Month

June is Cataract Awareness Month

Cataracts - a clouding of the lens of the eye, which prevents passage of light into the eye - are one of the leading causes of blindness in the world. As such, June has been designated as Cataract Awareness Month. In the United States, cataracts are...Read More »

What Are Floaters?

What Are Floaters?

  If a small dot, web or thread-like spot appears in your line of vision, you may have what is commonly known as a "floater". Inside your eye, there is a clear, gel-like fluid called the vitreous. Usually, a floater is the result of this fluid...Read More »

Watch Your Children for Signs of Myopia

Watch Your Children for Signs of Myopia

The last few decades have seen an astonishing increase in the prevalence of children’s myopia. Why is it happening and what can you do about it? Myopia, also called nearsightedness, affects an estimated 30 percent of the population. In the...Read More »

May is Healthy Vision Month

May is Healthy Vision Month

The National Eye Institute has designated May as Healthy Vision Month. And while we think every month should be Healthy Vision Month, it’s a good time to step back and consider how you care for your eyes on a daily basis and whether there are...Read More »

Summer Ideas for Family Fun

Summer Ideas for Family Fun

Kids tend to have more unstructured free time in summer, which can be a great thing as long as they don’t default to devices! Here are five great alternative activities that you can encourage your children to do over the warmer months …...Read More »

Ultraviolet Awareness Month

Ultraviolet Awareness Month

While it feels good being outdoors, we have to acknowledge the fact that it is not all glitter and gold. Too much sun has its own disadvantages – its ultraviolet light can destroy us faster than we know. That is why the month of May was set as...Read More »

Contacts Or Glasses? Or Both!

Contacts Or Glasses? Or Both!

Many of us often ask, “Which is better for my lifestyle: contacts or glasses?” Both contact lenses and traditional eyeglasses present distinct advantages to the wearer. Let’s explore what each has to offer and why you may want to...Read More »

Doing Good At Goodman Community Center

Doing Good At Goodman Community Center

A team from Isthmus Eye Care got in the holiday spirit last month! We volunteered at the Goodman Community Center helping sort and package festive foods for 3,500 holiday baskets that fed an estimated 20,000 people in need within our community during...Read More »

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