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Use It or Lose It – Utilize Your FSA Benefits Before It’s Too Late

Use It or Lose It – Utilize Your FSA Benefits Before It’s Too Late

Do you have an FSA account? There are two kinds of flexible spending accounts. One type is for medical and health expenses, and the other one is for dependent care expenses. As the end of the year approaches, many people with FSA accounts are under pressure to utilize their FSA benefits before it is too late.
Who Is a Candidate for Scleral Lenses?

Who Is a Candidate for Scleral Lenses?

The unique design of scleral lenses allows them to treat eye conditions that may not respond to other eye treatments. In addition, their large contact lenses enable them to rest on the eyeball’s white outer layer called the sclera. By doing so, the lens creates a tear-filled vault over the eye’s cornea.
FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About Scleral Lenses

FAQ: Frequently Asked Questions About Scleral Lenses

Have you recently visited your eye doctor and received a recommendation to use scleral lenses? If you want to know more about this type of custom-designed contact lenses, here are the answers to its most commonly asked questions:
Best Eye Care Practices to Protect From UV

Best Eye Care Practices to Protect From UV

Most people understand the effects of the hot summer sun on the skin. Anyone who has had to deal with the effects of sunburn knows that UV rays are dangerous. Unfortunately, people tend to overlook the effects of the sun on their eyes.
August Is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

August Is Children’s Eye Health and Safety Month

Summer is arguably one of the best seasons, owing to the warm weather and great summer activities children and adults engage in. However, summer has to come to an end in August and children must go back to school soon after. Therefore, it is common to find parents rushing to gather the supplies their children need for school and taking them to doctor’s appointments for checkups in August.
Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Best Sunglasses for Your Face Shape

Is it time to get new sunglasses and you want to make sure you get the perfect fit for your face shape? With numerous options to choose from, knowing what to look for can help you bring out your unique facial outline.
Top Spring Allergy Tips for Healthy Eyes

Top Spring Allergy Tips for Healthy Eyes

Life can be pretty challenging for some people each time the spring season hits. If you're among those who suffer from itchy, watery eyes, puffy eyelids, and runny nose, then you must be aware of how annoying allergy season can be. Allergies are particularly frustrating this year when social distancing is still being enforced, and most people are limited to the four corners of their homes for months now. Worse, climate change has made people's allergies worse over time. An increase in atmospheric temperature leads to a higher pollen count. This can be tough for patients with asthma and other respiratory problems. The good news is you can fight back against this condition. Here are some spring allergy tips for healthy eyes:
What to Expect with the LipiFlow Treatment

What to Expect with the LipiFlow Treatment

Dry eyes are a common ailment. It’s estimated that more than 16 million Americans, the majority of which are women, suffer from Dry Eye Disease (DED). Most people are not suffering from a lack of aqueous fluid but are actually not producing enough lubricating oil in their eyes.
Is LipiFlow Right for Me?

Is LipiFlow Right for Me?

LipiFlow is a revolutionary treatment for evaporative dry eye linked to Meibomian Gland Dysfunction (MGD). MGD is a condition that blocks the openings of the oil glands in your eyes. The result is that the glands fail to secrete enough oil, or if they do, the oil is of poor quality.
Pediatric Eye Exams: How They Are Important for Learning

Pediatric Eye Exams: How They Are Important for Learning

Experts confirm that one in every 10 kids suffers from an eye or vision condition significant enough to impede their learning. Most kids don’t quickly realize if there are any abnormalities in their eyesight. If overlooked, these problems will not only affect their eye health. But it can also negatively impact their school performance.