Chemical in the Eye

Every year, thousands of eye injuries get received by emergency departments after exposure to household chemicals. That is why eye safety around chemicals is the topic of this post and how to respond to a chemical in eye scenario. According to the American Academy of Ophthalmology (AAO), hospitals receive 125,000 eye injuries each year related to […]

Firework Eye Safety

The stats are very clear: fireworks if used improperly are unsafe and July 4 is a particularly dangerous time for eye injuries. In the U.S., according to the most recent annual fireworks injury survey by the Consumer Product Protection Commission fireworks resulted in five deaths and 9,100 injuries in 2018. Between mid-June and mid-July, nearly […]

Twitching Eyelid

A twitching eyelid, or an eye spasm, happens involuntary and can be caused by multiple factors. Your eyelid may completely close or suddenly jolt, causing slight discomfort and annoyance. There are three common types of eyelid spasms: the eyelid twitch, which behaves like a tic, essential blepharospasm, and hemifacial spasm. Once you identify the spasm you’re […]

LASIK Planning

LASIK eye surgery is a long-term investment that pays off over the long run. But, many people cannot afford to pay the costs upfront. Fortunately, there are several options to consider when deciding on your financial planning for LASIK. The cost of LASIK eye surgery can be made accessible through various payment solutions. Additionally, you can often combine several […]