Having vision insurance helps reduce the costs of eye care expenses. Just like health insurance, you pay a monthly premium for this coverage. While health insurance covers the cost of treating eye-related diseases or injuries, a vision plan covers the cost of regular eye care maintenance, including prescriptions for eyeglasses and contact lenses, as well as eye exam visits.[Read more…]
Young adults, the demographic made up of 18 to 35 year olds, often lead busy lifestyles. Due to their hectic work or academic schedules, health, eye health in particular, can sometimes take a back seat to other matters, whether it’s paperwork, reports, or projects. The good news is that taking care of your eyes doesn’t take much time or effort, no matter how busy your schedule might be. [Read more…]
Have you ever felt your eyelid suddenly begin to twitch involuntarily? If so, then you’ve experienced a condition called myokymia. Typically, only the lower eyelid of one eye is affected, but it is possible for the upper eyelid to twitch as well. While the eye twitching is usually harmless, if it persists, it may be a sign of a neurological condition. As with any visual health concerns, it’s best to consult with your optometrist if you’ve been experiencing frequent bouts of myokymia.