Halloween Eye Makeup Safety Tips

Various Halloween costumes involve the application of costume makeup. The makeup is usually heavier than normal application and can include paints, glitters, and more. This year, follow our simple Halloween makeup safety tips to avoid any potential issues that could damage your eyes. Avoid Corneal Abrasions by Choosing Cosmetic-Grade Glitter Glitter can be a really…

Corneal Ulcers: Symptoms and Treatments

The cornea is the clear tissue covering the front of your eye and it serves as a barrier against debris, germs, and dirt that can cause damage to the eye. As a result, it can sometimes get scratched, become infected, and develop into a corneal ulcer. Because corneal ulcers can permanently damage your vision or…

Why is My Eye Twitching?

  We have all experienced occasional eye twitching, but sometimes it persists longer than usual. An eye twitch is a common involuntary spasm or slight movement of the upper or lower eyelid. There are a variety of triggers that you can avoid to lessen the possibility of eye twitches. What Can Trigger Eye Twitching? Eye…

Over-the-Counter and Home Remedies for Bloodshot Eyes

Most of us have experienced bloodshot or red eyes. They can look unpleasant, with pink or red streaks in the parts of your eyes that are usually white. Bloodshot eyes can also be uncomfortable—with itchiness, tearing, and burning all common symptoms. What Causes Red or Bloodshot Eyes? Various irritants can cause vessels on the eye…

Now is the Time to Use Your Medical Insurance

The end of the year is quickly approaching and that means the end of most of your insurance plan benefits. In most cases, unused medical insurance benefits from this year will not be carried over to the new year. So, you should use it before your deductible resets. This also means you should take advantages of any…

Whether You’re Lighting Fireworks or Just Watching – Keep Your Families Eye’s Safe This Independence Day

Enjoying the three F’s… Family, frankfurters, and fireworks – all the highlight of Independence Day, but one of them can do seriously more harm. In the most recent fireworks injury report from the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, 11,400 fireworks related injuries occurred this past year where victims needed emergency room treatment, and 1 in…