Changes to Health Saving Accounts in Response to COVID-19

The U.S. federal government recently passed the Coronavirus Aid, Recovery, and Economic Stabilization Act – also known as the CARES Act – which gave people some additional flexibility in how they can use health savings accounts (HSAs) and flexible savings accounts (FSAs) for medical expenses.  We discuss the value of these tax-exempt savings accounts in…

How Much Does LASIK Eye Surgery Cost?

One of the most common questions people considering laser vision correction surgery ask is: How much does LASIK eye surgery cost? The short answer is, on average, it costs around $4,200.  But there’s more to understanding how much LASIK eye surgery costs than the national average. Here, we explore the many factors that go into…

Your Eye Doctor Will See You Now: Tips for Your Virtual Eye Care Visit

As discussed in our earlier post Coronavirus and Your Eyes: Tips for Caring for Your Eyes, you may find yourself needing the care and advice of your eye doctor to discuss troubling eye or vision symptoms. If so, you might be able to take advantage of a virtual visit with your eye doctor. Virtual, or telemedicine,…

Foods That Help Keep Your Immune System Healthy

Maintaining a healthy diet to keep your immune system strong and functioning optimally is very important as we navigate through the coronavirus global pandemic. While there is no research or scientific evidence to show foods or supplements have any impact against COVID-19 specifically, doing what you can to maintain your immune system can only benefit…

COVID-19 and Your Eyes: Tips for Protecting Your Vision During the Pandemic

Health experts are continuously learning about COVID-19, meaning recommendations and guidance changes in what is a rapidly evolving global event.  What we know to be true today may not be in the following days and weeks.  We are working to share with you accurate, evidenced-based information about the potential impact COVID-19 has on the health…

Coronavirus and Your Eyes: Tips for Caring for Your Eyes

With so much emphasis on health right now, and everyone feeling a little uneasy, you may be wondering about your eyes and Coronavirus. Experts believe that while you’re not likely to get the novel coronavirus – or any virus — from the eye itself, avoiding touching your face is critical as we navigate through the…

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