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covid 19 online learning update

The closing of schools has pushed millions of students online. While necessary, we are concerned about the effect of such extensive computer use on children's eyes. This sudden move to remote learning brings many more to their screens for extended periods


 It is not clear which disinfection solutions eradicate coronavirus, but hydrogen peroxide systems are probably more effective.  If you choose to wear your contacts during this time, make sure to disinfect them properly.  Never flush contacts down the toilet or put them in the sink drain.


The CARES Act provides a temporary safe harbor to high deductible health plans (HDHPs) compatible with health savings accounts (HSAs). Under the Act, a HDHP will not lose HDHP qualified status if it offers cost-free tele-health services to plan members before the annual deductible is satisfied


Korb & Associates is Celebrating 100 years!

Your providers at Korb & Associates hope that you and your loved ones are safe and healthy.  Because we cannot be in the office now, we thought that we would pass on a few eye related concerns that are specific to this uncertain time.


 Conjunctivitis (or pink eye) is the inflammation of the conjunctiva — the transparent mucous membrane which covers the white part of the eye. Infectious causes of an inflamed eye and conjunctivitis include bacteria, viruses and fungi. Non-infectious causes include allergies, foreign bodies and chemicals. The often present with characteristic symptoms.


Using Vision Benefits That You Might Lose and Contact Lens Prescriptions

For those of you who have contact lens replacement benefits that you may lose due to the unfortunate disruption of the labor market during the COVID-19 challenge, we are here to help you use those benefits before they go away. 


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