Eyelid Twitch

What are eyelid twitches? An eyelid twitch, or myokymia, is a repetitive, involuntary spasm of the eyelid muscles. A twitch usually occurs in the upper lid, but it can occur in both the upper and lower lids. For most people, these spasms are very mild and feel like a...

How Far Away Should Reading Material Be Held?

Harmon Distance Research on human ergonomics has determined that the optimal visual distance for reading and other close work is the Harmon Distance or “Elbow Distance”. This distance is measured by placing a closed fist under the chin and resting the elbow on a...

Topamax (Topiramate) Uses and Side Effects

Topamax (topiramate) is an anticonvulsant medication used in the treatment of epilepsy and migraine headaches. Topamax is also commonly used off-label to treat a wide range of mood disorders, eating disorders, and to aid in substance abuse therapy. While...