Health

What To Do If You See An Accident In Israel

Image of a Fallen Bicycle in a Side Mirror - Witnessing an Accident in Israel The question recently arose as to what one is expected to do if you witness an accident or arrive at scene of an accident in Israel shortly after the event took place. There are various different types of accidents and hence a number of options of what you could and should do. The exact nature of assistance you offer depends both on the situation and your knowledge or experience in first aid. In this post, we will share more about what you need to understand and what you need to do. (more…)

By Eliyahu Shear, ago
Health

Low Cost – and No Cost – Eye Testing in Israel

Eye examination The question is often asked: What is the situation with eye tests in Israel? Are eye examinations covered under the medical aid system (Kupat Cholim)? If not, what exactly are my options?! Those with weaker vision know well the constant need to go for regular eye tests for prescription glasses. Of course - glasses are one thing, and the health of the eye is quite another. If it's an actual eye test for the purpose of the health of the eye you require, you're going to need to contact an ophthalmic surgeon / ophthalmologist.  If it's new glasses or contact lenses you're in need of, you'll need to make an appointment with the optometrist! In this post, we're going to show you your low cost choices as well as an option that will give you free testing for glasses and offer frames and lenses at practically cost prices! (more…)

By Eliyahu Shear, ago