6 surprising flex spending account items

When you sign up for a Flexible Spending Accounts (FSA), you might quickly skim over what's covered. But, FSAs can be applied to many different medical expenses. You can use them for medical care like vision exams, or dental visits. You can use them toward chiropractic care or for medical screenings. You can even use a Flex Spending Account for LASIK. How much you set aside for the plan really depends on how much you're allowed to contribute, but one thing remains constant and that's the fact that you get to save on a pre-tax basis.

But, did you know about the amount of products that are available?

At FSA Store, we sell thousands of products that are covered by Flex Spending Accounts. You'd be surprised to discover just how many products are available for FSAs.

Here are 10 surprising FSA eligible items you'll find at FSAstore.com:

Hot or Cold Eye Mask

When you're dealing with pain whether from nasal congestion, a headache, or even from a brow wax, the TheraPearl Hot or Cold Therapy Eye Mask can help. It reduces swelling, helps alleviate nasal congestion and decreases soreness or swelling. It even confirms to the area it's applied to and it's kid friendly, as well.

Check out: TheraPearl Face Mask

Adventure First Aid Kits

Are you traveling somewhere soon? Do you enjoy mini adventures like hiking or day trips close to home? You'll definitely want to bring a first aid kit for the car, at home, or even included in your camping gear!

Check out: Adventure Medical First Aid Kit Fundamentals


No matter where you are, protecting your skin from the elements is important. This summer, grab some new sunscreen for the beach, a hike, a jog around the park, and really everyday wear!

Check out: Coppertone Sport Sunscreen Spray SPF 15

Pain Relief Zoo Animals

When the kids are dealing with pain, the first thing they crave is comfort and relief. The Thermal-Aid Zoo Animals can provide just that in a comfy, fun way through familiar stuffed animals.

Check out: Thermal-Aid Zoo Monkey

Contact Lens Solution

Whether you're at home or on the road, you'll want to keep your contact lenses comfortable all day long. Luckily, your Flexible Spending Account can offer contact lens care!

Check out: Bausch and Lomb Biotrue Multi-Purpose Solution 10 oz. Pack of 2

On-the-Go Blood Pressure Monitor

The QardioArm is a smartphone-compatible blood pressure monitor that lets you easily track and monitor your systolic and diastolic blood pressure and heart rate readings. Easily carry it with you on your way to work, keep it at home, or take it with you during travel.

Check out: QardioArm Wireless Blood Pressure Monitor

Surprisingly Eligible