World Diabetes Day


November 14th marks World Diabetes Day, a day to bring awareness to this chronic disease that affects 347 million people worldwide. Every 17 seconds someone in the U.S. is diagnosed with diabetes. Types of Diabetes Type 1 diabetes most often occurs in children and young adults. This form of diabetes is not preventable. It occurs Read More »

Alzheimer’s Disease & Vision

November is National Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and in that spirit, here are some of the basic statistics: Affects over 5 million Americans 6th leading cause of death New case every 67 seconds 2 out of 3 affected are women 60% of caregivers are women Can Alzheimer’s Disease Be Prevented? The exact cause of Alzheimer’s disease Read More »

Share to Help a Veteran Receive a Guide Dog

More than 1.5 million U.S. veterans have vision issues, and a highly trained guide dog can help many of them lead active, independent lives. With your help, we can help change the life of a veteran through the Vision To Share campaign. Simply share the video from and VSP will donate to America’s VetDogs to help raise, train and place Read More »

A Look at Eye Health by Age

Your eyesight and your perception of eye health change throughout your life. I want to take you on a journey across the paths of four individuals, all at different points in their lives, and let them explain to you the role vision care plays in their lives. In addition, I am going to provide you Read More »