Dave Johnston

Articles by Dave Johnston

Happy Left Handers Day

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What do Oprah Winfrey, Lady Gaga, and President Barack Obama all have in common? While all three bask in the glow of the celebrity spotlight, what you may not know is that each one is also left-handed. And as I gear up with fellow southpaws to celebrate Left Handers Day, I’m reminded that being left-handed Read More »

Viewing the Supermoon

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Not sure what a perigree full moon is? This phenomena is more commonly known as a “supermoon” and the one coming upon Sunday, August 10, will be the most impressive of the year coming a mere 221,765 miles from earth which is about 30,000 miles closer than is typical due to the parabolic arc of its Read More »

Eye on the Ball: Sports Vision and Soccer


Every four years the world unites in a wonderfully crazy passionate time to cheer, laugh and cry (we all feel for Brazil…) for a sport that transcends cultures, borders and social status. While the U.S. is just now starting to show the beginnings of becoming a soccer “fanation” with the rest of the world, this Read More »

Twin Boys Born With Anophthalmia: Both Missing Left Eye

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As a new mom of twins, I know first-hand about the double joys and challenges of twins. That’s why I was so touched when I read this story about a local family whose two-month-old twin boys—Jackson and Jameson Lopez—were born with a genetic condition called anophthalmia, the medical term for missing one or both eyes, Read More »

The Future of Optometry is Looking Good

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This is a guest post from VSP Vision Care President Jim McGrann. We’ve come a long way from Ben Franklin’s early invention of bifocal glasses. From wearable technology like Google Glass to the ubiquity of laser vision correction procedures – the field of optometry is innovating at a rapid pace. And beyond technological advancements, optometrists Read More »

Behind the Scenes of DVF | Made for Glass

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Today marks the launch of the highly anticipated DVF | Made for Glass collection! This groundbreaking partnership underscores a unique intersection between fashion, technology and optics. The frames and sun shields are available for purchase through Net-a-Porter and Google. VSP was on the scene earlier this month when Diane von Furstenberg debuted the eye-catching new Read More »