Dave Johnston


Articles by Dave Johnston

Eye Healthy Strawberry-Kiwi Popsicles Recipe

Get ready for summer with homemade strawberry-kiwi popsicles. Last week when I was walking across the VSP campus, I didn’t have to take more than a few steps outside before I realized this was going to be one long hot walk. Let’s face it, we are looking at a steamy summer, but that just means Read More »

Men’s Health Week

Guys. Listen up. Tell me if I’m wrong. We often have a hard time admitting our weaknesses. Competitiveness, pride, one-upmanship. Whatever the reason, we don’t always admit when there’s something wrong, including when it comes to our health. But it’s Men’s Health Week, and Men’s Health Month; so take the time to get your overall Read More »

Score Special Edition Sunglasses from Nike Vision

Soccer’s biggest stage is here with the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™ starting on June 12. This is when the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo and Tim Howard will risk everything for the big win. Whether you’re able to watch the games live or from your own living room, you can go from spectator to spec winner in our Read More »

Noise Induced Hearing Loss

This is a guest post from TruHearing, which provides exclusive hearing aid discounts to VSP Vision Care members and their extended families. This article originally appeared here.   Are you already a victim of NIHL? You may not even know. We live in a noisy world, and extremely loud sounds as well as prolonged exposure to raised Read More »

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The Connection Between Diabetes and Hearing Loss

This is a guest post from TruHearing, which provides exclusive hearing aid discounts to VSP Vision Care members and their extended families. This article originally appeared here. Scientists have long suspected a link between diabetes and hearing loss, but not until recently has a study actually uncovered data to support that idea. The National Institute of Read More »

Seeing Double: The Differences in Twins’ Vision

It’s not your eyesight that has you seeing double, it is the ever increasing number of twins being born. Have you ever wondered about the similarities and differences in twins’ vision? Many factors can play into this including whether or not the twins are identical or fraternal, their environment, and quite simply their genetics. Identical Read More »

How The Eyes Work

You open your eyelids, point your eyes at something, and you see it – right? Yep. Blog over, thanks for pointing your eyes at this page! Okay, in case you want more info, I guess I can expand on that explanation a bit… On one hand, the explanation above is accurate. How can we argue Read More »

Happy Asian Pacific American Heritage Month

May is a great month — Mother’s Day. International Museum Day. Star Wars Day (May the fourth be with you). And who can forget Asian Pacific American Heritage Month? It definitely calls for some celebration.  And, I’m being totally serious. Did you know that not only are Asian Americans the fastest growing ethnic group in Read More »