Category: Eye Health

Top LASIK Misconceptions: Part Two

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Building off the Top LASIK Misconceptions: Part One, I am here to help dispel even more of the misconceptions I hear on a daily basis about LASIK. These topics include things like recovery time, blurry vision, and pain. Top LASIK Misconceptions (continued) “I’m worried about moving my eye.” This is one of the most common Read More »

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Top LASIK Misconceptions: Part One

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Today, 98% of patients achieve 20/20 or better vision with advanced forms of LASIK, yet many people have big misconceptions about it. LASIK is the most studied ophthalmic procedure in the world and has been performed on more than 50 million people over the past few decades. Despite the comprehensive studies and global acceptance, LASIK Read More »

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Easy Winter Recipe for Healthy Eyes

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Eating well in the when the weather is cold is hard. Once the temperature drops and the wind picks up, comfort food cravings make it all too easy to turn down a light and healthy salad. And we love soup. Really, we do. Sometimes we just need to switch up our grub, but it’s tough Read More »

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Redefining Vision: Renee’s Story

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Meet Renee Emmerson. Renee began working for VSP Vision Care in 2010 as a customer care representative at our national call center in Columbus, Ohio. Four years later, she was diagnosed with Basal Laminar Drusen, a condition that mimics macular degeneration and causes irreversible vision loss. Today, at just 40 years old, Renee is blind. But Read More »

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Keeping an Eye on Diabetes this World Diabetes Day

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Today on Google you’ll see a Google Doodle that commemorates what would have been the 125th Birthday of Sir Frederick Banting, who discovered that diabetes could be treated with insulin, a discovery that has saved millions of lives. November 14th is also World Diabetes Day which is led by the International Diabetes Federation  to bring about Read More »

Four Reasons To Check Out Premier

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Finding the right eye care provider is important to your eye health and overall wellness. All VSP doctors are independently certified and meet the highest possible credentialing requirements in vision care. So why visit a Premier Program location? When you go to a VSP provider who participates in the Premier Program, you’ll find those extra touches Read More »

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Can Eye Exercises Reduce Blind Spots?

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  Many people exercise to keep their bodies in shape, but have you ever thought about doing the same for your eyes? According to a recent study published in Current Biology, you can reduce your blind spot through training and exercise. What is the blind spot? Everyone has a natural blind spot, but most don’t Read More »

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