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5 Things You Must Bring on Your Vacation

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The summer is the best reason to take a vacation, travel, and sight-see as much as possible. In celebration of UV Safety month, VSP strongly encourages you to protect your eyes as you enjoy the sights the world has to offer. Our eyes are our windows to the world. Although the sunny weather in July Read More »

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Protect Your Eyes this Fourth of July!

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Independence Day, Fourth of July, is right around the corner and that means picnics, BBQ’s, outdoor activities and most importantly, fireworks! We want to make sure you see them bright and clear so we encourage you to wear sunglasses throughout the day. Lets face it, shades look cool, but did you know they are essential to eye health?VSP doctor Stephen Read More »

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4 Common Eye Conditions Among Women

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Did you know women are more susceptible to visual impairment? In fact, women represent: Two-thirds of blind and visually impaired people around the world Over 700,000 of 1 million legally blind Americans 2.3 of 3.4 million Americans suffering from a visual impairment Why is there a discrepancy? In industrialized countries, more women experience age-related eye Read More »

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Why do people see stars in their eyes?

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Have you ever wondered why, after an accident, Wile E. Coyote saw stars in his eyes? We’d like to think that this starry-eyed effect is a simple result of blunt impact or blacking out, but seeing stars could actually mean something much more serious like cataracts. Cataracts often forms as a result of trauma—the energy Read More »

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