Tag: eye exams

What to Expect at an Eye Exam

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Has it been awhile since your last eye exam? Maybe you’ve never been at all. You know you’re supposed to get your eyes checked every year, but sometimes the unfamiliar is intimidating. You keep putting it off until you learn that your eyes can reveal a lot about your overall health, and you’ve run out Read More »

5 Resolutions to Be and See Your Best in 2016

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Although we start the year with strong intentions to become healthier, save money, and get organized, most often New Year’s resolutions are given up by January 17, nicknamed Ditch New Year’s Resolutions Day. To ensure you stick with yours, choose a manageable goal, set a plan to meet and track it, then share it with Read More »

The mystery of floaters explained

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What is a floater? 1. A person who often changes residence, employment, political opinion; a drifter 2. An employee without a fixed job assignment who covers an assignment when other employees are out 3. A member of the R&B vocal group best known for the hit single “Float On,” which topped the UK charts in 1977 Read More »

Are you at risk of developing Type 2 Diabetes?

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Diabetes is a serious disease that affects nearly 26 million children and adults in the United States, and a quarter of them—seven million—do not even know they have it. An additional 79 million, or one in three American adults, have prediabetes, which puts them at high risk for developing type 2 diabetes. Unfortunately, diagnosis often Read More »

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High blood pressure and your eyes

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This guest post was written by Kari Kelso, who is a Senior Data Analyst in the Provider Information and Intelligence Department at VSP Vision Care.  February reminds us that love is all around. Unfortunately, our love does not stop with our relationships. The average American consumes about twice as much sodium as our bodies need, Read More »

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