Tag: eyecare

Over 25,000 Eye Pledges taken … and halfway to our goal!

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A wonderful milestone has been reached today as the VSP Eye Pledge campaign soared past the 25,000 pledge mark. As of this evening, over 25,800 free eye exams and glasses are being donated to Boys & Girls Club members in-need! And, although we are halfway to the original 50,000 pledge goal we still need your help. …
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VSP making strides with diabetes education

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VSP was recently invited by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to present at an event celebrating the success of the National Diabetes Education Program (NDEP). NDEP is the government’s leading public education program for diabetes prevention and control that offers evidence-based, culturally tailored and easy-to-read materials. VSP was invited to present on our …
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How much can YOU save with VSP?

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VSP saves members an average of $290 a year on their eyecare and eyewear. That’s enough for 90 cups of coffee. With today’s economy and prices continually going up on everyday necessities, enrolling in a VSP® Vision Care plan can help you save on the eyecare and eyewear that you need. Just how much can …
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Advancements Made for Treating Newborn Blindness

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As my son was born 5 weeks premature, I am well aware how stressful the unknowns are when it comes to baby’s health. Fortunately, it appears there has been some advancements in treating premature babies who are afflicted with blindness. According to an article published in the Wall Street Journal last week, babies born before …
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Bringing hope to the eyes of Dominica Part 3

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The latest from Niki: Today was even busier than yesterday! Kim and I are really getting the hang of working the dispensary. I have learned more about prescriptions than I ever thought I would! Our group split again, so collectively we saw nearly 500 patients in 5 hours. We have 4-5 optometrists and 5-6 optometry …
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Oh Baby! Can you see me?

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Now that I have made it through the hard part, I get to stare into the most precious eyes of an adorable baby boy. So as I’ve been staring at them the last four months, a multitude of questions popped up that I didn’t know the answers to. Fortunately, for at the least the questions related …
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