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Eyes of Hope program receives King-sized support

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Since its inception in 2008, the VSP Eyes of Hope program has collected and distributed more than 145,000 pairs of glasses to those in need across the globe. During the January 25 Sacramento Kings vs. Oklahoma City Thunder game at Sacramento’s Sleep Train Arena, Kings fans showed their support for the cause by donating more than 520 glasses during the Read More »

Paying it forward: Let’s “team” up to help those in need

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At VSP, we have a long standing commitment to giving back to the community. This dedication to service was a core philosophy of the company’s founders, a group of optometrists with a passion for service and people. Through current outreach programs such as VSP Mobile Eyes, Sight for Students and Eyes of Hope, VSP continues Read More »

Have you experienced Computer Vision Syndrome?

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If you’re like me, then you’re probably looking at your smartphone, tablet, computer or other electronic devices for a good portion of the day. Have you ever experienced blurry vision, dry eyes or a headache from using these devices for too long without a break? If so, then you have felt some of the symptoms Read More »

When was YOUR last eye exam?

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Happy Friday, everyone! This week, we’ve been focusing on the importance of eye health using the Kings VSP Vision Tips with our friends from the Sacramento Kings. We posted a Facebook poll on Tuesday asking fans when their last eye exam was, and we were very happy to see that 65% of poll participants have received Read More »

Tyreke Evans Shoots Hoops for Troops

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This past week, Tyreke Evans took a weeklong tour in Hawaii with the USO to show support for the troops. Tyreke joined seven other top names in basketball—Derrick Rose, D.J. Augustin, Al Horford, Robin Lopez, Brook Lopez, JaVale McGee, and Mike Miller—on the tour. Throughout the week, the stars led basketball clinics for children, toured military Read More »

Sports Vision: Beyond 20/20

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While you’re watching the 2011 World Series, keep this in mind: many professional baseball players have vision that is two times better than average. Of course that doesn’t apply for St. Luis Cardinals Pitcher Jason Motte, who is very nearsighted, but it applies to many others. Learn how baseball players, and many other athletes including Read More »

Tyreke and VSP hit the court for deserving children

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VSP Vision Care, Positive Coaching Alliance, Chris Johnson Basketball Academy and Sacramento Kings star Tyreke Evans hit the court to host a free basketball camp for 200 underserved Sacramento students. The camp started yesterday and runs through today at the Dr. Ephraim Williams Family Life Center in Sacramento. The young campers have been shooting hoops, participating Read More »