Lauren E


Articles by Lauren E

Love Makes a Family, #AdoptionDay

Adoption Day

A family portrait seems like a simple memento to most, but to nine families across New York City it was one of many ‘firsts’ to come. VSP Global partnered with GLAM4GOOD to bring families with their recently adopted children together to get free eye care and eyewear, as well as take part in GLAM4GOOD’s signature Read More »

$100 ‘Thankful for You’ Giveaway

fall giveaway

‘Tis the season to be thankful and count your blessings. We’re thankful for readers like you who are a part of the VSP community, so we are giving away a $100 VISA gift card to one lucky individual to spend however they want. Wishing you and your loved ones a wonderful Thanksgiving season! How to Read More »

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Can an Eye Exam Detect Diabetes?

eye exam detect diabetes

Comprehensive eye exams are important for many reasons. Along with eye-related concerns, eye doctors may be able to detect other health issues during a comprehensive eye exam. Can you detect diabetes through an eye exam? “The answer is yes, yes you can,” said VSP network eye doctor Meghan Riegel, OD. According to Dr. Riegel, diabetes Read More »

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Why Can’t I See at Night?

Ever notice that the same route you take every day suddenly becomes a little bit harder to navigate while driving at night? You’re not alone. It can be hard to see at night. Why is it so much harder to see at night than during the day? “Yes, it’s dark at night, but you’re operating Read More »

Eye Doctor Helps Uncover Thyroid Disease

Thyroid Disease

“I went through a year of being very sick and nobody could figure out what was happening.” Alexis, a 35-year-old teacher, remembers 2012 as the year she was hospitalized for three weeks for tremors, rapid heartbeat, and dehydration. No one could figure out what was wrong. When she returned to work, her health had deteriorated Read More »

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Seeing in HD – One Mom’s Story

childrens vision

“Wow, everything is in HD. I can see the words on Netflix!” exclaimed Joshua, age 10, as he lifted his prescription sunglasses up and down from his face. Joshua never had issues with his vision before, so it was somewhat of a surprise to his mother, Carolyn, when she learned he needed glasses. From an Read More »