Lauren E

Articles by Lauren E

Everything You Need to Know About Glaucoma


Did you know that Glaucoma is the second-leading cause of vision loss and blindness? There are more than 3 million people affected by the disease in the U.S. today, and that number is expected to reach 4.2 million by 2030. Glaucoma affects the nerves in the eye and can develop quickly. If not treated properly Read More »

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Why do my dry eyes water?

Dry Eyes

Harsh weather conditions like cold temperatures and wind, mixed with hot air blasting from your heater, can be a recipe for dry eyes in the winter months. Symptoms of dry eyes can include burning and itchy eyes, blurred vision, and as odd as it may sound, watery eyes. If I have dry eyes, but they Read More »


Providing Hope in the Midst of Devastation

The Camp Fire recently swept across northern California, creating the deadliest and most destructive wildfire in California history. The fire burned thousands of acres and countless structures, leaving many in Butte County with nothing to go back to. For some, the escape from the fire was harrowing and there wasn’t any time to grab personal Read More »

A Meaningful Gift for a Fresh Start

gift of sight

Longtime friends Julia and Andrea have been inseparable for the past seven years. When Andrea recently became unemployed, Julia knew she wanted to do something to help her friend. Knowing Andrea would be without income and insurance, Julia decided to give something that would help during this unforeseen time and set Andrea up for success Read More »

Relief Efforts in Wake of Camp Fire Devastation

Camp Fire

The recent wildfires that swept throughout California have been devastating. The area impacted by the Camp Fire, the deadliest and largest fire in California history, is just a two-hour drive north of VSP Global’s headquarters in Rancho Cordova. Many VSP employees, members and network eye doctors were directly affected or knew someone who was affected Read More »

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 »