Category: Eye Health

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Ask An Eye Doc: Can Your Eyes Get Sunburned?

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The simple answer is YES! VSP network eye doctor, Jennifer Tsai, OD from New York City reminds us “our skin and our eyes are organs. This makes them susceptible to the elements, which mean that like our skin, our eyes can become sunburned from prolonged exposure.” But you can’t put sunscreen on your eyes, right? Read More »

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Men’s Health: Something You Might Have Missed

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You lift weights at the gym. You try your best to eat healthy. You drink plenty of water. But what about your eyes? Have you ever thought about what it takes to keep your vision healthy? If not, it’s time to do so as your eye health has a major correlation to the rest of Read More »

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What Are the Benefits of Polarized Sunglasses?

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For all the benefits we receive from the sun, its light can pose some serious health concerns. Sunlight reflecting off smooth water, snow or flat roads can create glare which is not only annoying but can have a long-term impact on your vision such as causing cataracts. Blinding glare from the sun and snow blindness Read More »

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How Do I Avoid Getting a Stye in My Eye?

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Styes (or sties) can be incredibly uncomfortable. That’s why it’s no surprise so many are asking what they can do to not only get rid of them but also prevent them altogether. Our #AskAnEyeDoc series puts your questions in front of VSP network eye doctors for an opportunity to learn more about eye health. Our Read More »


A Day in the Life of Mom

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A day in the life of mom is filled with many competing priorities, including managing your overall health. However, with so many wellness trends (We see you, celery juice!) and an endless to-do list, taking care of yourself can sometimes feel overwhelming. Not to mention all the effort that goes into taking care of a Read More »

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Finding Self-Care as a Self-Employed Mom

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When you think of someone that is self-employed, you might think she’s the boss, calls the shots, makes her own rules, and has a flexible schedule with plenty of time for her kids and family. Sounds exciting, right? The truth is that the self-employment path is hard in many ways, especially when balancing life as Read More »

3 Ways to Protect Your Eyes on Vacation

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Traveling is always a bit of an adventure. Whether it’s a weekend getaway or dream destination, things don’t always go according to plan. To make sure you can take in all the sights along the way, here are some must-haves to protect your eyes, wherever your adventures lead. Sunglasses If there’s one thing to not Read More »

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Emergency Preparedness: Eye Care Edition

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Natural disasters can strike with little or no notice. Having a plan and emergency preparedness kit ready to go can help you and your family navigate more quickly and easily when confronted with a disaster. Know the types of disasters most common to your area Emergencies can range from personal, such as house fires, to Read More »