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Caryn’s Tips for an Easier Back-to-School

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Balancing a full-time career with being a mom is challenging enough. Mix that with back-to-school preparation and things can easily seem unmanageable. To help you keep things on track this season for an easier back-to-school, we’ve enlisted advice from VSP employee Caryn Ng. Caryn is an Operations Manager who leads a large support team. When Read More »

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Shopping Spree Giveaway for Back-to-School

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Buying new supplies and clothes for school can get expensive. Not to mention the cost of extra-curricular activities your child might participate in. The average parent will spend $510 this season to get their kids ready for the school year ahead. This increase in spending can make it feel like you’re constantly opening your wallet Read More »

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Parent Guide: Is Your Child Ready for Contacts?

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Summer is here, and the next school year is on the horizon. As you rush around getting new school clothes and supplies, don’t forget to schedule your child’s back-to-school eye exam. This is an essential step for school readiness because poor vision can be a barrier to learning. If you’re thinking about contacts for your Read More »

The Critical Health Exam Half of US Parents Are Missing

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It’s back to school time, and one in four children will enter the classroom with a vision issue – a rapidly growing phenomenon. But children’s vision issues and annual eye doctor visits aren’t always on the radar of parents who themselves don’t wear glasses or contacts. US parents are not prioritizing comprehensive eye exams with Read More »

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Things to Remember for Back-to-School Season

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A new school year has begun and that means back-to-school shopping. It’s not just about buying notebooks and pencils; kids want to hit the halls with a style they feel comfortable in from fashionable shoes to trendy glasses. Here are a couple things to keep in mind for the back-to-school season: 1 in 4 children Read More »