Tag: children’s eye health

Sports Eye Safety

Sports Eye Safety on and off the Baseball Diamond

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As the weather grows warmer, aspiring little leaguers have begun to channel their favorite Major League Baseball players and are ready to run the bases. Before your little one starts swinging a bat, there are several important things to know about sports-related eye injuries. Eye injuries from sports are all too common: every 13 minutes, Read More »

VSP Employees Connect to Purpose and Passion

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At the heart of VSP is our mission to help people see. With more than 1.3 billion people globally not having access to vision care, the need is ever-growing. To do our part, we established our first Eyes of Hope initiatives more than 20 years ago. These initiatives help us increase access to eye care Read More »

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Love Makes a Family, #AdoptionDay

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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 »

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Did Your Child Lose their Glasses… Again?

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Does this situation sound familiar? You spend the last few weeks of summer getting the kids ready for the new school year. You purchased clothes, school supplies, and new glasses for your kids that need them. The first day of school is here and you check your child for all the essentials. Backpack, check…lunch, check… Read More »

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Surprising Eye Health Stats

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Do you remember when you had your last eye exam? If you can’t, know you’re not alone. According to a recent study conducted by VSP Vision Care and market research agency YouGov, most people rate vision as their most important sense but only half reported getting an eye exam in the last year. So why 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 »