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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 »

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Eye Exam Helps Identify Multiple Sclerosis

Eye Exam Helps Identify Multiple Sclerosis

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It started on a Tuesday and I remember the exact day because it happened in the middle of a three-hour evening college composition class that I was teaching once a week. I was reviewing an essay assignment with the class when it set in, what I thought was one of the worst headaches I’d ever Read More »

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Can an Eye Exam Detect Diabetes?

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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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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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An Eye Exam Brings Clarity to Nursing Student

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It was during an evening college class that Diana, age 23, first noticed she couldn’t see the classroom board clearly. She hadn’t had an eye exam since she was 12. “I was sitting in the front row and still couldn’t read the board,” said Diana. Diana nannies during the day to pay her way through Read More »