Tag: Eye Health

Retirement: A Focus on Eye Health

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My father-in-law retired in the last year and as he mapped out what he needed to get done in preparation for his leave like 401k disbursement and HR paperwork it really brought to light the fact that very few employees put vision care coverage at the top of their list. He has always been very Read More »

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What Kids Want to Ask an Eye Doctor

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School is back in session and in the midst of getting their books, backpacks, and annual eye exams before heading back to class, kids had several burning questions they wanted to ask about their eyes. So we let them! Stephanie Kirschbaum, OD, tackled some of those tough questions on #AskAnEyeDoc. “What kind of exercises can Read More »

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Ocular Emergency: An Ulcer in My Eye?

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This is a guest post by Lisa L., a VSP employee. I didn’t know there was a such thing as an ocular emergency, then, I lived through one. “An ocular emergency is occurs when there is a threat to your eyes and vision health – either structurally or visually – that needs to be addressed Read More »

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Easy Winter Recipe for Healthy Eyes

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Eating well in the when the weather is cold is hard. Once the temperature drops and the wind picks up, comfort food cravings make it all too easy to turn down a light and healthy salad. And we love soup. Really, we do. Sometimes we just need to switch up our grub, but it’s tough Read More »

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Can Eye Exercises Reduce Blind Spots?

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  Many people exercise to keep their bodies in shape, but have you ever thought about doing the same for your eyes? According to a recent study published in Current Biology, you can reduce your blind spot through training and exercise. What is the blind spot? Everyone has a natural blind spot, but most don’t Read More »

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June – Men’s Health Month

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Did you know June is National Men’s Health Month? And this is Men’s Health Week which means it’s time for the wearing of the blue this pre-Father’s Day Friday, June 17th. Sporting blue means you’re showing support for the Wear BLUE® awareness campaign created by the Men’s Health Network (MHN) whose mission it is to Read More »

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