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How often should you go to the eye doctor?

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Veronica and Anthony want to know, “How often should you go to the eye doctor?” Dr. Kirschbaum, VSP network eye doctor, recommends people get their vision checked every year, starting when they are very young. Children should have their first eye exam at six months old, then at three years old, before starting school and Read More »

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#WeSeeYouMom: Mary Alice’s Story

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If you were to click on Mary Alice Stephenson’s LinkedIn profile you’d learn that she is at the helm of GLAM4GOOD, an award-winning empowerment platform and non-profit organization. A career that takes her into women’s shelters, hospitals, schools and sometimes even people’s homes. Alongside community partners like VSP, GLAM4GOOD provides life-changing makeovers, clothing giveaways and confidence-boosting 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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#WeSeeYouMom: Ali’s Story

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“My world stopped in that moment. We were walking the dogs, talking with excitement about putting together the nursery for our baby and suddenly he fell, unconscious, onto the pavement.” At 9 weeks pregnant Ali faced a new challenge – taking care of not only herself and her baby, but also her fiancé, Brandon, who Read More »

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Why do people have two different colored eyes?

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It’s pretty rare, but as Mei Fleming, OD tells us, less than 1 percent of the population are born with two different colored eyes, known as heterochromia. Each year on July 12, we celebrate this unique trait with National Different Colored Eyes Day. Why do people have two different colored eyes? “Most causes of heterochromia Read More »

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Ambassadors Take Level Smart Glasses for a Spin

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Level smart glasses have arrived, but if you’re still considering if they would be a good fit for you, let our Level ambassadors help. Level ambassadors are a group of real people brought together to share their experience with Level. As a refresher, Level tracks your activity, including your steps, calories burned and distance traveled. Read More »

#WeSeeYouMom: Alicia’s Story

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“As women, we put so much pressure on ourselves to make it seem like everything’s ok all the time.” After five miscarriages, the feeling of isolation for Alicia Garcia-Green was palpable. “My husband and I stopped talking about it, stopped trying. We couldn’t face another heartbreak. Then shortly after my 11th wedding anniversary I discovered Read More »

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Will My Kids Be Color Blind?

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When you think of how a person who is color blind sees the world, what do you imagine? You probably envision their world in black and white or shades of gray. This is actually a common misconception. Color blindness often means someone cannot distinguish between certain colors, such as blue and yellow, or red and Read More »