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Eye Exam Helps Identify Multiple Sclerosis

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“Everyone is always surprised to hear that it was an eye doctor who discovered the MS.” Janna, writer and Sacramento native, was officially diagnosed with multiple sclerosis in 2012. When we heard her journey began 18 months earlier with an eye exam, we wanted to know more and sat down with both Janna and her Read More »

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What You Should Know About Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Approximately 2.1 million people nationwide had age-related macular degeneration (AMD) in 2010, according to the National Eye Institute (NEI). By 2050, that number will more than double to a whopping 5.4 million. With February being AMD and Low Vision Awareness Month, it’s an appropriate time to point a spotlight on the leading cause of blindness among older adults. Read More »

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Why Can’t I See at Night?

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Ever notice that the same route you take every day suddenly becomes a little bit harder to navigate while driving at night? You’re not alone. It can be hard to see at night. Why is it so much harder to see at night than during the day? “Yes, it’s dark at night, but you’re operating Read More »

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“Find Your Fit Sweepstakes” with the Nike Vision Alternative Fit Collection

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Sport-inspired for the athlete in everyone, Nike Vision offers new alternative fit frames ideal for individuals with low or wide bridges. The alternative fit collection embodies Nike’s heritage with an athleisure aesthetic and lightweight design for added comfort. Enter the Nike Find Your Fit Sweepstakes for a chance to win your choice of Nike prescription Read More »

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Five Eyewear Trends for the New Year

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Thinking about freshening up your wardrobe for the new year? Why not start by giving your eyewear a makeover. Check out these five eyewear trends to start the new year in style. Pop of Color Brighten up your ensemble with a pop of color. These round feminine frames in blush are subtle enough for everyday Read More »

4 Things You Need to Know About Buying Eyewear

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A lot of thought goes into choosing the perfect frame when you’re buying eyewear. Eyewear is something you wear on a daily basis, and it’s more than a medical device that helps you see—it’s a fashion statement. Your frames are a true reflection of your personality: from sophisticated and wise to edgy and adventurous. When Read More »

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Why Vision Care is Always Part of My Family’s Open Enrollment

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We recently shared how to navigate open enrollment like a pro but also think it’s important to share the perspective of a VSP member and real-life pro going through the process. Having gone through open enrollment many times, Mandi shares her perspective. Mandi has had vision care coverage for as long as she can remember. Read More »

Introducing “Odyssee” – Our New Mobile Eye Care Clinic

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Where do you go when you’ve been affected by a disaster and you no longer have your glasses or contacts? What if your eye doctor’s office has also been affected?  Following Hurricanes Katrina and Rita, the first Eyes of Hope mobile clinic, an eye doctor’s office on wheels, launched to help doctors of optometry quickly return to providing eye care Read More »

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