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Ask An Eye Doc: Can Your Eyes Get Sunburned?

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The simple answer is YES! VSP network eye doctor, Jennifer Tsai, OD from New York City reminds us “our skin and our eyes are organs. This makes them susceptible to the elements, which mean that like our skin, our eyes can become sunburned from prolonged exposure.” But you can’t put sunscreen on your eyes, right? Read More »

A Day in the Life of Mom

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A day in the life of mom is filled with many competing priorities, including managing your overall health. However, with so many wellness trends (We see you, celery juice!) and an endless to-do list, taking care of yourself can sometimes feel overwhelming. Not to mention all the effort that goes into taking care of a Read More »

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Eyewear Inspires Spring Flower Bouquets

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Every Spring, nature provides a colorful feast for the eyes. Artists like La Raye Emmert are the chefs, taking beautiful individual pieces and crafting them into exquisite arrangements. We recently met La Raye in the garage-turned-studio that sits behind her beautiful, early twentieth-century home in Northern California. With April showers having passed, her work space 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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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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