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#WeSeeYouMom: Jodi’s Story

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“This is how I used to see, mommy.” As five-year-old Carly handed her mom a pair of old goggles, foggy and worn out, Jodi Burgess’ heart sank. “How could I not have known?” she thought to herself. Jodi had no idea that her daughter was having extraordinary vision issues. In preparation for Kindergarten, Jodi had Read More »

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Easing Your Child into Wearing Glasses

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Most people agree that a child’s success in school is heavily dependent on good vision. For those who need them, wearing glasses is crucial to ensuring they can learn to the best of their ability. But, as many parents experience, getting your child to actually wear their glasses can seem like a tall order. Know Read More »

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Caryn’s Tips for an Easier Back-to-School

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Balancing a full-time career with being a mom is challenging enough. Mix that with back-to-school preparation and things can easily seem unmanageable. To help you keep things on track this season for an easier back-to-school, we’ve enlisted advice from VSP employee Caryn Ng. Caryn is an Operations Manager who leads a large support team. When 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 »

Vision-Related Problems and Learning Deficiencies in Children

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Most parents would do anything to make sure their child has every resource available to help them learn, grow, and expand their knowledge; however, 1 in 4 school-aged children have vision-related problems. If these visual issues are left undetected and untreated, there are many learning deficiencies that may occur. In 2003, the U.S. Centers for Read More »