Tag: visually impaired

Redefining Vision: Renee’s Story

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Meet Renee Emmerson. Renee began working for VSP Vision Care in 2010 as a customer care representative at our national call center in Columbus, Ohio. Four years later, she was diagnosed with Basal Laminar Drusen, a condition that mimics macular degeneration and causes irreversible vision loss. Today, at just 40 years old, Renee is blind. But Read More »

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USABA Marathon Athlete Profile: Expect the Unexpected

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Today’s post was written by Aaron Scheidies, who will be a runner in the December 2013 United States Association of Blind Athletes Marathon National Championships at the California International Marathon in Sacramento. The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) National Marathon Championships, which is sponsored by VSP Vision Care, takes place within the California Read More »

What Every Cyclist Should Know

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Imagine riding your bicycle for 200 miles over three days. Shouldn’t anyone have a chance to do that? Thanks to the Blind Stokers Club of San Diego, several blind or visually impaired riders have the opportunity to ride on tandem bicycles. Each team of tandem riders includes a captain in the front and stoker in Read More »