Charting the need for eyeglasses: 10 signs you should get an eye exam

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Charting the need for eyeglasses: 10 signs you should get an eye exam

We cannot spell the word “glasses” without an “a” and an “e.” But if you have trouble telling these two letters apart, does it mean you actually need vision correction? Chances are it means you should have an eye exam. …

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Foreseeing your eye exam: 10 pointers on what to expect and fun tips

About 75% of people in the United States have some form of vision correction, yet ask them what stereopsis is and they may think it’s the sound system at an IMAX movie. Stereopsis is actually depth perception testing, and it …

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What to bring to the eye doctor – a checklist of 10 must-haves

Before arriving at your eye doctor appointment, don’t discount the value of what’s in your hands.1 In fact, people are four times more likely to get an eye exam than a physical.1 When the time comes for you to go …

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How to care for your contact lenses – 10 do’s and don’ts

We don’t mean to scare you; we want to prepare you. Wear contact lenses? Then you should know infections can be a common side effect when contact lenses are not properly cleaned and cared for.1 And the risks are pretty …

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Top 10 clues your child may need vision correction

Imagine learning only five letters of the alphabet, or three of the 12 basic colors. There’s a reason we say “seeing is believing,” and that is because seeing is learning. As much as 80% of a child’s learning is estimated …

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Premium advice on vision insurance: How to use your benefits

Imagine this scenario: You’re flipping through your email. You see you were tagged in a Facebook post but several emails down you also received a link to check out what’s new with your vision benefits plan. Which will you read …

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When dust gets in your eyes – a to-do list for workplace vision safety

We’ve heard of taking the red-eye home from a business trip. But for roughly 2,000 people every day, red-eye can be a regular work floor occurrence. That’s roughly the number of U.S. workers who sustain daily job-related eye injuries that …

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Going into LASIK with open eyes – a checklist of what to do

If you are preparing for LASIK surgery, know you are in in good company – enough to fill a city, in fact. The number of LASIK surgeries to be performed in the United States is expected to reach about 600,000 …

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  • 80% of learning in the first 12 years comes through the eyes

    Source: The Discovery Eye Foundation, Learning-related vision problems, July 2014.