Category Archives: vision health

Visit the eye doctor before school starts

Before your final summer days get filled up with other back-to-school activities, schedule an appointment with your eye doctor for your kids and yourself! Comprehensive eye exams can detect underlying eye conditions and improve your children’s performance at school. You … Continue reading

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How to reduce your risk of eye injury

Keeping your eyes safe from hazards only requires a few steps. Whether going for a swim or doing chores around the house, remember to keep your eyes protected. You will reduce your risk of eye injury by 90 percent if … Continue reading

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5 steps to healthy vision

Sight could be one of the five senses that we take for granted the most. The National Eye Institute (NIH) says more than 23 million Americans (age 18 and older) have never had an eye exam. That is why Healthy Vision Month … Continue reading

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How to find an eye doctor

A great way to recognize Healthy Vision Month and to ensure your own healthy vision is to schedule a comprehensive eye exam with an Advantica vision provider. We have a provider search tool to help you find an eye doctor. … Continue reading

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Protect your eyes during allergy season

Allergy season can bring about some uncomfortable symptoms, especially for your eyes. As your vision benefits provider, we want to make sure you protect your eyes this season. Here are 6 tips to get you started: Avoid exposure Try to … Continue reading

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What to expect during an eye exam

Even if you don’t detect any problems with your vision, eye exams can identify potential problems and serious threats, like glaucoma and cataracts. Maybe you’ve never been to the eye doctor, or maybe it’s been awhile since you last had … Continue reading

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Follow the Rainbow to Healthy Eyes and a Healthy Smile

            Colorful fruits and vegetables can lead you to good dental and vision health. This St. Patrick’s Day, follow the rainbow to these healthy choices. Red: Strawberries provide a great source of vitamin C, which … Continue reading

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