Tag Archives: eye health

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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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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Party Snacks for Your Vision and Dental Health

If you’re hosting an awards show party or throwing a game-day bash, try these foods for healthy teeth and eyes. Reconsider the trend and try something new Rosé, champagne and prosecco may be a trendy choice and a fun idea … Continue reading

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Sugar and Your Eyes

Last week we talked about how sugar affects your teeth, which is probably commonly considered. Candy, soda and other sweets often trigger fears of cavities. But what’s less likely to be considered is how sugar can be harmful to your … Continue reading

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5 Things to Know About Glaucoma

Glaucoma is an eye disease that can lead to permanent vision loss. According to the American Optometric Association (AOA), it’s one of the leading causes of blindness in the United States. And according to the Glaucoma Research Foundation, of the … Continue reading

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Start the Year With a Plan for Your Vision Health

For the beginning of the year, we thought we’d start with an outlook for your vision health. You can use this plan for the year ahead to keep your eyes, and your family’s eyes, healthy. It’s often the custom on … Continue reading

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