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The Vision Blog

The Vision Blog provides you with valuable articles about family and individual vision insurance, tips for maintaining good eye health as well as the latest trends in eye care. Visit the Vision Blog often to stay informed about your eye health and vision insurance options.

Test Your Macular Degeneration Risk

What is Macular Degeneration? Macular Degeneration is an eye disorder that results in damaged sharp and central vision and affects an estimated 1.8...

What is macular degeneration (AMD) and how can you prevent it?

You may have heard of age-related macular degeneration (AMD), or perhaps you know someone who has been diagnosed with the condition. But if you&rsqu...

Ask Ken: 7 Signs You Should Visit Your Optometrist

The other day I was talking with my co-worker Louise about going to the optometrist. She asked me if it was difficult getting my eyes tested for X-r...

Vision Awareness Month: How Vision Problems Can Affect Learning

As adults, most of us can’t remember what it felt like to learn how to read or discover the difference between ovals and circles. But as a chi...

10 Eye Healthy Foods that Meet New Federal Dietary Guidelines

The New Year is typically filled with resolutions tied to health and wellness. This year, the map to a healthy body has a new design. The federal go...

Making Movember Count

Movember is here and by now the men in your life who participate likely have a full mustache or beard. Movember, which takes place during the month of...

New Hope For Macular Degeneration

Of the list of aches, pains and ailments you’re more likely to experience after your 50th birthday, age-related macular degeneration (AMD...

Proof That Your Parenting Fail Is Really A Parenting Norm

At VSP Direct, one third of our members are parents and they understand the troubles and joys parenthood can usher in. Did you know that 36% of paren...

Back To School: Taxes, Health Insurance & Dependents

It's Back To School Week on the blog! My daughter got contact lenses this week. That means I’ve been spending a lot of time with her in the b...