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If you are looking for education on vision and hearing, you’ve found the right place. Use this blog to learn about preventative care, eye and ear care solutions, and more about who we are and how we experience the world.

Take Advantage of VSP Insurance Benefits - Expiring Soon

Take Advantage of VSP Insurance Benefits - Expiring Soon

Vision insurance plans vary on what they cover, depending on the provider. But, most health plans, including VSP insurance benefits, expire at the end of the year. 

How Do I Know If I Need Hearing Aids?

How Do I Know If I Need Hearing Aids?

Millions of Americans suffer from hearing loss. This problem often occurs as people age. This is mainly because of age-related damage to one’s sensory hair cells, according to studies conducted by the National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders.

How Does Neurolens® Correct Eye Misalignment?

How Does Neurolens® Correct Eye Misalignment?

Neurolens® is an effective treatment for two conditions that are associated with the misalignment of the eyes. These conditions are strabismus and binocular vision dysfunction (BVD).

Top Tips for Preventing Hearing Loss

Top Tips for Preventing Hearing Loss

Hearing loss is most commonly associated with older people, but it is actually one of the most common chronic health issues in the United States. Unsurprisingly, it can also have a significant impact on your quality of life as it makes it much harder to understand people and sounds around you. In some instances, it can even affect your safety as you may not be able to hear potential dangers.

5 Common Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

5 Common Health Problems Eye Exams Can Detect

Did you know that a comprehensive eye exam can be extremely effective at detecting potential health issues? Unfortunately, many people think they only need to visit an eye doctor when they notice changes in their vision. However, it is beneficial to have your eyes checked annually.

Online Hearing Test Vs. In-person Hearing Exams

Online Hearing Test Vs. In-person Hearing Exams

Nowadays, there is a lot of information available online. People are increasingly turning to the internet to find services and to try to diagnose health problems. Online hearing tests are relatively new, but they are quickly gaining popularity. 

The Importance of Children’s Vision Care

The Importance of Children’s Vision Care

Children often don’t realize that they have a vision problem. This means that without routine testing, there is a very real risk that any problems could go undiagnosed for months or even years. Since many eye diseases and refractive problems like nearsightedness are progressive and get worse without treatment, any delays could be very costly, not only to your child’s quality of life but also to their long-term visual health.  

What is Dry Eye?

What is Dry Eye?

You may not realize it, but our eyes are covered with an ultra-fine layer of fluid. This fluid is called tear film, and it helps to keep our eyes hydrated and lubricated so that they can move around comfortably. When there are problems with the tear film, it can cause the eyes to feel dry, as well as other symptoms.

What is Neurolens?

What is Neurolens?

Neurolenses are the first and currently the only prescription lenses that incorporate small amounts of contoured microprism into their design. This prism alters the position of the images that the wearer sees, counteracting the misalignment and instead aligning them in the same plane. Doing this significantly reduces the amount of strain on the eyes and the pressure on the trigeminal nerve, reducing many of the symptoms that accompany digital eye strain and binocular vision dysfunction.

Hearing Aid Services: Testing, Fittings, Repair, and Protection

Hearing Aid Services: Testing, Fittings, Repair, and Protection

A hearing aid is an invaluable tool for people who suffer from hearing loss, enabling you to successfully reconnect with the world around you and enjoy life to the fullest. If you wear a hearing aid, you will want to ensure that it is in the best possible condition so that you can achieve the maximum benefit from your device.

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