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7 Advancements in Vision Technology Improve Employees’ Eyes

Innovations in eye care technology are helping keep employees’ eyes healthy. These advancements are rapidly changing treatment options for many eye problems, including diseases and chronic conditions. Some of these issues can severely damage eyesight and impact job performance. Review seven advancements in vision technology to improve employees’ eyes. Eyewear for driving Good vision is … Read Full Article

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6 Reasons to Offer Eye Care Benefits to Employees

Eye care (vision) coverage used to be a nice-to-have benefit. But today’s workers view vision coverage as an essential part of their health care benefits. And they expect to find an eye care plan in their benefits package. Research shows that many employees choose to stay on the job or accept a position with an … Read Full Article

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5 Tips to Prevent Vision Problems from Digital Devices

Employees today work from many locations: home, office or a combination of both. Most workers use digital devices to complete projects. They spend many work hours on computers, e-readers or smartphones. But this increased use of screen time can damage workers’ eyes. Review five tips to prevent vision problems from digital devices. Tip 1: Record … Read Full Article

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3 Things to Know About Inherited Retina Diseases

You rely on your eyes to do thousands of tasks every day, so it’s easy to take your vision for granted. You probably take good care of your eyes by scheduling regular exams and wearing UV sunglasses to protect them (even when it’s cloudy). However, some people may experience vision problems due to retina diseases, … Read Full Article

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How Games Help Dentists and Eye Doctors Engage with Customers

Most American adults spend more than 11 hours on digital devices every day, research shows. People use digital devices for work or school assignments, but they also spend hours on gaming activities each day. Gaming companies design exciting games that people love to play. Now, health care professionals are getting involved in gamification. Learn how … Read Full Article

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Is Vision Insurance Worth It?

Yes. Your vision and eye health are worth it. People rely on their vision more than any other sense. In fact, 80% of all learning is visual. That’s why the American Optometric Association recommends an eye exam for babies, toddlers and school-age children. Most people say their vision is the sense they do not want … Read Full Article

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5 Things to Know About LASIK Eye Surgery

Since LASIK eye surgery was FDA approved in the 1990s, millions of people now enjoy better vision. However, despite the popularity of LASIK procedures, many people still have questions about the surgery and wonder if it’s safe. Here are five things you should know about LASIK eye surgery. Background LASIK, officially called laser-assisted in-situ keratomileusis, … Read Full Article

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5 Reasons Why Employers Should Offer Eye Care Benefits

Competition for talented workers is increasing. Companies are offering competitive salaries and better benefits and perks to attract top employees. However, not just any benefits will do. Employees are looking for companies that provide vision coverage, especially for their families. Review five reasons why employers should offer eye care benefits. Enhances competition Employees today consider … Read Full Article

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Individual Dental and Vision Insurance for Part-Time and Gig Workers

Most full-time workers have access to employer-sponsored group dental and vision benefits. But many other employees don’t qualify for health benefits through an employer. These individuals may work part-time, be semi-retired or work temporarily as self-employed “gig” contractors. They may purchase a medical plan to help cover unexpected or catastrophic medical conditions. Many also would … Read Full Article

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3 Things to Know About Aging Eyes and Common Vision Problems

As people age, they notice various health changes. In addition to experiencing aches, pains and medical problems, they also may notice changes in their vision after age 40. People may need prescription eyeglasses or contacts to help them see objects close up or far away. But after age 60, people need to watch for signs … Read Full Article