woman receiving dental exam
According to the Journal of the American Dental Association (JADA), more than 40% of U.S. adults age 30 years or over are estimated to have some degree of periodontitis. Reducing periodontal disease can significantly decrease the risk for any number of diseases for which a link has been proven, including glaucoma.
women business leaders
Lisa Olexy, SVP of Health Plan Sales at Versant Health, discusses her career journey, including how she has been able to set herself apart and develop her own leadership style. Lisa will include some of her defining moments and the role that golf has played in her leadership development, plus offer advice to the next generation of female leaders.
close up of blue eye
More than 350 different eye diseases can be directly linked to hereditary factors. Moreover, many other health conditions with a genetic component, including diabetes, have eye disease as a hallmark, such as macular degeneration or retinopathy. However, many people with a genetic predisposition to some form of eye disease are unaware they are at high risk of vision loss.
woman putting in contacts
A contact lens is a thin plastic medical device that covers the cornea to help one see the world sharply. Although there are many options, sharing your lifestyle with your eye care professional will help you find the safest lens option to accommodate your lifestyle.  
Man doing home repair
We might be inclined to think of home as a place where eye injuries and other accidents are less likely to occur. The truth is, nearly half of all eye injuries occur in the home. In fact, home repairs, yard work, cleaning, and cooking cause more than 40 percent of eye injuries.
Two older women wearing glasses
By the age of 65, one in three individuals has some form of vision-reducing eye disease. Some of the most common age-related eye diseases among seniors include cataracts, glaucoma, age-related macular degeneration, and diabetic retinopathy.
students wearing masks in classroom
With children preparing to start a new school year, it’s more important than ever for us to educate our patients on the relationship between vision and learning. We all take the time to educate patients in the exam room, but how can we reach the patients who we don’t get to see but who may need us most?
Two business people talking while holding tablet
Each year, the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) releases the Medicare Advantage and Part D star ratings which measure the performance of a health plan and prescription drug plans. These ratings empower Medicare beneficiaries to compare plans on more than just cost, but also quality and satisfaction.
Young girl doing school work on laptop
With children returning to the classroom this fall, many parents, guardians, and caregivers are busy buying school supplies to set them up for a great school year. However, they may not be including one of the most important steps for ensuring children’s long-term success in their back-to-school prep list – an eye exam.