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Increase Your Water Intake

Eat more fruit to increase your water intake. Because May is Water Safety Month, we always hear how we should stay safe around water this time of year – and with good reason, since 100,000 people around the world drown each year. But water safety can also be seen as a way to stay healthy through using water wisely. Dehydration is one of the most common causes of [...]

4 Tips for Maintaining Eye Health

Maintaining eye health is something too many of us don’t give much thought to. We often only think of carrots being associated with our eyes, but there are several ways we can keep our eyes safe and healthy. Here are just a few: Eat right Eating a well-balanced diet helps you maintain a healthy weight, which makes you less likely to get obesity-related diseases like type 2 diabetes. Diabetes is [...]

How do I put on and take off my contact lenses?

https://youtu.be/yvgbxMydcPA Wearing contact lenses in Gilbert AZ has never been easier. Nearly everyone can wear them; anytime or anywhere. We’ve broken the steps down so they're easy to follow: Getting Started Hygiene is really important. Always wash, rinse, and dry your hands before handling your lenses. Ideally, use a non-oily, non-antiseptic soap. Lens Insertion So now let’s choose a place to always put your lenses in. Ideally, you’ll want a [...]

5 Tips to Eat Healthy for the New Year

If one of your resolutions for the New Year is to start healthy eating habits, then congratulations on choosing to improve your health and quality of life! Here are 5 simple things you can do to help you get there: 1. Trade Weaknesses for Strengths It's much easier to avoid eating foods that are bad for you when you're struck by a craving if you replace them with healthier options. [...]

5 Tips to Prevent Eye Infections and Stay Healthy This Holiday Season

It's important to do what you can to prevent eye infection and other illnesses this holiday season. Staying healthy will allow you to keep up your festive spirit and enjoy this special time of year. Although we can’t avoid being around people this time of year – even though we’re the ones spreading viruses – we can avoid catching what others have if we just take a few precautions. When [...]

Vision Insurance and Your FSA

It’s close to the end of the year and you know what that means. No, not the holidays. It’s the time of year when you make sure any money left in your vision insurance Flexible Spending Account (FSA) is used so you don’t lose it. It’s your money, so you want to make sure you don’t lose it. You’ll also need to use any insurance benefits that will expire on [...]

Types of Contact Lenses Gilbert AZ

If you are looking into contact lenses instead of wearing eyeglasses, there are several types of contact lenses Gilbert, AZ available. Here are a few: Corneal Refractive Contacts are worn while you sleep and actually reshape the surface of your eyes so you have clear vision during the day, but without needing corrective lenses. Use of these contacts is considered a safe and non-surgical way to get the vision you [...]

What Age Can You Wear Contacts?

Kids who have worn glasses for a long time are often very anxious to start wearing contacts. Also, kids who need to start wearing glasses during the pre-teen and teen years would often like to just start out with contacts instead of glasses. So at what age can you wear contacts? There are several factors to consider before making that decision. How responsible is my child? Will they be able [...]

How to Avoid Itchy Eyes: Eye Care in Gilbert AZ

Eye care in Gilbert AZ is specific to our area. The weather is cooling down and the wind is blowing – that means it’s allergy season here in the Valley. Don’t suffer through those miserable, itchy eyes, find out how Val Vista Vision can help you with eye care in Gilbert, AZ. Here are five tips for reducing allergy-induced itchy eyes: Keep your contacts as clean as possible. That means, [...]

Get Your Eye Test in Gilbert at Val Vista Vision

It’s that time of year again. The kids have gone back to school and are working on homework. Over the summer, things can change. Maybe you didn’t notice until they were back in school trying to see the board that they’re having problems seeing. If you’re wondering about their vision and looking for a place to get an eye test in Gilbert, Val Vista Vision is the place. There are [...]