Stay Up-to-Date

Surency provides the latest information on health trends, news and insights into health care as well as educational articles and resources. 

Choosing the Right Sunglasses

You wear sunscreen to protect your skin from the sun, but what protects your eyes? When it comes to sunglasses, there are endless choices. How do you know which pair provides the best eye protection? According to the American Optometric Association, in order…

Read More

Are you at risk for Age-Related Macular Degeneration?

Age-Related Macular Degeneration, or AMD, as the name suggests, is a major risk for those who are older. However, it can occur earlier as well. AMD is the leading cause of vision loss among those age 50 and older. It causes damage to central vision – what…

Read More

Reading Your Eyeglasses Prescription

Trying to read your vision prescription can feel like trying to read something written in a foreign language, especially if you’ve never had to read it before. We are here to help you understand the different parts of your glasses prescription and provide an…

Read More

How do I use my Surency Vision Benefits?

Are you a new Surency Vision member? Welcome! Here's a quick guide on how to get started using your benefits: Locate an in-network vision provider, or check to see if your current provider is in our network. Why does the provider need to be "in-network"?…

Read More

Protect Your Child’s Vision

Nearly 80% of children's learning comes through the eyes, so it's important that any vision problems are corrected early. Children should first be seen by an eye doctor at around 6 months of age, at 3 years old, before first grade, and then yearly, depending…

Read More

Dilated Eye Exam

What is a dilated eye exam? Getting a dilated eye exam is the only way to check for and catch eye diseases early, when they’re easier to treat. The procedure is quick and painless, your eye doctor will give you special eye drops that dilate your pupil and…

Read More

Summer Eye Care

If you are heading outdoors this summer to relax by the water or play sports, make sure you’re taking the right precautions to keep your eyes protected. Block the Rays Overexposing your eyes to UV rays can cause serious eye problems such as cataracts. When…

Read More

Quick Tips to Protect Your Eyes Everyday

Take control of your eye health on a daily basis by using these tips from the National Eye Institute. Wear Sunglasses – Wearing sunglasses protects your eyes from the sun even on cloudy days. Look for sunglasses that will block 99% or 100% of UVA and UVB…

Read More

Common Eye Conditions: Cataracts

According to the National Eye Institute, more than half of all Americans either have a cataract or have had cataract surgery by age 80. However, you don't have to be retired to develop a cataract. People can get age-related cataracts in their 40s and 50s, but…

Read More

Common Eye Conditions: Astigmatism

Almost everyone has astigmatism to some extent. For those with more serious or developing cases of astigmatism, it can become hazardous and affect your quality of life if left untreated. Having astigmatism means that your eyeball is not perfectly round.…

Read More

About Surency

Surency provides flexible and straightforward reimbursement accounts and vision insurance options. 

Learn More