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Tulsa, OKC Top 'Healthiest Eye Cities'

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The Tulsa-Oklahoma City area comes in #3 for "Healthiest Eye Cities," according to a new ranking list.

The 2013 Eye Health Index by VSP Vision Care puts Boise, Idaho in the top spot, with the claim that citizens there received the highest number of eye exams in the last year.

Eye exams help maintain healthy vision -- and the top three conditions identified through exams last year were diabetes, high blood pressure and high cholesterol.

According to VSP, women are more likely than men to get eye exams -- 60% versus 40%.

Below are the top ten Healthy Eye Cities:

  1. Boise, Idaho
  2. Sacramento, Calif.  (No. #10 in 2012)
  3. Oklahoma City-Tulsa, Okla.  (No. #9 in 2012)
  4. Wichita, Kan. (No. #2 in 2012)
  5. Columbus, OH (No. #6 in 2012)
  6. Des Moines, Iowa
  7. Birmingham, Ala.  (No. #4 in 2012)
  8. Denver, Colo.  (No. #5 in 2012)
  9. Raleigh, N.C. (No. #3 in 2012)
  10. Bay Area, Calif. (San Jose was No. #7 in 2012)

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