Natural Vision Improvement Techniques Blog

The following is a list of articles that will answer many vision-related questions and give you tips on how to improve your vision naturally, easily, and cheaply. No need to turn to corrective lenses, like eye glasses and contact lenses, or even resort to invasive surgeries like LASIK, the Rebuild Your Vision blog is full of articles that provide you with natural alternatives to vision restoration. Read on to find out what eye exercises you should be doing and foods you should be eating to improve nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism and presbyopia, as well as other common eye problems. Plus, we'll talk about what's happening in vision news, medical advancements, and touch on some super fun and interesting vision facts that will leave you laughing, astonished and wanting more!

What Is 20/20 Vision?

Herman Snellen, a Dutch ophthalmologist, designed the first eye chart with which visual acuity could be measured. Referred to as the Snellen Chart, it was developed in 1862 and is still used today. He set the baseline of measurement at twenty feet, the approximate distance at which light rays entering the eye are parallel and […]

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How To Choose Sunglasses For Your Kids

How To Choose Sunglasses For Your Kids

We make sure our kids eat right, get enough sleep, and learn their ABCs. Yet while 65 percent of adults in the U.S. wear sunglasses, only 39 percent make sure their children’s delicate eyes are protected from the sun. It is believed that our eyes get 80 percent of their total lifetime exposure to the […]

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Lasik Eye Surgery Gone Wrong

Lasik Eye Surgery Gone Wrong

Miracle or Nightmare? LASIK surgery has become a common choice for people who are experiencing vision problems. We have become a world that is focused on instant gratification. LASIK surgery offers an instant improvement for some types of eye problems. It’s estimated that almost one million people a year undergo LASIK surgery. Is the surgery […]

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How Eye Vitamins Work

How To Know If Your Eye Vitamins Are Working

You are what you eat, goes the old saying. But what if you, like most of us, aren’t sure what foods are healthy for your eyes? What if, between getting the kids ready for school, getting yourself ready for work, and getting the dog walked, you have no time to plan a menu, let alone […]

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7 Vision-Saving Tips for National Save Your Vision Month

7 Vision-Saving Tips for National Save Your Vision Month

March, our favorite month! While it generally means the end of a long cold winter, we like it because it is also National Save Your Vision Month. In honor of this month Rebuild Your Vision has come up with 7 ways to help you support healthy eye sight. #1: Feed your eyes – they will […]

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Vegetables That Help Your Eyesight

Three Vegetables To Help Your Eyesight

Amazingly enough, carrots did not make it on this short list of vegetables that protect or improve vision. While it is true that carrots are full of vitamins that can help your eye sight, there are other vegetables that offer better sources. The three vegetables we want to discuss with you today are known for […]

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Behavioral Optometry – Behavioral Optometrist

Behavioral Optometry – Behavioral Optometrist

Never heard of behavioral optometry? Well, many people haven’t, although as part of the Rebuild Your Vision family, you are already contributing to this burgeoning field. This growing subspecialty of optometry uses vision therapy – performed in the doctor’s office and at home – to go beyond the usual concerns of vision care and treat “reading […]

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How Macular Degeneration Affects Vision

How Macular Degeneration Affects Vision and What You Can Do About It

It is estimated that more than 17 million Americans may have symptoms of macular degeneration, often called AMD or ARMD (for “age-related macular degeneration”). The macula is the part of the retina, it is in this area that the light sensitive cells of the eye are located. Macular degeneration occurs when these light sensitive cells […]

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Child’s Eyesight: What You Need to Know

My Child’s Eyesight: What You Need to Know

Pencils, notebooks, crayons, chalk. You’re filling your children’s backpacks with all the supplies they need to succeed. But have you left out the most important school tool? According to All About Vision, more than 80 percent of what a child learns in school is presented visually, so following good vision practices for your kids can […]

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Cataracts – The Leading Cause of Blindness for Those 55 Years and Older

Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness for those 55 years and older, according to Eye Care America, and more than half of those over 65 have some degree of cataract development. Here’s a rundown of the seven facts you should know about this condition: 1. Cataract extractions are the most common surgical procedure in […]

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Can You Cure Nearsightedness Naturally?

Can You Cure Nearsightedness Naturally?

If you have to squint to recognize that person waving at you from down the street, you’re not alone—not only that, but your numbers are growing every day. According to a recent research study funded by the National Center for Health Statistics, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and the National Eye Institute, the […]

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