Dry Eyes: Causes and Treatments

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When do you usually cry? Is it when you’re sad or happy? Do you sometimes shed a few tears when watching a movie or reading a book? Some people cry when they’re angry. Many strong emotions can bring on tears. People often cry when they are in pain. Unfortunately, sometimes people struggle with not being […]

An A-Z Guide to the Best Nutrients for Your Eyes

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What you eat and how you nourish your body can help you improve your vision and your overall health. Having enough of certain nutrients for your eyes through diet or supplements can help improve your vision. You can even protect against macular degeneration, reduce your risk for glaucoma, and enhance your night vision. In this […]

Curing Myopia in Children: The Pros and Cons of Orthokeratology

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The obvious question is, what the heck is orthokeratology? The short answer: orthokeratology (or Ortho-k) is a cutting-edge treatment for nearsighted children. We’ll unpack that moving forward, but here’s the basic gist. Ortho-k treatments involve using specially designed overnight contacts to correct myopia, or nearsightedness. As with any such treatment, there’s plenty to like and plenty […]

Effects of Smoking and Secondhand Smoke on Your Eyes

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Did you know that 38 million Americans smoke cigarettes? And over 16 million of them are living with smoking-related diseases? We all know that smoking is bad for you and the effects of smoking on your eyes are extensive. But, did you know that the chemicals in cigarettes can harm the most sensitive part of the […]

Kids Spend Too Much Time on Vision Damaging Electronic Devices

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Technology has become an even bigger part of life than it was even just a few years ago. Computers, cell phones, tablets, and video games are staples in homes and even schools these days. It’s no wonder that many parents don’t realize just how much time their children are spending on electronic devices. Or, the […]

Early Eyes: Strabismus and Amblyopia in Children

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We spend an awful lot of time on this site talking about what happens to aging eyes. As older folks, to put it nicely, that’s something we can either sympathize with or worry about. However, for many people, the degenerating vision that comes along with age (presbyopia) isn’t really a looming issue. Or well, it might be, […]

5 Normal Vision Changes to Watch out for as We Age

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Our bodies are constantly changing in every stage of life. From birth to old age, there’s no stopping. Your high school health course may have taught you that your body stops changing after puberty, but it’s simply not true! Did you know that your nose and ears are constantly growing throughout your entire life? That’s […]

10 Signs Your Child May Be Suffering from a Vision Problem

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A child’s performance in school can be either a source of pride or frustration for parents and children alike. Sometimes, parents tend to overlook small signs that could be associated with a bigger problem, like eyesight issues. Especially when it comes to in-class behavior, reading, and concerns about learning disorders like ADD/ADHD or dyslexia, parents […]

Can 3D Technology Affect Your Child’s Vision?

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The world cannot seem to get enough of 3D technology. Sure, the physical world around us is 3D. Yet it is somehow more impressive when a movie or video game can recreate that life in three-dimensionality. But, as fun and realistic as 3D makes movies and games, this technology may be harming your children’s eyesight. […]

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Tyler Sorensen is the President and CEO of Rebuild Your Vision. Formerly, Tyler studied Aeronautics (just like his brother) with the dream of becoming an airline pilot, however, after 9/11 his career path changed. After graduating top of his class with a Bachelor of Science in Informational Technologies and Administrative Management, he joined Rebuild Your Vision in 2002. With the guidance of many eye care professionals, including Behavioral Optometrists, Optometrists (O.D.), and Ophthalmologists (Eye M.D.), Tyler has spent nearly two decades studying the inner workings of the eye and conducting research.

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