Contact Lens Irritations and Vision Damaging Risks

Contact Lens Irritations and Vision Damaging Risks

In most cases, soft contact lenses are extremely comfortable to wear, even when first used. However, there are times that contact lens discomfort can occur. While they are usually not serious, it’s important to be aware of contact lens irritations and when they may put your vision at risk. Symptoms of Contact Lens Discomfort There […]

Can Your Child’s Vision Affect an ADHD Diagnosis?

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According to a recent Center for Disease Control and Prevention Report, 11 percent of American children have been diagnosed with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD). That number has increased by 43 percent since 2003. Not surprisingly, children are diagnosed with ADHD far more often than adults. Anyone who is a parent knows how hard it […]

How to Know If Your Eye Vitamins Are Working

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You are what you eat, as the old saying goes. You probably grew up being told to take your vitamins every morning because they were good for you. But, once you take them, how do you know what they’re really doing?  Now that you’re older and get to choose your vitamins, an eye vitamin or supplement […]

What Is 20/20 Vision?

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When we describe having perfect vision, we usually use term “20/20”. What does it mean to have 20/20 vision? Do people who have it also truly have perfect vision? And, is it the only metric for vision we should be relying on? In this article, we’ll discuss what 20/20 vision is and ways you can […]

What Teachers Can Do to Help Keep Children’s Vision Healthy

Children's Vision in the Classroom

After parents, heck sometimes even before parents, teachers are the people who spend the most amount of time with a child. Kids generally spend five out of seven days a week at school. In later grades, they’ll often have a homeroom teacher as well, someone who sees them for each one of those five days. […]

Cataracts and Your Diet

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By 2050, it’s expected that over 45 million Americans will have cataracts. This lens-clouding eye disease is one of the leading causes of blindness. But, it’s a disease that we can prevent and treat. Surely you’ve heard the saying, “you are what you eat.” Researchers at Oxford University in London have found that while this […]

Women’s Unique Vision Issues

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Did you that women are exponentially more likely to be diagnosed with vision-threatening diseases than men? Those diseases can include AMD, cataracts, dry eye syndrome, and more. How is this possible? Are female eyes really that different from male eyes? Here are some important statistics to drive this issue home: Three million women suffer from […]

The Secret to Better Night Vision

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As we enter into fall, the days are getting shorter and shorter. The evenings spent at the park with your kids are coming to their annual end. And, we all start turning our porch lights on earlier. As nights become longer, your low-light vision gets used more often. Those with poor night vision can struggle […]

Lasik Eye Surgery Gone Wrong

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Miracle or nightmare? LASIK eye surgery has become a common choice for people who are experiencing vision problems. We have become a world that focuses on instant gratification. LASIK surgery offers an instant improvement for some types of eye problems. It’s estimated that over 700,000 people underwent LASIK eye surgery last year. Is the surgery […]

6 Vision-Enhancing Superfoods for Your Eyes

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Want to keep your eyes and vision strong without resorting to corrective lenses or surgery? Consider trying these six superfoods for your eyes. You’ll not only get the benefits of protecting your vision, you’ll also be able to add some variety to your diet. Superfoods for Your Eyes: Goji Berries You may have heard of […]

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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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