Back to School: Identifying Students with Vision Impairments

Back to School: Identifying Students with Vision Impairments

Winter break is over, already! The holidays seem to have flown by. As we usher in a new semester, it’s time to get our kids back into their school routines. As we buy pencils, glue sticks and notebooks to get them learning-ready, we can’t forget the most important thing this year: getting their eyes checked. […]

How Wearing Glasses & Contacts Can Deteriorate Your Eyesight

How Wearing Glasses and Contacts Can Deteriorate Your Eyesight

Have you recently been told that you need glasses? Maybe you went to the eye doctor and they checked your vision and gave you a prescription for lenses. They told you that you can either buy glasses or contacts or even consider laser eye surgery. You should know that these options will not improve your […]

Contrast Sensitivity and Aging Vision

Contrast Sensitivity and Aging Vision

Old age isn’t always kind to eyes. Even people with 20/20 vision will often see a general decrease of various eyesight and vision attritubes as they get older. This is largely due to a long list of conditions that either become worse or more likely with age. Presbyopia, for example, an impairment of near vision, […]

January Is National Glaucoma Awareness Month

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Happy New Year to our lovely readers! In the world of eye health, the new year has already got us up and about and working to fight glaucoma. January is National Glaucoma Awareness Month. We’ll take the time to understand this debilitating disease, learn how to fight it and how to prevent it from happening […]

Rebuild Your Vision 10-10-10 Rule

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Don’t let the things you love to do destroy your vision. Reading, using computers, and watching television, while enjoyable can be dangerous to your sight. So what can you do to prevent this damage? Remember the 10-10-10 rule. The 10-10-10 rule is so important because so many everyday activities involve near point stress on your […]

Really Simple Daily Habits for Healthy Eyes

Really Simple Daily Habits for Healthy Eyes

What do Bill Gates, Lady GaGa, Tony Robbins, and Oprah all have in common? Well, besides empires of wealth? If you guessed daily routines, then you’re right! Each of those people is hugely successful in their respective fields. And the one thing they all have in common is a daily routine. Daily routines may seem […]

Exercising for Eye Health

Exercising for Eye Health

There’s no doubt that exercise will benefit your overall health. Staying active can prevent a myriad of illnesses and diseases. It can ward off obesity, heart disease, arthritis, help lower blood sugar levels in diabetics and lower your risk of back pain. Did you know that exercising regularly can also directly impact your eye health? […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Astigmatism?

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What does it mean to have “normal” eyes? Typically, normal shaped eyes means that the cornea, which is the clear, outer window of your eye, curves equally in vertical and horizontal directions. These directions resemble the patterns of the stitches on a baseball. However, if you have astigmatism, your eyes won’t have that shape. How […]

What Is Vision Science?

What Is Vision Science?

At Rebuild Your Vision, we are always pushing the boundaries of natural and effective ways you can improve your vision. We also like to be on the cutting edge of all things eye-related. This is especially true when it comes to studying eyes scientifically. Vision science is a relatively new term in eye research circles. […]

Tips to Reduce Exposure to Blue Light from Digital Devices

Tips to Reduce Exposure to Harmful Light from Digital Devices

We all know that staring at our screens as often as we do isn’t good for our eyes. In fact, the blue light emitted from smartphones, laptops, and some TV screens can damage our eyes and impair our vision. Not only is your retina damaged by the light but staring at a screen too long […]

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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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