Children’s Eye Health

Want to know more about keeping your children’s eyesight safe? Even if they don’t suffer from vision impairment now, your children can still develop common vision problems like nearsightedness, farsightedness and astigmatism. The articles here discuss naturally maintaining healthy eyesight and preventing vision problems before it’s too late.

Safeguarding Your Children’s Eyesight Through Proper Nutrition

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A balanced diet, containing all the required nutrients, can improve the quality of life for people of all ages. But proper nutrition is never more important than during childhood. The foundation of all the systems used throughout life is formed during those early years. Being deficient in one of these nutritional building blocks can have […]

How to Care for Your Child’s Eyes Without Breaking the Bank

How to Care for Your Child's Eyes Without Breaking the Bank

Childhood is a crucial period for visual health. However, child eye care isn’t always cheap. Some parents wonder how exactly they can get their child’s visual health up to par without overspending. Young eyes take time to fully mature – babies lack distance vision, tracking, and even color vision at birth. They develop these abilities […]

Is Today’s Technology Generation More at Risk of Eye Problems?

Is Today's Technology Generation More at Risk of Eye Problems?

Have you ever worried about a cell phone hurting your children’s eyes? What about the electronic pads, tablets, or e-readers that are so incredibly popular today? For most people, the answer is probably not. We often worry about cell phone radiation and cancer risks. However, many of us don’t worry enough about the eye problems […]

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 […]

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. […]

10 Tips to Preserve Kids’ Vision in a High-Tech World

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Fall conjures up cooling skies, tumbling leaves, and children settling into their classes. Chances are, though, when you sent the kids off to school this year, your supplies list included more than just old-fashioned notebooks and pencils. Did your list include the necessities to keep your kids’ vision safe in today’s digital classroom? Today’s teachers […]

Children’s First Eye Test – How Young Is Too Young?

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It’s that time of year again, leaves are falling, and pumpkin spice lattes are finally available.  No matter what age your child is, fall is the perfect time for a routine eye exam. You may be thinking, “my baby is too young to need that yet.” But, this couldn’t be farther from the truth. So, […]

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, […]

Can Vision Therapy Help Children with Math Problems?

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Proficient math skills are a necessity of everyday life and an essential part of any child’s development. Without good basic math skills, adult life has the potential to be more difficult than it needs to be. Unfortunately, the percentage of people with lower than average math skills is very high in the United States and […]

Curing Myopia in Children: The Pros and Cons of Orthokeratology

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The obvious question today is this: 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 […]

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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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