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.

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 last month, 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. As a parent, you might be packing lunches or sending your little ones off to school for the first time. Or, you could be staying home with your baby as a new parent. No matter what age your child […]

Why Vision Problems Start When School Starts

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Vision problems often become evident in children right after school starts each year. This is especially true of children who are going to school for the first time. There are new activities and challenges they experience at school that they don’t at home. For example, reading notes from the board or watching movies on a […]

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 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 […]

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 […]

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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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