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.

Can 3D Technology Affect Your Child’s Vision?

Can 3D Technology Affect Your Child’s Vision Image

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. […]

Congenital Cataracts: Yes, Babies Can Have Cataracts Too

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When you hear the word ‘cataracts’, it’s pretty common to think of seniors. However, babies can also have cataracts; in infants, it’s called congenital cataracts. Out of every 10,000 babies born in developing countries, doctors diagnose one to three with cataracts. In the U.S., cataracts occur in three to four babies per 10,000. Congenital cataracts […]

Your Child and Myopia

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More and more children are being diagnosed with myopia, or nearsightedness, every year. Many people are wondering why there has been such an increase in the number of children who are nearsighted. In addition, there are questions as to what exactly causes nearsightedness in children and what the long-term risks are. What about the children […]

Why Aren’t You Getting Your Child’s Eyes Examined?

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If you haven’t yet had your child’s eyes examined, you’re not alone. Many parents are unsure when their children need to start getting eye exams. In fact, only 15 percent of preschool children receive an eye exam before school starts, which leaves them at risk for unchecked vision issues.  Many are on the ball when […]

Your Child’s Eye Health

There is no better time to check your child’s eye health than right now! Eye exams are an important part of this process. Did you know that your child’s vision matures between ages nine and 11? You can see why it is important that they receive early eye exams! The sooner you find the vision […]

How Vision Problems Can Impact Your Child’s Social Development

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We spend a lot of time at Rebuild Your Vision talking about the effects that poor vision can have on the day-to-day lives of older people. Presbyopia, glaucoma, cataracts, and AMD all are extremely common and severe eye disorders. They are much more likely to affect silver citizens than they are children. Sometimes though, visual […]

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

It’s probably not controversial to call early childhood an important, formative period. After all, it’s where we develop the basis of our personalities and habits, our likes and our dislikes. It’s also an important period where we lay the foundation of good or poor health. That’s why it’s so important to pay attention to the […]

Best Eye Exercises for Kids

Best Eye Exercises for Kids

When it comes to their children, parents are always going to want the best for them. Whether that means success in everything life has to offer or overall health and well-being, we want our kids to be happy, healthy and, well, perfect! There is no denying that many children today suffer from poor vision, as […]

10 Common Eye Problems for Kids that Parents Might Miss

10 Common Eye Problems for Kids that Parents Might Miss

When it comes to our children, we all strive to make sure they are living as happy and carefree a life as possible. While we make sure we get them in for their yearly physicals and dental appointments, a lot of parents stop there. After all, who wants to add another appointment to the schedule, […]

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. […]

About the Author

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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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