Eye Doctors

When it comes to diagnosing vision problems, there are a number of eye doctors from optometrists to opthalmologists that can help. Learn about the different fields and how each one can help you if you have poor vision or suffer from a debilitating eye disease.

Behavioral Optometry – Behavioral Optometrist

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Never heard of behavioral optometry? Well, you’re not alone as many people haven’t! Although, as part of the Rebuild Your Vision family, you are already contributing to this burgeoning field. This growing subspecialty of optometry uses vision therapy to go beyond the usual concerns of vision care. You see, strong vision is much more than […]

Types of Eye Doctors and What Each One Means

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Are all eye doctors the same? Can I go to any type of eye care professional and receive adequate care? The short answer is no. Each type of doctor has worked for a specific level of education and training. They may specialize in one aspect of vision care but not another. To receive the best […]

The Difference Between a Comprehensive Eye Exam and a Regular One

The Difference Between a Comprehensive Eye Exam and a Regular One

Understanding your vision and pinpointing the problems can be somewhat of a challenge at times. What can sometimes be even more confusing is knowing what kind of eye exam to get: a comprehensive one or a regular one? Knowing the difference between a comprehensive eye exam and a regular or routine eye exam is crucial […]

What’s a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

What’s a Comprehensive Eye Exam?

Just like any other part of our body, we need to have our eyes check by professionals. Unfortunately, many people skip out on this crucial step in healthy living. Too often, people think that if they can see well, then their eyes must be healthy. Sight can be deceiving. Many threatening eye diseases that can […]

What Is Visual Acuity?

What Is Visual Acuity?

We’ve all seen those ads from eye glass companies selling not only stylish prescription glasses but also the promise of 20/20 vision. This has led to the widely accepted notion that 20/20 is the best possible vision. After all, an eyewear company isn’t going to sell their products on the promise of worse vision. Not […]

10 Questions to Ask Before an Eye Exam

10 Questions to Ask Before an Eye Exam

Eye exams are essential for everyone regardless of whether they have an existing problem with their vision or not, and help in keeping infections, disease, or common eye problems at bay. Asking these 10 important questions before an eye exam will keep you in the loop when it comes to your exam process and will […]

The Difference Between Regular and Behavioral Optometry

The Difference Between Regular and Behavioral Optometry

If you haven’t really heard of behavioral optometry before, you’re not alone. The term isn’t an incredibly commonly-used one and it can be difficult to turf up information on the practice, let alone find a practitioner. At root, a behavioral optometrist is to a traditional optometrist as a chiropractor is to a spine doctor. Both […]

Why Is Vision Therapy a Controversial Topic?

Why Is Vision Therapy a Controversial Topic?

Vision therapy is a way to treat eye ailments and some learning disorders through a series of eye exercises. These exercises are usually done under the direct supervision of a developmental optometrist. The purpose of vision therapy is to improve eye coordination and visual perception. Visual therapy is a highly individualized program meant to address […]

Key Differences Between Vision Screening and Eye Exams

Key Differences Between Vision Screening and Eye Exams

We’re willing to bet that the moment you saw the term “vision screening” in the title, you probably thought of a Snellen Chart (one of those boards with increasingly tiny letters). And when you saw the term “eye exam” you well, probably thought of a Snellen Chart again. We can’t really blame you. The two […]

How Vision Clinics Help the Aging Vision Population

How Vision Clinics Help the Aging Vision Population

As we age, our risk for vision problems increases. Just look at the array of eye conditions that affect individuals 40 and up, and many more popping up for those 60 and older. Conditions like glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and retinopathy are all commonly associated with advanced age. For this reason, vision clinics catering specifically to the […]

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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