Glasses & Contacts

If you wear corrective lenses, you’ve no doubt thought about alternatives to better vision. These articles discuss the downfalls of a life behind glasses and eye contacts and the many ways you can improve your vision naturally and get rid of the glasses forever!

The Myth of Eyeglasses: Can They Hinder Your Eyesight?

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There’s a vision myth circulating our communities. Folks with less than perfect eyesight usually look to visiting an optometrist and ordering expensive eyeglasses to solve their vision problems. A few weeks and a few hundred dollars later, they can “see again” with the help of their stylish new glasses.   Many people even think they can […]

Do Contact Lenses Come with Potential Health Risks?

Do Contact Lenses Come with Potential Health Risks?

Many people choose to wear contact lenses for cosmetic reasons while others choose to wear them for comfort reasons. No matter what the motive, contact lenses come with a unique set of health risks. Before you choose to wear contact lenses, make sure you are completely aware of the health risks that come along with […]

The Effects Contacts Have on Your Eyes

The Effects Contacts Have on Your Eyes

Many of us need contacts or glasses in order to function in everyday life. For some of us, it is completely impossible to even get around our own houses without some form of visual aid. You might suffer from nearsightedness, farsightedness, or another refractive error. One of the more popular solutions to vision deficiencies is […]

The Lifetime Cost of Glasses & Eye Surgery

The Lifetime Cost of Glasses & Eye Surgery

Have you been diagnosed with vision problems? Perhaps you’re nearsighted, farsighted, or have astigmatism. If so, you’re probably faced with two options: a lifetime of corrective lenses or LASIK eye surgery. Inconvenience and complications aside, you may be wondering “how much will eye surgery or a lifetime of glasses cost me?” Some people are fortunate […]

Contact Lens Irritations and Vision Damaging Risks

Contact Lens Irritations and Vision Damaging Risks

In most cases, soft contact lenses are extremely comfortable to wear, even when first used. However, there are times that contact lens discomfort can occur. While they are usually not serious, it’s important to be aware of contact lens irritations and when they may put your vision at risk. Symptoms of Contact Lens Discomfort There […]

Eye Exercises for People with Different Prescriptions for Each Eye

Eye Exercises for People with Different Prescriptions for Each Eye

Eye exercises are a natural remedy for anyone suffering from poor vision. There are wide arrays of exercises that can be performed. And, all are able to aid certain eye or vision conditions. One major goal is to improve the vision of someone who suffers from different vision capabilities and prescriptions in each eye. In these […]

Are Your Contacts Causing Headaches?

Are Your Contacts Causing Headaches

Headaches can come on strong and suddenly, ruining your days and causing you pain at night. You tell yourself that it’s your body’s way of telling you that you’re overworked and stressed; maybe that you didn’t eat or drink enough throughout the day. Or, your body could be telling you it’s time to retire the […]

Warning Signs of a Wrong Eyeglass Prescription

Warning Signs of a Wrong Eyeglass Prescription

For many people with refractive errors, wearing prescription eyeglasses is the way they achieve clarity of vision. Whether you’re being fitted for your first pair or your ninth pair of eyeglasses, the promise of sharp vision is always exciting. Doing eye exercises and undergoing vision therapy can help your eyes get stronger and see better in […]

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, contacts or consider laser eye surgery. You should know that these options will not improve your vision or […]

Not All Eyeglasses Are Created Equal

Not All Eyeglasses are Created Equal

Who doesn’t love a good deal, especially when it comes to eyeglasses? Glasses can be expensive depending on a lot of factors, such as the brand and the required prescription. Sometimes, it’s just easier for you to pick up a ready-made pair of glasses from the drugstore and be on your way. But, you may […]

The Eye Damaging Effects of Decorative Contact Lenses

The Eye Damaging Effects of Decorative Contacts

Decorative contact lenses allow you to change your eye color and are often used as everyday fashion accessories or temporary decorations, like to make your eyes look creepy for Halloween. People wear them for different purposes all the time, but these contact lenses are not meant to be worn without a proper prescription and fitting […]

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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