Sunglasses and the Sun

The articles here discuss the dangers of UVA and UVB rays from the sun on our eyes. They also provide many tips to protect yours and your family’s eyes every day, regardless of the season and weather.

Americans Don’t Know the Real Dangers of UV Rays

Americans Don’t Know the Real Dangers of UV Rays

Whether you’re someone with a history of skin cancer in your family or you’re just trying to prevent premature aging, we hope you never spend prolonged periods in the sun without lathering on some sunscreen. But did you know that it’s just as important to protect your eyes from harmful UV rays? This is a […]

The Lack of Sun – Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

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For those of us who don’t live in sunny, tropical places, one of the best things about living where we do is the change in season. While we may not be able to be outside year-round, there is something special about anticipating the change in weather and switching out your wardrobe. However, there are some […]

Can Eyes Get Sunburned?

Can Eyes Get Sunburned?

Exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun or artificial sources, like a tanning bed, can be damaging to your vision. The risk of sunburn on your skin and eyes is high. However, your eyes do not get sunburned the same way your skin does. They will not turn pink or red or become […]

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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