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

UV rays can have damaging effects on your eyes if they are left unprotected. This is a fact that not everyone knows, which is why more healthcare professionals are trying to spread the word about the importance of protecting your eyes when you’re outside. Whether it’s cloudy or sunny, UV rays can still hurt your […]

Can Eyes Get Sunburned?

Can Eyes Get Sunburned?

Although exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun or artificial sources, like a tanning bed, can be damaging to your vision, your eyes do not get sunburned the same way your skin does. They will not turn pink or red, or become a darker color. When eyes are sunburned, this usually means that […]

The Lack of Sun – Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

Seasonal Affective Disorder Image

In the Northern and Southern hemispheres, the lack of bright light in Winter can cause a condition known as seasonal affective disorder, or SAD. The symptoms of seasonal affective disorder are similar to those of many types of depression. SAD can bring feelings of misery, hopelessness and despair. Fatigue and lethargy can make every activity […]

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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