Computer Vision Syndrome

In today’s technology-driven world, it’s almost impossible to go an hour, let alone a day, without resting your eyes on some sort of digital screen. From desktop computers to smartphones and tablets, we are dependent on computers, and with this dependency comes an increased risk of eyestrain and eye fatigue. Computer Vision Syndrome is quickly becoming a major eye concern, but it can be stopped, as we discuss in these articles.

Computers and Your Eyes: The Negative Effects

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What does an insurance broker, a nurse, a restaurant server, and a gas station attendant all have in common? All these professions, and more, use a computer to complete at least some of their duties. Many of us are all but glued to the computer all day long! If that’s you, you’re probably not thinking […]

Computer Vision Syndrome 101 – CVS Tips

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a now-famous enemy of the modern workforce. However, there’s another contender running for first place. If you haven’t yet heard of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) or digital eye strain, you soon will. And if you’re here because you suffer from the rising issue, we have the CVS tips you’re looking for! […]

How Do Video Games Affect Your Vision?

How Do Video Games Affect Your Vision?

In the past, when kids were not in school, they mostly spent their time roaming the outdoors, playing games with friends and exploring the surrounding area. Likewise, adults spent a large amount of their leisure time enjoying the outdoors, having barbecues, taking hikes, or pursuing home improvement projects. Times have changed, however, and an increasing […]

6 Refreshing Eye Exercises for Tired Computer Users

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Staring at a computer screen all day long sure puts a strain on your eyes. Poor lighting, an increase in visual demands and not enough blinking are all factors that contribute to computer-related eyestrain. Added to that, many computer users often turn to smaller devices like their phones, which just makes the strain on your […]

5 Signs You’re Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome

5 Signs You’re Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome

If you’re no stranger to our blog (and we hope you aren’t), then you’ll know that we’ve extensively covered the topic of digital eye strain or Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Digital eye strain is an all too common condition that can potentially affect anyone with a digital device. In this day and age, that’s just […]

5 Tips to Eliminate Visual Stress at Work

5 Tips to Eliminate Visual Stress at Work

The world we live in is changing fast; especially when it comes to the workplace. Office work is a relatively new form of work. Before that most of our ancestors were manual laborers. As a result, their eyes had evolved to see long distances. However, the world today is much different. Most of us work […]

How Working in an Office Is Ruining Your Eyes

How Working in an Office Is Ruining Your Eyes

There’s a statistically decent chance that you’re actually reading this from an office. At the moment, office jobs are pretty standard for US employees, but here’s the thing: your job might not be the best fit for your visual health. When many of us go to work in the morning, we’re cubicle-bound and once we’re there, we’ll […]

Eye Safety for College Students

Eye Safety for College Students

Any university types probably know the drill. It’s time for midterms, or finals, or maybe you’ve just got a 10-page paper to wrap up by tomorrow. Whatever the cause, you’re going to be spending the next several hours glued to a computer screen, trying not to hyperventilate. But that study sprint can put your eyes […]

CVS #1 Computer-Related Complaint in U.S.

CVS #1 Computer-related Complaint in U.S.

In such a technology-driven world, it makes sense that many people work with computers every day. But, the numbers are actually a little surprising. In a recent study, Microsoft found that the average worker spends seven hours a day in front of the computer. That’s more time than many people sleep. But, the real issue […]

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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 and his brother decided to start 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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