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 do 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. Video games and vision were the least […]

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 amidst their busy workday, which just makes […]

5 Signs You’re Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome

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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 and the signs of 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 […]

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. While you may think that people have been going into their cubicle for the majority of recent history, office work is actually a relatively new form of work. Before its inception, most of our ancestors were manual laborers. As a […]

Over 60% of Americans Suffer from Digital Eye Strain

New Report Finds 65% of Americans Suffer from Digital Eye Strain

Everyone spends time in front of their computers or smartphones or tablet screens. You have to have your eyes on one of those screens right now to be able to read this article! The world continues to become more and more digital, but what does that mean for our eyes? Some of us can’t really […]

Computer Vision Syndrome: You’re Not Alone

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In a world increasingly dependent on computers and technology, nearly everyone is putting serious strain on their eyes. Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is a problem involving your eyes and vision that occurs when you spend too much time on the computer. Going by this definition, nearly everyone in the world suffers from CVS – you’re […]

Eye Safety for College Students

Eye Safety for College Students

Any university student probably knows 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 all night study session can put […]

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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