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Find out about what’s happening in the world of vision technology. From new studies and research to high tech gadgets and video games that help improve vision, these articles will keep you up to date.

Can the Visually Impaired Learn to Drive Safely?

Can the Visually Impaired Learn to Drive Safely?

It can be hard for visually impaired people to retain their independence when their vision problems make it unsafe for them to drive. They must rely on family, friends, and neighbors to take them wherever they need to go. That can be a huge inconvenience to both the visually impaired person and the people who […]

How Increased Vision Problems Affect Health Care Costs

Save Your Vision Naturally: How Increased Vision Problems Affect Health Care Costs

According to the World Health Organization, over 2.2 billion people currently suffer from vision impairment or blindness. More importantly, out of those 2.2 billion, one billion could save their vision naturally if their problems had been addressed sooner. The vast majority of these people experiencing vision issues are over 50, and as our population continues […]

Tetris Video Game May Help Treat Lazy Eye

Tetris Video Game May Help Treat Lazy Eye

Most people know about the classic, addicting video game, Tetris. Who hasn’t spent many an hour flipping and spinning blocks to complete puzzle after puzzle? Since its debut in the early 1980s, the game has formed an almost cult-like following. Who knew that a computerized game in which the player spliced together falling bricks would […]

Chronic Dry Eye Becoming a Serious Problem

Chronic Dry Eye Becoming a Serious Problem

Chronic dry eye is a condition that occurs when your eyes don’t produce enough tears. And it can cause sufferers to experience itchiness, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, irritation, and many other symptoms. Dry eye can be caused by anything from environmental factors like excessive heat or wind to taking certain medications. It is also […]

6 Surprising Benefits Playing Video Games Can Have on the Eyes

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Playing video games is a favorite pastime for teens and adults alike. Whether it’s taking down the opposing team through fighting games like Call of Duty or racing your friends in Mario Kart, video games seemingly offer something for every interest. However, most parents and teachers push young people away from playing video games as […]

What Is All That Screen Time Doing to Our Eyes?

Phones and the effects they have on our eyes

What’s the last thing you do before you go to bed? What about when you wake up? For most people, it’s checking their phone. You may be sending emails or doing work, or you’re mindlessly scrolling through Instagram. It’s become normal to check our phones every chance we get. But what do phones do to […]

Can 3-D Movies Identify Vision Problems?

Can 3-D Movies Identify Vision Problems?

With all the 3-D movies being made in the last couple of years, many people started wondering if viewing these movies could be harmful to your vision. The perception that they may harm your vision came about because many people have reported experiencing headaches, dizziness, and nausea after viewing a 3-D film. However, these symptoms […]

How Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

If you really needed another reason not to drink and drive, here it is: alcohol decreases your night vision. It’s no secret that alcohol messes with your brain. It causes a whole slew of problems that can inhibit your ability to drive. Some communities simulate this by providing a pair of “drunk goggles” and allowing […]

Getting Rid of the Reading Glasses

Getting Rid of the Reading Glasses

No one likes to feel like they’re getting older, but our bodies are constantly reminding us. That goes especially for your eyes. Our once hawk eyes have now dwindled and require reading glasses, the dreaded mark of aging eyes. You may have once been able to read a street sign from a block away, but […]

Many American Adults Have Vision Problems but Do Nothing

Many American Adults Have Vision Problems but Do Nothing About It Image

We’re living in the golden age of health. Now, more than ever, people are concerned about their health and physical well-being. This isn’t to say that the concept of health is in any way new (just look at how far back Traditional Chinese Medicine dates), but the way we take care of ourselves sure has […]

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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