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Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers: Part 2

Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers: Part 2

Welcome to part two of our mini-series on common eye problems in pre-schoolers.  In part one, we outlined three of the most common eye conditions your pre-school may be subject to developing: amblyopia (lazy eye), hyperopia (farsightedness) and myopia (nearsightedness). Eye problems in pre-schoolers are even more stressful than eye problems in adults. Today, we’re […]

Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers and Warning Signs: Part 1

Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers and Warning Signs: Part 1

Being a toddler is an exciting time. Kids spend their days discovering the world by reading (or rather looking at pictures while you read to them), playing games, jumping, running, crawling and rolling around. You want your pre-schooler to enjoy the time they have before it’s time to begin their elementary school journey. The last […]

How to Care for Your Child’s Eyes Without Breaking the Bank

How to Care for Your Child's Eyes Without Breaking the Bank

Childhood is a crucial period for visual health. However, child eye care isn’t always cheap. Some parents wonder how exactly they can get their child’s visual health up to par without overspending. Young eyes take time to fully mature – babies lack distance vision, tracking, and even color vision at birth. They develop these abilities […]

Tetris Video Game May Help Treat Lazy Eye

Tetris Video Game May Help Treat Lazy Eye

I’m sure you all know the amazing 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 […]

Early Eyes: Strabismus and Amblyopia in Children

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We spend an awful lot of time on this site talking about what happens to aging eyes. As older folks, to put it nicely, that’s something we can either sympathize with or worry about. However, for many people, the degenerating vision that comes along with age (presbyopia) isn’t really a looming issue. Or well, it might be, […]

Can Dark Therapy Rebuild Vision?

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Can you believe that sitting in a dark room for several days could improve your vision? It seems a little crazy, but some researchers in Canada have found that it may just work! Although it seems illogical to some, many experts are saying, “Of course!” In complete darkness, your eyes will be resting much more […]

How Vision Problems Can Impact Your Child’s Social Development

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We spend a lot of time at Rebuild Your Vision talking about the effects that poor vision can have on the day-to-day lives of older people. Presbyopia, glaucoma, cataracts, and AMD all are extremely common and severe eye disorders. They are much more likely to affect silver citizens than they are children. Sometimes though, visual […]

Your Child’s Eye Health

There is no better time to check your child’s eye health than right now! Eye exams are an important part of this process. Did you know that your child’s vision matures between ages nine and 11? You can see why it is important that they receive early eye exams! The sooner you find the vision […]

All About Crossed Eyes and Lazy Eye

All About Crossed Eyes and Lazy Eye

Strabismus and amblyopia are two very closely linked eye conditions that affect our eye muscles. These conditions are mostly found in children, however, when left untreated, they can become a permanent condition in adult eyes. Strabismus and amblyopia are often confused and people have a hard time telling the two apart. Both conditions affect the […]

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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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