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Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Astigmatism?

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What does it mean to have “normal” eyes? Typically, normal shaped eyes means that the cornea, which is the clear, outer window of your eye, curves equally in vertical and horizontal directions. These directions resemble the patterns of the stitches on a baseball. However, if you have astigmatism, your eyes won’t have that shape. How […]

What Are Refractive Errors? A Comprehensive Guide

What Are Refractive Errors? A Comprehensive Guide

Refractive errors are possibly the most common eye conditions among children and adults alike. It isn’t all that unlikely that some people suffer from more than one refractive error at the same time. Doctors usually use glasses to fix refractive errors. Often, doctors prescribe glasses without much explanation. If they’ll fix your eyesight, why ask […]

Vision Therapy for Problems That Can’t Be Fixed with Eyeglasses

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Vision therapy can be one of the top ways to treat common vision conditions such as myopia, hyperopia and astigmatism. This is an especially useful treatment for school children, whose eyes easily adapt to the therapy techniques. Unfortunately, not every child gets the treatment they need when they’re young and conditions like amblyopia and strabismus […]

Keeping Astigmatism at Bay: The Best Fixes

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It can be easy to tell if you’re farsighted because your vision will be blurry when you look at things up close, but you’ll be able to see things clearly in the distance. And it can be easy to tell if you’re nearsighted, because, well you’ll be able to see things up close clearly, but […]

Do You Know Your Family’s Eye Health History?

Do You Know Your Family's Eye Health History?

Most people recognize the importance of knowing their family medical history. But, do you know that you should also be aware of your family’s eye health history? There are some eye ailments that you are more likely to suffer from if you have had a family member with the condition. Some conditions that are influenced […]

How a Healthy Diet Can Improve Blurry Night Vision

How a Healthy Diet Can Improve Blurry Night Vision

There can be several underlying causes of blurry vision at night. One of the best ways to address the problem is to first find out why you are experiencing blurry vision. It could be cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, myopia, astigmatism or some other eye ailment. After learning the underlying cause, it is easier to address the […]

How to Naturally Improve Poor Vision Caused by Astigmatism

2 Ways You Can Naturally Improve Poor Vision Caused by Astigmatism

We don’t get to choose the features we are born with. Some of us are born with nearly perfect vision, while some of us are born with refractive errors that get in the way of our day to day activities. But how can you improve poor vision caused by astigmatism? Unfortunately, we’re always taught that […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Astigmatism

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Having astigmatism sounds pretty intimidating, but really it is a very common problem today. In fact, more people have astigmatism than you may think (and many do not even know it, especially if it is slight). If you have blurry vision or have been diagnosed with astigmatism, the good news is there are many vitamins to […]

Can You Have Astigmatism in Both Eyes?

Can You Have Astigmatism in Both Eyes?

Astigmatism is a disorder of the eyes that can cause the light to focus on two points instead of just one. This is because the cornea is misshapen and causes you to have blurry, slanted, or distorted vision. While you may think it only happens in one eye, most of the time it occurs in […]

LASIK Eye Surgery: Risks and Benefits

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Do you suffer from poor vision? Tired of always having to wear your glasses? What about those times you sit down at a restaurant only to realize you forget your glasses at home? It’s situations like these that make many people consider LASIK eye surgery. However, most of us don’t know about all the risks […]

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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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