Children’s Eye Health

Why Pediatric Eye Exams Are So Important

Why Pediatric Eye Exams Are so Important

The second your child is born, before you can even get a good look at them, a swirl of nurses and doctors whisk the new life away to a separate area to make sure the baby is breathing properly and has all of their toes and fingers. Pretty much everything is accounted for when it […]

Is Your Kid’s Diet Good Enough?

Is Your Kid’s Diet Good Enough?

Whether you’re an experienced parent or doing it for the first time, there’s one thing everyone can agree on. Kids can be picky eaters, which in turn can be a real pain in the butt for those feeding them. We all know that kids can’t be put in charge of their own eating habits. Your […]

Give Your Kids a Better Life with Better Vision

Give Your Kids a Better Life with Better Vision

The one thing every parent wants for their child is a happy life. If you could, you would shield your child from bullies, sickness, scrapes and booboos. Unfortunately, there are some things parents just can’t control, like your child’s first crush breaking their heart. It’s a part of life that happens to everyone, but that […]

Common Eye Problems in Preschoolers: Part 2

Common Eye Problems in Preschoolers: Part 2

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

Will Vision Therapy Benefit Your Child?

Will Vision Therapy Benefit Your Child?

No one can deny the importance of sight. More importantly, no one can deny the importance of healthy eye development in children. When something goes wrong, kids can have a tough time in school, sports, or any other activity that requires sight. Vision therapy may be a good option when it comes to children with […]

Key Differences Between Vision Screening and Eye Exams

Key Differences Between Vision Screening and Eye Exams

We’re willing to bet that the moment you saw the term “vision screening” in the title, you probably thought of a Snellen Chart (one of those boards with increasingly tiny letters). And when you saw the term “eye exam” you well, probably thought of a Snellen Chart again. Should you even worry about the difference […]

What Your Child’s Eye Exam Should Evaluate

What Your Child’s Eye Exam Should Evaluate

It’s no secret that good vision is essential to maintaining good quality of life, especially as a kid. You want the best for your child, and that includes ensuring their eyes are in the best condition possible so that they can be successful in life. Children’s eye health can change pretty quickly, which is why […]

Parents Need to Remind Kids to Take a Digital Break

Parents Need to Remind Kids to Take a Digital Break

Seldom do we go a day without using a digital screen. Be it being at work on a computer all day, or reading off a tablet, or tending to your smartphone apps, these screens can be harmful to our eyes. This is especially true for children’s eyes. Kids are being exposed to digital screens at […]

Get Kids Outdoors for Healthier Eyes

Get Kids Outdoors for Healthier Eyes

Every year, several more-or-less reputable societies get together and select a word of the year. The nominees are usually more trendy than anything else, and reading through a list of them is a little like picking the most viral (and sometimes most annoying) elements out of each year, with winners including “truthiness”, “unfriend”, and “woot”. […]

Why Vision Problems Start When School Starts

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Vision problems often become evident in children right after school starts each year. This is especially true of children who are going to school for the first time. There are new activities and challenges they experience at school that they don’t at home. For example, reading notes from the board or watching movies on a […]

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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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