Children’s Eye Health

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 […]

Vision Protection Tips for Young Eyes

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As we age, plenty of us find ourselves wishing for the clearer vision we had as children. After all, an awful lot of the conditions we like to talk about on Rebuild Your Vision – cataracts, presbyopia, macular degeneration – are all associated with older bodies rather than youthful ones. But younger eyes are anything […]

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 Is Vision Therapy a Controversial Topic?

Why Is Vision Therapy a Controversial Topic?

Vision therapy: sounds like a good idea, right? After all, at Rebuild Your Vision, we’re all about improving your vision naturally, and if this type of therapy can help with other, ailments, too, what’s not to love? Unfortunately, for some people, it’s not that simple. Vision therapy is much more controversial than you may have […]

How Close Work Can Cause Nearsightedness

How Close Work Can Cause Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness, which is also referred to as myopia, occurs when closely viewed objects are seen clearly while objects viewed farther away are blurry. Millions of people suffer from nearsightedness but, fortunately, it is a condition that can be treated without resorting to corrective lenses or surgery, such as LASIK. Close work, whether it be sitting […]

Slowing the Progression of Myopia in Children

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Myopia (also known as nearsightedness) is a growing problem among children. Myopia is when a person can see clearly up close, but distant objects appear blurry. The rate of myopia in children has grown with the increased use of electronic devices such as handheld video games, laptop computers, electronic pads and tablets among other things. […]

Home Remedies to Improve Eyesight

Home Remedies to Improve Eyesight

Your eyes are the windows to the world around you. However, what happens when the picture becomes blurry or unclear? The fact is that your brain devotes 30 percent of the cortex to visual processing, and as little as three percent to the other senses. With this in mind, you can clearly see why it […]

Natural Light Essential for Normal Eye Development

Natural Light Essential for Normal Eye Development

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to make sure you and your kids spend more time outdoors, you may have just found it. According to new studies, natural light is extremely beneficial for the development and ongoing health of your eyes. Spending just three hours a day outside soaking up natural light can make […]

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 […]

How Digital Devices Cause Nearsightedness

How Digital Devices Cause Nearsightedness

Most of us would agree that the state of health care today is much better than it was a few decades ago. Since then we’ve made huge strides forward. There have been major breakthroughs in the fields of genetics, vaccinations, and medication. But while the overall picture brightens, some small spots still have problems. Myopia, […]

Is Today’s Technology Generation More at Risk of Eye Problems?

Is Today's Technology Generation More at Risk of Eye Problems?

Have you ever worried about a cell phone hurting your children’s eyes? What about the electronic pads, tablets, or e-readers that are so incredibly popular today? For most people, the answer is probably not. We often worry about cell phone radiation and cancer risks. However, many of us don’t worry enough about the eye problems […]

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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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