Children’s Eye Health

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 […]

How Do Video Games Affect Your Vision?

How Do Video Games Affect Your Vision?

In the past, when kids were not in school, they mostly spent their time roaming the outdoors, playing games with friends and exploring the surrounding area. Likewise, adults spent a large amount of their leisure time enjoying the outdoors, having barbecues, taking hikes, or pursuing home improvement projects. Video games and vision were the least […]

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

It’s probably not controversial to call early childhood an important, formative period. After all, it’s where we develop the basis of our personalities and habits, our likes and our dislikes. It’s also an important period where we lay the foundation of good or poor health. That’s why it’s so important to pay attention to the […]

Best Eye Exercises for Kids

Best Eye Exercises for Kids

When it comes to their children, parents are always going to want the best for them. Whether that means success in everything life has to offer or overall health and well-being, we want our kids to be happy, healthy and, well, perfect! There is no denying that many children today suffer from poor vision, as […]

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 […]

10 Common Eye Problems for Kids that Parents Might Miss

10 Common Eye Problems for Kids that Parents Might Miss

When it comes to our children, we all strive to make sure they are living as happy and carefree a life as possible. While we make sure we get them in for their yearly physicals and dental appointments, a lot of parents stop there. After all, who wants to add another appointment to the schedule, […]

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 […]

Back to School: Identifying Students with Vision Impairments

Back to School: Identifying Students with Vision Impairments

Winter break is over, already! The holidays seem to have flown by. As we usher in a new semester, it’s time to get our kids back into their school routines. As we buy pencils, glue sticks and notebooks to get them learning-ready, we can’t forget the most important thing this year: getting their eyes checked. […]

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 […]

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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