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Early Attention to Your Child's Eyes Can Greatly Improve Their Life

Early Attention to Your Child’s Eyes Can Greatly Improve Their Life

We’ve spoken before about how important it is for school-aged children to get their eyes checked so that they can flourish in the educational system. What we don’t talk a lot about, however, is how paying attention to your children’s eyes early on in life is setting them up for a lifetime of success. Many […]

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Interesting Vision Facts About Kids in the Classroom

Interesting Vision Facts About Kids in the Classroom

At Rebuild Your Vision, we put a lot of emphasis on having your children’s vision examined by a professional every year, especially around the beginning of the school year. So much of a child’s learning will be visual. When their vision isn’t functioning at the highest rate possible, it may be holding them back from […]

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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. If you recall we published part one in December. 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). This month, we’re back with three more […]

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Can 3D Technology Affect Your Child’s Vision?

Can 3D Technology Affect Your Child’s Vision?

The world cannot seem to get enough of 3D technology. Despite the physical world around us being 3D, it is somehow more impressive when a movie or a video game can recreate that life in three-dimensionality. But, as fun and realistic as 3D makes movies and games, this technology may be harming your children’s eyesight. […]

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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 […]

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Eye Dangers to Look out for This Halloween

Eye Dangers to Look out for This Halloween

The season of fright is upon us! October may be my favorite month because I love everything scary from zombies to ghouls to haunted houses! Of course, we all know that these scary things are about as real as the Loch Ness Monster. Unfortunately amidst all the Halloween parties and TV specials, we seem to […]

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Stargardt’s Disease: The Macular Degeneration That Affects Children and Teens

Stargardt’s Disease: The Macular Degeneration That Affects Children and Teens

Whenever we hear the term “macular degeneration” we often hear it with a preceding term: age-related. All the oldsters feel a wave of panic while the youngsters sigh with relief. There’s still time to prevent it. But what if I were to tell you that macular degeneration isn’t just for the elderly? Children and teens […]

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Back to School Priority List Should Include Eye Exam

Back to School Priority List Should Include Eye Exam

Back to school can be a hectic time for parents. While kids are excited to go back to school, see their friends and meet their new teachers, you’re worrying about the fact that your child’s backpack has a mysterious hole going right through the bottom. As you rush around to buy all the necessary school […]

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2016 Report on Children's Vision and Eye Health Summary

2016 Report on Children’s Vision and Eye Health Summary

Earlier this year, Prevent Blindness released their 2016 report on children’s vision and eye health and the results were chilling. Sight is our most precious sense. Without it children would be unable to play, learn, draw, read, write, give you hugs and the list goes on and on. According to Prevent Blindness’ report, lack of eye […]

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Just Because Your Parents Have Bad Eyesight Doesn’t Mean You Will Too

Just Because Your Parents Have Bad Eyesight Doesn’t Mean You Will Too

There are some things we’re almost sure to inherit from our parents. Things like eye color, hair color, height, etc. And if they have vision problems, that’s not a good thing. But, there is some good news for those with parents with poor eyesight, you may not inherit their bad eyesight. This isn’t to say […]

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Meet Eyeleen – The Vision Van

Eye health is something that is commonly overlooked in children. After all, we associate youth with health. A young body means young eyes, ears, and organs. What could go wrong? The reality is that children can and do suffer from the same eye health issues that adults do. Some are born with these conditions and […]

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