Children’s Eye Health

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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. […]

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. 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 too […]

Tetris Video Game May Help Treat Lazy Eye

Tetris Video Game May Help Treat Lazy Eye

Most people know about the classic, addicting video game, Tetris. Who hasn’t spent many an hour flipping and spinning blocks to complete puzzle after puzzle? Since its debut in the early 1980s, the game has formed an almost cult-like following. Who knew that a computerized game in which the player spliced together falling bricks would […]

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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