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Tips to Protect Your Eyes If You Work in an Office

Tips to Protect Your Eyes if You Work in an Office

Protecting your eyes in the office is one of the most important things you can do. You may think you’re safe because you’re not working in a factory or warehouse where danger is apparent. But, working in an office presents its own set of challenges. Sure, you might not be in immediate physical harm, but […]

Tips to Reduce Exposure to Blue Light from Digital Devices

Tips to Reduce Exposure to Harmful Light from Digital Devices

We all know that staring at our screens as often as we do isn’t good for our eyes. In fact, the blue light emitted from smartphones, laptops, and some TV screens can damage our eyes and impair our vision. Not only is your retina damaged by the light but staring at a screen too long […]

5 Signs You’re Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome

5 Signs You’re Suffering from Computer Vision Syndrome Image

If you’re no stranger to our blog (and we hope you aren’t), then you’ll know that we’ve extensively covered the topic of digital eye strain and the signs of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS). Digital eye strain is an all too common condition that can potentially affect anyone with a digital device. In this day and […]

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 […]

7 Daily Habits That Are Ruining Your Eyesight

7 Daily Habits That Are Ruining Your Eyesight

Our vision is probably our most valued sense. Without it, we wouldn’t be able to do some of the things we enjoy most like driving, watching TV, reading, painting, and more. However, it’s also a sense we often forget needs sharpening. Beyond doing things to actively improve your vision, though, like taking supplements or implementing […]

Are Your Eyes Getting Enough Sleep?

Are Your Eyes Getting Enough Sleep?

Most modern workers know the feeling. It’s time for work and you stayed out just a little too late last night. You stumble in to the office, toss back the strongest coffee you can find and hunker down for a new day. And, if you can survive the morning meetings, you’ve made it through, right? […]

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 […]

Chronic Dry Eye Becoming a Serious Problem

Chronic Dry Eye Becoming a Serious Problem

Chronic dry eye is a condition that occurs when your eyes don’t produce enough tears. And it can cause sufferers to experience itchiness, blurred vision, sensitivity to light, irritation, and many other symptoms. Dry eye can be caused by anything from environmental factors like excessive heat or wind to taking certain medications. It is also […]

CVS #1 Computer-Related Complaint in U.S.

CVS #1 Computer-related Complaint in U.S.

In such a technology-driven world, it makes sense that many people work with computers every day. But the numbers are actually a little surprising. In a recent study, Microsoft found that the average worker spends seven hours a day in front of the computer. That’s more time than many people sleep. The real issue is […]

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, […]

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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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