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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. […]

Computer Vision Syndrome: You’re Not Alone

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In a world increasingly dependent on computers and technology, nearly everyone is putting serious strain on their eyes. Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) is a problem involving your eyes and vision that occurs when you spend too much time on the computer. Going by this definition, nearly everyone in the world suffers from CVS – you’re […]

Eye Safety for College Students

Eye Safety for College Students

Any university student probably knows the drill. It’s time for midterms, or finals, or maybe you’ve just got a 10-page paper to wrap up by tomorrow. Whatever the cause, you’re going to be spending the next several hours glued to a computer screen, trying not to hyperventilate. But that all night study session can put […]

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 […]

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 […]

Can You Have Astigmatism in Both Eyes?

Can You Have Astigmatism in Both Eyes?

Astigmatism is a disorder of the eyes that can cause the light to focus on two points instead of just one. This is because the cornea is misshapen and causes you to have blurry, slanted, or distorted vision. While you may think it only happens in one eye, most of the time it occurs in […]

My Eyes Are Becoming Sensitive to Light, Should I Be Concerned?

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Let’s start off by answering our title question right away: yes. Any change, be it sudden or gradual, in your vision is cause for concern. However, there are different degrees to the concern of your eyes becoming more sensitive to light. If you find that your eyes are sensitive to light, should you tear through […]

Kids Spend Too Much Time on Vision Damaging Electronic Devices

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Technology has become an even bigger part of life than it was even just a few years ago. Computers, cell phones, tablets, and video games are staples in homes and even schools these days. It’s no wonder that many parents don’t realize just how much time their children are spending on electronic devices. Or, the […]

Computer Vision Syndrome 101 – CVS Tips

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Carpal Tunnel Syndrome is a now-famous enemy of the modern workforce. However, there’s another contender running for first place. If you haven’t yet heard of Computer Vision Syndrome (CVS) or digital eye strain, you soon will. And if you’re here because you suffer from the rising issue, we have the CVS tips you’re looking for! […]

Your Child’s Eye Health

There is no better time to check your child’s eye health than right now! Eye exams are an important part of this process. Did you know that your child’s vision matures between ages nine and 11? You can see why it is important that they receive early eye exams! The sooner you find the vision […]

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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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