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Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Your Eyes

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Your Eyes

You may not have heard of it, but you may be suffering from it. Chronic Fatigue Syndrome (CFS) is an extreme fatigue that lasts more than six months. It is an intense tiredness and weakness that does not improve quickly with rest. It can also become worse if the sufferer attempts physical activity or mental […]

Does Astigmatism Have an Impact on Driving Performance?

Does Astigmatism Have an Impact on Driving Performance?

Astigmatism may not be the best-known eye disorder, but it’s certainly among the most common. Some studies have estimated the prevalence of astigmatism in children aged 5-17 to be as high as 28 percent, a number that’s widely believed to increase with age. Blurred vision is a hallmark symptom of astigmatism. And while effective corrective […]

Eye Exercises for Nearsightedness

Eye Exercises for Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness or myopia is a condition that many people will experience during their lifetime. The inability to focus on objects far away is sometimes a result of the natural aging process of your body which weakens your eye muscles. But, it can also be spurred by excessive screen time and not exercising your eye muscles […]

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes

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We all know alcohol can affect our bodies negatively, and these effects can be both short and long term. We are told to never drink and drive when we are in grade school. We’ve also seen the havoc too much alcohol can wreak on our liver later in life, if we aren’t careful. But doe […]

Is Your Eyesight Affected by Your Migraines and Headaches?

Is Your Eyesight Affected by Your Migraines and Headaches?

Many of us have had a migraine or a headache that was just so painful that it seemed to affect our eyesight. Though we may have just brushed it off as these vision symptoms “being in our head”, the truth is migraines and headaches have a significant impact on our eyesight. Headaches and migraines (especially […]

Is Your Eyesight Getting Worse? What to Watch Out For

Is Your Eyesight Getting Worse? Things to Watch out for Before It Becomes Serious

Like any part of our bodies, our eyes go through normal wear and tear. It doesn’t always mean anything is necessarily wrong or out of the ordinary. But, sometimes when our eyes go through sudden and severe vision changes, it may indicate an underlying health problem. You need to pay attention if you think your […]

How Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

If you really needed another reason not to drink and drive, here it is: alcohol decreases your night vision. It’s no secret that alcohol messes with your brain. It causes a whole slew of problems that can inhibit your ability to drive. Some communities simulate this by providing a pair of “drunk goggles” and allowing […]

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

Computer Vision Syndrome: You’re Not Alone Image

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 […]

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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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