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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

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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 […]

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 […]

Americans Don’t Know the Real Dangers of UV Rays

Americans Don’t Know the Real Dangers of UV Rays

UV rays can have damaging effects on your eyes if you aren’t taking the proper precautions. This is a fact that not everyone knows. And that’s why more and more healthcare professionals are trying to spread the word about the dangers of UV rays, and the importance of protecting your eyes when you’re outside. Whether […]

How a Healthy Diet Can Improve Blurry Night Vision

How a Healthy Diet Can Improve Blurry Night Vision

There can be several underlying causes of blurry vision at night. One of the best ways to address the problem is to first find out why you are experiencing blurry vision. It could be cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, myopia, astigmatism or some other eye ailment. After learning the underlying cause, it is easier to address the […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Athletes

Best Eye Vitamins for Athletes

Your eyes are obviously a very important part of your body. You need them to see clearly and go about your everyday life. For athletes, vision is an integral function of their passion, hobby, and/or career. It’s important to ensure that your vision stays in the best condition for as long as possible. Moreover, if […]

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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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