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Curing Myopia in Children: The Pros and Cons of Orthokeratology

Curing Myopia in Children: The Pros and Cons of Orthokeratology Image

The obvious question today is this: what the heck is orthokeratology? The short answer: orthokeratology (or Ortho-k) is a cutting-edge treatment for nearsighted children. We’ll unpack that moving forward, but here’s the basic gist. Ortho-k treatments involve using specially designed overnight contacts to correct myopia, or nearsightedness. As with any such treatment, there’s plenty to like […]

Your Child and Myopia

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More and more children are being diagnosed with myopia, or nearsightedness, every year. Many people are wondering why there has been such an increase in the number of children who are nearsighted. In addition, there are questions as to what exactly causes nearsightedness in children and what the long-term risks are. What about the children […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Myopia?

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Myopia?

Myopia is more commonly referred to as nearsightedness. It’s a condition that makes close objects appear clear, but objects that are farther away appear blurry. This condition occurs when a person’s eyeball is too long. Or, if the cornea, which is the front covering of your eye, has an excessive curvature. So can LASIK cure […]

Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism Explained

Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism Explained

The names of eye conditions can sometimes be confusing, not to mention completely baffling when it comes to understanding what each condition means. Your eye doctor may have diagnosed you with one, but what does it mean? When it comes to nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, most people aren’t quite sure of the differences. If you’re […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Nearsightedness

Best Eye Vitamins for Nearsightedness

Nearsightedness is a common problem in our modern world. The normal treatments for this condition, such as eyeglasses, contact lenses, and corrective surgery, have been successful at helping millions of patients overcome their vision problems. But, not without risk. So, what other options are there out there? Are there any nearsightedness eye vitamins you can […]

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

It’s probably not controversial to call early childhood an important, formative period. After all, it’s where we develop the basis of our personalities and habits, our likes and our dislikes. It’s also an important period where we lay the foundation of good or poor health. That’s why it’s so important to pay attention to the […]

The Difference Between Farsightedness and Nearsightedness

The Difference Between Farsightedness and Nearsightedness

If you’re new to the world of vision troubles and have just been diagnosed as being either farsighted or nearsighted, you’ve probably got some questions about what your diagnosis means. First of all, what’s the difference between the two conditions? It can be difficult to know what questions to ask your eye doctor when you […]

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 […]

6 Tips to Naturally Improve Your Distance Vision

Naturally Improve Your Distance Vision Image

Imagine this: you’re at the grocery store searching for the pasta section but when you look up at the aisle signs, they’re blurry. You squint but eventually have to walk up to every sign to see what’s down that aisle. If that sounds like you, you’re likely suffering from myopia, also known as nearsightedness, which […]

How to Treat and Prevent Vision-Damaging Near-Point Stress

How to Treat and Prevent Vision-Damaging Near-Point Stress

Our eyes have evolved quite a bit since the dawn of human existence. We can see in incredible detail, color and precision. And we are among some of the animals with the best vision. However, there is one aspect of our vision that remains linked to our ancient ancestors. Our eyes are those of a […]

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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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