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6 Tips to Naturally Improve Your Distance Vision

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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 […]

Can You Cure Nearsightedness Naturally?

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If you have to squint to recognize that person waving at you from down the street, you’re not alone. The number of people who share this problem is growing every day. A recent study published in the Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science journal estimates that 32 percent of the world’s population is currently suffering from myopia. […]

Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers and Warning Signs: Part 1

Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers and Warning Signs: Part 1

Being a toddler is an exciting time. Kids spend their days discovering the world by reading (or rather looking at pictures while you read to them), playing games, jumping, running, crawling and rolling around. You want your pre-schooler to enjoy the time they have before it’s time to begin their elementary school journey. The last […]

Can Continued Education Lead to Vision Problems?

Can Continued Education Lead to Vision Problems?

If you have trouble seeing objects in the distance, but see them perfectly fine up close, you likely have a condition called myopia. The condition is pretty common, but the reasons behind it are varied. In fact, according to a recent study, it’s possible that the severity of your myopia has a lot to do […]

Why Are More People Nearsighted Than Ever Before?

Why Are More People Nearsighted Than Ever Before?

Our bodies are strange and complex things. We find a way to cure one ailment, and just as quickly, a new one begins affecting mass populations. A relatively new eye condition that seems to be on the rise with no signs of slowing down is myopia. This condition is also known more colloquially as becoming […]

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 […]

Do You Know Your Family’s Eye Health History?

Do You Know Your Family's Eye Health History?

Most people recognize the importance of knowing their family medical history. But, do you know that you should also be aware of your family’s eye health history? There are some eye ailments that you are more likely to suffer from if you have had a family member with the condition. Some conditions that are influenced […]

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. […]

Natural Light Essential for Normal Eye Development

Natural Light Essential for Normal Eye Development

If you’ve been looking for an excuse to make sure you and your kids spend more time outdoors, you may have just found it. According to new studies, natural light is extremely beneficial for the development and ongoing health of your eyes. Spending just three hours a day outside soaking up natural light can make […]

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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