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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

Slowing the Progression of Myopia in Children Image

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, […]

A Demonstration on Nearsightedness

Demonstration on Nearsightedness

When we start noticing changes in vision, especially drastic changes, it’s a pretty common response to head to the eye doctor to see what’s up. One of the most common problems people seek help for is blurry vision. This is such a common issue that happens so often, but do we really understand it? We […]

Vision Solutions for Over 60s

Vision Solutions for Over 60s

As you get to around the age of 60, your body will really start to feel the effects of aging. There will be higher risks for contracting health problems that you’ve never experienced before. And, you’ll start to notice that your senses aren’t as good as they once were. This also goes for the eyes. […]

Vision Solutions for 30s and Under

Vision Solutions for 30s and Under Image

As we get older, the eyes change and have different needs. Generally, people in their 20s and 30s have strong, clear vision. This age group is too young for the aging process to cause problems such as nearsightedness, farsightedness, presbyopia, and other common age related eye problems. If you are encountering eye problems at this […]

Curing Myopia in Children: The Pros and Cons of Orthokeratology

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

The obvious question is, 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 and plenty […]

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 […]

Common Eye Disorder Glossary

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Here at Rebuild Your Vision, we believe that you can improve your vision and protect your eye health through natural methods. It’s amazing how getting a nutrient-rich diet, staying active, and getting regular checkups can impact your sight. Many people take the shortcut to clear vision by getting glasses, contact lenses, or even surgery. While […]

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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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