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What Does It Mean to Have Low Vision?

What Does It Mean to Have Low Vision?

Low vision, by definition, is an eye condition often caused by a disease that is not correctable with regular lenses or eyeglasses. As a result, low vision prevents those affected from engaging in their regular daily activities such as reading, cooking, watching television, and more. This condition may even cause loss of income, because this […]

Does Your Poor Eye Health Affect Your Travel Plans?

Does Your Poor Eye Health Affect Your Travel Plans?

If your poor vision keeps you from traveling far from home, you’re not alone. Many people with poor and low vision prefer to stick to their routines. This is especially difficult in the summer months when it seems like everyone is out there traveling. So what can you do if your eye health affects your […]

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 […]

3 Eye Exercises to Reduce Eyestrain

3 Eye Exercises to Reduce Eyestrain & Improve Eyesight

If you have poor vision or suffer from eyestrain, it’s commonly accepted that there are two ways to improve your eyesight these days: LASIK or by wearing corrective lenses of some kind. However, have you ever considered whether there are any eye exercises to reduce eyestrain? Most people who struggle through a lifetime of prescription […]

Eye Vitamins for Presbyopia (Aging Vision)

Eye Vitamins for Presbyopia (Aging Vision)

Vitamins are a great way to support and improve your eyesight, no matter what kind of eye condition you have. We’ve talked extensively about common eye conditions like nearsightedness, farsightedness, astigmatism, glaucoma, and cataracts on our blog. But sometimes (often) your eyes just get older and, unfortunately, with age comes natural vision deterioration. If you […]

Can Obesity Be a Factor in Poor Vision Health?

Can Obesity Be a Factor in Poor Vision Health?

In recent years, obesity has been a huge problem for many developed nations. The world’s obesity rate has tripled since 1975, which is quite a feat. As the years go by, obesity rates seem to keep climbing. At the same time, the amount of obesity-related diseases, like heart disease, also increases. While it is clear […]

Omega Fatty Acids and Eye Health

Omega Fatty Acids and Vision Health

I know what you’re thinking – fatty acids? How can fats be any good for my health or my eyes? Contrary to common beliefs, some fat is actually necessary for you to be healthy. This goes for your eyes, too! As we’ve discussed before, there is such a thing as good fat, and one perfect example is […]

Behavioral Optometry – Behavioral Optometrist

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Never heard of behavioral optometry? Well, you’re not alone as many people haven’t! However, as part of the Rebuild Your Vision family, you are already contributing to this burgeoning field. This growing subspecialty of optometry uses vision therapy to go beyond the usual concerns of vision care. You see, strong vision is much more than […]

3 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Vision

Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Vision Image

If you’re not interested in wearing glasses, contacts, or getting surgery, you aren’t alone. Sometimes, it seems like those are the only options for improving your vision. What they don’t tell you is there are many natural and sometimes unconventional things to try first. Here are three unconventional steps toward improving your vision that you […]

Bad Eyesight Taught, Not Inherited

Bad Eyesight Taught, Not Inherited

Can you recall a time when you didn’t need glasses? At some point early in your life, you developed vision problems that required you to wear glasses. Whether this was during childhood or early adulthood, at some point, it happened. And, since one or both of your parents wore glasses they, or even the eye […]

About the Author

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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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