Vision Problems

A Demonstration on Nearsightedness

Demonstration on Nearsightedness

When we start noticing vision changes, 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. Understanding the causes behind blurry vision is key to getting proper treatment. And, one of the most common […]

How Antioxidants Can Delay Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Benefits of Antioxidants in Delaying Age-Related Macular Degeneration

We talk a lot about age-related macular degeneration (AMD) here at Rebuild Your Vision, and for good reason. Eleven million people in the U.S. alone suffer from AMD. By 2050, this number will double. AMD is one of the primary factors responsible for destroying vision in middle age, and too few people take action to […]

Computer Vision Syndrome: You’re Not Alone

Computer Vision Syndrome: You are not alone

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. If you […]

How Increased Vision Problems Affect Health Care Costs

Save Your Vision Naturally: How Increased Vision Problems Affect Health Care Costs

It’s no secret that vision issues are common. According to the World Health Organization, over 2.2 billion people currently suffer from vision impairment or blindness. More importantly, out of those 2.2 billion, one billion could have saved their vision naturally if their problems had been addressed sooner. The vast majority of these people experiencing vision […]

Natural Remedies for Common Eye Problems

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We’ve all been there—you wake up with some eye discomfort and aren’t sure what to do. Do you need to make an appointment to see a doctor today? Or is there something you can do at home to make your eye feel better? Some eye conditions, like a detached retina, are vision-threatening, but other issues […]

The Myth of Eyeglasses: Can They Hinder Your Eyesight?

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There’s a vision myth circulating our communities. Folks with less-than-perfect eyesight usually look to visiting an optometrist and ordering expensive eyeglasses to solve their vision problems. A few weeks and a few hundred dollars later, they can “see again” with the help of their stylish new glasses. And hey, who doesn’t like a cute new […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Astigmatism

Best Eye Vitamins for Astigmatism Image

If you’ve been to the eye doctor, you’ve likely heard of astigmatism. This eye condition is one of the most common contributors to less-than-perfect vision. In fact, more people have astigmatism than you may think (and many do not even know it, especially if it is slight). If you have blurry vision or have been […]

Aging Vision Rate Rapidly Increasing in the U.S.

Aging Vision Rate Rapidly Increasing in the U.S.

It’s no secret that Americans are living longer. That’s great news, right? Modern medicine is certainly helping us live happier and healthier lives. With an aging population, though, comes some more concerning statistics. Age-related eye diseases, such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and glaucoma, are becoming more prevalent each year. The number of people affected by […]

Can Your Wild Lifestyle Lead to Vision Problems?

Can Your Wild Lifestyle Lead to Vision Problems?

Let’s face it, we’ve all faced the temptation to throw another one back or join our coworkers for a smoke break. On top of that, it’s hard for many of us to find the motivation to hit the gym before or after a long day of work. However, if your lifestyle includes drinking a lot, […]

Chronic Dry Eye Becoming a Serious Problem

Chronic Dry Eye Becoming a Serious Problem

As the changing seasons bring more wind and changes in weather, you may notice that your eyes feel drier. Or, perhaps you’ve been struggling with dry eye for a long time. Chronic dry eye is a condition that occurs when your eyes don’t produce enough tears. It can cause sufferers to experience itchiness, blurred vision, […]

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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