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How Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

If you really needed another reason not to drink and drive, here it is: alcohol decreases your night vision. It’s no secret that alcohol messes with your brain. It causes a whole slew of problems that can inhibit your ability to drive. Some communities simulate this by providing a pair of “drunk goggles” and allowing […]

A Temporary Fix to See Without Glasses

If you’re one of the unlucky people who have to wear glasses or contacts to see, you no longer have to fret when you’ve broken your glasses or lost a contact lens, because there is a way that will allow you to see without your glasses or contacts – at least for a little bit […]

How Vision Clinics Help the Aging Vision Population

How Vision Clinics Help the Aging Vision Population

As we age, our risk for vision problems increases. Just look at the array of eye conditions that affect individuals 40 and up, and many more popping up for those 60 and older. Conditions like glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and retinopathy are all commonly associated with advanced age. For this reason, vision clinics catering specifically […]

4 Athletes Who Have Suffered from Post LASIK Side Effects

How LASIK Can Cost You the Game: Athletes Who Have Suffered from Post LASIK Side Effects

LASIK eye surgery has been growing in popularity in recent years. LASIK is a type of refractive surgery that is used to correct vision problems like myopia, hypermetropia and astigmatism. It uses a highly specialized laser to alter the shape of the cornea. Most people get the surgery in the hopes of eliminating their need […]

Vision Decline in Old Age Affects Ability to See Color

Vision Decline in Old Age Affects Ability to See Color

The loss of visual acuity as you age can be a difficult realization. This is something we all know we’ll have to deal with at some point. But, now research is showing that this isn’t the only age-related change in your vision. Studies have revealed that your ability to see color also declines in old […]

Many American Adults Have Vision Problems but Do Nothing

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We’re living in the golden age of health. Now, more than ever, people are concerned about their health and physical well-being. This isn’t to say that the concept of health is in any way new (just look at how far back Traditional Chinese Medicine dates), but the way we take care of ourselves sure has […]

Is Cataract Surgery the Right Choice?

Is Cataract Surgery the Right Choice?

Do you have cataracts? Are you sick and tired of diminishing vision because of your cataracts? If you said yes to either of these questions, then you must be one of the many people who are contemplating cataract surgery. But like any surgery, you might find yourself asking whether it’s the right choice for you. […]

Eye Conditions That Can Be Addressed with Vision Therapy

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We’ve thrown this stat at our readers more times than we can count, but it’s just such a pertinent one that we’re going to give it to you one more time: Did you know that 80 percent of all learning is visual? We’ve also talked a lot about vision therapy, but what eye conditions can […]

Most Common Vision Impairments Are Correctable

Most Common Vision Impairments Are Correctable

There are a lot of factors that can cause low vision or blindness, from eye diseases to missing nutrients. However, uncorrected refractive errors (UREs) are the leading cause of visual impairments including low vision and blindness. Normally, these refractive errors are caught early on in childhood. When caught, they are easily treatable, most commonly with […]

Common Eye Problems in Preschoolers: Part 2

Common Eye Problems in Preschoolers: Part 2

Welcome to part two of our mini-series on common eye problems in preschoolers.  In part one, we outlined three of the most common eye conditions your preschool may be subject to developing: amblyopia (lazy eye), hyperopia (farsightedness) and myopia (nearsightedness). Eye problems in preschoolers are even more stressful than eye problems in adults. Today, we’re […]

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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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