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Eye Exercises for Farsightedness

Eye Exercises for Farsightedness

Are you tired of squinting to read the menu at a restaurant? Or when reading the incoming text messages from your kids? You’re not alone; up to 10 percent of Americans suffer from this eye condition. Not being able to see things in front of you clearly is inconvenient and irritating. Luckily, you don’t have […]

How to Improve the Health of the Retina

How to Improve the Health of the Retina

The retina is one of the most vital parts of your vision system. It is a layer of tissue located at the rear of your eye that senses light and relays those images to your brain. Damage or deterioration of your retina can result in many different eye conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, […]

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes Image

We all know alcohol can affect our bodies negatively, and these effects can be both short and long term. We are told to never drink and drive when we are in grade school. We’ve also seen the havoc too much alcohol can wreak on our liver later in life, if we aren’t careful. But doe […]

10 Common Eye Problems for Kids that Parents Might Miss

10 Common Eye Problems for Kids that Parents Might Miss

When it comes to our children, we all strive to make sure they are living as happy and carefree a life as possible. While we make sure we get them in for their yearly physicals and dental appointments, a lot of parents stop there. After all, who wants to add another appointment to the schedule, […]

Back to School: Identifying Students with Vision Impairments

Back to School: Identifying Students with Vision Impairments

Winter break is over, already! The holidays seem to have flown by. As we usher in a new semester, it’s time to get our kids back into their school routines. As we buy pencils, glue sticks and notebooks to get them learning-ready, we can’t forget the most important thing this year: getting their eyes checked. […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Astigmatism?

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Astigmatism Image

What does it mean to have “normal” eyes? Typically, normal shaped eyes means that the cornea, which is the clear, outer window of your eye, curves equally in vertical and horizontal directions. These directions resemble the patterns of the stitches on a baseball. However, if you have astigmatism, your eyes won’t have that shape. How […]

Can 3-D Movies Identify Vision Problems?

Can 3-D Movies Identify Vision Problems?

With all the 3-D movies being made in the last couple of years, many people started wondering if viewing these movies could be harmful to your vision. The perception that they may harm your vision came about because many people have reported experiencing headaches, dizziness, and nausea after viewing a 3-D film. However, these symptoms […]

The Eye Damaging Effects of Decorative Contact Lenses

Decorative contact lenses can damage your eyes if they aren't properly prescribed.

Decorative contact lenses allow you to change your eye color and are often used as everyday fashion accessories. They are also often used as  temporary decorations, like to make your eyes look creepy for Halloween. You may pick some up at your local costume store or order them from an online retailer.People wear them for […]

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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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