Vision Problems

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 age. […]

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 unlike any surgery, you find yourself asking if it’s the right choice for you. Surgery […]

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 (URE) 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 Pre-schoolers: Part 2

Common Eye Problems in Pre-schoolers: Part 2

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

Improved Vision for Hockey Players

Improved Vision for Hockey Players

Depending on where you live, you may or may not have realized the unprecedented growth of hockey as a youth sport. More and more hockey leagues are popping up all over the country. Many of these kids have big dreams of playing in the NHL. After all, what young player wouldn’t dream of hoisting the […]

New Hope for Elderly People with Eye Diseases

New Hope for Elderly People with Eye Diseases

We can lie all we want about our ages and buy all the anti-wrinkle cream in the world, but the truth remains: we all age. Every living creature since the beginning of time has aged. It’s just the process of life. As we age, our bodies begin to wither from the wear and tear of […]

Can Continued Education Lead to Vision Problems?

Can Continued Education Lead to Vision Problems?

If you have trouble seeing objects in the distance, but see them perfectly fine up close, you likely have a condition called myopia. The condition is pretty common, but the reasons behind it are varied. In fact, according to a recent study, it’s possible that the severity of your myopia has a lot to do […]

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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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