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Your Eyes Might Need Therapy

Your Eyes Might Need Therapy

When it comes to correcting vision, we’re largely used to thinking in terms of glasses, contacts, or even surgery. However, some problems may need a slightly different technique. Do your eyes need therapy? A growing movement of optometrists have begun to extensively dabble in vision training – a branch of alternative medicine that includes eye […]

Why Is Vision Therapy a Controversial Topic?

Why Is Vision Therapy a Controversial Topic?

Vision therapy: sounds like a good idea, right? After all, at Rebuild Your Vision, we’re all about improving your vision naturally, and if this type of therapy can help with other ailments, too, what’s not to love? Unfortunately, for some people, it’s not that simple. Vision therapy is much more controversial than you may have […]

How to Choose the Right Eye Doctor

How to Choose the Right Eye Doctor

Making a trip to the eye doctor may seem like a daunting and perhaps unnecessary chore. However, early detection is the best way to prevent eye diseases from developing. If you choose the right eye doctor, those yearly visits won’t seem as bad. Having regular eye exams is important for keeping your eyes healthy. The […]

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 […]

Early Eyes: Strabismus and Amblyopia in Children

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We spend an awful lot of time on this site talking about what happens to aging eyes. As older folks, to put it nicely, that’s something we can either sympathize with or worry about. However, for many people, the degenerating vision that comes along with age (presbyopia) isn’t really a looming issue. Or well, it might be, […]

Can Vision Therapy Help Children with Math Problems?

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Proficient math skills are a necessity of everyday life and an essential part of any child’s development. Without good basic math skills, adult life has the potential to be more difficult than it needs to be. Unfortunately, the percentage of people with lower than average math skills is very high in the United States and […]

Can Dark Therapy Rebuild Vision?

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Can you believe that sitting in a dark room for several days could improve your vision? It seems a little crazy, but some researchers in Canada have found that it may just work! Although it seems illogical to some, many experts are saying, “Of course!” In complete darkness, your eyes will be resting much more […]

Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism Explained

Myopia, Hyperopia and Astigmatism Explained

The names of eye conditions can sometimes be confusing, not to mention completely baffling when it comes to understanding what each condition means. Your eye doctor may have diagnosed you with one, but what does it mean? When it comes to nearsightedness, farsightedness, and astigmatism, most people aren’t quite sure of the differences. If you’re […]

6 Surprising Benefits Playing Video Games Can Have on the Eyes

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Playing video games is a favorite pastime for teens and adults alike. Whether it’s taking down the opposing team through fighting games like Call of Duty or racing your friends in Mario Kart, video games seemingly offer something for every interest. However, most parents and teachers push young people away from playing video games as […]

How to Naturally Improve Poor Vision Caused by Astigmatism

Ways You Can Naturally Improve Poor Vision Caused by Astigmatism

We don’t get to choose the features we are born with. Some of us are born with nearly perfect vision, while some of us are born with refractive errors that get in the way of our day to day activities. But how can you improve poor vision caused by astigmatism? Unfortunately, we’re always taught that […]

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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