Being Proactive to Protect Against Macular Degeneration

How Macular Degeneration Affects Vision Image

It’s estimated that more than 14 million Americans have symptoms of age-related macular degeneration, often called AMD. But, many people don’t know what this disease is and how macular degeneration affects vision. The macula is the part of the retina that the light-sensitive cells of the eye are located. Macular degeneration occurs when these light-sensitive […]

The Best Glaucoma Vitamins

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As one of the leading causes of blindness in people over the age of 60, glaucoma prevention deserves your attention. Not only is it common among the aging population, but it’s more common among African Americans than other ethnicities. And, if you’ve recently had eye surgery, you’re more prone to getting it. For such a […]

The Best Cataracts Vitamins

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Cataracts are not a disease to put on the back burner and worry about later. Yes, over half of all Americans over 80 years old have this disease. However, it also affects younger adults, especially those that fall into certain high-risk groups. This includes people that have been exposed to radiation, people 50 years or […]

The Importance of Age-Related Eye Disease Studies

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Even the healthiest people are no match for the war against aging. It causes your body to change, abilities to decrease, and mind to slow down. Your eyes are no exception; there are many age-related eye diseases that everyone is at risk for. People over the age of 50 are especially vulnerable, which is why […]

Children’s First Eye Test – How Young Is Too Young?

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It’s that time of year again, leaves are falling, and pumpkin spice lattes are finally available. As a parent, you might be packing lunches or sending your little ones off to school for the first time. Or, you could be staying home with your baby as a new parent. No matter what age your child […]

16 Tips to Keep Your Vision Healthy

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We have always been told about the importance of taking care of our eyes, from the time we were very young. I mean, who doesn’t remember their mom saying “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes”? The trouble is that too often it is not much more than a lecture with little guidance. Now, […]

Presbyopia (Aging Eyes) and Driving

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Sadly, it’s an unavoidable fact that as we age, most of us will have trouble with our vision. This becomes even more evident when it comes to aging eyes and driving. Do you remember how excited you were when you got your first driver’s license? You went through all the training, passed the vision test, […]

7 Tips to Relieve Eye Strain

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Life today is full of stress. You may feel like you’re always rushing from work to the train to home to the gym and then back again. Between running from one place to another, we pull out our smartphones. We’re either checking emails, messages, or playing games to pass the time. You may be staring […]

3 Unconventional Ways to Improve Your Vision

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If you’re not interested in wearing glasses, contacts, or getting surgery, you aren’t alone. Sometimes, it seems like those are the only options for improving your vision. What they don’t tell you is there are many natural and sometimes unconventional things to try first. Here are some unconventional ways to improve your vision that you […]

Omega-3: Fat That’s Good for Your Health & Eyes

Omega-3: Fat That’s Good for Your Health & Eyes Image

Just like cars that need oil, our bodies are intricate machines that need fatty acids to run well. Yes, you heard me right! This is one fat that is not only good for your body but is essential for your body to work the way it’s supposed to. Omega-3s are one of these essential fatty […]

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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