Food For Your Eyes

A healthy diet isn’t only important to have a healthy body; what you eat also affects your vision. These articles delve into the eye health benefits and risks of our daily diets. From the foods highest in vision improving nutrients, minerals, and vitamins, to the eyesight-hindering highly processed foods that are so convenient, we talk about what you should and shouldn’t consume if you want to keep your eyes and vision healthy.

The Worst Foods for Your Eyes

The Worst Foods for Your Eyes

We’re all well aware that what we eat affects how our bodies function. We know the difference between healthy and unhealthy foods. Even if the food pyramid is a relic of the past, we know (usually) how many servings of vegetables we should strive for, that we should try to incorporate protein into our diet, […]

Vitamin Deficiencies and Vision Loss

Vitamin Deficiencies and Vision Loss

No one wants to lose their vision, but unfortunately, sometimes people do. It may be completely out of their control. But what if you were to lose your vision to something completely in your control, like a vitamin deficiency? Vitamin deficiencies are 100 percent preventable; however, they are the leading cause of preventable blindness in […]

Absorption of Nutrients as You Age

Absorption of Nutrients as You Age

There’s no doubt about it: our nutritional needs change as we age. You may have eaten 2,500 calories as an active 25-year-old, but as a sedentary 60-year-old, that’s way too much food. There’s nothing wrong with slowing down as we age, it’s a natural process, but the struggle to get all the necessary nutrients becomes […]

To Heal the Eyes, Look to the Liver

To Heal the Eyes Look to the Liver Image

At first glance, the eyes and liver have about as much in common as milk and champagne. And, if you imbibe too much of the latter, you may be excused for thinking that bubbly’s only link to eyesight is to induce drunken double vision. But according to Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac (author, lecturer, and consultant […]

What Can Vitamin B12 Do for Your Eyes?

What Can Vitamin B12 Do for Your Eyes?

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been on a diet. It could have been to lose weight, to feel younger, or to reduce blood pressure. You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and in terms of health, it couldn’t be truer. But, you probably haven’t dieted for your eyes. In the big world […]

Why Your Eyes Need Vitamin D and Where to Get It

Why Your Eyes Need Vitamin D and Where to Get It

Research from the American Optometric Association discusses how crucial vitamin D is for our eyes, bones, and heart. Having a deficiency can lead to many types of cancers as well as eye conditions. When we think about nutrients for eye health, we often jump to beta-carotene. But, vitamin D is incredibly necessary for eye health […]

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 […]

Vitamins and Nutrients That Help Relieve Stress on Eyes

Vitamins and Nutrients That Help Relieve Stress on Eyes

How does your body feel when you’re stressed? Maybe you’re approaching a deadline you aren’t ready for, or maybe your relationship isn’t where you want it to be. Life is full of stress; the moment you get a grasp on one cause, another one creeps up. Unfortunately, your body takes a lot of punches when […]

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin A

Everything You Need to Know About Vitamin A

Let’s talk about vitamin A. Vitamin A enjoys a good, but a rather vague reputation – most people are aware that they should probably make sure to eat enough of it, but an awful lot of them aren’t entirely sure why. And in most cases, this is enough. Vitamin A is indeed good for you […]

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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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