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.

What We Eat Now Affects Our Health – and Eyes – Later

What We Eat Now Affects Our Health – and Eyes – Later

The media these days obsesses over telling us about the latest new health trends. It’s impossible to avoid the fact that what we put in our bodies directly impacts our overall health. If you’ve been to Rebuild Your Vision before, you know we talk about it all the time! You know that you can develop […]

Nutrition in Vision: Try a Local Diet

Nutrition in Vision: Try a Local Diet

It’s no secret that fruit and vegetables are good for you because of their many beneficial nutrients. But did you know that produce that is locally grown is even better for you than what you may typically find in the supermarket? Not just better for your overall health, but a local diet even has major […]

Can the Occasional Drink Make Your Eyes Stronger?

Can the Occasional Drink Make Your Eyes Stronger?

We’re always looking for new ways to boost our eye health, or watching out for lifestyle habits that can impact our vision. And when a new study emerges that proves one of our “bad habits” is actually good for us, then that’s cause for celebration! It’s a little known fact that the occasional glass of […]

How a Healthy Diet Can Improve Blurry Night Vision

How a Healthy Diet Can Improve Blurry Night Vision

There can be several underlying causes of blurry vision at night. One of the best ways to address the problem is to first find out why you are experiencing blurry vision. It could be cataracts, diabetic retinopathy, myopia, astigmatism or some other eye ailment. After learning the underlying cause, it is easier to address the […]

Can Obesity Be a Factor in Poor Vision Health?

Can Obesity Be a Factor in Poor Vision Health?

In recent years, obesity has been a huge problem for many developed nations. America’s obesity rate has grown to nearly 40 percent in the last few years. As the years go by, obesity rates seem to keep climbing. At the same time, the amount of obesity-related diseases, like heart disease, also increases. While it is […]

A Christmas Feast: Is What You Eat Affecting Your Eyesight?

A Christmas Feast: Is What You Eat Affecting Your Eyesight?

‘Tis the season to gather and celebrate. Christmas is a great time of celebration… and food! A time to ignore your diet and just enjoy the many treats and feasts that go with the holiday. After all, we can always make up for it when it comes time for New Year’s resolutions, right? But what […]

Omega Fatty Acids and Eye Health

Omega Fatty Acids and Vision Health

I know what you are thinking – fatty acids? How can fats be any good for my health or my eyes? Contrary to common beliefs, some fat is actually necessary for you to be healthy. This goes for your eyes, too! As we’ve discussed before, there is such a thing as good fat, and one perfect example […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Smokers

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As you age, your eyes will begin to deteriorate, causing your vision to become impaired. When you’re a smoker, this deterioration happens much quicker. However, taking vitamin supplements for the eyes can help to slow the deterioration process and restore good health. Many of the vitamins that promote eye health also have antioxidants that will […]

Beneficial Foods That Help Improve Eyesight

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Wine anyone? For once, one of our bad habits may actually benefit our eyes. Red wine, taken in moderation, contains quercetin which is a strong antioxidant. You don’t drink? Apples, grapes, cherries, oranges, and onions also contain quercetin. Macular degeneration can be prevented or slowed by this extraordinary antioxidant. Consider adding a glass of red […]

How to Know If Your Eye Vitamins Are Working

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You are what you eat, as the old saying goes. You probably grew up being told to take your vitamins every morning because they were good for you. But, once you take them, how do you know what they’re really doing?  Now that you’re older and get to choose your vitamins, an eye vitamin or supplement […]

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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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