Vision Conditions and Diseases

Many eyes diseases like glaucoma and cataracts can lead to complete and permanent blindness, but people often disregard common eye conditions like astigmatism and presbyopia as major threats. The articles here talk about the dangers of some of today’s most common eye problems and how you can take precautions and steps to improve eye health naturally.

Tricks to Improve Night Vision

Tricks to Improve Night Vision

Some animals, like cats and owls, can see quite perfectly at night. Unfortunately for us humans, we were not given the same type of sight no matter how much we like to stay up into the wee hours. Humans have day vision, meaning we see more clearly during the day when lots of light is […]

Are You at Risk of the 3 Most Common Aging Vision Problems?

Are You at Risk of the 3 Most Common Aging Vision Problems?

Advancing years can make the body feel a little bit less than what it used to be. That eagle eye vision you were once so proud of may start to fade, and you may find yourself wearing glasses more often than you did before. Aging vision problems can make life uncomfortable. The more you know […]

Watch Your Weight for Healthy Eyes

Watch Your Weight for Healthy Eyes

It’s a long-known problem: obesity has reached epidemic rates in many countries. Despite recent programs and educational initiatives, obesity remains stubbornly sky-high. According to the CDC, over a third of American adults are currently classified as obese. But how does your weight affect your eyes? Not only is it widespread, but obesity also has devastating […]

Early Detection and Prevention of Glaucoma

Early Detection and Prevention of Glaucoma

Something you may not have thought about before is your risk for developing glaucoma. If you’re a regular Rebuild Your Vision reader, you’ve heard us talk about this disease before, but if you’re young, you probably haven’t given it too much thought.  It’s true –  younger readers aren’t really at risk of developing glaucoma in […]

5 Vitamins a Day to Keep Macular Degeneration at Bay

5 Vitamins a Day to Keep Macular Degeneration at Bay

Perhaps you are reading this because an aging parent currently suffering from macular degeneration has been urging you to look into eye vitamins that can help preserve vision, or maybe an optometrist has already diagnosed you with the signs that lead to advanced macular degeneration. Changing your diet and taking vitamins every day to remedy […]

Does Your Poor Eye Health Affect Your Travel Plans?

Does Your Poor Eye Health Affect Your Travel Plans?

If your poor vision keeps you from traveling far from home, you’re not alone. Many people with poor and low vision prefer to stick to their routines. This is especially difficult in the summer months when it seems like everyone is out there traveling. So what can you do if your eye health affects your […]

Aging Eyes: Vision Changes to Watch Out for as You Grow Older

Aging Eyes: Vision Changes to Watch out for as You Grow Older

Deny it all you like, but we’re all getting older. While you may be able to convince casual acquaintances and dating websites that you are eternally 29, you won’t be able to fool your eyes. While you’ll undoubtedly have friends who can maintain their 20/20 vision well beyond regular years (or claim that they can), […]

Normal-Tension Glaucoma: What’s the Difference?

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If you’ve been a longtime reader of Rebuild Your Vision, you’ve likely read plenty about glaucoma. Glaucoma is actually a group of diseases normally caused by high intraocular pressure. However, normal-tension glaucoma is not quite the same thing. So what is this more obscure form of the disease?  As the name suggests, normal-tension glaucoma is […]

A Demonstration on Nearsightedness

Demonstration on Nearsightedness

When we start noticing changes in vision, especially drastic changes, it’s a pretty common response to head to the eye doctor to see what’s up. One of the most common problems people seek help for is blurry vision. This is such a common issue that happens so often, but do we really understand it? We […]

June Is Cataract Awareness Month

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It’s Cataract Awareness Month! Did you know that more than half of all Americans will develop cataracts by age 80? In fact, cataract surgery is the most frequently performed surgical procedure in the United States. There are more than 1.5 million procedures performed each year. What are cataracts and why do so many Americans develop […]

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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