Cataracts

Did you know that cataracts are the leading cause of blindness in people over the age of 55? Or that more than half of all Americans will develop cataracts by age 80? Check out these articles to learn more facts about cataracts and how you can prevent them from taking over your vision.

Cataracts and Your Diet

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By 2050, it’s expected that over 45 million Americans will have cataracts. This lens-clouding eye disease is one of the leading causes of blindness. But, it’s a disease that we can prevent and treat. Surely you’ve heard the saying, “you are what you eat.” Researchers at Oxford University in London have found that while this […]

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 […]

10 Surprising Things You Didn’t Know About Cataracts

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It’s likely that you know someone suffering from cataracts. This eye disease is so common around the world, it affects each of us in some way. Perhaps you currently have perfect vision. You may be wondering why you need to learn about cataracts when you have healthy eyes. Unfortunately, everyone is at risk for developing […]

How to Prevent Cataracts Naturally

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Let’s get some bad news out of the way first. If you have eyes, you are at risk of developing cataracts at some point in your life. It’s a natural part of aging. Your eyes become overused and tired. But this doesn’t have to be a metaphorical death sentence for your eyesight. The good news […]

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 […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Cataracts

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About 17 percent of Americans aged 40 years or older develop cataracts in one or both eyes. By the time they hit 80 years old, that number jumps to about 50 percent. Over half of all seniors in western countries have had some type of experience with cataracts. Whether they currently have cataracts or had […]

5 Ways to Prevent Cloudy Vision from Cataracts

5 Ways to Prevent Cloudy Vision from Cataracts

Did you know that by the age of 80, half of Americans will have cataracts? That’s a 50/50 chance that you, reader, will get cataracts if you don’t already have them. The number of people with cataracts grows with every passing year. According to the organization Prevent Blindness, by the year 2020 there will be over […]

Is Cataract Surgery the Right Choice?

Is Cataract Surgery the Right Choice?

Do you have cataracts? Are you sick and tired of diminishing vision because of your cataracts? If you said yes to either of these questions, then you must be one of the many people who are contemplating cataract surgery. But unlike any surgery, you find yourself asking if it’s the right choice for you. Surgery […]

Is There a Connection Between Cholesterol and Cataracts?

Is There a Connection Between Cholesterol and Cataracts?

Everyone knows that cholesterol is bad for the overall health of the body. High cholesterol levels can contribute to the development of atherosclerosis (the hardening and narrowing of the arteries) which makes a person more likely to suffer a heart attack or a stroke. It’s so extremely important to keep cholesterol levels down to help […]

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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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