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.

Is There a Connection Between Cholesterol and Cataracts?

Is There a Connection Between Cholesterol and Cataracts?

High cholesterol is one health issue most people have some sort of connection to. With dietary patterns being what they are these days, many people will suffer from elevated cholesterol levels in their lifetime.  High cholesterol levels can contribute to the development of atherosclerosis (the hardening and narrowing of the arteries). This makes a person […]

The Best Cataract Vitamins

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Here at Rebuild Your Vision, we talk about cataracts a lot. As you know by now, 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 who fall into […]

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 […]

Cataracts and Your Diet

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By the time they turn 75, over half of 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 have found that while this might […]

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.  It is possible […]

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 means that you, the reader, could get cataracts if you don’t already have them. The number of people with cataracts grows with every passing year. It is estimated that there are 25 million Americans who have cataracts. That’s a lot […]

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 like any surgery, you might find yourself asking whether it’s the right choice for you. […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Cataracts

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About one in six Americans 40 years or older have already started developing cataracts in one or both eyes. By the time they hit 75 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 […]

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 […]

Facts About Cataracts: The Leading Cause of Blindness in Seniors

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Cataracts are one of the leading causes of blindness worldwide. More than half of Americans over the age of 80 have some degree of cataract formation in their eyes. With so many people experiencing the effects of this eye condition, it is even more important that you are well-informed about what cataracts do and what […]

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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