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.

What You Need to Know About Vision Loss in Seniors

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New figures from the U.S. Census show that by 2030 – when the first baby boomers reach 84 –all baby boomers will be over the age of 65. That means more than 20 percent of the population will be over 65, compared to only 13 percent today. If you’re not yet quite at senior age, […]

The Many Ways Aging Can Impact Eyesight

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Just as our bodies age, so do our eyes. The aging process impacts every single part of us, and unfortunately, our eyes are not immune to it. Our eyesight can worsen over time due to little other than the aging process. Year after year, we may need a stronger prescription and new glasses. As the […]

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 […]

Computers and Your Eyes: The Negative Effects

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What does an insurance broker, a nurse, a restaurant server, and a gas station attendant all have in common? All these professions, and more, use a computer to complete at least some of their duties. Many of us are all but glued to the computer all day long! If that’s you, you’re probably not thinking […]

How Macular Degeneration Affects Vision and What You Can Do About It

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It’s estimated that more than 14 million Americans have symptoms of age-related macular degeneration, often called AMD. But, many people don’t know what this disease is and how macular degeneration affects vision. The macula is the part of the retina that the light sensitive cells of the eye are located. Macular degeneration occurs when these […]

The Best Glaucoma Vitamins

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As one of the leading causes of blindness in people over the age of 60, glaucoma prevention deserves your attention. Not only is it common among the aging population, but it’s more common among African Americans than other ethnicities. And, if you’ve recently had eye surgery, you’re more prone to getting it. For such a […]

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 […]

Presbyopia (Aging Eyes) and Driving

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Sadly, it’s an unavoidable fact that as we age, most of us will have trouble with our vision. This becomes even more evident when it comes to aging eyes and driving. Do you remember how excited you were when you got your first driver’s license? You went through all the training, passed the vision test, […]

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 […]

My Eyes Are Becoming Sensitive to Light, Should I Be Concerned?

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Let’s start off by answering our title question right away: yes. Any change, be it sudden or gradual, in your vision is cause for concern. However, there are different degrees to the concern of your eyes becoming more sensitive to light. If you find that your eyes are sensitive to light, should you tear through […]

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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