Age-Related Macular Degeneration

How Increased Vision Problems Affect Health Care Costs

Save Your Vision Naturally: How Increased Vision Problems Affect Health Care Costs

According to the World Health Organization, over 2.2 billion people currently suffer from vision impairment or blindness. More importantly, out of those 2.2 billion, one billion could save their vision naturally if their problems had been addressed sooner. The vast majority of these people experiencing vision issues are over 50, and as our population continues […]

The Importance of Age-Related Eye Disease Studies

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Even the healthiest people are no match for the war against aging. It causes your body to change, abilities to decrease, and mind to slow down. Your eyes are no exception; there are many age-related eye diseases that everyone is at risk for. People over the age of 50 are especially vulnerable, which is why […]

Aging Vision Rate Rapidly Increasing in the U.S.

Aging Vision Rate Rapidly Increasing in the U.S.

Age-related eye diseases, such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and glaucoma, are becoming more prevalent each year. The number of people affected by these aging vision problems continues to grow. According to the CDC, approximately 20.5 million people over the age of 40 in the U.S. have cataracts. Experts expect this number will increase to 30 […]

Can Your Wild Lifestyle Lead to Vision Problems?

Can Your Wild Lifestyle Lead to Vision Problems?

Let’s face it, we’ve all faced the temptation to throw another one back or join our coworkers for a smoke break. On top of that, it’s hard for many of us to find the motivation to hit the gym before or after a long day of work. However, if your lifestyle includes drinking a lot, […]

AMD Occurring Earlier Than Previously Thought

AMD Occurring Earlier Than Previously Thought

It’s no secret that vision generally deteriorates with age. This can be due to a variety of reasons, from straining your eyes through overuse to genetic abnormalities. One of these issues is age-related macular degeneration (AMD), a disease that causes vision problems and blindness associated with people over the age of 50. Many people may […]

Top 3 Dangers to Your Eyesight

Top 3 Dangers to Your Eyesight

The choices you make every day have an impact on your eyesight for years to come. Every day, we do things that are not healthy for our eyes.  We eat junk food, we forget our sunglasses, and we continue habits that just aren’t good for us. Just by making better choices, we can prolong our […]

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. The world’s obesity rate has tripled since 1975, which is quite a feat. 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 clear […]

Vision Solutions for Over 60s

Vision Solutions for Over 60s

As you get to around the age of 60, your body will really start to feel the effects of aging. There will be higher risks for contracting health problems that you’ve never experienced before. And, you’ll start to notice that your senses aren’t as good as they once were. This also goes for the eyes. […]

The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

The importance of good vision is often underestimated. Most people wait until they experience problems with their vision to get an exam. At that point, getting an eye exam can be the first step to fixing existing eye problems. And the severity of vision deficits can be prevented if they are caught early by regular […]

Being Proactive to Protect Against Macular Degeneration

How Macular Degeneration Affects Vision Image

It’s estimated that more than 1.8 million Americans over the age of 40 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 […]

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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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