Age-Related Macular Degeneration

What Can Vitamin B12 Do for Your Eyes?

What Can Vitamin B12 Do for Your Eyes?

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been on a diet. It could have been to lose weight, to feel younger, or to reduce blood pressure. You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and in terms of health, it couldn’t be truer. But, you probably haven’t dieted for your eyes. In the big world […]

9 Steps to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Steps to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration Image

Your vision and eye health are vulnerable to many different diseases as you age. Cancer, glaucoma, and cataracts can all impair your eyesight and require strenuous treatments. However, the number one cause of vision impairment in later years is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). For 2.1 million Americans each year, this gradual disease damages the macula […]

Testing Low Vision Driving Abilities Through Simulation

Testing Low Vision Driving Abilities Through Simulation

For those experiencing the effects of diminishing and low vision, driving can easily become one of the most difficult elements of everyday life. This can be especially trying for those dealing with central vision loss, or a blind area in their central vision. Vision researchers in the Netherlands have recently published the results of a […]

Tips to Prevent Vision Loss in Men

Tips to Prevent Vision Loss in Men

Have we got good news for you men out there, or what? Men are less at risk of developing vision-impairing diseases. According to numerous stats and studies, women tend to lose their vision more than men. Doctors believe the reason for this is because of the hormone changes in women due to various factors in […]

Brightly Colored Vegetables Can Slow Progression of AMD

Brightly Colored Vegetables Can Slow Progression of AMD

Our eyes age just like any other part of the body. Being that sight is one of our most prized senses, this slow descent into worsened vision can be a blow to a lot of us. Poor vision can affect your performance at work. It can affect the way you do your favorite activities. And, […]

How Vision Clinics Help the Aging Vision Population

How Vision Clinics Help the Aging Vision Population

As we age, our risk for vision problems increases. Just look at the array of eye conditions that affect individuals 40 and up, and many more popping up for those 60 and older. Conditions like glaucoma, cataracts, macular degeneration, and retinopathy are all commonly associated with advanced age. For this reason, vision clinics catering specifically to the […]

Daily Vitamin May Reduce Cataract Risk in Men

Daily Vitamin May Reduce Cataract Risk in Men

It’s a well known fact that eyesight tends to deteriorate with age, and cataracts are a major contributing factor. It’s estimated that 68 percent of people over the age of 79 have some degree of cataract formation in their eyes. Cataract risk in men and women also increases with diabetes. While women experience cataracts more […]

New Hope for Elderly People with Eye Diseases

New Hope for Elderly People with Eye Diseases

We can lie all we want about our ages and buy all the anti-wrinkle cream in the world, but the truth remains: we all age. Every living creature since the beginning of time has aged. It’s just the process of life. As we age, our bodies begin to wither from the wear and tear of […]

What Does It Mean to Have Low Vision?

What Does It Mean to Have Low Vision?

Low vision, by definition, is an eye condition often caused by a disease that is not correctable with regular lenses or eyeglasses. As a result, low vision prevents those affected from engaging in their regular daily activities such as reading, cooking, watching television, and more. This condition may even cause loss of income, because this […]

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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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