Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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 […]

Are You at Risk of the 3 Most Common Aging Vision Problems?

Are You at Risk of the 3 Most Common Aging Vision Problems?

Advancing years can make the body feel a little bit less than what it used to be. That eagle eye vision you were once so proud of may start to fade, and you may find yourself wearing glasses more often than you did before. Aging vision problems can make life uncomfortable. The more you know […]

Watch Your Weight for Healthy Eyes

Watch Your Weight for Healthy Eyes

It’s a long-known problem: obesity has reached epidemic rates in many countries. Despite recent programs and educational initiatives, obesity remains stubbornly sky-high. According to the CDC, over a third of American adults are currently classified as obese. But how does your weight affect your eyes? Not only is it widespread, but obesity also has devastating […]

Foods to Avoid in the Hunt for Healthier Eyes

Foods to Avoid in the Hunt for Healthier Eyes

If you’ve been through a few other articles on this site, you’re probably familiar with a few eye nutrition facts. Green, leafy vegetables can help protect your eyes from excess UV light, omega-3 acids help stimulate tear production, and so on. Unfortunately, that particular knife cuts both ways. A healthy diet can do wonders for […]

Does Your Poor Eye Health Affect Your Travel Plans?

Does Your Poor Eye Health Affect Your Travel Plans?

If your poor vision keeps you from traveling far from home, you’re not alone. Many people with poor and low vision prefer to stick to their routines. This is especially difficult in the summer months when it seems like everyone is out there traveling. So what can you do if your eye health affects your […]

Better Vision Can Lead to a Longer Life

Better Vision Can Lead to a Longer Life

Let’s face it: most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about when they will die. Most of us also have the goal of living as long as possible. When we’re young and healthy, we tend not to worry too much about our health in old age. More accurately, we don’t want to think […]

The Starchy Food Debate: Is It Bad for Eyesight?

The Starchy Food Debate: Is It Bad for Eyesight?

We talk a lot about nutrition here at Rebuild Your Vision. This discussion mostly centers around foods that we know are good for the eyes. Take leafy greens, for instance. They are known for being vision powerhouses because they contain specialized pigments that can reduce the amount of stress aging eyes experience. This lowers your […]

Antioxidants for Eye Health

Antioxidants for Eye Health

People looking to maintain their vision are turning to high-tech therapies more and more frequently. Laser surgery, telescopic implants, and even artificial eyes are all treatments of tomorrow and are becoming more refined and common as technology develops and improves. However, all that progress doesn’t mean that we should ignore more low-tech solutions. Eye exercises […]

How Antioxidants Can Delay Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Benefits of Antioxidants in Delaying Age-Related Macular Degeneration

Eleven million people in the U.S. alone suffer from age-related macular degeneration (AMD). By 2050, this number will double. AMD is one of the primary factors responsible for destroying vision in middle age, and too few people take action to stop or prevent the process. But what can you do to prevent this disorder? Can […]

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 […]

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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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