Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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. Just by making better choices, we can prolong our healthy eyesight. Three of the top dangers to your eyesight are diet, sun exposure, and smoking. By understanding the […]

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. America’s obesity rate has grown to nearly 40 percent in the last few years. 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 […]

New Year’s Resolution: Healthier Eyes

New Year's Resolution: Healthier Eyes

Happy New Year! Congratulations to one and all for making it through another year. Now, let’s talk resolutions. We don’t all make them, but an awful lot of us do. Forty percent of all Americans are estimated to set goals every year, most of which are related to health or exercise. Losing weight is statistically […]

The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

The importance of good vision is difficult to underestimate. 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. But the severity of vision deficits can be prevented if they are caught early by […]

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. […]

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

How Macular Degeneration Affects Vision Image

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 […]

5 Steps to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

Prevent Macular Degeneration Image

Did you know that 13 million Americans suffer from age-related macular degeneration? The baby boomer generation is beginning to age so this number will continue to rise. But the good news is there are things you can be doing to prevent macular degeneration. Some early signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are unexplained shadowy areas, […]

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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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