Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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 […]

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 and decrease health care costs if their problems had been addressed sooner. The vast majority of these people experiencing vision issues are over 50, […]

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 […]

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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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