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4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

4 Ways to Protect and Improve Your Child’s Eyesight

It’s probably not controversial to call early childhood an important, formative period. After all, it’s where we develop the basis of our personalities and habits, our likes and our dislikes. It’s also an important period where we lay the foundation of good or poor health. That’s why it’s so important to pay attention to the […]

Getting Older Doesn’t Mean You Have to Have Poor Vision

Getting Older Doesn’t Mean You Have to Succumb to Poor Vision Image

You’re starting to feel the aches and pains of getting older and you’re wondering how to prevent your eyes from being the next body part to lose its youth. Rest assured that there are tons of ways to keep your vision, along with the rest of your body, in top shape. Old age and poor […]

The Best Macular Degeneration Vitamins

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Have you been diagnosed with macular degeneration? You’re far from alone, as it’s estimated that almost 11 million people in the United States suffer from this disease. While scientists are working on finding a cure, they aren’t quite there yet. Luckily, there are things you can do to prevent and holistically treat age-related macular degeneration […]

How to Prevent Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Macular Degeneration

The Big Three: Protecting Your Vision Against Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Macular Degeneration

There are a lot of vision disorders that can affect our eyesight and our overall eye health. However, very few affect our eyes like the Big Three do. Glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration are the most popular vision conditions that develop as we age. Unfortunately, the Big Three are extremely prevalent in our society. It’s […]

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, […]

Many American Adults Have Vision Problems but Do Nothing

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We’re living in the golden age of health. Now, more than ever, people are concerned about their health and physical well-being. This isn’t to say that the concept of health is in any way new (just look at how far back Traditional Chinese Medicine dates), but the way we take care of ourselves sure has […]

Is Broccoli the New Carrot? Fighting AMD for Healthier Vision

Is Broccoli the New Carrot? Fighting AMD for Healthier Vision

For years, parents all over the world have been hammering it into our heads to eat all of our carrots if we want perfect vision. They weren’t completely wrong. Carrots are a superfood when it comes to maintaining healthy vision. But is there a food that may be even better than carrots? Should you turn […]

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 […]

Being Proactive to Protect Against Macular Degeneration

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 light-sensitive […]

5 Steps to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

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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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