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How Increased Vision Problems Affect Health Care Costs

Save Your Vision Naturally: How Increased Vision Problems Affect Health Care Costs

It’s no secret that vision issues are common. 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 have saved their vision naturally if their problems had been addressed sooner. The vast majority of these people experiencing vision […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Glaucoma?

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Glaucoma?

There’s a reason glaucoma has the reputation of being the “sneak thief of sight,” as the loss of vision typically occurs over a long period. And, it’s often only detected when the disease has already become quite advanced. People suffering from glaucoma, unfortunately, don’t have many options, so they may resort to laser eye surgery, […]

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, […]

Men’s Unique Vision Issues

Men's Unique Vision Issues

Are there specific problems when it comes to men’s vision just based on their sex? The truth is that there are. General fluctuations and changes in the male body chemistry affect eyesight at different stages of life. In fact, vision problems will occur due to a variety of reasons. In some cases, insufficient or increased […]

AMD Occurring Earlier Than Previously Thought

AMD Occurring Earlier Than Previously Thought

It’s no secret that vision deteriorates with age. This can be due to many 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 put off worrying […]

Do Contact Lenses Come with Potential Health Risks?

Do Contact Lenses Come with Potential Health Risks?

If you need corrective eyewear to see properly, chances are, you have contact lenses. It’s the lens of choice both for cosmetic and practical reasons. Some people don’t like the look of glasses, while others can’t have external lenses like eyeglasses because of their line of work or hobbies. No matter what the motive, contact […]

Contact Lens Irritations and Vision Damaging Risks

Contact Lens Irritations and Vision Damaging Risks

If you wear contacts, you’ve been there. While most cases of wearing soft contact lenses are relatively uneventful, every so often you have a day where they just don’t feel right. Bad contact days are usually nothing to worry about, but once in a while, it’s a signal that something deeper is going on. It’s […]

5 Steps to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

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Did you know that 19.8 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 do to prevent macular degeneration. Some early signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are unexplained shadowy areas, straight […]

Can You Prevent Glaucoma?

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Macular degeneration takes the lead as the biggest cause of vision loss in America. However, glaucoma is definitely in second place. While there is almost nothing that can be done about macular degeneration, there is hope for those suffering from glaucoma, and, for those at risk for developing glaucoma. Here are a few things you […]

Laser Eye Surgery Can Harm Your Night Vision

Laser Eye Surgery Can Harm Your Night Vision

Millions of people have laser eye surgery, like LASIK, performed to improve their vision every year. For some, the surgery is successful. Their vision improves to the point where they don’t have to wear corrective lenses any longer. For others, the surgery isn’t so successful. While maybe their vision improves slightly, it doesn’t improve enough […]

About the Author

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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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