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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. […]

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? 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 hormone levels may be the underlying […]

Contact Lens Irritations and Vision Damaging Risks

Contact Lens Irritations and Vision Damaging Risks

In most cases, soft contact lenses are extremely comfortable to wear, even when first used. However, there are times that contact lens discomfort can occur. While they are usually not serious, it’s important to be aware of contact lens irritations and when they may put your vision at risk. Symptoms of Contact Lens Discomfort There […]

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, […]

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 […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Diabetics

Best Eye Vitamins for Diabetics

Diabetes is a condition that is the direct result of having an excessive amount of glucose in the blood. This excess can affect many different areas of your body, including the eyes. It has been reported that conditions of the eyes that are directly related to diabetes are the leading cause of blindness in adults […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Glaucoma

Best Eye Vitamins for Glaucoma

Glaucoma is a serious eye condition that needs to be diagnosed by an eye care specialist. But, even though the eye doctor can recommend several treatment options to help those suffering from glaucoma, you can also take steps on your own to treat (or better yet, prevent) glaucoma. For such a common but devastating problem, […]

Natural Ways to Lower Eye Pressure

Natural Ways to Lower Eye Pressure

If you’ve been diagnosed with glaucoma or high pressure in your eyes, you’re not alone; glaucoma is, unfortunately, a very common eye disease that affects the aging population. About three million Americans have glaucoma, but only half are aware of it. Untreated, glaucoma can lead to blindness (it is, in fact, the second leading cause […]

Can the Visually Impaired Learn to Drive Safely?

Can the Visually Impaired Learn to Drive Safely?

It can be hard for visually impaired people to retain their independence when their vision problems make it unsafe for them to drive. They must rely on family, friends, and neighbors to take them wherever they need to go, and that can be an inconvenience to both the visually impaired person and the people who […]

Do You Know Your Family’s Eye Health History?

Do You Know Your Family's Eye Health History?

Most people recognize the importance of knowing their family medical history. But, do you know that you should also be aware of your family’s eye health history? There are some eye ailments that you are more likely to suffer from if you have had a family member with the condition. Some conditions that increase your […]

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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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