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Are You at Risk of the 3 Most Common Aging Vision Problems?

Are You at Risk of the 3 Most Common Aging Vision Problems?

Advancing years can make the body feel a little bit less than what it used to be. That eagle eye vision you were once so proud of may start to fade, and you may find yourself wearing glasses more often than you did before. Aging vision problems can make life uncomfortable. The more you know […]

Can Eyes Get Sunburned?

Can Eyes Get Sunburned?

Exposure to the ultraviolet (UV) rays of the sun or artificial sources, like a tanning bed, can be damaging to your vision. The risk of sunburn on your skin and eyes is high. However, your eyes do not get sunburned the same way your skin does. They will not turn pink or red or become […]

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 […]

Aging Eyes: Vision Changes to Watch Out for as You Grow Older

Aging Eyes: Vision Changes to Watch out for as You Grow Older

Deny it all you like, but we’re all getting older. While you may be able to convince casual acquaintances and dating websites that you are eternally 29, you won’t be able to fool your eyes. While you’ll undoubtedly have friends who can maintain their 20/20 vision well beyond regular years (or claim that they can), […]

All About Glutathione

All About Glutathione

Ah, another free radical fighting antioxidant that is difficult to pronounce! Glutathione is an important antioxidant commonly found in animals, plants, fungi and several types of bacteria. This powerhouse nutrient is the queen and king of all antioxidants. With its amazing healing powers like supporting metabolic detoxification, reducing oxidative stress, and maximizing immune system functions, […]

June Is Cataract Awareness Month

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It’s Cataract Awareness Month! Did you know that more than half of all Americans will develop cataracts by age 80? In fact, cataract surgery is the most frequently performed surgical procedure in the United States. There are more than 1.5 million procedures performed each year. What are cataracts and why do so many Americans develop […]

Summer Eating: Seasonal Foods that Boost Vision

Summer Eating: Seasonal Foods that Boost Vision

Summer is right around the corner! I bet you’re all looking forward to long, hot, sunny days, hanging out in the backyard or park and of course, barbecues! Summertime cuisine is quite possibly the best of the year: hamburgers, every kind of salad imaginable, ice cream, crazy colorful and tasty fruits and veggies. While some […]

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 […]

Facts About Cataracts: The Leading Cause of Blindness in Seniors

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Cataracts are the leading cause of blindness for those 55 and older worldwide, according to the Center for Disease Control. More than half of Americans over the age of 75 have some degree of cataract formation in their eyes. With so many people experiencing the effects of this eye condition, it is even more important […]

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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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