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What You Need to Know About Vision Loss in Seniors

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New figures from the U.S. Census show that by 2030 – when the first baby boomers reach 84 –all baby boomers will be over the age of 65. That means more than 20 percent of the population will be over 65, compared to only 13 percent today. If you’re not yet quite at senior age, […]

Beneficial Foods That Help Improve Eyesight

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Wine anyone? For once, one of our bad habits may actually benefit our eyes. Red wine, taken in moderation, contains quercetin which is a strong antioxidant. You don’t drink? Apples, grapes, cherries, oranges, and onions also contain quercetin. Macular degeneration can be prevented or slowed by this extraordinary antioxidant. Consider adding a glass of red […]

How to Know If Your Eye Vitamins Are Working

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You are what you eat, as the old saying goes. You probably grew up being told to take your vitamins every morning because they were good for you. But, once you take them, how do you know what they’re really doing?  Now that you’re older and get to choose your vitamins, an eye vitamin or supplement […]

What Is 20/20 Vision?

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When we describe having perfect vision, we usually use term “20/20”. What does it mean to have 20/20 vision? Do people who have it also truly have perfect vision? And, is it the only metric for vision we should be relying on? In this article, we’ll discuss what 20/20 vision is and ways you can […]

Cataracts and Your Diet

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By 2050, it’s expected that over 45 million Americans will have cataracts. This lens-clouding eye disease is one of the leading causes of blindness. But, it’s a disease that we can prevent and treat. Surely you’ve heard the saying, “you are what you eat.” Researchers at Oxford University in London have found that while this […]

The Secret to Better Night Vision

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As we enter into fall, the days are getting shorter and shorter. The evenings spent at the park with your kids are coming to their annual end. And, we all start turning our porch lights on earlier. As nights become longer, your low-light vision gets used more often. Those with poor night vision can struggle […]

How Eye Vitamins Work

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When we are children our parents start out telling us to take our vitamins. When asked why, they reply that they are good for us. However, most parents couldn’t tell you exactly what vitamins do in our bodies. More specifically, they couldn’t tell you how eye vitamins work. As parents, we know that vitamins and minerals […]

16 Tips to Keep Your Vision Healthy

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We have always been told about the importance of taking care of our eyes, from the time we were very young. I mean, who doesn’t remember their mom saying “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes”? The trouble is that too often it is not much more than a lecture with little guidance. Now, […]

Presbyopia (Aging Eyes) and Driving

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Sadly, it’s an unavoidable fact that as we age, most of us will have trouble with our vision. This becomes even more evident when it comes to aging eyes and driving. Do you remember how excited you were when you got your first driver’s license? You went through all the training, passed the vision test, […]

Omega-3: Fat That’s Good for Your Health & Eyes

Omega-3: Fat That’s Good for Your Health & Eyes Image

Just like cars that need oil, our bodies are intricate machines that need fatty acids to run well. Yes, you heard me right! This is one fat that is not only good for your body, but is essential for your body to work the way it’s supposed to. Omega-3s are one of these essential fatty […]

An A-Z Guide to the Best Nutrients for Your Eyes

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What you eat and how you nourish your body can help you improve your vision and your overall health. Having enough of certain nutrients for your eyes through diet or supplements can help improve your vision. You can even protect against macular degeneration, reduce your risk for glaucoma, and enhance your night vision. In this […]

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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