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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 […]

Eye Exercises 101: Do They Really Work?

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Have you ever been told to exercise at least 30 minutes every day? Doctors recommend it for their patients; teachers enforce it with their students. Physical activity is important for the body’s muscles to stay strong and agile. And after every workout, you need to follow up with stretching. Well, just like your body, your […]

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 […]

Yoga for Eye Health

Yoga for Eye Health

Our eyes are some of our most used organs. In fact, over half of the brain’s tissues are related to vision. So much of the information our brains get about the world is visual. That means our eyes are critical to how we interpret our surroundings, make decisions, and build perspectives. Our eyes are under […]

9 Steps to Prevent Age-Related Macular Degeneration

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Your vision and eye health are vulnerable to many different diseases as you age. Cancer, glaucoma, and cataracts can all impair your eyesight and require strenuous treatments. However, the number one cause of vision impairment in later years is age-related macular degeneration (AMD). For 2.1 million Americans each year, this gradual disease damages the macula […]

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 […]

Exercising for Eye Health

Exercising for Eye Health

There’s no doubt that exercise will benefit your overall health. Staying active can prevent a myriad of illnesses and diseases. It can ward off obesity, heart disease, arthritis, help lower blood sugar levels in diabetics and lower your risk of back pain. Did you know that exercising regularly can also directly impact your eye health? […]

Testing Low Vision Driving Abilities Through Simulation

Testing Low Vision Driving Abilities Through Simulation

For those experiencing the effects of diminishing and low vision, driving can easily become one of the most difficult elements of everyday life. This can be especially trying for those dealing with central vision loss, or a blind area in their central vision. Vision researchers in the Netherlands have recently published the results of a […]

Going for a Run, or Even a Brisk Walk, Can Improve Your Vision

Going for a Run or Even a Brisk Walk Can Improve Your Vision

Having healthy eyes means having a healthy body, right? Everything in our body is connected, so maintaining our overall health is just as important as caring for our eyes. In fact, when you care for your eyesight through your dietary habits, you’re inevitably doing good things for the rest of your body as it needs […]

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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