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Is There a Connection Between Cholesterol and Cataracts?

Is There a Connection Between Cholesterol and Cataracts?

Everyone knows that cholesterol is bad for the overall health of the body. High cholesterol levels can contribute to the development of atherosclerosis (the hardening and narrowing of the arteries). This makes a person more likely to suffer a heart attack or a stroke. It’s so extremely important to keep cholesterol levels down to help […]

New Year’s Resolution: Healthier Eyes

New Year's Resolution: Healthier Eyes

Happy New Year! Congratulations to one and all for making it through another year. Now, let’s talk resolutions. We don’t all make them, but an awful lot of us do. Forty percent of all Americans are estimated to set goals every year, most of which are related to health or exercise. Losing weight is statistically […]

A Simple Way of Understanding How Vision Works

Our Complicated Eyes: A Simple Way of Understanding How Vision Works

Have you ever stopped to wonder how vision works? We talk so much about eyesight and seeing well. But, not about the intricate functions inside the eye. Many people never stop to think about the actual process involved in sight. They just take it for granted that their eyes are doing what they are supposed […]

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, […]

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 […]

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, […]

7 Tips to Relieve Eye Strain

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Life today is full of stress. You may feel like you’re always rushing from work to the train to home to the gym and then back again. Between running from one place to another, we pull out our smartphones. We’re either checking emails, messages, or playing games to pass the time. You may be staring […]

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, and even lay the foundation of good or poor health. Eyesight is also subject to change very early on in a child’s life. Over the […]

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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