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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 […]

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 […]

Regular Cardio Can Strengthen Eyes and Vision

Regular Cardio Can Strengthen Eyes and Vision Image

When some people hear the word ‘exercise,’ they cringe – probably because some view it as a chore that is as awful as scrubbing a toilet. Others have that reaction because they know that it’s something they need to do, but they don’t for one reason or another. So, they feel guilty about it. The […]

Can the Occasional Drink Make Your Eyes Stronger?

Can the Occasional Drink Make Your Eyes Stronger?

We’re always looking for new ways to boost our eye health, or watching out for lifestyle habits that can impact our vision. And when a new study emerges that proves one of our “bad habits” is actually good for us, then that’s cause for celebration! It’s a little known fact that the occasional glass of […]

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?

What Is 20/20 Vision Image

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, […]

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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