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How High-Sugar Foods Affect Your Eyesight

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Eating a lot of high-sugar foods can have detrimental effects on the body. I know, shocking, isn’t it?! Mainly, eating too much sugar will cause metabolic dysfunction. Metabolic dysfunction can cause weight gain, obesity, high blood pressure and high cholesterol. But, did you know that eating too much sugar can also affect your eyesight? Much […]

5 Steps to Help Prevent Macular Degeneration

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Did you know that 13 million Americans suffer from age-related macular degeneration? The baby boomer generation is beginning to age so this number will continue to rise. But the good news is there are things you can be doing to prevent macular degeneration. Some early signs of age-related macular degeneration (AMD) are unexplained shadowy areas, […]

Are Blue-Eyed People More at Risk of Eye Diseases?

Are Blue-Eyed People More at Risk of Eye Diseases?

You may have heard that if you have blue eyes, you’re at a higher risk of developing eye diseases. It doesn’t seem fair – after all, you have no control over what color of eyes you were born with. There is some truth behind this supposition, though it has been a matter of debate among […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Glaucoma

Best Eye Vitamins for Glaucoma

As we get older, there is a myriad of diseases we have to worry about that could affect any area of our bodies. That’s why we go to the doctor, get regular lab work done, and pay attention to how our body is feeling. The same should go for our eyes, of course. As we […]

Natural Ways to Lower Eye Pressure

Natural Ways to Lower Eye Pressure

If you’ve been diagnosed with glaucoma or high pressure in your eyes, you’re not alone; glaucoma is, unfortunately, a very common eye disease that affects the aging population. About three million Americans have glaucoma, but only half are aware of it. Untreated, glaucoma can lead to blindness. In fact, glaucoma is the second leading cause […]

Comprehensive Eye Exam vs. Regular Eye Exam

The Difference Between a Comprehensive Eye Exam and a Regular One

Understanding your vision and pinpointing the problems can be somewhat of a challenge at times. What can sometimes be even more confusing is knowing what kind of eye exam to get: a comprehensive one or a regular one? Knowing the difference between a comprehensive eye exam and a regular or routine eye exam is crucial […]

What Is Visual Acuity?

What Is Visual Acuity?

We’ve all seen those ads from eyeglass companies selling not only stylish prescription glasses but also the promise of 20/20 vision. This has led to the widely accepted notion that 20/20 is the best possible vision. After all, an eyewear company isn’t going to sell their products on the promise of worse vision. Not only […]

New Hope for Elderly People with Eye Diseases

New Hope for Elderly People with Eye Diseases

We can lie all we want about our ages and buy all the anti-wrinkle cream in the world, but the truth remains: we all age. Every living creature since the beginning of time has aged. It’s just the process of life. As we age, our bodies begin to wither from the wear and tear of […]

Better Vision Can Lead to a Longer Life

Better Vision Can Lead to a Longer Life

Let’s face it: most people don’t spend a lot of time thinking about when they will die. Most of us also have the goal of living as long as possible. When we’re young and healthy, we tend not to worry too much about our health in old age. More accurately, we don’t want to think […]

Regular Cardio Can Strengthen Eyes and Vision

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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 […]

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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