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Aging Vision Rate Rapidly Increasing in the U.S.

Aging Vision Rate Rapidly Increasing in the U.S.

Age-related eye diseases, such as cataracts, macular degeneration, and glaucoma, are becoming more prevalent each year. The number of people affected by these aging vision problems continues to grow. According to the CDC, approximately 20.5 million people over the age of 40 in the U.S. have cataracts. Experts expect this number will increase to 30 […]

Staying Ahead of Vision Changes as You Age

Staying Ahead of Vision Changes as You Age

Vision changes are a natural part of aging, but that doesn’t mean you have to succumb to age-related eye health and vision changes. It is a good idea to educate yourself about the kinds of vision changes that go along with aging. This can help you to be aware of any problems that may arise. […]

What We Eat Now Affects Our Health – and Eyes – Later

What We Eat Now Affects Our Health – and Eyes – Later

The media these days obsesses over telling us about the latest new health trends. It’s impossible to avoid the fact that what we put in our bodies directly impacts our overall health. If you’ve been to Rebuild Your Vision before, you know we talk about it all the time! You know that you can develop […]

How Important Is a Full Night’s Sleep for Eye Health?

How Important Is a Full Night’s Sleep for Eye Health?

Most people would probably agree that there just aren’t enough hours in the day to get everything done. With work and taking care of the kids to making dinner and cleaning the house to running errands and paying bills, it’s no wonder so many people walk around feeling like zombies all day. There’s just not […]

Nutrition in Vision: Try a Local Diet

Nutrition in Vision: Try a Local Diet

It’s no secret that fruit and vegetables are good for you because of their many beneficial nutrients. But did you know that produce that is locally grown is even better for you than what you may typically find in the supermarket? Not just better for your overall health, but a local diet even has major […]

Can Obesity Be a Factor in Poor Vision Health?

Can Obesity Be a Factor in Poor Vision Health?

In recent years, obesity has been a huge problem for many developed nations. America’s obesity rate has grown to nearly 40 percent in the last few years. As the years go by, obesity rates seem to keep climbing. At the same time, the amount of obesity-related diseases, like heart disease, also increases. While it is […]

The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

The Importance of Regular Eye Exams

The importance of good vision is difficult to underestimate. Most people wait until they experience problems with their vision to get an exam. At that point, getting an eye exam can be the first step to fixing existing eye problems. But the severity of vision deficits can be prevented if they are caught early by […]

Signs of Eye Problems in Adults

Signs of Eye Problems in Adults

Eye problems are common as people age. Each year, thousands of people walk around without any type of vision correction. Many of them don’t even realize that they aren’t seeing as well as they should. Normally, eye problems are easy to spot in adults because adults are very vocal about their vision, unlike children and […]

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Glaucoma?

Can LASIK Eye Surgery Cure Glaucoma?

There’s a reason glaucoma has the reputation of being the “sneak thief of sight,” as the loss of vision typically occurs over a long period. And, it’s often only detected when the disease has already become quite advanced. People suffering from glaucoma, unfortunately, don’t have many options, so they may resort to laser eye surgery. […]

Omega Fatty Acids and Eye Health

Omega Fatty Acids and Vision Health

I know what you are thinking – fatty acids? How can fats be any good for my health or my eyes? Contrary to common beliefs, some fat is actually necessary for you to be healthy. This goes for your eyes, too! As we’ve discussed before, there is such a thing as good fat, and one perfect example […]

Men’s Unique Vision Issues

Men's Unique Vision Issues

Are there specific problems when it comes to men’s vision just based on their sex? General fluctuations and changes in the male body chemistry affect eyesight at different stages of life. In fact, vision problems will occur due to a variety of reasons. In some cases, insufficient or increased hormone levels may be the underlying […]

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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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