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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 […]

The Many Ways Aging Can Impact Eyesight

The Many Ways Aging Can Impact Eyesight Image

Just as our bodies age, so do our eyes. The aging process impacts every single part of us, and unfortunately, our eyes are not immune to it. Our eyesight can worsen over time due to little other than the aging process. Year after year, we may need a stronger prescription and new glasses. As the […]

Vision Solutions for Over 60s

Vision Solutions for Over 60s

As you get to around the age of 60, your body will really start to feel the effects of aging. There will be higher risks for contracting health problems that you’ve never experienced before. And, you’ll start to notice that your senses aren’t as good as they once were. This also goes for the eyes. […]

Women’s Unique Vision Issues

Women’s Unique Vision Issues Image

Did you that women are exponentially more likely to be diagnosed with vision-threatening diseases than men? Those diseases can include AMD, cataracts, dry eye syndrome, and more. How is this possible? Are female eyes really that different from male eyes? Here are some important statistics to drive this issue home: Three million women suffer from […]

The Best Glaucoma Vitamins

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As one of the leading causes of blindness in people over the age of 60, glaucoma prevention deserves your attention. Not only is it common among the aging population, but it’s more common among African Americans than other ethnicities. And, if you’ve recently had eye surgery, you’re more prone to getting it. For such a […]

Effects of Smoking and Secondhand Smoke on Your Eyes

Effects of Smoking and Secondhand Smoke on Your Eyes Image

Did you know that 38 million Americans smoke cigarettes? And over 16 million of them are living with smoking-related diseases? We all know that smoking is bad for you and the effects of smoking on your eyes are extensive. But, did you know that the chemicals in cigarettes can harm the most sensitive part of the […]

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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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