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Home Remedies to Improve Eyesight

Home Remedies to Improve Eyesight

Your eyes are the windows to the world around you. However, what happens when the picture becomes blurry or unclear? The fact is that your brain devotes 30 percent of the cortex to visual processing, and as little as three percent to the other senses. With this in mind, you can clearly see why it […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Smokers

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As you age, your eyes will begin to deteriorate, causing your vision to become impaired. When you’re a smoker, this deterioration happens much quicker. However, taking vitamin supplements for the eyes can help to slow the deterioration process and restore good health. Many of the vitamins that promote eye health also have antioxidants that will […]

How Macular Degeneration Affects Vision and What You Can Do About It

How Macular Degeneration Affects Vision Image

It’s estimated that more than 14 million Americans have symptoms of age-related macular degeneration, often called AMD. But, many people don’t know what this disease is and how macular degeneration affects vision. The macula is the part of the retina that the light sensitive cells of the eye are located. Macular degeneration occurs when these […]

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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