Macular Degeneration

The Worst Foods for Your Eyes

The Worst Foods for Your Eyes

We’re all well aware that what we eat affects how our bodies function. We know the difference between healthy and unhealthy foods. Even if the food pyramid is a relic of the past, we know (usually) how many servings of vegetables we should strive for, that we should try to incorporate protein into our diet, […]

To Heal the Eyes, Look to the Liver

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At first glance, the eyes and liver have about as much in common as milk and champagne. And, if you imbibe too much of the latter, you may be excused for thinking that bubbly’s only link to eyesight is to induce drunken double vision. But according to Dr. Marc Grossman, O.D., L.Ac (author, lecturer, and consultant […]

How to Improve the Health of the Retina

How to Improve the Health of the Retina

The retina is one of the most vital parts of your vision system. It is a layer of tissue located at the rear of your eye that senses light and relays those images to your brain. Damage or deterioration of your retina can result in many different eye conditions such as macular degeneration, diabetic retinopathy, […]

7 Vision-Saving Tips for National Save Your Vision Month

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March, our favorite month! While it generally means the end of a long, cold winter, we like it because it is also National Save Your Vision Month. In honor of this month, Rebuild Your Vision has come up with seven ways to help you support healthy eyesight and save your vision from common problems. Of […]

The Best Macular Degeneration Vitamins

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Have you been diagnosed with macular degeneration? You’re far from alone, as it’s estimated that almost 11 million people in the United States suffer from this disease. While scientists are working on finding a cure, they aren’t quite there yet. Luckily, there are things you can do to prevent and holistically treat age-related macular degeneration […]

Contrast Sensitivity and Aging Vision

Contrast Sensitivity and Aging Vision

Old age isn’t always kind to eyes. Even people with 20/20 vision will often see a general decrease of various eyesight and vision attritubes as they get older. This is largely due to a long list of conditions that either become worse or more likely with age. Presbyopia, for example, an impairment of near vision, […]

Testing Low Vision Driving Abilities Through Simulation

Testing Low Vision Driving Abilities Through Simulation

For those experiencing the effects of diminishing and low vision, driving can easily become one of the most difficult elements of everyday life. This can be especially trying for those dealing with central vision loss, or a blind area in their central vision. Vision researchers in the Netherlands have recently published the results of a […]

Is Broccoli the New Carrot? Fighting AMD for Healthier Vision

Is Broccoli the New Carrot? Fighting AMD for Healthier Vision

For years, parents all over the world have been hammering it into our heads to eat all of our carrots if we want perfect vision. They weren’t completely wrong. Carrots are a superfood when it comes to maintaining healthy vision. But is there a food that may be even better than carrots? Should you turn […]

Facts and Myths About Carrots: What They Can Do for Your Eyes

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We’ve all heard it before: “Eat your carrots, they’re good for your eyes!” Granted, in most cases, our parents told us this at age five or six and we adamantly refused to eat whatever carrot-containing meal a parent had made. But their advice wasn’t just empty lip-service – well, not all of it, at least. […]

Do You Know Your Family’s Eye Health History?

Do You Know Your Family's Eye Health History?

Most people recognize the importance of knowing their family medical history. But, do you know that you should also be aware of your family’s eye health history? There are some eye ailments that you are more likely to suffer from if you have had a family member with the condition. Some conditions that are influenced […]

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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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