Macular Degeneration

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

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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

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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 […]

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, […]

Common Eye Disorder Glossary

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Here at Rebuild Your Vision, we believe that you can improve your vision and protect your eye health through natural methods. It’s amazing how getting a nutrient-rich diet, staying active, and getting regular checkups can impact your sight. Many people take the shortcut to clear vision by getting glasses, contact lenses, or even surgery. While […]

Best Eye Vitamins for Diabetics

Best Eye Vitamins for Diabetics

Diabetes is a condition that is the direct result of having an excessive amount of glucose in the blood. This excess can affect many different areas of your body, including the eyes. It has been reported that conditions of the eyes that are directly related to diabetes are the leading cause of blindness in adults […]

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. There is some truth behind this, though it has been a matter of debate among scientists and medical professionals for a while. Some say that there is no indication that blue-eyed people are at any higher […]

Best Herbs for Eyesight

Best Herbs for Eyesight

Did you know that there are certain herbs for eyesight that can support your vision and keep it from diminishing? There are also herbs that are known to actually improve eyesight. By using a combination of herbs for improving vision and herbs for supporting vision, you can greatly boost your overall eye health and promote […]

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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