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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, […]

Can You Improve Astigmatism Naturally?

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If you wear glasses or contacts, you’ve likely heard the term astigmatism before. And, if you have astigmatism, you likely know how frustrating the condition can be and the limits it can present. Those limitations go beyond just being able to find comfortable glasses and contacts. It goes beyond simply being far or nearsighted. But, […]

Absorption of Nutrients as You Age

Absorption of Nutrients as You Age

There’s no doubt about it: our nutritional needs change as we age. You may have eaten 2,500 calories as an active 25-year-old, but as a sedentary 60-year-old, that’s way too much food. There’s nothing wrong with slowing down as we age, it’s a natural process, but the struggle to get all the necessary nutrients becomes […]

Why Your Eyes Need Vitamin D and Where to Get It

Why Your Eyes Need Vitamin D and Where to Get It

Research from the American Optometric Association discusses how crucial vitamin D is for our eyes, bones, and heart. Having a deficiency can lead to many types of cancers as well as eye conditions. When we think about nutrients for eye health, we often jump to beta-carotene. But, vitamin D is incredibly necessary for eye health […]

6 Tips to Naturally Improve Your Reading and Close-Up Vision

6 Tips to Naturally Improve Your Reading and Close-Up Vision

Are you tired of realizing you forgot your reading glasses at home and now you can’t read the menu? What about squinting to read the new text message on your phone? Losing your close-up vision can be frustrating. You’re not alone. Most people start to notice their near vision start to get less clear and […]

Exercising for Eye Health

Exercising for Eye Health

There’s no doubt that exercise will benefit your overall health. Staying active can prevent a myriad of illnesses and diseases. It can ward off obesity, heart disease, arthritis, help lower blood sugar levels in diabetics and lower your risk of back pain. Did you know that exercising regularly can also directly impact your eye health? […]

Why Your Vision Is Aging Faster Than It Should Be

Why Your Vision Is Aging Faster Than It Should Be and How You Can Make Your Eyes Young Again

There’s no escaping aging: that’s a fact. Every part of us starts to age as soon as we are born, and our eyes are no exception. In fact, our eyes sometimes get hit the hardest. This is because seldom do we think to take care of them when we’re young and carefree. This is increasingly […]

Brightly Colored Vegetables Can Slow Progression of AMD

Brightly Colored Vegetables Can Slow Progression of AMD

Our eyes age just like any other part of the body. Being that sight is one of our most prized senses, this slow descent into worsened vision can be a blow to a lot of us. Poor vision can affect your performance at work. It can affect the way you do your favorite activities. And, […]

Vision Decline in Old Age Affects Ability to See Color

Vision Decline in Old Age Affects Ability to See Color

The loss of visual acuity as you age can be a difficult realization. This is something we all know we’ll have to deal with at some point. But, now research is showing that this isn’t the only age-related change in your vision. Studies have revealed that your ability to see color also declines in old age. […]

Daily Vitamin May Reduce Cataract Risk in Men

Daily Vitamin May Reduce Cataract Risk in Men

It’s a well known fact that eyesight tends to deteriorate with age, and cataracts are a major contributing factor. It’s estimated that 68 percent of people over the age of 79 have some degree of cataract formation in their eyes. Cataract risk in men and women also increases with diabetes. While women experience cataracts more […]

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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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