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Vitamin Deficiencies and Vision Loss

Vitamin Deficiencies and Vision Loss

No one wants to lose their vision, but unfortunately, sometimes people do. It may be completely out of their control. But what if you were to lose your vision to something completely in your control, like a vitamin deficiency? Vitamin deficiencies are 100 percent preventable; however, they are the leading cause of preventable blindness in […]

Does Astigmatism Have an Impact on Driving Performance?

Does Astigmatism Have an Impact on Driving Performance?

Astigmatism may not be the best-known eye disorder, but it’s certainly among the most common. Some studies have estimated the prevalence of astigmatism in children aged 5-17 to be as high as 28 percent, a number that’s widely believed to increase with age. Blurred vision is a hallmark symptom of astigmatism. And while effective corrective […]

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes

How Alcohol Affects Your Eyes Image

We all know alcohol can affect our bodies negatively, and these effects can be both short and long term. We are told to never drink and drive when we are in grade school. We’ve also seen the havoc too much alcohol can wreak on our liver later in life, if we aren’t careful. But doe […]

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? […]

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 Your Eyesight Getting Worse? What to Watch Out For

Is Your Eyesight Getting Worse? Things to Watch out for Before It Becomes Serious

Like any part of our bodies, our eyes go through normal wear and tear. It doesn’t always mean anything is necessarily wrong or out of the ordinary. But, sometimes when our eyes go through sudden and severe vision changes, it may indicate an underlying health problem. You need to pay attention if you think your […]

How to Prevent Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Macular Degeneration

The Big Three: Protecting Your Vision Against Glaucoma, Cataracts, and Macular Degeneration

There are a lot of vision disorders that can affect our eyesight and our overall eye health. However, very few affect our eyes like the Big Three do. Glaucoma, cataracts and macular degeneration are the most popular vision conditions that develop as we age. Unfortunately, the Big Three are extremely prevalent in our society. It’s […]

Eye Health Risks to Watch Out for in Aging Women

Eye Health Risks to Watch out for in Aging Women

Getting older is something everyone faces every day. Unfortunately for aging women, developing a vision condition or disease is not uncommon in old age. The hard truth is that many more women than men will lose their sight as a result of aging and the various vision conditions they are likely to develop. So what’s […]

Eye Health Risks to Watch Out for in Aging Men

Eye Health Risks to Watch out for in Aging Men

Numerous studies have shown that women tend to live longer than men. From birth to death, women seem to have a leg up on men when it comes to overall health. Aging men are more likely to develop heart disease, gum disease and Parkinson’s disease, just to name a few. But what about men’s eye […]

Can the Visually Impaired Learn to Drive Safely?

Can the Visually Impaired Learn to Drive Safely?

It can be hard for visually impaired people to retain their independence when their vision problems make it unsafe for them to drive. They must rely on family, friends, and neighbors to take them wherever they need to go. That can be a huge inconvenience to both the visually impaired person and the people who […]

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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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