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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, […]

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 […]

Why Does My Vision Get Worse at Night?

Why Does My Vision Get Worse at Night Image

It’s a well-known fact that humans are not built with night vision. Unlike nocturnal animals, whose eyes easily adjust to the darkness at night, humans just don’t have that ability. However, healthy human eyes should still be able to somewhat function at night. If you need a nightlight to find your way to the kitchen […]

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 […]

What Can Vitamin B12 Do for Your Eyes?

What Can Vitamin B12 Do for Your Eyes?

Raise your hand if you’ve ever been on a diet. It could have been to lose weight, to feel younger, or to reduce blood pressure. You are what you eat, as the saying goes, and in terms of health, it couldn’t be truer. But, you probably haven’t dieted for your eyes. In the big world […]

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? […]

How Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

Drinking Alcohol Decreases Night Vision

If you really needed another reason not to drink and drive, here it is: alcohol decreases your night vision. It’s no secret that alcohol messes with your brain. It causes a whole slew of problems that can inhibit your ability to drive. Some communities simulate this by providing a pair of “drunk goggles” and allowing […]

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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