Do you wish you could cut a few strokes off your golf score?
Does your child always seem to be just a few steps away from the soccer ball?
Having trouble returning your tennis partner’s serve?
Vision, just like speed and strength, is an important component in how well you play your sport. Not much happens in sports until your eyes instruct your hands and body as to what to do!
Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center, P.C. will help you reach your athletic goals. From the weekend warrior to the professional athlete to the young new athlete, we provide the visual tools for you to perform with greater accuracy, efficiency and endurance.
Our Sports Vision Program Includes:
- Comprehensive eye/vision exam
- Sports vision analysis
- Sports vision therapy
- The newest in sport glasses, sunglasses & eye protection
- Specialty contact lenses
- Team sports vision screening
Using Sports Vision Therapy to enhance sport performance By Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, Colorado Optometrist in Vision Therapy
Sports Vision Analysis
- Visual Acuity/Contrast Sensitivity
Discern detail of an object at all distances.
- Eye Movement Skills
Make quick, directed eye movements.
- Eye Focusing
Quickly focus on an object at any distance & keep it clear.
- Depth Perception
Judge relative distances between objects.
- Eye-Hand-Body Coordination
Direct the hands, feet or body efficiently due to visual stimuli.
- Peripheral Awareness
Be aware of surroundings while attending to objects straight ahead.
- Visual Memory
Remember a fast moving, complex picture of people and things.
- Visual Reaction Time
The speed that your brain interprets and reacts to visual stimuli.
- Visualization Skills
Seeing yourself performing in your “mind’s eye.”
Sports Vision Therapy to Enhance:
- Visual/spatial perception
- Gross/fine motor coordination
- Speed of visual/motor response
A comprehensive sports vision program can give you THE WINNING EDGE!
Dr. Lynn Hellerstein’s book, 50 Tips To Improve Your Sports Performance
Sports Vision Resources
- Healthy eyes for peak performance brochure – American Optometric Association
- Visual skills important for sports- example: Tennis
American Optometric Association Sports Guideline