There is much more to vision than just seeing clearly; vision encompasses many skills. Just as practice and exercise can increase stamina, strength, and speed, there are ways athletes can improve their visual fitness and accuracy. The important visual skills that can affect how well you play your favorite sport include: eye health, visual acuity, contrast sensitivity, eye movement skills, binocular coordination, eye focusing, depth perception, eye-hand-body coordination, perception span, visual processing speed, and visualization/visual memory.
The eyes lead the body, all sports are different and therefore visual demands vary. Your Developmental Optometrist can assess your visual system and recommend the proper eye glasses or contact lenses, and/or design a unique sports vision training program to maximize your visual performance for your specific sport.
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