Sports Vision . . . Is it for you?
What Visual Skills are Essential for the Athlete?
Static Acuity – the ability to clearly sight on a stationary target
Dynamic Acuity – the ability to clearly sight on an object while it is in motion
The ability to accurately judge an object’s position in space
Eye / Body Coordination
The integration of your body’s performance with what your eyes see
Maintaining your focus on the athletic challenge without peripheral distraction
Night Vision and Glare Sensitivity
When playing conditions are restricted by poor illumination or glare, the athlete must utilize his eyesight beyond normal levels to succeed.
Athletes must be aware of their surroundings and be tuned into the movement around them
Binocular Vision or Eye Teaming Ability
How well the eyes work together which allows the athlete to accurately align or aim things
The tracking ability of the eyes
Accommodation or Focusing Ability
How well the eyes focus on a moving object from near to far or far to near
Visual Reaction Time
The speed at which the eyes react in a game situation
How Can a Sports Vision Specialist Help You?
Sports Vision Training
The utilization of specialized vision therapy equipment designed to enhance the athlete’s performance.
Contact Lens Care / Therapy
The utilization of special gas permeable and soft contact lenses to meet the demanding requirements of the athlete.
An instructional program for trainers, coaches, and athletes to learn how to treat Sports-related injuries.
The application of the latest technology in the design of impact resistant goggles, frames and lenses.
Visualization and Positive Imagery
A mental technique to prepare your mind’s eye in advance, so when you’re playing, you’re not thinking, you’re automatically doing.
“If you’re having trouble seeing the ball . . . give us a call”