Reading an eye chart mounted or projected on a wall is a standard part of every visit to the optometrist today, but it wasn't always that way. Centuries ago, practitioners struggled to measure vis ...View Article
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Sports vision is gaining in popularity as athletes begin to better understand how their vision can affect their performance. In addition to hand-eye coordination, it is also helpful to strengthen the communication between your eyes and your brain. Lehigh Valley Eye Care Associates is here to provide all of your sports vision needs and we also offer a wide array of baseball sunglasses and sports glasses. We are here to provide the care that you need to demonstrably improve your sports vision performance as well as providing you with the tools you need to strengthen your athletic performance.
Sports vision testing measures the connection between your eyes and your brain, specifically, your eye-hand coordination, depth perception, and the speed at which your brain interprets and processes the visual information that it receives. This testing allows us to identify the deficiencies in your sports vision and recommend effective ways to overcome these shortfalls. Our staff is dedicated to meeting all of the vision needs of our patients, and we consider sports vision an important part of that mission.
In addition to these diagnostic steps, we can also advise you on the correct eyewear to use while participating in athletics, from general sports glasses to baseball sunglasses, Lehigh Valley Eye Care Associates offers a wide array. Whether you are a professional athlete or enthusiastic amateur, we can help you to improve your sports performance in an impactful way. Please give our office a call today to schedule a consultation where will test and evaluate your sports vision and work with you to improve it.
At your exam, we will measure the following vision skills that are an important part of elite sports performance:
Depending on the sport you play, we may test for other skills. For example, basketball and tennis players need to understand ball trajectories and anticipate their correct placement on the court for the most effective play. Our testing involves vision screening, a lot of one-on-one time with our diagnostician, and even some computer-aided testing. It is our strong belief that mastering and improving your sports vision skills can help you to rise to the next level of performance!
Want to learn more about how our sports vision strengthening techniques and diagnostic tools can help you to perform better? Give Lehigh Valley Eye Care Associates a call today at (610) 432-3258 to schedule a consultation. Our office is conveniently located at 2030 West Tilghman Street in Allentown.