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Vision Training In Baseball

May 12, 2022
Vision Training in Baseball

Ophthalmology in MLB has evolved: Teams who once shunned prospects who wore glasses now use EEGs to track what hitters see and when. “Hitters have three tenths of a second on a 90 mph pitch to make a decision,” says Keith Smithson, the Nationals’ team optometrist. “If we can buy a tenth in there somewhere,…

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Sleeping helps you see better

October 26, 2021

Sleep is one of the body’s most basic necessities. Study after study demonstrates the importance of sleep to our physical, mental and social health. But did you know that your eyes also benefit from the proper amount of sleep and that too little sleep can cause vision problems? The Sleep Foundation recommends that adults get…

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Protective Sports Eyewear Is a Serious Matter

October 19, 2021
Teenage girl (13-15) smiling

There are thousands of eye injuries a year related to sports. According to the National Eye Institute eye injuries are the leading cause of blindness in children in North America and most injuries occurring in school-aged children are sports-related. Further 99% of sports-related eye injuries can be prevented simply by wearing protective eyewear. Sports injuries…

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Don't Keep Your Eye on the Ball – Vision Therapy and Performance in Sports

September 28, 2021

Dr. Daniel Laby is working in Manhattan with high school and college athletes to improve their performance as well as major league NHL, NBA and MLB players. He works to improve athletes vision from 20/20 to 20/15 or 20/12 and to “debunk one of baseball’s oldest adages: Keep your eyes on the ball.” “[The ball…

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Common Eye Problem and ADHD Linked

August 5, 2021

Vision is more than 20/20 eyesight. Visual performance problems that go undetected can appear as some of the very same signs and symptoms that are commonly attributed to ADHD. Because of this, some children with vision problems are mislabeled as having ADHD. The demands of the classroom require hours of sustained attention on cognitively difficult…

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Pumpkin helps eye health

November 2, 2020

Fall is here and we at Nova Vision Care just love it!  Sweatshirts, bonfires, s’mores, the leaves are changing, and you can find pumpkin flavored everything!   Pumpkin not only tastes great, but it helps promote eye health and protect your vision. Pumpkin contains an abundance of zinc, Vitamin A, beta-carotene and Vitamin C. These nutrients…

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