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

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 is] moving faster than you can physically move your eyes, so there’s no way you can follow [it] all the way to contact,” he said recently at his Midtown office, pointing to a photo of retired slugger Manny Ramirez making contact but looking ahead. Like Ramirez in the picture, he said, batters should “look at the last point they have information they can make use of.”

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