Since the beginning of competitive athletics, people have gone to great lengths to enhance their performance. From using “stimulants” like brandy, wine, or hallucinogenic mushrooms in ancient Greece to weight management and muscle gaining supplements to oxygen doping, athletes have come up with some insanely creative ways to gain an edge on their competition. However, few consider the impact that improved eye health can have on their performance, and even fewer realize there are once daily supplements you can take to get these performance improvements. Continue reading How Eye Health Supplements Can Enhance Game-Time Performance
When it comes to eye health supplements, it can be difficult to know what to recommend for each patient’s individual needs. While EyePromise has vitamins formulated for AMD and AMD risk, occasional dry eye, eye health related to diabetes, screen time, and athletic performance, how can you know which is the best for your patients? What if we told you EyePromise has a product that combines the best of all our vitamins into one convenient daily dose? Continue reading When to Recommend EyePromise® Vizual Edge Pro™
When it comes to avoiding injury or accident or performing well in an athletic situation, having a fast reaction time is crucial. While some performance may be based on natural ability, reaction time is heavily reliant on what’s called “visual processing speed.” This neuro-visual function helps determine the speed in which you react to a stimulus, but what is it exactly and what, if anything, can be done to improve it? Continue reading What Is Visual Processing Speed & Why Does It Matter?
As the pandemic seems to come to an end, things are returning to a more “normal” state. With these changes comes the opening of sports stadiums around the country. That’s right! Fans are starting to be allowed back into stadiums to root on their favorite players, teams, and events. As athletes continue to train and improve their skills, one important element of performance is often overlooked: vision. Continue reading What You Need to Know About Performance & Eye Health
As an athlete, there are many different training options for improving your game. From agility to weight training, there are different aspects of performance that can be worked on. One that is not often thought about – your eyes. Yes, you can actually improve your visual performance which translates into better performance on the course, field, court, etc. Here’s how. Continue reading Improved Vision = Improved Performance
If you or your loved one has diabetes, you know that it impacts many aspects of the body, including the kidneys, heart, eyes, and even fingers and toes. When it comes to care protocols, exercise is one of the common recommendations because it can help reduce the adverse metabolic effects of diabetes. For some, sports are their chosen form of exercise, but can a person with diabetes be a competitive athlete? Continue reading How Do Diabetes and Nutrition Affect Sports?
Research out of the University of Georgia reveals that nutrition can play a significant role in our ability to process information and react. Medical professionals and sports dietitians see a broad range of implications.
When it comes to vitamins, it can be difficult to know which one to choose. All the brands claim to have the best ingredients, but some of them can be deceiving. That’s why seeing logos like the NSF International logo on a dietary supplement helps identify the products you can trust. Here’s what it means. Continue reading Know What Quality Looks Like for Dietary Supplements
In a game like baseball, carrots won’t do the trick to improve vision. Graham Erickson, OD, explains the visual challenges each player experiences and how to overcome them at the Arizona Fall League 2017.