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Screen Time Protection for All Ages

Since the COVID-19 pandemic hit, screen time has increased exponentially in many households, and with some children going back to school virtually, screen time seems nearly unavoidable.  With an increase in device use comes an increase in concern about what this screen time means for our health and wellbeing, particularly for our eyes. The EyePromise® Screen Shield™ line offers 2 products designed to support the eyes during screen time through essential nutrition. Continue reading Screen Time Protection for All Ages

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Vizual Edge Pro & Vizual Edge Chewable: What’s the Difference?

At EyePromise®, one of our most exciting accomplishments is our extensive product line. We love having different products to help different types of eye health issues! However, we know that can lead to some confusion, especially with products that have similar names. When it comes to our sports products, it can be difficult to determine the differences. We’re breaking it down for you. Continue reading Vizual Edge Pro & Vizual Edge Chewable: What’s the Difference?

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Esports & Diet

When most people think of gamers, they think of kids in their rooms staying up too late and eating junk food. But that's not the case.

When it comes to esports and gaming in general, most people have an idea of what a typical gamer looks like, acts like, and eats like. We tend to think of them staying up all night eating pizza rolls, Hot Pockets, and Doritos and chasing them with energy drinks and Mountain Dew. While this is far from incorrect for many young people who game, there is much more interest surrounding nutrition and performance in terms of gaming than you may realize. Continue reading Esports & Diet

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Player Profile: Professional Esports Athlete

Kurt Schray, a professional gamer, shared his day-to-day with us and how he fights back against screen time.

With the majority of people working remotely and increasing their time spent on screens, we were curious to know how someone who typically spends hours a day in front of digital devices deals with the day-to-day of excessive screen time. Kurt Schray, 28, from Leesburg, Virginia, is a competitive esports athlete. We asked him to share a bit about his experiences as a professional gamer, what symptoms he notices throughout his day, and how he tries to counteract his time spent on devices. Continue reading Player Profile: Professional Esports Athlete

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Gearing Up for Super Bowl 2020

Super Bowl 2020 is set for Sunday, February 2, at 5:30 CST.

The weather may be getting colder, but the football season is really heating up. With the NCAA Championship game over and February quickly approaching, that can only mean one thing. That’s right – Super Bowl Sunday is just around the corner! Continue reading Gearing Up for Super Bowl 2020

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Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 3

Dr. Graham Erickson, a known name in the sports-vision industry, shares the different techniques to sports vision training.

In our last post, Dr. Graham Erickson reviewed a few training techniques to improve sports vision. In part three of the series, he reviews another technique that’s less about training and more about eating: nutrition. Continue reading Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 3

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Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 2

Dr. Graham Erickson, a known name in the sports-vision industry, shares the different techniques to sports vision training.

In the last post, Dr. Graham Erickson talked about assessing visual performance and processing and the different ways of doing so. Now, he’ll get into the ways to help athletes enhance their vision and visual processing to better their competitive advantage.

Fair warning, this is the longest post in this series. Let’s get started! Continue reading Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 2

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Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 1

Dr. Graham Erickson is a well-known name in the sports vision world and has participated in several sports vision-related studies.

The role of visual performance factors in sports has received a fair amount of attention over the years, but many athletes still have limited access to evaluation and enhancement approaches. In this series, Graham Erickson, OD, FAAO, FCOVD, discusses ways to assess vision and visual processing, how to train for improved sports vision, and the impact nutrition can have on this skill.

Continue reading Optimizing Visual Performance for Sport – Part 1