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
We’re beyond excited to announce that we have partnered with 3-time Major winner and 2020 European Ryder Cup Captain Pádraig Harrington. What’s even more exciting is the difference Harrington has noticed since taking Vizual Edge Pro™. Continue reading Three-time major winner and 2020 European Ryder Cup Captain Pádraig Harrington Joins EyePromise®
Dietitians make it their life to understand the ins and outs of nutrition. They’re board-certified experts in food and nutrition, and they fully understand the science of food, nutrition, and their impact on health. Most, if not all, professional and big league collegiate athletic associations have some form of a dietitian working with their teams to improve overall health and performance. David Yeager spoke specifically about the importance of nutrition and eye health for performance.
“Among the various aspects of athletic performance, eye health rarely gets much attention.”
Unfortunately, there is no magic pill that automatically improves your visual performance after taking it once. When taking vitamins, it takes time for the nutrients to accumulate before seeing results. However, if you’re willing to make that commitment, here’s an estimated timeline of what improvements you can look for when taking EyePromise® Vizual Edge™ Chewable, Vizual Edge Pro™, or Screen Shield™ Pro and when you might see them.
When it comes to our eyes, it’s difficult to remember all the terminology that accompanies the amazing things they can do. Things like acuity, photophobia, and photostress recovery may seem complicated, but they’re the abilities that your eyes utilize every day to help you navigate the world. One of those important abilities that is less well known is called contrast sensitivity. Continue reading Contrast Sensitivity and It’s Importance for Vision
Over the past 3-4 years, the popularity of esports and gaming, in general, has grown exponentially, and the recent pandemic has only greased the wheels for this growth. Social distancing and quarantining have created a gap in our social structure, and gaming is not only a great way of connecting remotely, it’s a great distraction from all the chaos. Continue reading COVID Outbreak Increases Gaming
If you’re an avid sports fan and from the St. Louis area, you’ve likely heard the voice of Danny Mac, also known as Dan McLaughlin. He is the play-by-play voice of the St. Louis Cardinals, and he has a podcast on ESPN Radio called Scoops with Danny Mac. On his show, he talks about baseball, football, hockey, and everything sports.
Recently, EyePromise® co-founder and Chief Science Officer Dr. Dennis Gierhart had the pleasure of joining Danny Mac on his podcast to talk sports performance and eye health. Listen now! Continue reading EyePromise Goes Live On ESPN