Sports Vision Therapy
Are You Involved in Athletics?
No matter if you participate in baseball, basketball, soccer, hockey, football, or any other sport, having exceptional visual skills is crucial for excelling. Enhancing your visual skills can assist a hockey player in tracking a moving puck on the ice or enable a football player to perceive approaching opponents and avoid collisions.
Why is Sports Vision Training Essential?
Sports that demand a high level of visual performance require athletes to possess exceptional visual skills. In fact, this holds true for all sports, where the ability to concentrate, react quickly, and move efficiently can determine the outcome of a game and prevent injuries.
In Sports, Visual Input Accounts for Approximately 80% of Perception
Sports vision training is a personalized program of exercises designed to improve the communication between an athlete's eyes and brain by enhancing the visual skills necessary for success in their respective sport. These skills encompass focusing, eye-tracking, peripheral awareness, visual reaction time, dynamic visual acuity, and hand-eye-body coordination.
Sports vision training sharpens these skills through specific vision exercises and activities tailored to each athlete. Under the guidance of an optometrist, specialized equipment is utilized to maximize an athlete's sports performance.
Sports vision training programs aim to enhance various skills, including:
- Accommodation (eye focusing)
- Binocular vision
- Depth perception
- Hand-eye-body coordination
- Scanning and tracking
- Visual attention and processing
- Visual memory
- Visual reaction speed
Improve Your Athletic Performance | FAQ Can Sports Vision Training Enhance My Game?
Absolutely, sports vision training can significantly improve your performance and reaction time on the court or field. It enhances eye-brain coordination, depth perception, visual processing, and other crucial aspects of an athlete's vision.
Who Can Benefit From Sports Vision Training?
Sports vision training is suitable for athletes of all ages and skill levels, whether they compete professionally or recreationally. It doesn't matter if you play baseball, hockey, skiing, or engage in race car driving – sports vision training is designed to take your performance to the next level.
Contact our doctors to optimize and enhance your visual skills, enabling you to become the exceptional athlete you know you can be!
Our practice proudly serves patients from The Woodlands, Magnolia, Shenandoah, Tomball, and surrounding communities in Texas.