You Can’t Hit What You Can’t See: An Interview With Eye Specialist Dr. Lynn F. Hellerstein
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Many optometrists and ophthalmologists give excellent vision care. However, if you are really interested in an eye doctor to help you improve your sports performance, check out these websites: www.COVD.org – Click on the “locate a doctor” link of the College of Optometrists in Vision Development (COVD) website. COVD Fellows are board certified in vision development and vision therapy. www.AOA.org – Using […]
LASIK surgery is highly successful in eliminating the need to wear glasses or contact lenses for sports. Yet some possible side effects could hinder your sports performance. Each person must weigh the chances for success versus risks. Talk to your eye doctor about whether you are a good candidate for refractive surgery. By Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, a Colorado Optometrist in Vision […]
Depending on the sport, certain types of contact lenses may work better than others. But in some sports, contact lenses may cause problems because of a dusty or dry environment.