Tips #12: PERIPHERAL VISION Soft focus

Hold the star at reading distance. Look “hard” at the dot in the center, and notice how the dot reduces in size and your awareness of your periphery decreases. Now look “soft” at the dot and notice how your periphery opens up. While looking at the dot, with your finger touch each number in order. Be sure to continue looking at the dot while you touch each number in your periphery.

“At the age of 62, I found it impossible tracking a baseball. After two months of sports vision therapy, I attended a Professional Baseball Fantasy Camp. As the second oldest person attending, I batted .333 and had
no fielding errors. I had the time of my life!”

Rick Pfaffmann, Amateur Baseball Player


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Lynn Hellerstein

Developmental optometrist, author, speaker at Hellerstein and Brenner Vision Center
A pioneer in vision therapy and developmental optometry, for more than 30 years Dr. Lynn Hellerstein, has helped thousands of children and adults improve their vision and transform their lives — at home, in the classroom and on the sports field.
Founder and co-owner of Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center, Dr. Lynn Hellerstein is the author of an award-winning book series, SEE IT. SAY IT.DO IT!
Dynamic and engaging, Dr. Hellerstein is a popular speaker nationally and internationally.
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