How to take care of your vision for golf

How to take care of your vision for golf

As golfers we are conditioned to make sure we have 14 clubs in the bag. Make sure our shoes have traction. That we have enough balls and tees. Maybe, we make sure to put on sunscreen.

But what about our eyes? What are we doing to protect and improve our vision? Yes, sunglasses are a good start, but what else?

Dr. Graham Erickson, a renowned sports vision optometrist, joins “Golf Innerview” host Ann Liguori to discuss ways to protect our eyes and even improve our vision.

[1:04] Why Athletes Shouldn’t Take Vision For Granted
[2:20] Baseball legend Ted Williams can see the lines on a fastball
[4:13] The vision of elite golfers exceeds that of other elite athletes
[5:32] What athletes should do to protect their vision and improve athletic performance
[7:11] The most effective sunglasses for golfers — neutral gray filters the best
[11:01] Nutrients that protect vision and improve performance, help with contrast, react to glare and help recover from excessive sunlight
[12:24] Supplement Suggestions
[14:58] Judging the contrast is the key to putting
[15:29] Define visual characteristics for golf
[16:11] MPOD readings – what are they and which scores are optimal
[17:25] What Padraig Harrington, Colin Montgomerie and Major League Baseball Players Say About Vision Enhancement Supplements
[28:00] Breakthrough in visual performance with golfers

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