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NY Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz talks contact lenses

New York Giants wide receiver Victor Cruz spoke to student athletes about the importance of vision during a sports vision session at sports training facility IMG Academy.

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50 Tips To Improve Your Sports Performance

50 Tips to Improve Your Sports Performance – Japanese

Books & Rights Market Place has just featured 50 Tips to Improve Your Sports Performance.

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Sports vision training NY Times-Justin Renteria

Eye Practice for the Big Game – NY Times

“Vision training has been there for a long time,” said Dr. Mark Blumenkranz. It’s more respectable lately thanks to the attention from vision scientists, neurologists and optometrists.

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Former Avalanche "The Enforcer"

Former Avalanche enforcer Scott Parker battling effects of concussions

Nearly six years since he retired from the NHL as one of its toughest enforcers, Scott Parker is finding everyday life a more fearsome opponent than any he dropped the gloves against…

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Dr. Lynn Hellerstein completing her first and only marathon!

Tip #50 HAVE FUN!

50 Tips to Improve YOur Sports Performance-Last of the 50 FREE Tips

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Larry Fitzgerald

Tip #49 Practice, Practice, Practice…

Brain research shows that neurons that fire together wire together.

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Hellerstein and Brenner Sports Vision Doctors

Tip #48 Find an eye doctor you can trust and speak with about sports vision

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 […]

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Lasik pre testing at Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center

Tip #47 LASIK refractive surgery may be a great treatment option

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 […]

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Hellerstein & Brenner Vision Center

Tip #46 Contact lenses may be a better choice for contact sports

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.

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Tinted lenses

Tip #45 Lens tints and sunglasses protect your eyes and can enhance your sport performance

If you participate in outdoor sports and recreational activities, you need protection from the sun. Glare can interfere with your ability to see the detail necessary for successful performance. Tinted lenses can help. Tints transmit specific wavelengths of light based on the color, the amount of tinting and the lens material used. Guidelines can help you select the color tints recommended for your sport, […]

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