You may protect your body with shin pads, body armour etc… but how important is sport eyecare?
There is a serious risk of injury to the eyes when you play sport. Your eyes are the easiest thing to damage as they are exposed.
The eyes are vital in all sports and injuries to players eyes occur more frequently than you’d expect.
Whether you wear eyewear to protect your eyes from flying objects or from ultraviolet rays – it is vital to do so.
An example of this is you or your child playing golf, football, cricket or tennis.
In all of these sports, you are exposed to flying balls and prolonged exposure to sunlight. Without proper protection and sun protection, you might damage your eyes over time without knowing the risks.
With the glare from sunlight potentially affecting your performance, vision and sport go hand in hand.
Light balancing eyewear that removes the glare or allows you clearer vision in all sports will be incredibly beneficial both indoors and outdoors.
Whether the sport in question is played on a court, e.g. football, or in sand, volleyball, the benefits of the correct eyewear are extensive.
Swimmers will perform better with properly glazed prescription swimwear goggles that shop bought ones.
The most important things to consider are:
* Choose eyewear that is appropriate for the sport you are participating in.
* Ensure the chosen eyewear allows you to see clearer and protect your eyes.
* Ensure they fit your facial contours properly.
* Consider contact lenses if you feel glasses are a hindrance.
To book an eye examination to receive a full consultation about your sports eyewear requirements, click here.
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