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Our Fallas Family Vision in McDonough, GA Discusses Sports Vision

Keeping your eyes healthy should be an important part of your health regime, especially if you are involved in sports. The optometry office of Fallas Family Vision in McDonough can meet all your eye care needs. Keep reading for more information about sports vision. 

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What is Sports Vision?

Sports vision is the type of vision an individual needs to participate at their best in their chosen sport. Sports vision is how well your eyes can accomplish certain tasks when playing a sport. An athlete works their body out in certain ways to be the best at their sport. You need to do the same with your eyes and "work" them out as well to help you improve your athletic skills. 

Why is Sports Vision Important?

If you are an athlete, one important part of your body you need to depend on is your eyes. Keeping your eyes in top shape is key in helping you improve in your sport. Sports vision is important so that you don't injure or strain your eyes, which can both affect your ability to play sports. Feel free to speak with someone from our optometry office to get more information on sports vision care.

Tips on Keeping Your Eyes Healthy

There are many things you can do to keep your eyes in top shape. Make sure you are eating foods that promote good eye health, such as green vegetables with leaves, pork and oysters, citrus fruits and juices, like oranges, oily fish like tuna or salmon, and protein with no meat, like nuts, beans, and eggs. Wear safety goggles, especially if you participate in a high impact sport. You don't want to end up with an eye injury that could have easily been avoided by wearing safety glasses.

If you smoke, quit. Smoking is associated with many ailments, including cataracts. Wearing sunglasses as much as possible can also help keep your eyes healthy. Avoid staring at a computer or cell phone screen for too long. Keep in mind that looking too much at a screen can affect eye health. 

Last but not least, make an appointment to see your eye doctor to make sure your eyes are at their peak performance for your sport. A doctor at our optometry office can give you an overall eye exam, as well as special eye tests and techniques to keep your eyes sharp and focused. 

Make an Appointment At Our Fallas Family Vision in McDonough, GA Today!

Make an appointment today to get your eyes checked as soon as possible. Feel free to visit us at Fallas Family Vision, 69 Griffin St., McDonough, GA 30253. You can also call us at 770-954-9898. Let us help you keep your eyes healthy!

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