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How Will Protective Gear Affect My Sports Performance?

Because the eyes help an athlete determine timing, coordination, and speed, the ability to see well while protecting vision is of utmost importance. Fortunately, many sports eyewear manufacturers today take into account an athlete's activity, along with environmental factors, to create eyewear that will give players an edge in their chosen sport. Also, if the sport is being played outdoors, it is very important for athletes to wear eyeglasses that contain UV protection for sunray blockage.

 

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Reviewed by Alan Kozarsky, MD on November 12, 2013

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