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Performance Eyewear

Enhanced vision can provide a competitive advantage. Even people with 20/20 vision can benefit from performance eyewear to help them see better than their competitors. In fact, an entire industry has sprung up to market performance athletic eyewear, catering to the needs of everyone from professional athletes to recreation enthusiasts.

What is performance eyewear?

Performance eyewear refers to eyeglasses that are designed to maximize eye performance and minimize eyestrain and fatigue. These glasses typically share the following characteristics, they: 

  • Are lightweight 
  • Are strong 
  • Are scratch-resistant 
  • Provide high contrast between objects and their backgrounds

Performance eyewear can be designed for people with refractive error but can be just as helpful for people with perfect vision. The lenses are designed to regulate the amount of light that enters the eye and enhance color for maximum performance.

Why is performance eyewear used?

Seeing better always means performing better. Performance eyewear can help people battle two issues that can compromise their performance in sports and recreational activities: eye fatigue and inability to focus the eyes.

Eye fatigue can lead to an impairment of hand-eye coordination. When eyes are strained, it can result in a loss of focus and sharpness of vision. Too much light entering the eye leads to continual flexing of the eye muscles; this tends to accelerate eye fatigue. Performance eyewear helps to prevent physical eye fatigue and maintain visual performance in all conditions.

Benefits of performance eyewear

Athletes train hard to move to the top of their sport, focusing on everything from endurance and stamina to accuracy and strength. Most athletes are not willing to risk having their vision affect their performance. One of the benefits of performance eyewear is that it maximizes athletic ability by providing clear, crisp vision.

Performance eyewear provides enhanced visual acuity for people participating in all of the following activities: 

  • Golf 
  • Tennis 
  • Hunting 
  • Fishing 
  • Shooting 
  • Equestrian sports

Regardless of your visual acuity, you can benefit from the focusing ability provided by performance eyewear.



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