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Sports and the Eye

Sports is great for staying fit and healthy, but the physical exertion means injuries can occur, especially in contact sports.

In sports such as football and basketball where fingers are flying everywhere, serious eye injuries can occur.

When it comes to sports and the eye, certain precision sports such as archery require the athletes to have unbelievable vision. You may be surprised to hear this but softballers also have great vision.

Athletes such as golfers and tennis player don’t have the issue of being poked in the eye to contend with but they have to put up with a relentless harsh sun. Because of this, many of these athletes wear contact lenses in an attempt to reduce the harsh UV light they are exposed to.

Then there are the fans who also may be in the sun the whole day cheering on their favorite athletes. Don’t make sunglasses on how they look