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Pierce Vision Specialists
3626 South Avenue - Springfield, MO
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  • Headaches
  • Performance not up to potential
  • Wearing prescription lenses, but leaving them off during sports
  • Poor eye-hand coordination
  • Performance worsens under high stress situations
  • Little or no improvement with practice
  • Making unusual errors
  • Inconsistent performance
  • Better performance on one side, or in one direction, than the other
  • Avoiding sports or getting frustrated when participating in sports
  • Early fatigue
Vision problems can affect your sports performance. Many studies show that professional athletes have much better visual skills than non-athletes. They often have greater depth perception, better hand-eye coordination, and an overall very efficient visual system. Even if you do not require vision correction, your visual skills may still be enhanced. Here are some symptoms you may experience if you have a vision problem that affects your sports performance:
Our optometrists, with a thorough examination, can determine if a vision problem may be contributing to your performance in sports, and develop a plan to help improve skills needed to allow your vision to be as efficient as possible.