Most golfers are eager to improve their golf skills, but many are unaware that new eyewear technology can help. For many golfers, the first step is LASIK. After your LASIK, you should take the extra steps to improve your game and protect your eyes with advanced technology. While you may consider golf to be a game of skill, it is also a game that requires a high level of visual acuity. Here, prominent Dallas LASIK surgeon, Dr. Gary Tylock, details some of the newer eyewear technology to improve your game.
- Photochromics: These lenses react to ultraviolet light, in order to adapt to the lighting conditions outdoors.
- Polarization: This is eyewear technology that blocks light from a reflective surface, such as water or grass. This can be extremely helpful in golfing, because of the reduced glare, which makes it easier to focus. One drawback to polarized lenses, though, is that they make things appear flatter, so it may be harder to navigate the greens.
- Color and darkness lenses: Tints like amber or brown can raise the contrast between the ball, the green, and the sky, while lenses that absorb blue can help you read the greens and watch the ball in the air. For true color perception, try gray or green-gray tints.
This type of eyewear technology can improve your vision, and your golf score. While it is more expensive for people who wear glasses than for those who wear contacts, contact wearers face their own challenges, because conditions on the course may lead to discomfort for those wearing contact lenses. The best way to find the eyewear technology that works best for you is to consult your eye doctor.
Whether you are looking to improve your golf game, or your quality of life, eye health is important. If you want to learn more about the latest in eyewear technology, or simply schedule your annual eye exam, Tylock-George Eye Care and Laser Center can help. Under the direction of pioneering LASIK surgeon, Dr. Gary Tylock, the professional staff is committed to promoting eye health through exceptional customer care. Visit the website to learn more, or connect with the online community on Facebook and Twitter.