Washington Nationals go beyond the eye chart with vision training

The communication between his eyes and brain just wasnt happening fast enough. The teams consulting eye doctor, Keith Smithson, recommended Brown do a variety of drills to improve the problem: toss around colored balls, field a ball with corners that made it roll unpredictably, and catch a tennis ball on one leg while wearing a pair of glasses that make it harder to see by creating a strobe-like effect. Brown made the exercises part of his routine. He enjoyed a career-best season in Class AAA Syracuse last year, cutting down his strikeout rate, raising his batting average to .285, launching 25 home runs and earning three call-ups to the big league team. Brown also tweaked his swing, but he insists the eye training was a major reason for the improvement. I really felt like it was helping me during spring, he said.
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Take care of your eyes in monsoon

Blinking the eye regularly helps the eye mucous formation. Though this problem is common through the year, during monsoon it gets worse when we rub our eyes with dirty hands. A soothing eye drop usually helps and blinking every few minutes and looking away from the book/computer/TV screen every few minutes is necessary,” shares eye specialist Dr S Maity. Eye stye! This infection of a gland in the eyelids can really cause you pain.
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Diabetes And Eyes: What Your Vision Is Trying To Tell You

DME occurs when the damaged blood vessels leak fluid and cause swelling. Although symptoms are not always present, this swelling can cause blurred vision, double vision and patches in vision, which may appear as small black dots or lines floating across the front of the eye. Approximately 26 million Americans have diabetes and may be at risk for DME.6 More than 560,000 Americans have DME.7 Yet approximately 55 percent are unaware that they have the disease.7 African Americans and Hispanics over the age of 40 are also at a higher risk for DME.8 Prevent Vision Loss Posted in on Thursday, August 8, 2013 7:44 am. Updated: 4:32 am.
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