Sports Vision Services

Vincett Eye Care Sports Vision Institute of PittsburghOur eye doctors have helped numerous professional athletes, sports enthusiasts, and aspiring young players achieve a competitive advantage through their vision.

At the Vincett Eye Care Sports Vision Institute of Pittsburgh, we offer a complete evaluation of your vision performance, and address the eye safety and vision skills necessary to excel in your sport. Our recommendations for great sport vision can be as simple as using protective eyewear, color-tinted contact lenses for contrast enhancement, or prescription goggles. More complex solutions may include visual training for eye fatigue and peripheral vision improvement.

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Sports and Eye Protection

The National Eye Institute estimates 90 percent of sports-related eye injuries could be prevented with protective eyewear. Our practice encourages protective eyewear habits be established at an early age, much like wearing a bike helmet, to increase the likelihood of vision being protected throughout one's life.


Sports with the highest rate of eye injury:

Protective Eyewear for Sports
  • Baseball/softball
  • Ice Hockey
  • Racquet and paddle sports
  • Basketball
  • Fencing
  • Lacrosse
  • Paintball
  • Boxing

Source: National Eye Institute