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Optometric Management – December 2022
Sports Vision in Soccer: The World Cup Edition!
With the FIFA World CupTM gracing our TV screens for a whole month, now is a great time to talk about visual performance in soccer! Soccer is the most popular sport on the planet with a projected five billion people to watch the World Cup this month. In the United States, soccer is not only the fourth most popular sport; it is also en route to becoming the fastest growing sport, so you are likely to encounter a soccer player who can benefit from sports vision training.
OCuTALK – August 2022
Dry Eye Series: Sports Vision with Dr. Alireza Somji, O.D.
Healthy eyes are something that can impact all aspects of your life. Whether it is daily discomfort from dry, scratchy eyes impacting your focus or striving to be the best athlete in your field, your vision plays an important part.
In this episode of OCuTALK™, Alireza Somji, O.D. will be discussing the Dry Eye diagnostic and treatment process as well as Performance Sports Vision and why both are so important.
Optometric Management – May 2022
Putting the “International” in the International Sports Vision Association
Recently, several of us had the pleasure of traveling to the Optometria 2022 Conference in Kraków, Poland to present on Sports Vision. Optometria is a premier eye care conference serving optometrists and eye care professionals from across Eastern Europe. This year, one of their main themes was Sports Vision and we had the opportunity to teach workshops and present ...
Optometric Management – June 2021
Contact Lens Considerations for Athletes
According to the Physical Activity Council, 67% of Americans aged six and older participate in some sort of fitness sport. This means eye care practitioners are in a prime position to help influence sports performance and enjoyment by enhancing visual acuity. Sports vision is well described by a pyramid structure with the foundation being visual acuity and contrast sensitivity ...
Living Magazine – March 2021
top DOCS | In The Spotlight – Horizon Eye Care & Optical
Horizon Eye Care & Optical is a distinctive eye care practice with a highly-skilled team led by two experienced optometrists. Husband and wife duo Dr. Alireza Somji and Dr. Sana Somji offer a unique blend of vision services, technology, and products that truly set them apart. In addition to providing routine vision and medical eye exams, Horizon Eye Care & Optical offers highly specialized ...
Eyecare Business – November/December 2020
Meet the 2020 #EBGameChanger Awardees
EB presents the 3rd annual #EBGameChanger Awards to 11 optometrists, opticians, and optical retailers—men AND women—who helped beat back the pandemic’s effects with critical support + tools for peers and staff PLUS those who broke down barriers for the industry, ushering in positive change.