Apr 17, 2015
How strong are hockey visors?

Considering everything we know today about concussions and facial injuries, the fact that hockey players used to skate around without any kind of head protection seems like a piece of fiction. Concussions were just “getting your bell rung” and severe cuts to the face and head were badges of honor for goalies like Terry Sawchuk.

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Apr 30, 2014
Eye Protection in Sports: The Evolution of the Hockey Goalie Mask

Eye protection in sports is extremely important. For goalies in the sport of hockey, where brave goaltenders face a veritable fusillade of slapshots and one-timers, eye protection is especially important. Rubber pucks traveling upwards of 100 miles per hour elevate off the surface of the ice and fly towards the faces of these goalies.

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May 27, 2014
Making Hockey Visors Mandatory

Great eyesight is a huge asset for any NHL player. It’s no wonder that an NHLer like Dallas Stars forward Tyler Seguin turned to LASIK MD to help improve his vision and his game. Protecting that great eyesight is the next challenge. 

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Jan 20, 2015
4 athletes with legendary eyesight

Whether it helps people see plays develop on the field or spot teammates to zip a pass to across the playing surface, vision has played a large part in the careers of several legends – no wonder more athletes today are getting LASIK than ever before. Check out these four famous athletes whose vision sets them apart from their peers.

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Sep 05, 2013
Bad Calls: When Refs Get it Wrong

Refereeing is a tough job, one that requires precision, focus and thick skin. Comedian Jay Leno once joked that, when he was a kid, he wanted to be a ref but his 20/20 vision was too much of a handicap. It’s a recurring theme in the world of sports: If refs get it wrong, they must have terrible eyesight. Here are some of the most notorious bad calls in recent memory.

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