...Featuring the Director of the Sports and Performance Vision Center at SUNY College of Optometry, Dr. Daniel Laby MD.

How does elite vision differentiate athletes from each other and the average person? What is special about baseball players’ vision enabling them to hit a fastball? How does vision impact performance in professional sports? Catch our next webinar as we explore vision in sports performance and learn more about the secret to an athlete’s successes. Learn from the industry’s leading Sports Vision authority, Dr. Daniel Laby MD.

In this free webinar you will learn more about how national and international sports teams utilize eyecare techniques in conjunction with objective refraction to improve their player’s performance. You will leave understanding:
  • How to enhance players performance through vision
  • The field of Sports Vision
  • Benefits of sports vision testing
  • Impact of sports vision testing on performance
  • Problems associated with identifying the small differences in elite vision refractions through subjective testing
  • Current techniques used to improve vision in athletes
  • Benefits and effectiveness of objective refraction
  • The Refractive Error of Professional Baseball Players

This webinar includes a Q&A with Dr. Laby.

Daniel M. Laby, MD, FAAO

About Daniel M. Laby, MD

Pediatric Ophthalmologist and Sports Vision Specialist, Associate Clinical Professor and Director of Sports and Performance Vision Center, SUNY College of Optometry, NY, NY; Former Assistant Clinical Professor, Harvard Medical School

Dr. Laby has been trained in Ophthalmology and specializes in Sports Vision as well as Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus. Dr. Laby attended the George Washington University School of Medicine, receiving his medical degree in 1987. He completed his residency in 1992 and a fellowship at UCLA in 1993.

Dr. Laby has served as staff ophthalmologist for several professional sports teams including the LA Dodgers, NY Mets, St Louis Cardinals, LA Kings, and the Boston Celtics as well as the St Louis Cardinals. Dr. Laby also worked with the US Olympic team prior to the Beijing Olympics. Currently, Dr. Laby currently works with the Boston Red Sox, Cleveland Indians, Chicago Cubs, Tampa Bay Rays, Houston Astros as well as several NCAA teams. Each year he screens the players at their respective training camps. In addition to performing a routine eye examination on each player, he evaluates several visual functions that are specifically important to sports performance.

Dr. Laby is board certified by the American Board of Ophthalmology, and is a full member of the American Association for Pediatric Ophthalmology and Strabismus as well as the American Academy of Ophthalmology. He is a member of the American College of Sports Medicine. He is an Assistant Clinical Professor of Ophthalmology at Harvard Medical School and has authored many journal articles, textbook chapters, and is the co-author of Dictionary of Ophthalmology. Dr. Laby has been featured on Fox News and NPR as well as over a dozen local television and radio stations. His work has been featured in Sports Illustrated as well as the Boston Globe, Wall Street Journal and New York Times. The American Optometric Association, for his work in Sports Vision, honored Dr. Laby with it’s Eagle award.

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Executive Summary

In this free webinar from Smart Vision Labs, you will acquire a comprehensive understanding of Sports and Performance Vision along with the technology used to detect elite vision in professional athletes.