Are You Seeing Red?

Tinted Contact Lenses Boost Batting Performance

Judging the spin of an incoming softball can be crucial to making solid contact. But what’s the best way to visualize ball rotation? Since the laces on the ball are red, some softball players—like those at the University of Louisville at Lafayette—are using red tinted lenses to enhance their hitting. Tennis players, hockey players, golfers and skiers also use tinted lenses to boost their performance. Read more.