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EyePromise® to offer complimentary MPOD readings at PGA Show to improve visual performance for golfers

Renowned Sports Vision Optometrist Dr. Graham Erickson to speak on Thursday, January 26, 4:00-4:30 PM, on ‘Reading the Greens Better. Improving Your Eye Health & Sports Vision with EyePromise

CHESTERFIELD - MO - January 17, 2023 – EyePromise, an industry-leading line of eye vitamins formulated to help support, and improve vision and eye health, will be offering complimentary Macular Pigment Optical Density (MPOD) readings at the PGA Show at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida, in Booth #2686, January 25-27. 

“MPOD readings are a measure of the density of Macular Pigment in the center of the retina,” explains Dr. Graham Erickson, world-renowned sports vision optometrist and a member of the EyePromise Scientific Advisory Board. “The more pigment we have in that sensitive part of the retina, the better golfers can judge contrast, withstand glare situations, and recover faster from bright sunlight. Eating a diet that contains all the nutrients we need for our eyes is challenging. The EyePromise Vizual Edge™ Pro supplements allow us that consistent nutrient intake at a level that is going to increase the macular pigment in your retina which enhance visual performance factor.”


EyePromise is the only company that has a device to measure MPOD and EyePromise Vizual Edge Pro eye supplements are designed to increase and enhance Macular Pigment Optical Density, which improves visual performance.

Already used by many PGA TOUR golf professionals, including three-time Major winner and 2022 U.S. Senior Open champion Padraig Harrington and eight-time European Order of Merit Champion and World Golf Hall of Fame golfer Colin Montgomerie, EyePromise Vizual Edge™ Pro has helped golfers improve their visual performance, read the greens better, reduce light and glare sensitivity, and ultimately improve their overall eye health.  

In addition to the PGA TOUR golf professionals, EyePromise is trusted exclusively by several major league sports organizations, including the PGA of America GRP Program, NFL, NHL, and NCAA and is the Official Eye Vitamin of both the Boston Red Sox and the Golfzon Leadbetter Academy. 

Dr. Erickson will be speaking at the PGA Show on Thursday, January 26, 4:00-4:30 PM on the Golf Fitness, Wellness, and Instruction Stage, presented by TPI and GFAA, Booth #2391. His presentation is titled ‘Reading the Greens Better, Improving Your Eye Health and Sports Vision with EyePromise. He will educate about the importance of golfers protecting their vision and enhancing sports performance; what lens in sunglasses are best to wear for golf; how EyePromise Vizual Edge Pro eye vitamins help increase pigment in one's retina which enables golfers to judge contrast better; withstand glare situations and recover faster from bright sunlight; what MPOD readings are; and why elite athletes such as Padraig Harrington and professional athletes in MLB, NHL and NFL are taking EyePromise Vizual Edge Pro.

“EyePromise is very excited to attend the PGA Show for the first time,” said Andreas Wolf, President of EyePromise. “We look forward to meeting the attendees and introducing our natural products that improve a player’s vision and as a result improves their golf game. We intend to become a strategic partner to golf globally by having more people enjoy the game and be able to play longer into life.”

For those attending the PGA Show and would like to make an appointment for an MPOD reading, which takes about 3 minutes, and to learn more about Eye Promise Vizual Edge Pro Supplements, contact Shane Gierhart at

As EyePromise looks to continue their growth in golf, teaching pros may request complimentary samples by contacting Read more athlete testimonials and learn more about how eye health improves sports performance here. 

Since 2001, EyePromise, the ocular nutrition pioneer, has been providing athletes, doctors, and the everyday individual with natural eye vitamins to help maintain and support better vision against age-related eye health issues, irritated dry eyes, and even the effects of screen time. EyePromise is NSF Contents Tested and Certified, and its Vizual Edge™ line is NSF Certified for Sport® and specifically formulated to meet the needs of high-performance athletes. The science behind the supplements demonstrates that eye-friendly nutrients such as zeaxanthin and lutein work together to build the macular pigment, a protective layer within the eyes that’s responsible for crisp, clear vision and overall eye health. 

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About EyePromise® EyePromise provides unmatched expertise in nutrition science and is the leading provider of nutritional supplements that support eye health. The EyePromise extensive eye supplement line covers a full range of eye health needs, including macular health, occasional dry eye, screen time, and athletic visual performance of professional and collegiate athletes including Esports. Our NSF Certified for Sport® performance supplements are scientifically formulated to give athletes the edge they need on teams including professional football, baseball, hockey, basketball, and as the official eye vitamin of the Boston Red Sox. We are the #1 eye doctor-recommended and trusted vitamins with thousands of U.S. optometrists prescribing and millions of dosages consumed in the U.S. For more information on improving eye care with EyePromise, visit:

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Shane Gierhart, EyePromise