Four Ways to Protect Your Night Vision

By T. Edward Nickens.
9/18/2013 10:53:14 AM

Your eyes manufacture a chemical called visual purple that supports vision in low-light situations. The more visual purple in your retinas, the better you can see game in the gloriously dim light of the first and last minutes of the day. Here's how to protect your night vision and tip the visual odds in your favor.

Photo by Dusan Smetana

1: Purple Preserve

Walk in the dark as much as you can. Clear trails of overhanging brush beforehand, and take your time getting to your stand. Once you get used to walking to a stand in the dark, you'll be amazed at how easy it is.

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