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How to improve your eyesight naturally

The Bates method is an educational program in which students can relearn correct habits of natural eyesight. Dr William H. Bates, M.D. (1860-1931), a well-known and successful New-York eye surgeon and professor of ophthalmology, tested his ideas (relaxing, keeping your eyes and neck mobile) on himself and got rid of his ‘stone-hard’ presbyopia.

Dr Bates proved that:

- The cause for errors of refractions (myopia, hyperopia, astigmatism, strabismus...) is usually abnormal, chronic strain of the eye muscles and that when the person relaxes, the vision problem disappears; vision problems are functional and not hereditary nor typically caused by diseases of the eye
- Such problems, and presbyopia as well, arise when a person acquires improper, subconscious , strained vision habits
- The key to recovering perfect eyesight is to re-establish natural, correct vision habits all day long, habits based on relaxation of the body and mind.

Since the beginning of the 20th century, a lot of people have improved their eyesight. Among them, many eye specialists (the optometrist Dr Robert Michael Kaplan, Dr MacCracken, M.D....) and the famous writer Aldous Huxley (Brave New World) who also wrote about recovering his eyesight (the Art of Seeing).

Our eyesight fluctuates:

It becomes worse when we are tired, stressed, emotionally disturbed..

It becomes better during periods of relaxation (in the morning, during a holiday...). You can improve your eyesight by relaxing, and acquiring relaxed vision habits.

Working on the computer a lot? A few simple relaxing habits can help you relax your eyes.

The sun tires your eyes? Again, by relearning to see in a natural way, your eyes will be relieved of stress.

YOU can improve your eyesight. Workshops can be organized here, in the center of France (Auvergne, Limousin ... or elsewhere), for groups of 8 people. Do inquire.


- www.NaturalVisionCenter.com     The Netherlands  - Tom Quackenbush's website
              -http://www.visionsofjoy.org/     Esther Joy's lovely site, both in English and Dutch
- www.i.blindness.org   (lots of information and other website addresses + forum + where to find a teacher)
- http://www.seeing.org/   (in the UK - refer to it for Palming)