Bates method


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Bates method

, Bates exercise (bāts)
[W.H. Bates, U.S. physician, 1860-1931]
An alternative medical practice for disorders of visual accommodation that includes blinking, covering the eyes with the palms of the hands, moving the eyes rapidly from side to side, exposing them to sunlight, and discarding eyeglasses.
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With one accord, ophthalmologists tell us that the visual organ of man was never intended for the uses to which it is now put," he wrote in his book, The Bates Method for Better Eyesight Without Glasses.
Now, with the help of a special sight retraining technique called The Bates Method, it is possible to improve eyesight naturally, without the help of either glasses or lenses.
Peter Mansfield, author of The Bates Method, said: "This isn't a miracle cure.
The Bates Method is based on the work of the American doctor, William H.
However, since his death in 1931, the number of people using the Bates method has grown.
Treatment methodology incorporates a variety of CAM methodologies, such as the Bates method for visual reeducation, cranial osteopathy, Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), nutrition, homeopathy, phytotherapy, psychotherapy, color therapy, iridology, kinesiology, psychosomatic correlation, bioenergetics, and creative visualization.
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Its A-Z of therapies includes some intriguing ones such as the Bates method, which is a technique to improve your vision without glasses.