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Palming for the Eyes: Relax and Sharpen Your Vision With This Simple Technique

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So what is palming for the eyes? You've probably done it without thinking... placed your hands over your eyes when you were excited, frustrated, fatigued, or had other strong feelings. It turns out that "palming" is one of the most relaxing things you can do for your eyes, and relaxation is a cornerstone of improving your vision naturally.

Does eye palming really work? Try this simple version of palming for the eyes: 1. Rest your elbows comfortably on a table or desk. 2. Cover your eyes with...

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Eye Doctor Cures Own Sight

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This article from Dr. Bates' Better Eyesight Magazines tells the story of a very farsighted ophthalmologist who fully regained clear eyesight after reading Dr. Bates' book. He lived in Manhattan and was able to work personally with Dr. Bates as well. -gm

Eye Doctor Cures His Own Eyesight with The Bates Method Original Title: AN OCULIST'S EXPERIENCE - by E. F. Darling, M.D.

I have been practicing medicine as an ophthalmologist for the last twenty years. During a period of eighteen years prior...

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How To Achieve Permanent Vision Improvement

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This short article originally appeared in Dr. Bates' Better Eyesight Magazine with the title "Permanent Improvement". Many people have achieved reliable long-term eyesight improvement. However, many get substantial improvement but reach a plateau, and many get to "perfect" vision which comes and goes somewhat. This article is a simple reminder that our mind and vision must experience a feeling of movement at all times, in order to have a relaxed mind and clear vision. - gm

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Is it Really Possible to Improve your Eyesight Naturally?

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Do you find it hard to believe you can improve your eyesight naturally? Most of us have been told that poor vision is due to poor genetics. Here is surprising evidence that glasses may not be so inevitable as we’ve been led to believe.

People with Multiple Personalities Can Improve their Eyesight Spontaneously.

Several studies show that people with multiple personalities often change their eyesight as quickly as they change their persona. Obviously these vision changes are not caused by...

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Read Tiny Print To Relax Your Eyes

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The article below combines two short entries by Dr. Bates from his Better Eyesight Magazines, originally titled "Fine Print a Benefit to the Eye" and "Facts Versus Theories". I suggest that you print out the PDF link below, and find out for yourself how powerfully relaxing it can be to look at tiny print. The font sizes on the PFD go all the way down to 2 points. You may find that you can read even this smallest size after a few moments! -- gm

Read Tiny Print to Relax Your Eyes and Mind By...

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Use of Imagination And Visualization To Cure Eyesight

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Dr. Bates was in awe of the power of the imagination to cure eyesight conditions. He was doing this work in the early 20th century. Today's results from "Visualization" closely parallel what Dr. Bates was discovering.

If a person can visualize something clearly in their imagination they can jump-start the ability of the mind and the eyes to see it clearly with eyes open. This article originally appeared in Dr. Bates' Better Eyesight Magazine, as "Imagination Cures"

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Imagination Is A Doorway To Perfect Eyesight

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You already knew the imagination is a powerful tool. Here Dr Bates presents ways to aim the imagination into improving your eyesight. This article is from the Journal of the Allied Medical Associations of America, October, 1921. Read at 10th Annual Meeting, Allied Medical Associations of America, held in Atlantic City, June, 1921.

IMAGINATION AND VISION
William H. Bates, M. D.

At this time I have to announce what I consider to be the most remarkable, the most valuable, and the most practical...

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Simply Move To See Better

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Dr. Bates taught his patients the "swing" in various forms. The "long swing" and "short swing" are key techniques to help a person break the habit of staring and get their vision moving again. This article is about the "optical swing", an essential natural expression that Dr. Bates found is always present in perfect vision. This article originally titled "The Optical Swing". As you read the article, try to experience the feeling rather than worry about getting any technique exactly right. -...

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Restore Your Sight Through Movement

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This short article by Dr. Bates stresses the importance of movement for vision. This movement, or "oppositional movement", is a visual illusion. But it is quite real as an essential ingredient of the Bates Method and of perfect eyesight. In other places Dr. Bates refers to this movement as the small swing. - gm

See Things Moving
When the Sight is Normal All Objects Regarded have an Apparent Motion
By Dr. William H Bates

When the sight is perfect the subject is able to observe that all objects...

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More Imagination Eyesight Breakthroughs

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This article is an excerpt from Perfect Sight without Glasses, by Dr. William H. Bates. It shows how creative use of the imagination and memory can give a person a pathway back to clear vision. - gm

More Imagination Eyesight Breakthroughs
by Dr. William H. Bates

When one treats patients who are willing to believe that the letters can be imagined, and who are content to imagine without trying to see, or compare what they see with what they imagine -- which always brings back the strain -- very...

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