A practical guide to the technique that really will help you see better. If you wear glasses you may be doing so unnecessarily. Worse still you are likely to be caught up in a downward spiral that may actually cause your sight to deteriorate so that you require stronger and stronger lenses. But did you know that 75 percent of those who try the Bates method find their sight noticeably improves? Many can stop wearing glasses altogether.

I was asked to review a book by Justin Gowers, on behalf of Souvenir Press Ltd
Now for me this was quite ironic that I should be asked to review this book as I don’t wear glasses. I had my eyesight last tested when I was seventeen – a long time ago.

It just so happens that I was also given a voucher by my local opticians offering me a free eye test! Wow, I guess that was a push in the right direction.

I started reading this book, and found it fascinating! In my days of being a school lab technician I used to dish out eyes for the kids to examine – rather gross! To me they were just balls of jelly, so this book, excuse the pun – really opened my eyes.

It’s very informative and I learnt a lot of how the eye operates. They are not just pretty balls of jelly in one’s head, that happen to help you see where your going or doing. They actually function in unison with the brain, intelligently, correcting anomaly’s, in order to send that needed information to the brain.

Not only this, the stresses of our daily life such as emotional problems, can effect our eyesight. Long term stress can often give us the impression that we need glasses or stronger prescriptions, when in actual fact we just need to eliminate the strain caused by the stress.

Bare this in mind, soon as we start wearing glasses or contacts we are doomed as we weaken the eyes further. However, there is definite hope that with the help of the Bates Method, even that can be turned around.

As a result, I made my appointment. The lady tells me it will take about 20 mins – an hour and 10 mins later I am still there. I’ve gone through every test you can think of. She is a trainee optometrist. Nonetheless, I had full confidence in this lovely young lady – even though I think she was desperate to find something to fill a prescription.

The results – I have near perfect eyesight! I am one of those lucky ones that do not need glasses! I guess the yoga exercises I do have certainly have helped! Just one problem, makes it hard to do the exercises in this book and to see if they work.

What I will say, this book is well written, and the exercises are simply put and can be done in a few moments. Whether you have an eye problem or not, this will only improve your chances of keeping good eyesight, reducing the need for glasses. Which lets face it, is big money for opticians these days.

My conclusion – I fully recommend this book being part of the collection. I got to understand how my eyes work and hopefully prevent my eyesight getting worse. There is no need to succumbed into thinking we need glasses, if we have knowledge of what can affect our eyesight in the first place. Therefore, Improve Your Eyesight: A Guide to the Bates Method for Better Eyesight Without Glasses is a great place to start!

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Product details

Paperback: 120 pages
Publisher: Souvenir Press Ltd; New Ed edition (16 Sept. 1999)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 0285635085
ISBN-13: 978-0285635081
Product Dimensions: 16.5 x 1 x 24.1 cm

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