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Essay 1: Squelched At Birth - The Myopia Epidemic And Its Effect On Leadership

Posted by JMCook on May 4, 2015 at 9:37pm 0 Comments

1. It has been shown that the incidence rate of nearsightedness (myopia) in the general populations of all developed/developing nations has been gradually increasing since the 1940s. Numerous, varied, changeable and opposing explanations have been posited over the decades, but no specific root causes of the epidemic have been identified or ruled out. Suggestions as to causality have…


Essay 2: Dispelling Four Myopia Myths

Posted by JMCook on May 4, 2015 at 9:00pm 0 Comments


The continuing, progressively worsening 70-year epidemic of myopia (nearsightedness) is no myth – it is a well-established fact:…


Essay 3: Probable Cause Of Myopia

Posted by JMCook on January 17, 2014 at 8:30pm 0 Comments

Having established that an elongated eyeball does not cause myopia (stretching back the skin from the temples and shifting the face creates near-normal distance eyesight without affecting the length or shape of the eyeball), what then might be the actual cause of chronic nearsightedness? 

Disproving the elongated-eyeball myth uncovers the probable truth:  Myopia may be caused by untreated or improperly treated prolonged corneal irritation during visual system development, followed by…


Essay 4: 22 Goals, Methods and Rationales For Developing Normal Eyesight In An Ordinary Myope

Posted by JMCook on January 13, 2014 at 7:00pm 1 Comment

BASIC TENET:  I suspect that in most modern myopia, differential sensate corneal blur, left untreated or treated incorrectly, becomes undifferentiated insensate mental blur - the mind steps back or retreats from the irritated corneas and internalizes the blur (by equalizing, synthesizing and integrating the degraded differential visual input into one overall distance blur, to at least dispel the perception of multiple images) in order to continue thinking clearly. Continuous internalization…



Eye muscle tension, eye shape and resulting blur

Started by Mary I. Oliver in Sample Title. Last reply by JMCook Apr 26, 2016. 12 Replies

Ophthalmologist Bates proved that tension in the outer eye muscles lengthens, shortens the eye or makes it irregular. Light ray focus is impaired = myopia, presbyopia, astigmatism. He also found…Continue

success stories - did you improve your eyesight?

Started by Markus Kasanmascheff in Uncategorized. Last reply by JMCook Aug 16, 2013. 3 Replies

Hi,when I started to read the old Better Eyesight magazines, I noted how motivating the success stories became for me. I'm really eager to hear some recent stories.Ciao,MarkusContinue

Flood in Italy, Teachers home

Started by Mary I. Oliver in Sample Title. Last reply by Mary I. Oliver Nov 18, 2012. 1 Reply

Rhishi Giovanni Gatti is a man that sells Better Eyesight Magaizine from Milian Italy and teaches the Bates Method. I argue with him on some topics on the Internet and He always replies…Continue

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