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Holistic Vision Professionals and authors of books
Author of several books on eyesight and healing in general. Meir's own case desribed in Self Healing: My Life and Vision, is one of the most remarkable stories of vision improvement.
Author of Take off your Glasses and See plus other books about the healing power of light, Jacob is an inspiring and compassionate author.
Author of Seeing Without Glasses, and The Power Behind Your Eyes, Roberto Kaplan has an enormous wealth of knowledge about eyesight to share.
Author of several books on eyesight and
figurehead of 'Natural Vision', her recent
passing is a loss to the world of vision improvement. Janet Goodrich's method of vision improvement is continued by her daughter, Carina Goodrich.
One of the main proponents of the Bates Method in the United Kingdom, Peter Mansfield's book: The Bates Method is generally considered one of the clearest introductions to the method.
Author of Relearning to See and Director of the Natural Vision Center of Ashland, Oregon, Tom Quackenbush has also recently re-published in ad edited edition the Bates "Better Eyesight" Magazines which were originally published in the 1920s.
Vision Teacher and Alexander Technique Teacher based in New Zealnd and Australia, he also does international workshops integrating the principles of the Alexander Technique into a new model of eye and body integration.
Jerriann is a Bates Teacher based in California, and is the Director of the Bates Association of America
www.mindandsight.com - no longer available
Paul Anderson was based in Oregon USA and had a site dedicated to understanding how our mind and vision work together, running true to the original principles outlined by Dr Bates. Paul was harrassed by the authorities for his work in vision education and his recent passing is a great loss to the world of vision improvement.
Esther is an excellent Bates Teacher based in California. Her site contains a wealth of information about the Bates Method as well as a number of resources worth checking out. Especially of note is the downloadable version of the Better Eyesight Magazines, available as a searchable PDF.
Natural Vision Improvement (NVI)
Two sites outlining principles and resources for the field of Natural Vision Improvement.
VisionEducators.com is run by CJ Wilson and Martha Rigney, two NVI instructors
based in North Carolina.
VisionEducators.org is run by Kate Keilman and holds NVI info and a list of teachers.
Site for the French Association of the Art of Seeing
The following pages are by people who have had personal success with Vision Improvement, or who have an enthusiasm for collecting and presenting information on vision improvement:
An excellent collection of articles and a summary of the Bates Method with links to various resources from the Internet.
An excellent resource with downloadable books, including an online version of the entire collection of Bates' Better Eyesight Magazines.
Lifestyle Pinhole Glasses: The Clinically Tested Alternative to Prescription Eye Glasses and Contact Lens
Site description: See clearly without strain using pinhole glasses. No glass
lens, and no prescription. Suitable for short/long sightedness, cataracts,
astigmatism, relief of eye strain, presbyopia, double vision, and crossed
The following pages list information about techniques that have been known to help with obtaining better use of the eyes and freedom from poor habits - including vision habits:
Well presented site with clear explanations of the technique, what it is and how to approach it.
Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique
Official site and oldest official body of Alexander Teachers in the world.
The following links list information about alternative therapies in general:
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