Natural Vision Therapy is a proven, non-intrusive, and holistic approach to improving short-sightedness (myopia), astigmatism, long-sightedness (hyperopia), and old-age blur (presbyopia) without the use of glasses or any medical aids. The Therapy re-educates the eyes and mind about the principles and habits of seeing clearly and naturally.
Its foundation is based on the Bates Method which is a time-tested solution for many functional vision problems. Dr Bates, an ophthalmologist, stopped prescribing glasses to his clients after noticing that their eye problems got progressively worse after wearing the “eye crutches”. He discovered that the glasses, or eye crutches, actually prevents the eyes from healing itself naturally. His more than 30 years of research to find an alternative to eye glasses was published in “Perfect Sight Without Glasses” in 1912, . This book has been reprinted as “Better Eyesight Without Glasses”, and is still a best seller in any leading bookstores today.
A Technique So Effective, It Was Banned…
The method Greg teaches was initially conceived by Dr. William H. Bates, over 100 years ago. A board-certified ophthalmologist at the top of his field, Dr. Bates taught his method to many, and it was so effective that it ended up being banned in New York after the optometrists lobbied the local politicians!
In essence, it became a threat to the business model of optometrists. The prohibition on the Bates Method is still on the books in New York to this day. Whether or not it's actually prosecuted is another issue.
“In the 1950s and the early 1960s, that's when all the state optometry boards were going after people,” Greg says. “One of the Bates practitioners they went after was Clara Hackett, who had worked personally with Aldous Huxley, who's one of the more famous successors.
He wrote the book The Art of Seeing. He was …
Dr Bates had helped thousands of adults and children to perfect sight without the use of glasses. The Bates Method is taught in many countries around the world by Bates teachers who are in one way or another had been taught by Dr Bates, his wife, Emily Bates or their disciples over a 80-year time frame.
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