The Cure of Imperfect Sight by Treatment
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The Original Bates Method, for correcting vision defects

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LIST OF ILLUSTRATIONS
Portrait of Ferdinand von Arlt...................Frontispiece
FIG.                                                                                                                                                                                   PAGE
1.    Patagonians ..........................................      2
2.    African Pigmies .....................................      3
3.    Moros from the Philippines.........................      6
4.    Diagram of the hypermetropic, emmetropic and myopic eyeballs ...............................................11
5.    The eye as a camera ................................    13
6.    Mexican Indians .....................................    15
7.    Ainus, the aboriginal inhabitants of Japan..............    16
8.    The usual method of using the retinoscope............    18
9.    Diagrams of the images of Purkinje...................    24
10.    Diagram by which Helmholtz illustrated his theory of accommodation ...................................... 27
11.    Portrait of Thomas Young .......................... 28
12.    Portrait of Hermann Ludwig Ferdinand von Helmholtz 31
13.    Demonstration upon the eye of a rabbit that the infe rior oblique muscle is an essential factor in accommoda tion................................................. 40
14.    Demonstration upon the eye of a carp that the superior oblique muscle is essential to accommodation ......... 41
15.    Demonstration upon the eye of a rabbit that the produc tion of refractive errors is dependent upon the action of the external muscles ................................. 42
16.    Demonstration upon the eye of a fish that the produc tion of myopic and hypermetropic refraction is depend ent upon the action of the extrinsic muscles........... 43
17.    Production and relief of mixed astigmatism in the eye
of a carp ............................................ 45
18.    Demonstration upon the eyeball of a rabbit that the obliques lengthen the visual axis in myopia........... 46
19.    Demonstration upon the eye of a carp that the recti shorten the visual axis in hypermetropia.............. 47
20.    Lens pushed out of the axis of vision.................. 48
21.    Rabbit with lens removed ........................... 49
22.    Experiment upon the eye of a cat, demonstrating that the fourth nerve, which supplies only the superior oblique muscle, is just as much a nerve of accommoda tion as the third, and that the superior oblique muscle which it supplies is a muscle of accommodation.......50-51
23.    Pithing a fish preparatory to operating upon its eyes.. 52
24.    Arrangements for photographing images reflected from the eyeball ........................................... 55
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