The Cure of Imperfect Sight by Treatment
Without Glasses - online book

The Original Bates Method, for correcting vision defects

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xx                    List of Illustrations
FIG.                                                                                                                                                                                   PAGE
25.     Arrangements for holding the head of the subject steady while images were being photographed......... 56
26.     Image of electric filament on the front of the lens----- 57
27.     Images of the electric filament reflected simultaneously from the cornea and lens ............................ 58
28.     Image of electric filament upon the cornea............ 60
29.     Image of electric filament on the front of the sclera___ 62
30.     Images on the side of the sclera ...................... 63
31.     Multiple images upon the front of the lens............ 64
32.     Reflection of the electric filament from the iris........ 65
33.     Demonstrating that the back of the lens does not change during accommodation ................................ 67
34.     Straining to see at the near-point produces hyperme-tropia ................................................ 90
35.     Myopia produced by unconscious strain to see at the distance is increased by conscious strain ............. 91
36.     Immediate production of myopia and myopic astigmat ism in eyes previously normal by strain to see at the distance .............................................92-93
37.     Myopic astigmatism comes and goes according as the subject looks at distant objects with or without strain.. 94
38.     Patient who has had the lens of the right eye removed for cataract produces changes in the refraction of this eye by strain........................................96-97
39.     A family group strikingly illustrating the effect of the mind upon the vision ................................ 99
40.     Myopes who never went to school, or read in the Sub way ................................................. 100
41.     One of the many thousands of patients cured of errors
of refraction by the methods presented in this book.... 104
42.     Palming ............................................. 125
43.     Patient with atrophy of the optic nerve gets flashes of improved vision after palming ........................ 127
44.     Paralysis of the seventh nerve cured by palming........ 131
45.     Glaucoma cured by palming ......................... 133
46.     Woman with normal vision looking directly at the sun 187
47.     Woman aged 37-child aged 4, both looking directly
at the sun without discomfort ........................ 189
48.     Focussing the rays of the sun upon the eye of a patient
by means of a burning glass .......................... 191
49.     Specimen of diamond type ........................... 195
50.     Photographic type reduction ........................ 195
51.     Operating without anaesthetics ....................... 204
52.     Neuralgia relieved by palming and the memory of black. 207
53.     Voluntary production of squint by strain to see........ 223
54.     Case of divergent vertical squint cured by eye education 230
55.     Temporary cure of squint by memory of a black period. 232
56.     Face-rest designed by Kallmann, a German optician___ 254