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

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An Ingenious Theory
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contrary, we are told that the eye actually goes out of its way to produce the condition, or to make an existing condition worse. In other words, the so-called "ciliary
Fig. 4. Diagram of the Hypermetropic, Emmetropic and Myopic Eyeballs
H, hypermetropia; E, emmetropia; M, myopia; Ax, optic axis. Note that in hypermetropia and myopia the rays, instead of coming to a focus, form a round spot upon the retina.
muscle," believed to control the shape of the lens, is credited with a capacity for getting into a more or less continuous state of contraction, thus keeping the lens continuously in a state of convexity which, according