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The Original Bates Method, for correcting vision defects

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64        Accommodation: Study of Images
The images photographed from the cornea and from the front and side of the sclera showed, however, a series
Fig. 31. Multiple Images Upon the Front of the Lens
This picture illustrates one of the difficulties that had to be overcome in photographing images reflected from various parts of the eyeball. Unless the light was adjusted at precisely the right angle the filament was multiplied by reflection from the sides of the globe. Usually the image was doubled, sometimes it was tripled as shown in the picture, and sometimes it was, quadrupled. Often days of labor were required to eliminate these reflections, and for reasons that were not definitely deter mined the same adjustment did not always give the same results. Sometimes all would go well for days, and then, without any apparent reason, the multiple images would return.
of four well-marked changes, according to whether the vision was normal or accompanied by a strain. During accommodation the images from the cornea were smaller than when the eye was at rest, indicating elongation of the eyeball and a consequent increase in the convexity of the cornea. But when an unsuccessful effort was made to see at the near-point, the image became larger, indi cating that the cornea had become less convex, a condi-