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

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104 Cause and Cure of Errors of Refraction
are very rare. Even in these cases, too, the treatment can be continued with benefit; for it is impossible to place limits to the visual powers of man, and no matter how good the sight, it is always possible to improve it. Daily practice of the art of vision is also necessary to
Fig. 41.-One of Many Thousands of Patients Cured of Errors of Refraction by the Methods Presented in This Book
No. 1.-Man of thirty-six, 1902, wearing glasses for myopia. Note the appearance of effort in his eyes. He was relieved in 1904 by means of exercises in distant vision and obtained normal sight without glasses.
No. 2.-The same man five years later. No relapse.
prevent those visual lapses to which every eye is liable, no matter how good its sight may ordinarily be. It is true that no system of training will provide an absolute safeguard against such lapses in all circumstances; but the daily reading of small distant, familiar letters will do much to lessen the tendency to strain when disturb ing circumstances arise, and all persons upon whose eye sight the safety of others depends should be required to do this.
Generally persons who have never worn glasses are