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

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Ill Effects of Sun-Gazing Temporary 187
suited from sun-gazing. These effects, however, are al ways temporary. The scotomata, the strange colors, even the total blindness, as explained in the preceding chapter, are only mental illusions. No matter how much the sight may have been impaired by sun-gazing, or how long the impairment may have lasted, a return to normal
Fig. 46.-Woman With Normal Vision Looking Directly at the Sun. Note That the Eyes are Wide Open and That There Is No Sign of Discomfort.
has always occurred; while prompt relief of all the symp toms mentioned has always followed the relief of eye strain, showing that the conditions are the result, not of the light, but of the strain. Some persons who have believed their eyes to have been permanently injured by the sun have been promptly cured by central fixation, in dicating that their blindness had been simply functional. By persistence in looking at the sun, a person with nor-