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

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Artificial Light May Be Beneficial 189
In those exceptional cases in which the patient can be come accustomed to the light, it is beneficial. After looking at a strong electric light some patients have been able to read the Snellen test card better.
Fig. 47. Woman Aged 37, Child Aged 4, Both Looking Directly at Sun Without Discomfort
It is not light but darkness that is dangerous to the eye. Prolonged exclusion from the light always lowers the vision, and may produce serious inflammatory con ditions. Among young children living in tenements this is a somewhat frequent cause of ulcers upon the cornea, which ultimately destroy the sight. The children, find ing their eyes sensitive to light, bury them in the pillows