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Eyesight Improvement Forum - Search Results

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    Thread: Wikipedia and the Bates Method
Post: RE: Wikipedia and the Bates Method

In order to gain credibility, we have to keep the discussion to things that people can observe empirically. I don't know anything about energy--if people find that thinking about energy helps them, t...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 4 7,479 01-30-2014, 12:04 PM
    Thread: Nothing mystical about this: why imagination seems to work
Post: RE: Nothing mystical about this: why imagination s...

I've stayed away from here for almost a year -- now checking in with a progress report. I've made rapid progress in the past year just from frequent conscious practicing of attention-shifting. We ca...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 8 10,143 01-30-2014, 11:17 AM
    Thread: Skeptical after a year of following the Bates method.
Post: Re: Skeptical after a year of following the Bates ...

Ditto on what Nancy said. I wasted a LONG time thinking I was practicing the Bates method after reading Bates' book and doing all sorts of "practice." It wasn't until I started really paying attenti...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 17 15,623 12-31-2012, 01:44 PM
    Thread: Nothing mystical about this: why imagination seems to work
Post: Re: Nothing mystical about this: why imagination s...

Oleg, I agree with you on everything you wrote, except that I stand by my statement about the importance of observing the strain. When you're imagining/remembering stuff, you can't do so effortlessl...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 8 10,143 12-04-2012, 01:55 PM
    Thread: Snellen measure - not a good one
Post: Re: Snellen measure - not a good one

If you can't tell whether you're making improvements or not, you're holding the chart way too far away. It's hard to make much progress when you're looking at a Snellen that's so far away that you ca...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 9 8,684 11-24-2012, 09:52 AM
    Thread: Nothing mystical about this: why imagination seems to work
Post: Re: Nothing mystical about this: why imagination s...

Good to hear from you. It's hard to say anything precise about the timing. When I imagine something, I also notice that there's a pulling sensation. It kind of happens all at once. I wouldn't worry ...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 8 10,143 11-21-2012, 08:18 AM
    Thread: Looking vs. Imagining
Post: Re: Looking vs. Imagining

Oleg, I'm in complete agreement with you. I think that David and I have been talking about exact same thing, but that his explanation about "looking for details" is going to cause people to strain m...
Sean_Augensicht David's method 8 11,372 11-20-2012, 05:22 PM
    Thread: Nothing mystical about this: why imagination seems to work
Post: Nothing mystical about this: why imagination seems...

The language on this forum often suggests that there's something mystical about vision improvement. To give an example, people talk about "clear flashes" as though they were some kind of spiritual exp...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 8 10,143 11-19-2012, 05:47 PM
    Thread: Qlue's Journal
Post: Re: Qlue's Journal

Mary, I'm a long-time reader of your posts, and it was with dismay that I read your last post. I have a bone to pick with your insinuation (or accusation, rather) that the Chinese are intentionally t...
Sean_Augensicht David's method 26 27,122 10-09-2012, 08:25 PM
    Thread: When watching football
Post: Re: When watching football

To Nancy: good to hear from you. I have found that allowing yourself to be in the "defocused" state that feels like you're focusing for too near or seeing double is a prerequisite for letting go of t...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 14 12,673 10-03-2012, 09:09 AM
    Thread: When watching football
Post: Re: When watching football

Another way to get an understanding of what it means to add strain, try "flashing": close your eyes or, better yet, do palming for a while, and then open them for a splitsecond, with the only goal be...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 14 12,673 10-02-2012, 09:15 AM
    Thread: When watching football
Post: Re: When watching football

Very important: Don't intentionally try to converge near. When you imagine something without effort, the existing muscle strain in a myopic person may automatically cause her to converge for the near...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 14 12,673 10-02-2012, 08:51 AM
    Thread: When watching football
Post: When watching football

Bates said that watching movies often improves vision, and I have found the same to be true of watching television. One activity that dramatically improves my vision every time is watching football o...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 14 12,673 10-01-2012, 09:38 PM
    Thread: The Limits of Language
Post: Re: The Limits of Language

Nice post, Pikachu. Perhaps the biggest problem is that different individuals go into this with different underlying (and mistaken assumptions) about what they "need" to do in order to do the variou...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 3 4,641 10-01-2012, 09:02 PM
    Thread: Not giving up but progressing in a different direction
Post: Re: Not giving up but progressing in a different d...

I'm not sure what your point is. I'm merely pointing out that there IS a gradual approach that isn't all-or-nothing. I realize I can't help everybody, and I realize that this is hard without a Bates t...
Sean_Augensicht David's method 31 31,020 09-18-2012, 10:42 AM
    Thread: My Dream Last Night
Post: Re: My Dream Last Night

I agree with everything jiminos said, except that I would say that the swing is neither something you practice nor something you do, but something you NOTICE—constantly (or as least often as you can...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 6 7,543 09-18-2012, 09:32 AM
    Thread: Not giving up but progressing in a different direction
Post: Re: Not giving up but progressing in a different d...

Daniel, your stuff about leaving school is not constructive. I am a moderate myope (formerly high) and have made tremendous progress over the past year using progressively milder lenses and sometimes...
Sean_Augensicht David's method 31 31,020 09-18-2012, 08:12 AM
    Thread: Eyestrain and fear of falling --> rapid improvement
Post: Re: Eyestrain and fear of falling --> rapid improv...

Not to sound like a jerk, but I'm not surprised you saw no improvement. You didn't read what I wrote, and you invented your own method that apparently involved using effort. I didn't tell you to push ...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 13 12,753 09-12-2012, 12:42 PM
    Thread: Eyestrain and fear of falling --> rapid improvement
Post: Re: Eyestrain and fear of falling --> rapid improv...

Regarding your observations 1-4, I'm very, very excited that someone else has discovered the same thing. I'd written about my eyestrain being linked to strains in my chest, arms, and legs previously-...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 13 12,753 09-11-2012, 03:21 PM
    Thread: Eyestrain and fear of falling --> rapid improvement
Post: Re: Eyestrain and fear of falling --> rapid improv...

Pikachu Wrote:That's pretty interesting. I've actually noticed that phenomenon before, but I never thought to produce the strain intentionally! My own personal experience is a bit strange. Sometimes, ...
Sean_Augensicht Bates Method 13 12,753 09-10-2012, 07:34 PM