Eyeglasses and contact lenses are very popular solution for those who have eyesight problems. But did you know there are actually ways on how you can improve your vision without glasses or contact lenses? Sounds too good to be true but it actually exists. You just have to understand how your eyes work so that you can determine the methods on how to improve your eyesight naturally.
But you have to understand that there are situations wherein eyeglasses and contact lenses are a must. The reality however, is that many people end up using these devices instead of looking for ways to recover their quality of vision. Serious eye problems will require glasses immediately but there are some problems that can be naturally remedied.
Eyes as Muscles
An often ignored truth about our eyes is that they are actually muscles. This means they have to be rested for sometime or even go through workouts so that they could maintain their capability which will result to better vision quality. Unfortunately, vision is often abused because of too much exposure to television, computer monitors and even lack of sleep. They have to be rested so that it could maintain is capability.
Using eyeglasses or contact lenses as remedy to problems related to eyesight can be considered a “band-aid solution” as it only deals with the result of the problem and not the cause of the problems related to eyesight. If you want to improve your eyesight naturally, you have to discover the causes and address them. This way, you can improve your vision without glasses or contact lenses.
Dr. William H. Bates and the Palm Method
The pioneer in this method of looking for natural answers to eye problems is Dr. William H. Bates. He conceived various exercises that can help develop someone’s vision. In these exercises, a person can slowly address their dependency on eyeglasses or contact lenses. Dr. Bates’ exercises or the “Bates Method” is also applicable for prevention of different eye problems.
Here’s a good example: place your palms on top of your eyes for full three minutes. This simple method of covering your eyes is very helpful because it will prevent anything from going to your eyes especially light. Practice this everyday so that your eyes will have time to rest for a few minutes after working so hard or watching too many videos. It’s a great exercise to calm your eyes which helps improve vision and prevent any deterioration.