Natural Vision Improvement is a holistic (sometimes spelled ‘wholistic’) approach to vision care.
Vision occurs mainly in the brain. Our eyes receive information in the form of light, and the brain processes the information to make meaning of it, creating our “visual world”. The process of improving our eyesight not only enables us to see more clearly, but also helps bring us into greater balance and harmony with ourselves and our surroundings.
Many people begin Natural Vision Improvement to see more clearly. They are often surprised when they can perform better in sports, more easily understand what they read, and become more relaxed and creative. Each person’s process is unique, and each benefits in different ways.
The work is rooted in The Bates Method, developed by Dr W. H. Bates in the 1920s.
Vision Educators are those who teach others how to improve their eyesight. In private lessons, group classes and workshops, they teach activities and key habits to help with:
- Nearsightedness (myopia)
- Farsightedness (hyperopia or hypermetropia)
- Presbyopia (‘middle-age sight’)
- Eye fatigue and discomfort
- Discomfort in bright light (photosensitivity and photophobia)
- Vision related headaches
- Computer eye strain (CSS)
- Eye teaming difficulties, strabismus and amblyopia
- Eye Diseases (for people with cataracts, glaucoma, macular degeneration etc, who are under the care of an ophthalmologist.)
Benefits from practicing Natural Vision Improvement can include:
- Increased clarity of sight in the distance
- Increased ability to see clearly close-up
- Increased speed of focus
- Healthier eyes
- Greater ease and comfort in and around your eyes
- Less computer eyestrain
- Reduced dependence on glasses
- Enhanced depth perception
- Faster adaptation to bright light and to the dark
- A more relaxed way of being
- Greater connection with yourself and the world around you
- Better balance and coordination