Bates Method International

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Useful Links to other Vision Sites on the Web

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Holistic Vision Professionals and authors of books


Meir Schneider
www.self-healing.org

Author of several books on eyesight and healing in general. Meir's own case desribed in Self Healing: My Life and Vision, is one of the most remarkable stories of vision improvement.

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Jacob Liberman
www.exerciseyoureyes.com/dr_bio.php

Author of Take off your Glasses and See plus other books about the healing power of light, Jacob is an inspiring and compassionate author.

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Roberto Michael Kaplan
www.robertokaplan.com
www.kaplaneyecode.eu

Author of Seeing Without Glasses, and The Power Behind Your Eyes, Roberto Kaplan has an enormous wealth of knowledge about eyesight to share.

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Janet Goodrich
www.janetgoodrichmethod.com

Author of several books on eyesight and figurehead of 'Natural Vision', her recent
passing is a loss to the world of vision improvement. Janet Goodrich's method of vision improvement is continued by her daughter, Carina Goodrich.

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Peter Mansfield
www.bates-method.co.uk

One of the main proponents of the Bates Method in the United Kingdom, Peter Mansfield's book: The Bates Method is generally considered one of the clearest introductions to the method.

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Tom Quackenbush
www.naturalvisioncenter.com/

Author of Relearning to See and Director of the Natural Vision Center of Ashland, Oregon, Tom Quackenbush has also recently re-published in ad edited edition the Bates "Better Eyesight" Magazines which were originally published in the 1920s.

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Vision Teachers


Peter Grunwald
www.eyebody.com

Vision Teacher and Alexander Technique Teacher based in New Zealnd and Australia, he also does international workshops integrating the principles of the Alexander Technique into a new model of eye and body integration.

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Jerrian Taber
www.eyerobics.net

Jerriann is a Bates Teacher based in California, and is the Director of the Bates Association of America

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Paul Anderson
www.mindandsight.com - no longer available

Paul Anderson was based in Oregon USA and had a site dedicated to understanding how our mind and vision work together, running true to the original principles outlined by Dr Bates. Paul was harrassed by the authorities for his work in vision education and his recent passing is a great loss to the world of vision improvement.

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Esther Joy van der Werf
www.visionofjoy.org

Esther is an excellent Bates Teacher based in California. Her site contains a wealth of information about the Bates Method as well as a number of resources worth checking out. Especially of note is the downloadable version of the Better Eyesight Magazines, available as a searchable PDF.

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Sites on Natural Vision


Natural Vision Improvement (NVI)
Two sites outlining principles and resources for the field of Natural Vision Improvement.

www.VisionEducators.com
VisionEducators.com is run by CJ Wilson and Martha Rigney, two NVI instructors
based in North Carolina.

www.VisionEducators.org
VisionEducators.org is run by Kate Keilman and holds NVI info and a list of teachers.

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Non-English Language Sites


France

Association l'Art de Voir
www.artdevoir.asso.fr

Site for the French Association of the Art of Seeing

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Information sites


The following pages are by people who have had personal success with Vision Improvement, or who have an enthusiasm for collecting and presenting information on vision improvement:

David Kiesling
www.iblindness.org

An excellent collection of articles and a summary of the Bates Method with links to various resources from the Internet.

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Rune K Meisingset
www.central-fixation.com

An excellent resource with downloadable books, including an online version of the entire collection of Bates' Better Eyesight Magazines.

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Alex Eulenberg's I-SEE site
www.i-see.org/

Dolphin Hill Vision Improvement
http://geocities.com/dolphinhill/

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Eyesight related sites


Pinhole Glasses
http://www.pinholes.com/

Lifestyle Pinhole Glasses: The Clinically Tested Alternative to Prescription Eye Glasses and Contact Lens

Site description: See clearly without strain using pinhole glasses. No glass
lens, and no prescription. Suitable for short/long sightedness, cataracts,
astigmatism, relief of eye strain, presbyopia, double vision, and crossed
eyes.

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Magic Eye
http://www.magiceye.com

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Stereogram of the week
http://www.magiceye.com/3dfun/stwkdisp.shtml

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Alternative Methods and Techniques


The following pages list information about techniques that have been known to help with obtaining better use of the eyes and freedom from poor habits - including vision habits:

Alexander Technique
http://www.alexandertechnique.com

Well presented site with clear explanations of the technique, what it is and how to approach it.

Society of Teachers of the Alexander Technique
http://www.stat.org.uk

Official site and oldest official body of Alexander Teachers in the world.

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Alternative Therapy Directories


The following links list information about alternative therapies in general:

Health and Goodness
www.healthandgoodness.com

Therapy Directory
www.therapy-directory.org.uk


Links Index

Holistic Vision Professionals and authors of books:-
Meir Schneider | Jacob Liberman | Roberto Michael Kaplan | Janet Goodrich | Peter Mansfield | Tom Quackenbush

Vision Teachers:-
Peter Grunwald | Jerrian Taber | Paul Anderson | Esther van der Werf

Sites on Natural Vision
Natural Vision Improvement

Information sites
I-SEE site | Dolphin Hill Vision Improvement | David Kiesling | Rune

Non English Language Sites
Association l'Art de Voir

Eyesight related sites:-
Pinhole Glasses | Magic Eye | Stereogram of the week

Alternative Methods and Techniques
Alexander Technique