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How to Improve Your Child's Eyesight Naturally

How to Improve Your Child's Eyesight Naturally

A Thoughtful Parent's Guide

A practical workbook for parents who want to improve the eyesight of their children--and themselves

• Includes detailed instructions for reversing the most common eyesight problem of blur

• Presents over 90 playful and creative exercises that apply to age groups from infant to adult

• Offers practical information on dealing with doctors and common diagnoses

• Includes tips on how nutrition, environment, and daily habits can improve eyesight

How to Improve Your Child’s Eyesight Naturally should be a staple reference book for every household with children and adults who wish to preserve and improve their eyesight. This comprehensive resource teaches parents how to develop personalized programs for their child’s specific vision needs, from erasing astigmatism to removing the need for glasses at all.

Filled with practical and imaginative exercises as well as ideas on how to keep these tasks fun for children, this book offers everything parents need to improve a child’s vision: detailed instructions for reversing eyesight blur, creative activities appropriate for each age group, tips for adjusting living environments to support healthy vision, easy-to-understand explanations of common diagnoses, and hints for dealing with doctors. The 90 scientifically based vision games, such as “Zoo Train” and “Birds on a Wire,” are fun, age-appropriate, and include corresponding songs to reinforce good visual habits.
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  • Healing Arts Press | 
  • 272 pages | 
  • ISBN 9780892811304 | 
  • March 2004
List Price $19.95
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Read an Excerpt

From Chapter 8: Eyes Must Move to See

Eyes Grasp the World with Saccadic Motion

The essential rapid flickering of eyes is called saccadic motion. In 1964 Russian biophysicist Alfred Yarbus demonstrated that if this motion stops, an "empty field" is created within one to three seconds. "Empty field" means no shapes, no colors; nothing is seen.

You can observe saccadic eye movements yourself. Find someone to get close to. Watch their eyeball from the side. As your specimen looks straight ahead you will see her eye making small jerky hops. This happens even when the person thinks she is "fixing" her... see more

About the Author

Janet Goodrich

Janet Goodrich, Ph.D., (1942-1999) was also the author of Natural Vision Improvement and taught seminars worldwide on improving vision. Vision therapists in at least nine countries use her techniques. Her work continues in practice at the Janet Goodrich Centre in Queensland, Australia.

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