Ways to improve eyesight naturally

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					                     Naturally Improve Eyesight Quickly
If you have been wearing glasses for the past
few years of your life, you may have looked
into ways to naturally improve eyesight
quickly? You're not alone, did you know that at
least 75% of population in America wear
glasses and contact lenses to improve their
poor eyesight (Vision Council of America).
Knowing what type of visual condition that
you have, then you can find the best and the
most reliable natural method to improve your
vision without the need to wear glasses or
contact lenses.

The Most common refractive errors

Here is a list of the most common refractive
errors as listed by the National Eye institute in
the USA. Most of these eyesight problems are
too significant that most people suffering from
them choose to wear glasses constantly to do everyday functions.

Myopia (Nearsightedness)
Myopia or nearsightedness is one of the most common error in refraction. According to NPR the
prevalence of short-sightedness has increased from 24 percent to 61 percent from 1970 until the
year 2000 among people ages 14 to 56 years old in the US.

People with short-sightedness can see things that are nearby clearly, while objects that are far away
appear blurry. This problem is caused by the wrong refraction of light in front of the retina instead
of being directly onto the retina.

Hyperopia (Farsightedness)
This type of refractive problem occurs when light is focused at the back of the retina instead of
being refracted on the center of the retina. Individuals suffering from this type of error in eyesight
see things or objects from afar clearly, but nearby things as unfocused. According to a study
conducted by Mosby in 1991, 31 percent of the adult population in the US (ages 40 and above)
suffer from farsightedness.

Astigmatism causes objects to appear blurry or stretched out, this occurs when light is not evenly
focused on the light sensitive area of the retina. At least 3% of the US population have astigmatism
(Mosby, 1991).

How To Improve Eyesight Naturally

There are several ways to improve eyesight naturally, some of these methods are outlined below.

Eye contour massage - Some patients massage the contour of the bones surrounding the eyes to
improve their vision. Although no formal studies have been conducted to research on the
effectiveness of this method, patients have testified to the effectiveness of this method.

Acupuncture - Ancient chinese doctors have used acupuncture and acupressure to improve the
eyesight of their patients. There are ongoing studies being conducted to determine how effective
this method is to improve and possible cure and treat poor vision.

Eye exercises - Eye exercises have long been one of the most controversial method in improving
eyesight. A study conducted by Dr William Bates in the early 1900’s suggests that eye exercises are
effective in fixing {poor eyesight since these anomalies are caused by the environment. With this
fact at hand, Dr. Bates published his compilation of specific eye exercises into a book. This marked
the start of the Bates Method, and many believe in the effectiveness of this method in improving
their vision.

Natural methods to improve eyesight vs laser eye surgery

In 2005, there were at least 1.5 million LASIK eye surgery conducted in the US. Though serious
side-effects are rare, there are risks, not all of these laser eye surgeries went well, some patients
experienced some type of side effects including permanent blindness (Spectrum Consulting, 2005).

Because of this fact, patients who suffer from vision problems commonly look for methods to
improve their vision naturally. As you can see, for the most common of eyesight problems, there are
many options available to you. Just find the one that you think you would like to try out and explore
it more.

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