I always thought the kids that wore glasses looked smart. I remember sitting in the cafeteria in the first grade and wishing I wore glasses. I also thought the same about braces, but thankfully, my parents thought better of it! I didn’t actually “need” glasses until I was in the 8th grade. The frames I picked covered most of my face!
I didn’t mind the glasses until I started having problems seeing while I was playing football. I played for Vanderbilt University and then 12 years of professional football after that. I needed every advantage out on the field so I wore soft contact lenses. This was a huge annoyance as I seemed to constantly get poked in the eye. If only I had known then what I know now!
I learned about the Bates Method about two years ago and decided to try it out immediately. Now I may be a special case…but after doing some of the exercises ONCE, I was able to see clearly without glasses for the next two years! I will cover these eye-specific exercises and other nutritional tips in this series of articles.
The effects did start to wear off as time went by and I have had to revisit the exercises to get my vision “back in check”. The reason I came up with this 10 part series is b