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Offline rtdfgdfgdfgdfg

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the bates method is a complete scam, let's be honest
« on: June 30, 2015, 05:35:33 PM »
I have noticed something.

Every bates article, every bates youtube video, every bates website, are the most longwinded, tedious, pseudo-scientific ideas you can come across. 

If you cannot simplify and summarise ideas, you do not understand them.

Print pushing makes sense and gives results and is easy to understand

Offline OtisBrown

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Re: the bates method is a complete scam, let's be honest
« Reply #1 on: July 01, 2015, 08:38:58 AM »
Hi Rtd...

I almost agree with you.  But I do not completely agree for the follow reasons.

Here is the person, who causes all ODs and MDs to "choke", when anyone suggests that prevention is possible.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mY9LqQMogX4

This is why I will never say, 'cure".  It is also why I will never allow myself to be a "critic" of any medical person.  I am just
very happy, I do not have to deal with such numb skulls.  I do not think you would enjoy it either.

Bates was correct.  If you want prevention, you can not wear a minus lens.

It is this blithering idiots that cause ODs to "cringe", when you want talk prevention, in the range of
20/40 to 20/60.  (About -1 diopter.)

You are correct, Bates followers, are frauds.   But Bates was not a fraud.

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I have noticed something.

Every bates article, every bates youtube video, every bates website, are the most longwinded, tedious, pseudo-scientific ideas you can come across. 

If you cannot simplify and summarise ideas, you do not understand them.

Print pushing makes sense and gives results and is easy to understand
« Last Edit: July 02, 2015, 04:20:27 PM by OtisBrown »

Offline Alex_Myopic

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Re: the bates method is a complete scam, let's be honest
« Reply #2 on: July 01, 2015, 10:21:49 AM »
Bates mentioned about the harm minus lenses can do to the eyes, undercorrection, said that the extrinsic eye muscles had a big role in myopia and suggested sunning. There are papers nowadays that confirm these (and others that don't!).