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How to Improve Your Child's Eyesight Naturally A Thoughtful Parent's Guide

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ISBN-10: 0892811307

ISBN-13: 9780892811304

Edition: 2004 (Revised)

Authors: Janet Goodrich

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List price: $19.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Inner Traditions International, Limited
Publication date: 3/29/2004
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 1.430
Language: English

Why I Wrote This Book
Social and Optical Pressures
A New Attitude
How to Use This Book
Who Can Benefit from Using This Book?
Guidelines to Keep in Mind
How This Book Is Organized
No More Glasses
A Fresh View of Children's Vision
People and Glasses
A Brief History of Glasses
Children in Glasses
The Beginning of the Janet Goodrich Method
Those Who Wanted Children Out of Glasses
Honored Voices Ignored
A Natural Way to Healing
Causes of Imperfect Eyesight
What Is Eyesight?
Who Says It's Faulty?
Testing Vision Creates Blur
Vision Fluctuates
Theories Proposed and Rejected
Don't Discuss Feelings
The World at Large
The Real Cause of Faulty Vision
The Optical Industry and Natural Vision Improvement
Professional Offerings
Ophthalmologists Are Medical Doctors
Optometrists Are Everywhere
Natural Vision Improvement Method Teachers
How to Help Your Eye Doctor Give You What You Want
The Office Visit
Researching Surgery
Obtaining and Using Transition Glasses
Prescription Guidelines
Parent Power and Home Science
Two Views of Parents
Healing the Parent
Home Science As the New Authority
Keeping a Vision Journal
Your Own History
This Wonderful Child
Doctors' Reports and Prescriptions
A Child Grows Vision
What Is a Child?
Is Childhood Special?
The Self-Regulated Child
Babies Are the Real Experts
Stages of Growth
Keen Eyesight for Every Child
Your Child's Electric Body
Use Reflex Points to Help Vision
Preverbal Language
What About "Born with It"?
Point Holding
Massage Muscles Related to Eyesight
Timetable for Massage and Point Holding
Vision Is Alive and Well in the Brain
Eyes Are Ruled by the Brain
Dueling Hemispheres
More Compassion Please
Timetable for Cross-Crawl
The Question of Dominance
Eyes Must Move to See
Eyes Grasp the World with Saccadic Motion
Babies Don't Stare
Rock-a-Bye My Baby
Rocking, Rolling, Bouncing
Muscles behind the Movement
How We Create Blurred Vision
Timetable for Movement
Nuclear Vision
Timetable for Nuclear Vision Games
Mad about Sunlight
Are Sunglasses Good for Kids?
Light Food for Thought
Why Eyes Need Sunlight
Color Therapy
Timetable for Sunning
Children Relax with Imagination and Color
Are Children Relaxed?
Home Again in the Self
Autosuggestion Training
Timetable for Colors and Imagining
Feelings and Eyesight
What Do You Feel?
Seven Emotions
Timetable for Emotional Expression
Winning Eye Tests without Glasses
The Unspoken Obligation in Eye Tests
What Is Reading?
Emotions and Reading
Specific Programs for Specific Problems
What Is Myopia?
When Does Myopia Start?
Transition Glasses for Young Myopes
Think Twice about Surgery
What Myopia Feels Like Inside
The Myopia/Hyperopia Connection
Reversing Myopia with NVI
Timetable for Myopia Games
What Is Hyperopia?
Many Children Outgrow Hyperopia
What Hyperopia Feels Like Inside
Reversing Hyperopia with NVI
Timetable for Hyperopia Games
What Is Astigmatism?
The Cause of Astigmatism
How Correction Is Determined
It Appears and Disappears
An Astigmatism Prescription
Erase Astigmatism with NVI
What Astigmatism Feels Like Inside
Other Therapies
Strabismus and Lazy Eyes
What Is Strabismus?
Why Eyes Turn
The Medical Response
Behavioral Optometrists Train Turned Eyes
Cranial Adjustment
Your Options
Straighten Turned Eyes with NVI
Timetable for Phoria Ball Games
Timetable for Strabismus
Heading for Fusion
What Is Fusion?
The Physical Side of Fusion
Reasons for Not Fusing
Why Is Fusion Important?
When to Do Fusion Games
Alternating Vision
Timetable for Fusion
Home and School Environments
Sugar and Sore Eyes
Bodies Are Made of Food
Sugar Blues
Sugar Hit Parade
Why People Want Sugar
What You Can Do
A Good Start
Your Child's Room
Lighting, Computers, Homework
Design a Vision Nest for Eaglets
Outdoor Play Areas
The Hazardous Classroom
History of Western Schooling
New Hazards for Old
Posture and Seeing
A Great Day for Eyes at School
Children in the Fast Lane
Parents Make It Happen
Assets and Support
Recommended Reading