Bates Fundamentals and Procedures with Dr. Ray Gottlieb

In this episode of The Naked Eye Podcast, Certified Bates Method Teacher, Nathan Oxenfeld is joined by Dr. Ray Gottlieb as they review some key parts of his Bates Fundamentals & Procedures document, which you can download here: Click Here to Download Dr. Ray Gottlieb’s Bates Fundamentals and Procedures document that we refer to in… Continue reading Bates Fundamentals and Procedures with Dr. Ray Gottlieb

New Year’s Resolutions: Visualizing Your Future

Episode 015: Clarifying Your Past, Present, and Future Vision and Exploring Your Eye-Mind Connection In this episode, Nathan invites you to think about your vision in terms of the past, the present, and the future. Your past vision refers to your vision history. To clarify your past vision you need to explore your own unique… Continue reading New Year’s Resolutions: Visualizing Your Future

Bates Method 101: Palming

Below is an instructional video about Palming, a central practice of the Bates Method of natural eyesight improvement. Most people overwork their eyes and do not give them sufficient rest. I always recommend that people palm every day. Right when I wake up I palm my eyes before I start my day and right before… Continue reading Bates Method 101: Palming

Mind and Vision: Retrain the Brain

Did you know that you do not see with your eyes? The eyes are simply organs that receive light. This light strikes the retina and sends impulses through the optic nerve to the visual cortex in the back of the brain, which interprets these signals. So you do not see with your eyes, but rather… Continue reading Mind and Vision: Retrain the Brain