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High Success Rate Methods To

Improve Your Eyesight

Learn How Stimulus & Strain Can

Create Or Reduce Myopia

... and reduce your dependence
on corrective lenses.

specs-blur1

High Success Rate Methods To

Improve Your Eyesight

Learn How Stimulus & Strain Can

Create Or Reduce Myopia

... and get your eyesight
back to 20/20.

Myopia 101

The eye biology primer.

Your eyes aren't broken.

If you're not quite familiar with eyesight yet, this is the place to start. Don't blindly trust anyone about your vision. The eyesight 101.

Let's do 101.

Meet Jake

High myope turned health guide.

Jake Steiner, Eye Guru.

Get to know Jake, your guide for all things healthy eyes. Find a decade of experience, insights, tips, and how-to guides from the daily blog.

Let's meet Jake.

The Science

Your eyes are not broken.

Here, Hardcore Science

This is the hardcore science section. Straight into studies and academia lingo. You'll want to explore here for the "raw materials" of Jake's method.

Take me to the studies.

Science, Reports, How-To's:  The Daily Blog

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Eye Health Alert: These Antibiotics Cause 500x Higher Retinal Detachment Risk

By |February 11th, 2016|

A whole class of antibiotics, often prescribed for respiratory and urinary tract infections, have been found to cause a 500x risk increase of retinal detachment.  The University of B.C. raised alarms about this problem a [...]

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LASIK: Should Be An Epic Scandal

By |February 10th, 2016|

From Straigtstimes Singapore:Mr A was an unusual patient.I had just completed an operation and was walking into my clinic when a boyish-looking man dressed in office attire stood up and followed me from the lift [...]

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Cruel, Cruel Winter

By |February 9th, 2016|

Perhaps you've noticed that there haven't been a whole lot of coherent words from me in the last few days, here on the blog.I left sunny, warm Bangkok with the slightest bit of a bug [...]

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Cycloplegic Refractions & Avoiding Early Myopia

By |February 8th, 2016|

"A cycloplegic refraction is performed as a part of a laser visual correction,or LASIK, consultation to determine the absolute refractive error before before proceeding with laser eye surgery." A cycloplegic refraction is an eye test performed by [...]

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Why do Singaporean kids have eye sight problems that are 3-4x the world average?

By |February 7th, 2016|

This question, recently on Quora.  Here's my response:I can speak with some authority on this topic, having reversed my own -5.00 diopters of myopia.  I also have thousands of students working on controlling their own myopia, [...]

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Talk In The Park: -1.50 To 20/20

By |February 5th, 2016|

Just arrived in Tokyo, exhausted today!  If you're up for a bit of video, here are some musings about my final journey out of myopia.Remember to give it a thumbs if you like it.Cheers,-Jake

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Pros & Cons: Contact Lenses For Computer Use

By |February 4th, 2016|

We talk about this every once in a while.  Should you use contact lenses while in front of the computer?  There's no one answer to work for everybody.If you are a low myope, and spend [...]

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Ocular Dominance: Your Dominant Eye & Haphazard Lens Prescriptions

By |February 3rd, 2016|

Jakey needs a deep breath before starting on topics like ocular dominance.We're friendly to mainstream optometry.  Om, shanti, ommm.  Natural myopia control, it's just another way to look at myopia.  There's nothing wrong with cranking [...]

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A Fun Way To Quantify Overprescription For Yourself

By |January 31st, 2016|

Kellee posts an interesting experiment in the forum.  As a bit of background on this, she went to the optometrist, who gave her a much higher prescription than her own centimeter measurements would suggest.  Confused [...]

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You Want Some Awe Inspiring 20/20 Stories?

By |January 30th, 2016|

Why the selfie post title image, Jake?  Your face isn't exactly what anybody is going to want to look at.I'll tell you why.  It's Saturday afternoon.  Instead of frolicking at the strip club or spending [...]

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Myopia Control: Are Optometrists Actually The Right Choice?

By |January 29th, 2016|

Myopia control is a tiny, tiny niche.  Tiny to a degree that @endmyopia basically rules the whole lot of it, if we're going to look at cumulative amount of diopters reversed.  That's the only metric that matters. [...]

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Low Light Myopia Explained

By |January 28th, 2016|

They tell me that it hasn't been this cold and rainy in Hong Kong in 60 years.   I bought a down jacket and been hiding indoors as much as possible.  Rain is beating on [...]

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The Unstoppable Global Myopia Epidemic – Doubles Again

By |January 26th, 2016|

The largest study of childhood eye diseases ever undertaken in the U.S. confirms that the incidence of childhood myopia among American children has more than doubled over the last 50 years. The findings echo a [...]

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Motorcycles, Contact Lens Push-Back, & Some Loves

By |January 24th, 2016|

Some odds 'n ends, bits and pieces today:Poppy is commenting on another student's experience with a change in brand of contact lenses reducing distance vision a bit.  While I had taken a more laid back [...]

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Taking Sides On Myopia Control

By |January 23rd, 2016|

Despi, our new BackTo20/20-participating optometrist is an interesting case.  She looked at the site, while it was still all "anti-optometrist", and didn't take offense.  She read through a bunch of things, and asked intelligent questions. [...]

Ready To Get Your Eyesight Back?

Glasses make hundreds of billions (!) of dollars for lens manufacturers every year.  Optometrists are happy to profit and most consumers prefer a quick fix, over actually healthy eyes.  

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