We Don’t Do Bates Method. Why? Because our darling eye guru is tired of hearing from people telling him how it doesn’t work. Yes, Bates was a pioneer, way ahead of his time, and if the path had continued, we likely would not have a myopia epidemic today. We hold William Bates in the highest esteem.
But we don’t believe that “Bates Method”, today, is doing the man any justice. This “method” you find online today, has little impact on multi-diopter, lens-induced myopia. It won’t do a thing to induce axial reduction in your eyeball. And it goes against many key things vision science has come to understand over the past century. Still want to read more? Here are some articles with Bates references.