protocol for improving vision


To improve vision, the suggests a variety of protocols and exercises. Here is a summary based on the recommendations by :

  1. Near-Far Viewing Exercises: Spend about 5 minutes three times a week doing near-far viewing, which involves bringing an object like a pen close to your eyes to the point just before crossing them, then looking into the distance beyond the object. This can help exercise the accommodation reflex and potentially offset myopia 1.

  2. Outdoor Time: Aim for at least two hours a day outdoors to benefit from the sunlight and prevent or reduce the development of myopia. Sunlight and particularly blue light are important for vision health 1 2.

  3. Avoiding Prolonged Close-up Work: For every 30 minutes of focused work, try to relax your face and eye muscles occasionally. For every 90 minutes of up-close work, seek 20-30 minutes of distance viewing to maintain the elasticity of your visual system 3.

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  4. Healthy Lifestyle: Maintain a healthy cardiovascular system through regular exercise. This indirectly supports eye health by ensuring proper blood and nutrient delivery to the eyes and brain 4.

  5. Optic Flow: Engage in activities involving self-generated optic flow such as walking, biking, or other body-motion-driven activities. This is beneficial for the visual and mood systems of the brain 3.

  6. Eye Muscle Exercises: Practicing accommodating (focusing) and vergence (alignment) eye movements can strengthen the visual system. Use a pen or other object to practice moving in and out of focus, without going cross-eyed 5.

  7. Vision Performance: Advanced techniques include training for improved smooth pursuit eye movements and possibly reaching supra normal vision. This involves understanding and exercising the fine points of visual performance 6.

It's important to note that while these exercises and lifestyle changes can help maintain and potentially improve vision, they should be performed with consideration for individual needs and underlying health conditions. Always consult with a healthcare provider if you have concerns about your vision or eye health.