Ophthalmology & Optometry/Bates Method Question

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I understand that the Bates Method is subject to much controversy among experts and there are many skeptics due to lack of evidence.

Do you think the Bates Method works?
Why or why not?

Answer
Dear Robert,

Bates method has always been controversial. I have neither tried this on any of my patients nor have i come across anyone being benefited by bates method. I really don't know if it works or not ,However I don't see any harm in trying various eye exercises that bates method suggests.

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Optom.Amit Sharma

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Optom. Amit Sharma

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Happy to answer any question related to the field of Optometry and opticals. Specialize in Corneal, corneal-limbal and Scleral RGP (Rigid Gas Permeable ) contact lenses for keratoconus, post lasik ectasia , dry eyes, etc,

Experience

I have been in the field of Optometry since 1989 . Worked as an Optometrist at Shroff Eye Centre New Delhi (INDIA) for 4 years. Established my own Optometry clinic In 1997 and have been practicing since then.

Organizations
OPTOMETRY CLINIC FOR SCLERAL AND CORNEAL RGP LENSES, SPECTIQUE INDIA, (www.spectiqueindia.net)

Education/Credentials
M.Optom D.Opt.(AIIMS)

Awards and Honors
Optometrist of the year 2009 Award by Cooper Vision.

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