The Art of Vision is a holistic approach to natural vision
To improve your eyesight just a bit of awareness is needed.
Yes, according to the Bates method, seeing well is an Art: better
eyesight can be taught and learnt. Do you suffer from any of these visual
|Elongated eye ball and contracted
crystal lens. Short sight = bad far vision.
|Short eye ball and flat crystal lens. Far sight = bad near vision.
|Irregular shape of the cornea. Blurred vision at any distance.|
(old age farsightness)
|Stiff crystal lens. Bad vision up close.|
|Fault of coordination between the eyes. Double vision, or one eye switched
Are glasses a solution ?
Glasses and lenses don't "heal" myopia or presbyopia.
just the opposite: they often make them worse, just in the same way that
a wheel chair doesn't teach you to walk.
What about Natural Vision Improvement?
Visual training, the natural vision improvement approach
to better eyesight, is expressly designed to train you to do exactly those
things, needed in order to see well, that you often tend to skip.
Does it work?
Yes and always, as long as you use your awareness to apply
what you have learnt.
Where does it come from?
W. H. Bates M.D., defined the core of this approach, the
"Bates Method to natural vision improvement and better seeing without
glasses", some 80 years ago. Since then it has transformed into a holistic
approach that has solved the visual problems of millions of people around
Why people don't know much about this kind of eye fitness?
In UK and the USA eye doctors and optometrists have been
fighting a mean legal battle against the Bates method. There are no lobbies
in favor, but there are surely powerful lobbies against it.
Who's doing it?
Maurizio Cagnoli, 1947, is a sociologist, a spiritual seeker
and an expert in natural and holistic visual perception. He has been leading workshops and seminars in Italy, Spain, Germany and
India; Presently training teachers in Italy and Spain. To know more about his experience and background go to The
birth of Buena Vista (new longer version)
Is it very complicated??
As long as you are available to change, natural vision
improvement is a simple process, it is .... natural.
How to take part?
There are Natural Vision Improvement summer holiday courses
in Italy and Spain : go to Holiday on Eyes
Where is the source?
This is the address of Buena Vista: Maurizio Cagnoli, via
Palica Tiburzi 32 02040 S.Polo Sabino (Ri), near Rome, Italy, tel/ 0039
Raster-what? This is the (german) word which is mainly
used in Italy to refer to Pinhole Glasses.
Yes, they can be really helpful in improving your eyesight. And they are
How to know more?
Working with people's eyes, Natural vision improvement according to Buena Vista: an exceptional
document on line. Print it and read it . A german version, as well as the norwegian and the spanish version are also available the translation into hebrew (pdf)
Taking care of your eyes in everyday
life: food, movement, relationships and massage:
they all can give you a helping hand
A few good sites about myopia prevention, Bates method,
laser operations and how to subscribe to mail lists in english, are to be
found at links
Refractive surgery : here you find everything
about eye operations (refractive surgery). Plus a collection of scientific
reports: Refractive surgery: References and there
is an interesting article from BBC : people who
regained 20/20 through laser are NOT any more accepted in German police,
due to poor night vision.
What to do when you have a Difference
between the eyes?
How to be trained as a teacher? Provided that you speak either italian or spanish (or french),.... A one year training course is happening in Barcelona (Spain), another one in Madrid, and one in Rome (Italy) . Also in France
A few workshops in english may happen iIn different countries. Click here to know what to do to organize a workshop with Buena Vista in your country.