Hyperopia, long-sightedness, far-sightedness:
A state in which images of close objects coming into the eyes fall behind the retina rather than on it, resulting in visual blur. The physical aspect is an eyeball that is too short. The emotional aspect is discomfort with closeness, intimacy, and details. There may be issues with suppressed anger. Hyperopia is compensated for by the prescribing of magnifying, plus, convex lenses.
Why is my vision like this?
Visual blur is a symptom of excessive stress and tension in the visual system
and the whole body. This can be caused by suppressed emotions, past or
present traumas and physical usage. How you deal with stress, how you use
your eyes every day and nutrition also influence it.
There are six large muscles surrounding the eyeball. These muscles both
hold the overall shape of the eyeball and move and flex the eyeball to cause
the configurations between lens and retina that allow clear vision.
When eye muscles are too tight, they do not allow the eyeball to be in a
relaxed ’normal’ shape; they ‘hold’ the eyeball either too ‘long’ or too ‘short’
(depending on if you have myopia or hyperopia.)
Neither can the muscles flex and move enough to accommodate – to change
the shape of the eyeball and lens to focus clearly at a variety of distances.
Hyperopia and Natural Vision Improvement
Incorporating Natural Vision Improvement into your daily routine needs to
happen in two ways. Firstly you need to practice your vision activities on a
regular basis with full attention, by doing Vision Activity Sessions on a regular
basis. This is a period of time (or several) that you set aside each day to give
full attention to improving your eyesight.
The second is to find ways to practice the fundamental principles of the
activities as you are going about your normal daily tasks. This is how we form
the good vision habits that may allow us to eventually maintain good eyesight
without setting aside time each day.
What do Hyperopes Need
General daily awareness and preparation activities:
• Deep breathing and yawning for oxygen to eyes and brain
• Relaxed neck and shoulders to support the eye muscles
• Cross-Crawl for full brain activation
• Magic Nose Pencil for increased saccadic movement, blinking and
Specific Vision games for hyperopia:
• Feather Swing – to regain flexibility and saccadic motion
• Sunning – for retina and brain stimulation
• Palming – to keep your eyes relaxed and recharge retinal cells
• Reading with the White Glow – for clear easy reading up close
Expansion Activities can include:
• Tromboning – to flex the muscles of close accommodation
• Near-Far Swing – to bring distant clarity near
• Nuclear Vision – to activate colour and detail
• Painting Pictures – to stimulate the eyes and visual brain
You may also need:
• Patching – if your two eyes are different
• Fusion Games – to help your brain and both eyes work together
• Astigmatism Swings – to smooth out the warp on the lens or cornea
• Emotional Healing – to address issues of anger and intimacy
In a natural vision programme you would learn activities to:
- Change habits that maintain tension in the visual system.
- Work directly with the muscles and lens to relax and flex them.
- Address influencing issues like nutrition and how you deal with emotions and stress in your daily life.
Our Personal Eyesight Training Kit (PET) offers a complete guide to improving hyperopia naturally, including instruction booklet, audio activity guide and activity charts. Click here for more details on the Personal Eyesight Training Kit.