considers some magical process by which her eyes will suddenly be able to see again.
"Now everyone has a TV", says the doctor. "Look at the lower income group flats. There are more TV antennae there, than a top the houses of the wealthy. The rooms are small and the parents allow children watch TV from very close to the screen. TV should be watched from a distance of at least ten feet and for not more than 45 minutes at a time for those with normal eyes. For those whose sight is already defective, TV viewing should not be permitted at all - or only for very short periods.
"While they are sitting and watching they eat nuts, chips, popcorn, and drink aerated waters. They sits lumped in chairs for long hours, their eyes fixed on the small screen. If their parents were determined to destroy their children's eyes, they could hardly have thought of a better way", he added.
Dr. Agarwal's natural treatment is based on the Bates method of "better sight without glasses". The treatment begins by putting the patient on a natural diet. Coffee and tea are forbidden, all fried foods are on the banned list and cokes, bottled soft drinks, white sugar and hot spicy foods are to be avoided. Milk, fruits and fruit juices, fresh green vegetables, honey, lemon and curd can be freely included. A slumped, sitting position restricts the circulation to the head, neck and eyes, with detrimental effects on the eyes. The body needs good, healthy, fresh blood circulating in the head to promote good eyesight. When children and adults sit for long hours in front of the small screen, eye strain is inevitable, there is