tension and physical and mental strain, and the eyes become weaker and weaker.
Dr. Agarwal's instructions for viewing TV and I.C. Video include viewing for limited periods of 40 to 50 minutes,at the correct distance and in the correct posture, which is with the chin slightly raised. Children with acute myopia or other defects should not watch TV at all. Nor should children be allowed to do their homework while TV is on. If children are sleepy and tired or suffering from colds, headaches or flu, then TV should be totally avoided.
All the patients who had come to the clinic were hoping to have their eyesight restored. In the early stages,these defects can be cured and, according to the doctor, children were generally the best patients, once it had been explained to them how they were ruining their sight. But parents too should cooperate by not watching TV at all hours and switching the set off when the children are at home.
Palming the Eyes
were some young men, patiently palming and sunning their eyes, and
swinging in front of vertical iron grills. Their chances of entering
the armed forces had been ruined by weak and defective eyesight.
Miraculous cures have been effected by those who stick to the programme without deviation. It is not particularly easy these days to go for long walks, play games, swim and exercise, when every one else is watching TV and video. All sport is good for the eyes. Following the flight of the ball is an excellent