Diagnosis Through Tongue
There are four things to take into consideration for Chinese diagnosis through tongue: It will often be necessary to cross-reference several or all of these aspects to establish a full picture. It is, of course, difficult to judge what is abnormal unless you know what a normal tongue looks like. A child’s tongue can usually…Read More
Crossed Eyes (Strabismus)
What is crossed eyes, exactly? Strabismus, or squint, is a disorder in which the eyes are misaligned and point in different directions. Only one eye can look directly at the object of current interest while the other eye turns inward, outward, up or down. The misalignment may be continual or it may come and go;…Read More
Planning to Buy Sun Glasses?
Just what do we need to know before we buy sun glasses? Finding the right pair among all the hundreds of choices is not an easy task. Salespeople rarely have a clue about protection from the sun, except to repeat the manufacturers’ claims – and most claim their glasses will protect you from 100 percent…Read More
Maintain Your Vision Improvement – What to Do After Free Eye Exercises?
We recommend practising these free eye exercises over a four-week period to improve the eye-sight and increase the efficiency of eyes. However, persons with a large (or progressive) visual defect or severe amblyopia can prolong the training to their advantage. In fact, the exercises can be continued indefinitely by incorporating them as part of the…Read More
Reduce the Dependence on Eye Glasses
One of the purposes of eye exercises is to help you to reduce your dependence on eye glasses. Today, most spectacle wearers are seen to have become so much dependent upon glasses that they feel helpless without them and reach for them the first thing in the morning. The glasses then part company with the…Read More
Use Pinhole Glasses To Improve Your Vision!
During my college days, I happened to break my glasses one day. I guess you could imagine all the frustration and inconvenience I faced. With blurred vision, I could hardly learn anything during the lectures. How I hoped that I could have a pair of binoculus with me. So I decided to create a “Binoculus”…Read More
Diagnosis Through Listening
Diagnosis through listening involves paying attention to the patient’s tone of voice, breathing patterns and taking a sniff of the patient’s breath. The following tables show some of the conditions that may occur and what they mean. Diagnosis through listening to the patient’s voice Strong, loud voice Presence of yang, heat. Feeble, broken voice Presence…Read More
Traditional Chinese Medicine
Traditional Chinese Medicine are useful in treating many eye disorders, such as chronic red eyes and conjunctivitis. We have heard of some success cases: The Chinese system of using herbs to resolve disharmonies in the body does work. Unfortunately, it remains largely unknown in the West. How does traditional Chinese Medicine come about? Ancient Chinese…Read More
Binocular Vision & Fusion Problems
Binocular vision is vision in which both eyes are used together. We have two eyes, each of which forms its own image. Yet we do not see an object double because our brain fuses the two images into one. Thus we possess ‘binocular vision’. It is because of good fusion that our vision is three…Read More
Six Evils (Liu Yin)
The key “six evils” (Liu Yin) were defined as: Symptoms of six eveils These evils each had their characteristic symptoms. For example, fevers and chills from hot and cold or a shifting pattern of pain related to wind. An attack of dampness was characterized by symptoms like runny catarrh or oedema, while heat was the…Read More