Tibetan eye chart

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The Tibetan eye chart is said to be invented by Tibetan Lama Monks and has been used for many years. Tibetan wheel.jpg
The Tibetan eye chart is said to be invented by Tibetan Lama Monks and has been used for many years.

The Tibetan eye chart is a tool allegedly developed by Tibetan monks. [1] [ unreliable source? ] [2] [ unreliable source? ] [3] [ unreliable source? ] According to some authors, it can be used to train the muscles and nerves of the optical system, correcting visual problems. [4] [ unreliable source? ] [5] [ unreliable source? ] However, the International Orthoptic Association has found no scientific evidence of the effectiveness of this treatment. [6] [ verification needed ]

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  1. Brotherhood of Life (2001). Tibetan Therapeutic Eye Chart. ISBN   978-0-914732-42-6.
  2. Forleo, James (2008). Health Is Simple, Disease Is Complicated: A Systems Approach to Vibrant Health. North Atlantic Books. p. 413. ISBN   978-1-55643-718-2.
  3. Denton, Gail (2007). Brainlash: Maximize Your Recovery from Mild Brain Injury. Demos Medical Publishing. pp. 223–226. ISBN   978-1-932603-40-8.
  4. Angart, Leo (2008). Improve Your Eyesight Naturally: Easy, Effective, See Results Quickly. Saffire Press. pp. 89–90. ISBN   978-3-937553-08-5.
  5. Rotte, Joanna; Koji Yamamoto (1986). Vision: A Holistic Guide to Healing the Eyesight. University of Michigan: Japan Publications. p. 147. ISBN   978-0-87040-622-5.
  6. KC Fitzmaurice: Visual Rehabilitation: An Orthoptic Perspective. Transactions VIIth International Orthoptic Congress 1991, Ed G.Tillson, p 369.