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Training aids

Please find here below free access to various charts and plays you can use in order to maintain a good sight. Such tables can be used by everybody regardless of the sight defect and also by those willing to maintain their good sight.
Just follow the instructions of each paragraph.

Line: follow with your eyes the line from point A to point B. Do it slowly and without glasses or corrective lenses. Be sure to breath regularly, to blink, to move smoothly the head in the direction of your eyes. Take note of any difficulty you may meet.....

Thin print: find the paragraph with the smallest character you can read even with a certain difficulty. Don’t read it, but leave your eyes moving thorough its white spaces. Do it slowly observing the white becoming brighter and brighter. You will notice white spaces among the lines, between the words, inside the words and even inside the letters. Continue some minutes not forgetting to breath and blink regularly ....

Eye chart: print various copies of this chart and hang it where you can at home, in the office, etc.

Once in a while interrupt what you are doing and give a look to the chart. Look at the contrast between the white background and the black letters and leave your eyes moving free on the whole sheet for some seconds...

Octagons: print the table and hold it horizontally in front of you. Cover the blue octagon and look at the red one for 20 seconds. Then cover the octagons with a white sheet of paper and look what happens (it should appear the same image your were looking at but in the complementary colour). Repeat the exercise with the blue octagon. You should repeat the exercise three times (red octagon – white sheet, blue octagon – white sheet...this succession three times at least once a day)...

Imagined drawings: print the three sheets, put them at a distance you can see them clearly and work on each image at a time (there are two images on each page). Look at the image you have chosen and leave your eyes moving from the right to the left and vice-versa for some minutes...same as if you were reading the image. Close your eyes, recall the image you were looking at and go on moving your eyes on it. Do you perceive the apparent movement of what is lying over and under the central line of the image? Now open your eyes and continue the exercise with this consciousness.

Simple stereograms: print the page and fold it in three parts. While holding the first section, cross slightly your eyes until the letter “E” appears in the centre of the sheet. Continue with the second and third sections respectively noticing the butterfly narrowing to the flower and the dog to the bone. Be sure to breath regularly and to observe the depth of field appearing in front of you...

Complex stereograms:  print the two pages and work with one at a time. Take the first one, lean it on the peak of your nose and let your eyes looking through... as though you would look beyond. Breath regularly, continue to look far, beyond the paper in front of you and slowly move it away from your nose without fixing its surface;  imagine it is a coloured glass and you are looking through it... Breath and repeat the steps  more times until you are able to perceive the depth of field... and immediately you will notice the content of the stereogram.