Sander
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Hello Jake,

How are you doing?
Hereby a new update with some good news at the start of the new year 🙂 .
The last two months I have been using differentials with the following prescription:

Left Eye
Sphere: -1,25
Cylinder: -0,50

Right Eye
Sphere: -1,50
Cylinder: -0,50

As I noticed that my eyes quickly adjusted to these new pair of differentials, I quickly already ordered the new next pair of differentials. This pair of differentials was just slightly different:

Left Eye
Sphere: – 0,75
Cylinder: – 0,5

Right Eye
Sphere: – 1,00
Cylinder: -05,0

On good days, I started in the morning working at my computer with the old stronger pair of differentials. In the afternoon, I Noticed that the old stronger pair of differentials was getting too strong for working on the pc. It felt that my eyes wanted to perform active focus, but could not do it because of my glasses that were preventing it. At such moments, I put on my new and lighter pair of differentials and my eyes felt better. Now they had the space again to perform autofocus, and I could continue with working.

The past weeks I was enjoying the Christmas vacation, which meant, that I did not had to work with a computer for two weeks. During this time, I took the time to go outside and I spent very little time staring at a computer screen or the screen of a mobile phone. I only watched some television that was at such a distance, that it was a little bit too far away when I was watching it without glasses. I used my active focus there to be able to read the subtitles. Good training I would say 🙂 .

But the last week the real “magic” happened, I was assisting at a GO-Live of the Warehouse IT Systems that we implement at my work. At this GO-Live I had to assist a lot physically in the Warehouse. As a result, Id did not spent more than 45 minutes consecutively at my laptop, because I also had to go outside into to warehouse to assist physically. The Warehouse itself had relatively cold and moist air, therefore it was an ideal climate for my eyes compared to an office with dry warm air. Furthermore, every day I was driving to the warehouse and in the morning before my shift started, I had the opportunity to take a long walk outside without wearing my glasses. After my shift, I drove to my hotel and in my hotel room I watched some television without glasses, which made my Eyes perform auto focus. When I went to sleep, I turned off the light after which I noticed that my eyes started automatically focusing like a mad men. In reality, my eyes were automatically adjusting to the dark, and they did a perfect job by themselves .
Long story short: in this period my eye were not strained and I had many opportunities to perform auto focus. My eyesight improved so much, that after a few days, I could immediately start working with the new light pair of differentials. I did not have to start the working day with the old heavy pair of differentials in the morning . Moreover, my eyes felt really healthy (well lubricated, not strained and no red eyes).and my sight had just improved significantly.

This weekend I went outside into the city Centre without my glasses to train my eyes, as my eyes are now in perfect condition to perform auto focus. I read many shop signs and I went into the shops themselves trying to read as much as I could. Furthermore, I tried to perform autofocus without my glasses on objects that were on the horizon (really far away), like big wind turbines or big electricity towers. I really managed to see these object sharper for a little while. After which I picked another object to focus on.

As a test, I tried to measure my centimeters, the centimeters are however only around 85 centimeters for both eyes. I suspect that this has to do with the location of measurement, which has a lot less light as my previous measuring location. Though the measured centimeters do not confirm an improvement in eyesight, I am still convinced that my eyesight has improved because of the following:
1. At work, I am now able to start the working day on my computer with the new “light” pair of differential glasses.
2. When there is no stress, and I have the time to focus while working on a computer screen, I can work without glasses for a little while. For example, I have typed this post without my glasses.
3. In general, I can read signs better than before.

As a next step, I have ordered a new pair of differentials, which should be my last pair of differentials before obtaining a 20/20 vision. This pair of differentials will have the following prescription:

Left Eye
Sphere: – 0,50
Cylinder: – 0,5

Right Eye
Sphere: – 0,50
Cylinder: -05,0

Well, for now I will try to consolidate my progress and try making sure, that my eyes will remain healthy and not cramped / strained thereby maintaining the ability to auto focus.
To achieve this, I am following the following strategy:

1. Change the focal plane regularly.

When working on the PC, I make sure that I am not staring too long at the screen without breaks , furthermore I sometimes take off my glasses and work for a little while without glasses on the computer after which I put my glasses back on. A last trick of changing focal planes while working on a computer, is to work with a n on height adjustable table. In this way you can start working standing directly at the table ( you are close to the screen), when your eyes are adjusted to the screen, you can then lower the table so that you can sit on a chair. Sitting on a chair and looking at the screen, means that you have a bigger distance between you and the screen in comparison to when you are standing directly at the desk and looking at the screen.

2. keeping my eyes well lubricated.

This was a long post, but I did want to share it with you as it is the whole combination of several factors, which gives one the opportunity to improve their eyesight. Maybe this post can inspire other people who are following your program.
If you have any extra ideas / suggestions, they are always welcome.
A big thank you Jake for providing me with the ability to regain my eyesight and along with that a lot of freedom an quality of life 🙂 . Thank you 🙂 .

Sander

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