Final Quick Reference Guide Flyer

I believe this is done. Please let me know what you think.
I hope it’s accurate and true to the endmyopia method. I think I’ve covered most of the basic information, but if I have left something out, or something is not accurate. Please let me know.

:slight_smile: I’m hopping to give this as a guide to any of my friends or family that would like to try this out. Endmyopia steps simplified

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I’m not sure if the flyer is sufficient for people who have never heard of EM. For the already familiar ones, it could be a cheat sheet sort of.

I’m thinking of getting EM visiting cards done with a short description and site link and give out to parents of small kids I see wearing spectacles. Since its going to be unsolicited, and probably going to make me look like a sleazy snake oil seller I would do it only to save kids :slight_smile:

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One thing I think that’s missing is emphasis on getting outside regularly to get good distance vision stimulus and blur challenge for active focus - maybe mention finding new outdoor hobbies.

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@vapan I showed it to an interested friend and she said. “Yea, that would be great if I knew what all those terms mean.”

So yea, I guess that is very true. Not a great newbie guide.

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I don’t know if this has been said before, but I’d switch #1 and #2.

As is, #2 can be done with no wait, no investment.

I love that you did this.

Kent

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How about: A visiting card with endmyopia.com and short description on front and a qr code linking to the introductory video by our beard in chief: @jakey on the back :smile:

I don’t know anything about design tools and stuff, so if you ever got around to designing some like above, do send to me @ebywen :slight_smile:

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Hi ebywen,

I just saw your nice flyer and have a question regarding the “Reduce .25 from spherical 20/20 precription”.

How would you recommend to measure that 20/20 prescription?
I would guess:

  • In good lighting (like indoors near a sunlit window or maybe outdoors on a cloudy day?)
  • Using both eyes
  • can read the 20/20 line with no or only a little effort (without using Active Focus, no squinting) - 20/20 line should be not too blurry.

Did I get this this right?

Good light, first thing in the morning before any close up work, one eye measured at a time, (don’t close the eye, cover it) back up slowly until really blurry move forward until clear move back until just a tiny bit blurry then measure distance to text in cm. Do not engage in active focus just relax your eye and go with what comes up first without doing active focus. Right now I measure 170 cm I can actIve focus to 230cm. So it can mess up your measurements.

Here’s a link to Jakes calculator. https://endmyopia.org/myopia-calculator-2/

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Ah ok, you calculate the diopters using the centimeters.
Thank you!

P.S. congratulations for your amazing centimeters!

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I would say yes to both eyes, but also with each eye individually, and no to near a sunlit window or outside,. Even on a cloudy day the sun advantage is deceptive, making it easier to have overly optimistic measurements. and end up reducing too quickly. Measuring with the ideal circumstances (morning, sun etc) isn’t the most complete picture of your vision. So I usually go with sunny days for my snellen, indoors and indirect light away from the window. I do cm at night in full artificial light. when the two line up consistently I know I can reduce, Though I will cross check against the chart in full artificial light as well

as long as this is met there too, I’m good to go.

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Thanks @Robert72. Yes I use cm. to measure for reductions. Their are a lot of options. An eye doctor, a test lens kit, you can buy machines I think that measure your axial length. People in the forum have done it several different ways. Centimeter measurements were free and simple. I started at -2, so it allowed for a large enough range that if I was off by a few cm., It wasn’t that big of a deal. If I had started in higher diopters I probably would have opted for a test lens kit, or if I had started with high astigmatism. I also had an optometrists prescription to go off of as a starting reference. It takes a while, but just dive in. You will become more confident and comfortable with your measurements as you go. With the eye chart. It’s actually in my hall, so mostly artificial light. I can usually see the 20/30 or 20/40 line inside. I mostly just use it to verify once I got my normalized that I had a good blur challenge. In the lower diopter range it’s harder to be at the perfect blur challenge, because the distance between each step is greater. Good luck

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