Welcome to sci.med.vision (10/10) 
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 Welcome to sci.med.vision (10/10)

                Executive summary by Bev:  This place is full
                of people with no medical credentials at all
                and a lot of opinions bordering on religious
                belief.  Before acting, do some research.
                ---------------------------------------------  

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This notice is posted weekly on Monday (mostly!).

         WELCOME TO THE SCI.MED.VISION NEWSGROUP

The purpose of this newsgroup is to discuss issues related to
eye health and vision care from a scientific viewpoint.
Issues for discussion include (but are not limited to): how
the eye works, vision problems and how they may be corrected,
eye health concerns, how they happen and how they may be
remedied, as well as items related to new research and
associated findings.

This group is the place to learn about these issues and
readers are advised that opinions expressed here may come
from eye care professionals (optometrists, ophthalmologists,
opticians, ophthalmic researchers) as well as the general
public.

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>From time to time we experience posters who espouse certain

viewpoints that are hoaxes, mythology, disproven theories and
outright scams. If someone is desperately trying to convince
you of something or uses demeaning and abusive language, you
might be correct in assuming that they have an agenda and
their views are not consistent with current science.  If it
sounds too good to be true, it probably is. The people trying
to promote the Bates Method are one such example of this
behavior.

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decisions on information obtained in this forum without
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Sat, 29 Mar 2008 01:15:24 GMT
 
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