We noticed a comment on our Youtube channel (Restorerpvision) from a RP patient, who has just started taking StemActiv around two weeks. Here is his comment: I AM RP PATIENT.I JUST BOUGHT 6 MONTHS TREATMENT OF STEMACTIV PACKAGE I AM 41 YEAR OLD AND I HAVE CENTRAL VISION ONLY I STARTED TO SEE THE CHANGE IN THE CORNERS OF BOTH EYES OPENING LIGHTS ITS WORTH THE VALUE COMPARED THE BENEFIT. I AM TELLING FROM MY OWN EXPERIENCE I NOTICED THE CHANGE RIGHT ... Read more
This 19-year-old male patient suffers from Stargardt disease since childhood. His right eye vision declined dramatically in February 2021, due to fundus hemorrhage. Following are his OCT, FFA and ICGA images. Before StemActiv treatment, he could only see hand movement from the right eye. After the first VEGF treatment, his vision didn’t get change. His local doctor prescribed 6-months StemActiv and 3 times VEGF injections. In September 2021, his right eye vision improved from hand movement to 0.3, he can manage his ... Read more
Hermielyn Thompson Story Update Women with RP are told to expect vision loss during pregnancy and child birth. But so far so good for Hermielyn Thompson, who gave birth to her son, Milton, three months ago. And she credits her stable vision to the stem cell implants she underwent at the RP Integrative Treatment Center nearly three years ago—along with a healthy diet, plenty of sleep, a daily dose of antioxidants and stress management. “My vision improved after the stem cell surgery and ... Read more
My Journey, My China Treatment Update — and Taking a Break Written By: ingridricks - Jan• 08•18
I’ve realized I need to start at the beginning. So here goes.
Until two years ago – twenty-five and a half months to be precise – I was sitting on top of the world. My eyesight was doing amazing. Thanks to acupuncture and diet/lifestyle changes, I was seeing better than ever in my peripheral vision, and my central acuity was holding strong.
Then, during a routine ... Read more
Usher Syndrome Plus Secondary Macular Edema Patient Got Significant Vision Improvement Before treatment:This 32-year-old male patient is from Hebei province, China. Recently, his vision acuity decreased dramatically during a short period of time. Following is the test results and gene test report: Confirmed diagnoses are:bilateral Retinitis PigmentosaUsher syndromebilateral secondary macular edemabilateral constricted peripheral visionbilateral vitreous opacitybilateral refractive errors vision acuity before treatment: OS 0.25; OD 0.3; After treatment:Patient was admitted to the China RP Integrative Treatment Center on May 9, 2019, after one session serum ... Read more
China Surgeries – My Experience
WRITTEN BY: INGRIDRICKS – AUG• 07•17
As some of you know, and even helped make possible (thank you so much), I’ve spent the last fifteen days in China—undergoing vascular shunt surgeries and stem cell implantation. I made the decision after hearing positive feedback from fellow RPers Brian Smith and Jodi Parr—who underwent the surgeries nearly a year ago—and extensive communication with Carol Gu, the coordinator and visionary behind the China RP International Treatment program. Acupuncture had held my eyesight steady ... Read more
An 87-year-young RP patient from Australia
To see a bigger world and live a better life. It’s the small thing that are the big things to all of my Retinitis Pigmentosa patients.
- China RP Integrative Treatment Center
We got an 87-year-young RP patient from Australia last November! It was a big challenge for our RP medical team to operate on such a senior patient. The youngest RP patient we’ve ever got was a 7-year-old boy. We all very excited to offer them such ... Read more
Hermielyn Thompson's Treatment Experience
I traveled to China for my vascular shunt surgery and stem cell implantations last November (November 2016)—a year after a scheduled lasik surgery revealed that I suffered from Retinitis Pigmentosa.
I was devastated when I learned I had a blinding eye disease and was told there was no viable treatment or hope. I was newly married and had recently immigrated to the United States from the Philippines.
My husband and I both started searching the Internet for answers and when ... Read more
Elizabeth Troutman is 25 and going blind.
She can’t see the sun rise or the stars at night. She hopes to have children one day, but will never know their smiles or their frowns.
She rides the city bus uptown to work in the mornings, a pretty woman in high heels, with nothing to show she’s almost blind until she steps off the bus and opens a collapsible white cane with a red tip. She tap-taps the pavement, ears alert to approaching cars, ... Read more