Comparison of the Latest Stem Cell Therapies for RP Stem cell represents the most promising strategy for RP and other retinal diseases in the near future, and therapeutics assisted by gene techniques, neuroprotective compounds and artificial devices can be applied to fulfil the clinical needs for different kinds of retinal diseases patients. Till now, retinal progenitor cells (RPCs), induced pluripotent stem cells (iPS) and mesenchymal stem cells (MSCs) have finished early-stage clinical trials since they can all differentiate into RPE, photoreceptors or ...Read more
Gene therapy, in which we have very high expectations to cure genetic disorders, is currently being translated from preclinical assays to the clinical practice for retinal degeneration diseases, with successful achievement up till now for the LCA, due to mutations in the RPE65 gene. This gave hope to cure RP of different genetic origins.
Currently, our gene therapy research team is focusing on gene replacement therapy, gene editing therapy and optogenetic gene therapy. With these promising therapies, though, comes relevant challenges.
Over 300 ...Read more
Comparison Of The 5 Advanced Treatments For RP
The most advanced treatments for RP in 2020 are gene therapy, stem cell therapy, serum therapy, intelligent visual implant, herbal products. The different indications of these 5 treatments are:
1. Gene therapy: for a certain type of gene mutation, it’s especially for early-stage patients, who have relatively good original vision function. Gene therapy is to slow down the deterioration of the retina, but it cannot improve the vision acuity. Till now, the only gene therapy ...Read more
Manage Your Vision Health At Home
Hi, everyone, We are so excited to share the news with you about our new Restore Vision Herbs program!
The recent COVID-19 situation has essentially put the world on pause, but that doesn’t mean you have to put your vision health needs on pause as well. It has made us aware of the urgent need to create a new way to help more of you who might not be able to travel out to our RP Integrative Treatment ...Read more
China Surgeries – the Back Story
WRITTEN BY: INGRIDRICKS - AUG• 18•17
When I first contacted Carol Gu regarding the RP surgeries in China, I thought her primary role was that of a patient coordinator. It wasn’t until I arrived at the treatment center and began talking with Carol that I discovered she is the visionary and lynch pin behind the entire international treatment program.
Carol told me that she developed her passion for helping RP patients while earning her nursing degree in Heidelberg, Germany. While ...Read more
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Top ６ Retinitis Pigmentosa Treatments in 2020 Can Retinitis Pigmentosa be cured? With all the research on retinitis pigmentosa and advances in RP treatments, it’s tempting to think someone has surely found an RP cure. Unfortunately, there is no way to be found to cure all types of RP by now. However, there are some treatments that can slow down retinal degeneration to preserve vision for a longer time.
Here are the top 6 Retinitis Pigmentosa treatments available in 2020.
1, Serum treatment: Retrobulbar ...Read more